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HOME REMEDIES TO GET RID OF GNATS

If you’re someone who has a proclivity for causing a bit of a mess while eating or performing other daily activities which leave behind organic matter strewn across the household, you might find yourself bang in the center of a gnat infestation. Gnats are tiny, albeit there are different kinds of gnats and you may […]

TIPS FOR PRESERVING BASIL ALL YEAR LONG

Basil is that key ingredient that can add certain oomph to almost any sort of cuisine. With that said, many probably wish for a method that’ll allow them to preserve basil they’ve grown all year long. Here are some methods you can utilize to preserve the basil. Salt – wash the basil in water and […]

MUSIC FOR PLANTS

The relationship between a plant and music is very interesting. Playing music for plants encourages quick and healthy growth! One should be mindful about what type of music is being played for the plants, as the wrong sounds can bring a negative effect to the plants. Here are some points about the different genres and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Seed Starting Mistakes To Avoid

Every gardener has their own choices for seed starting. No matter the method you use, there are a few best practices that apply to all seed starting routines, and are especially important when starting seeds indoors. If you have mixed seed starting success from year to year, you might be making some of these common […]

Top 5 Microgreens You Must Grow

Microgreens have more nutrients and vitamins than any full-grown vegetables and hence are very healthy to eat. Microgreens are very easy to grow and take very little time. The average time for microgreens to grow is about 10 days to 2 weeks. They are a super-quick crop that can be grown year-round. You can grow […]

Why A Lucky Bamboo Turns Yellow

Lucky bamboo is a plant that looks like true bamboo, but is also called Dracaena or Dracaena Sanderiana, and sold in most home and garden stores. Even though the leaves and stems are similar to real bamboo plants, lucky bamboo makes a great indoor plant that loves water, and grows best in high humidity conditions. […]

Tips For Growing Great Tomatoes

Growing tomatoes is a favourite 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 […]