Category Archives: Tips & tricks

Experiments with Sun Tea

Up for a simple and eco-friendly tea? Yes, you heard it right! Rather than boiling water on your stove or heating it up in the microwave, sunlight provides gentle heating that, over time, can brew the tea leaves you’ve selected. The container you use to make sun tea should be clear, to allow the sun’s […]

Best Herbs to Grow for Tea

Herbal teas are a gentle way to include healing herbs in your everyday routine. It can be very relaxing to sit down and drink a freshly-steeped cup of tea, especially if you have grown the tea ingredients right in your own backyard! The best part about growing your own herbal tea is that herbs are […]

Best Air Purifying Plants for Your Home in 2021

Houseplants are natural air purifiers, cost-effective and therapeutic. Plants are also known to increase mood and productivity, enhance concentration and memory, reduce stress and fatigue. To give your home a healthy breath of fresh air, here is our list of the best air-purifying plants and where to place them 1. ENGLISH IVY This easy-growing perennial […]

Beginner’s Guide to Watering Indoor Plants

While some people seem to have a knack for growing healthy houseplants, for the rest of us keeping a cactus alive can feel like a bit of a stretch. Here we share top tips on one of the most important aspects of indoor gardening – how to water your houseplants. These days you can buy […]

Gardening Trends to Dig Into in 2021

With everything going on in the world, many people are discovering the solace that comes from gardening and adding green to their lives, and experienced gardeners are diving deeper into their gardening activities and trying new things. So without further ado, here are the following gardening activities that are expected to be popular during 2021 More […]

Ways to Decorate Your Home with Plants

A plant-filled home is a happy home. When it comes to decorating with plants, there’s no shortage of ideas for making them part of your decor, be it a tall leafy tree in the living room or an arrangement of low-light plants and cacti for your office. But knowing what greenery to bring in and […]

Indoor Gardening Tips for Thriving Houseplants

Indoor plants have multiple benefits, from stress reduction to air purification, to aesthetics. Keeping a plant alive may seem daunting. But it’s very possible to get plants to grow and thrive indoors! Here are some tips to help you out. Since you’ll be growing indoors, it’s important to consider the conditions of your gardening space. […]

5-Tips to Grow Your Succulents Faster

Succulents are beautiful and colorful, they don’t require much care and can withstand almost all environments. However, these are mostly slow-growing plants. Even fast-growers among them can take months to grow up to the mature state. Still, if you want to trigger your succulent to grow faster, but remain healthy and happy, there are some […]

5-Top Tips for Harvesting Herbs

Herbs

Growing our own herbs at home is always a good idea to get fresh and most flavourful herbs that could make our everyday dishes from good to great. When harvesting herbs is really dependent on the type you are growing and the plant part you intend to use. For example, when harvesting mint, you’ll just […]

10 Pro Tips for Fertilizing Your Container Plants

Plants growing in containers have a limited amount of soil from which to obtain nutrients. The newly potted plant can take up nutrients present in the soil. But eventually, the nutrient source becomes depleted. You can of course repot the plant into a new container but fertilizing the existing pot is far easier and better […]