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FLOATING PLANTS FOR YOUR FRESHWATER POND AND AQUARIUMS

While planting in pots is conventional practice, did you know that there are floating plants that can make a home in your freshwater ponds and aquariums, adding a wonderful ecosystem for the life in them to thrive? Here are some great picks for you! Red root floaters – it is a bright and eye-catching floating […]

HOW MUCH TO PLANT PER PERSON FOR A YEAR’S WORTH OF FOOD

There’s no doubting the many virtues of home-growing your own food. Not only do you get to eat fresh and healthy, but you actually end up making something of an economical choice in the long scheme of things. Just like one would have a vague idea as to how much produce one needs to fulfill […]

UNIQUE EDIBLE PLANTS FOR YOUR GARDEN

While you might be used to planting herbs and foods, you’d be wondering if there’s something unique you could plant in order to broaden your palate of options. After all, food is life, or at least a major chunk of it is! Here are some wonderfully unique edible plants you can plant in your garden. […]

PLANTS THAT ARE POISONOUS TO DOGS AND CATS

This one’s for our perennial, infinitely adorable animal buddies! One can draw parallels with taking care of an infant when it comes down to describing exactly how taking care of a dog or cat works. It is quite a responsibility, and it is important that one is cognisant of the dangers that loom, the sort […]

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 […]

Best Smelling Houseplants

Best smelling houseplants

The feeling of freshness and being revitalized can do wonders for our mental health. It is widely known how houseplants can both supplement better air quality and also add a fresh fragrance to one’s surroundings. Here are the best houseplants which can bring not only aroma but serenity to your home. Lavender – a perfect […]

Foods You Can Regrow Yourself From Your Kitchen Scrap

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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 […]

Tips For Growing Great Tomatoes

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Growing tomatoes is a favorite hobby for many home gardeners, and even novice gardeners can have success when growing their very first tomato plant. While tomatoes aren’t too hard to grow, some knowledge is required to avoid common pitfalls. Follow these tips for growing great tomatoes. Soil pH matters – ideal soil pH is between […]

5 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint Right Now

Climate change is real, but not unsolvable. There are lots of actionable steps you can take to save the planet from an ever-changing climate. Here are five ways to reduce your carbon footprint. 1. Learn the 5 R’s: refuse, reduce, reuse, rot, recycle Going zero waste is a great step towards combating climate change. Practicing […]