Category Archives: Style

Homesteading 101: Getting Started

The world is heating up and landfills are overflowing, and because of this more and more people are starting to take notice of the impact they have on the environment and are trying to do their part by reducing their dependence on natural resources. Many people are moving back to the countryside and homesteading, growing […]

Gardening Towards Environmental Sustainability

The idea behind sustainability is to minimize the impact that humans have on the earth. It is basically making sure we leave behind a planet that is safe for future generations to live and thrive. When it comes to gardening, following sustainable practices at home includes avoiding polluting chemicals, preserving natural resources, and reducing waste […]

Workplace Sustainability in 2021

The idea of what a workplace looks like is already all set to change post-Covid 19, but even more so with sustainability and global warming coming to the forefront of discussions at every level.  Here are some key ways organisations are already going green: Increasing flexibility by allowing remote working, thereby reducing the need to […]

Most Frequently Asked Questions about Pico

Hello there! If you’ve landed on this page, you probably have some burning questions related to growing in Pico. Don’t sweat it, we are here to help you and show you a way to grow hassle-free by answering a few of the most asked questions. Here are few FAQs to help you avoid some of […]

8 Reasons to Grow Your Own Food

Growing your own food is a one-stop solution to several environmental, health, and economic problems. Irrespective of whether you’re growing a single plant or an entire garden. Here we outline 8 very important benefits of growing your own produce. They’re enough to get anybody out in the garden! 1. Growing food can save you money […]

10 NASA Recognized Air-Purifying Plants

With lockdown and quarantine still in effect around most of the world, it’s getting harder and harder to rely on the great outdoors for a breath of fresh air. If you find yourself unable to leave the house, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t enjoy some good ol’ oxygen from mother nature. Here are 10 […]

Save Space, Grow Vertically

Altifarm gives you the power to be self-reliant and grows farm-fresh edibles wherever you are. Now you can grow everything from herbs to root vegetables, take control of what you eat, and say no to chemicals and GMOs.

Even with limited space, anyone can grow a garden! People who live in spaces that lack large backyards, or who live in condos or apartments can embrace a space-saving garden that grows vertically instead of the traditional horizontal garden style. While the first thing that may come to your mind when I talk about a […]

Learn How to Pollinate Your Plants like a Bee

You must have probably heard someone complain that their tomato, cucumber, or squash plant’s flowers fall off or fail to set fruit even when fully bloomed? Or their strawberries produce very small deformed fruits. It can be quite astonishing especially when you hear it from someone who’s so much into gardening and strives to provide nearly […]

Master the Art of Pruning- Guide for Beginners

Pruning is nothing new. It is a common practice of seasoned gardeners to maintain strong steady growth in plants by stimulating the vigorous growth of new shoots. Pruning rejuvenates old or neglected shoots, enhances plant shape and flowering (in the case of flowering plants), but hang on a second.  What the heck is pruning? And […]