Category Archives: Guide to gardening

PLANTS THAT REPEL SNAKE

While interactions with snakes can be quite uncommon depending on how deep in the concrete jungle you live, they are certainly not outside the realm of possibility given how fast human beings are eroding their habitats, leaving them with not much space to move around in. In the scenario you live in an area frequented […]

PLANTS THAT GROW ONLY IN WATER

Thankfully, nature bestowed upon us plants that only grow in water. Here are some plants that grow in water. Spider plant – use non-chlorinated water for spider plants. Make sure that the leaves are outside the water. Keep changing the water every 2-3 days. Keep the plant under indirect sunlight. Begonia – to start a […]

GROW AN AVOCADO TREE IN A SMALL CONTAINER AT HOME

Avocado is a type of berry, also known as butter fruit or alligator pears. They have a lot of health benefits and hence, one must consider including them in their daily diet. Avocados have a lot of calories and are high in good fat. Avocados also have a lot of vitamins and minerals in them […]

HOW TO GROW BLUEBERRIES IN CONTAINERS

Blueberries are one of the most popular berries and people’s most favorite. They can be used in sweet dishes, beverages, and salads. They also have a lot of health benefits if you eat them daily. They are high in nutrients and low in calories. They have nutrients like fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K, and manganese […]

BENEFICIAL PLANTS FOR YOUR MEDICINAL GARDEN

Humans have a strong connection to nature. It is always beneficial for us humans to grow plants that have some medicinal value as it would help improve one’s physical and mental health. Here is a list of few plants that you must grow in your medicinal garden.  Pot marigold – one of the best medicinal […]

HOW TO PICK A GREAT PLANT

While all forms of flora and fauna are beautiful, one can be stuck at the choice stage as not every plant is the best fit in terms of space and the general environment. Here’s how you can best ascertain which plant to go for.  Determine the size of the plants – there are 2 categories […]

FOODS YOU CAN REGROW YOURSELF FROM YOUR KITCHEN SCRAP

Given the situation pertaining to the availability of food around the world, prices have been skyrocketing. What if we told you that you can have an unlimited supply of healthy, homegrown food without spending the cash all over again? Don’t throw away the scraps yet! Here’s how you can go about using them to replenish […]

HOUSEPLANTS YOU CAN EASILY PROPAGATE FROM CUTTINGS

Do you love to see new plant babies come to life? If yes, then try propagating your houseplants and see them thrive. It’s better to propagate your houseplants than buying new ones as that is an expensive deal. There are a lot of propagation techniques, out of which some can be done only by experienced […]

CHOOSING PRUNERS

Pruners are one-handed tools used to chop off unnecessary shrubs. They are beneficial in keeping the plant life healthy and properly manicured. One should remove the uncontrolled growth or the injured branches with the right assortment of hand pruners and loppers. Loppers are primarily two-handed tools used for cutting medium-size shrubs or branches.  However, choosing […]

BEST SHOES FOR GARDENING

Gardening is all about getting down and dirty, and when you’re in the midst of nature, you better be prepared for a rough and tumble. Unless one has indoor gardening set up inside their home, supplemented these days by modern indoor gardening kits, they’d need to protect their feet as gardens have a reputation of […]