Growing plants is a fascinating and uncomplicated activity. Today it is impossible to imagine a yard without flowers, bushes, and trees. They are all living organisms with which we sometimes have problems.
Rosemary holds the top spot among my preferred herbs, serving as an essential element in gardening, culinary arts, and herbal medicine. While cultivating it from seeds may present some challenges, propagating rosemary through cuttings is a remarkably straightforward process. For those unfamiliar, propagation is akin to cloning a plant. This method creates a biological duplicate …
I’m someone who thrives on organization and detailed planning. Without a structured plan, my thoughts become unfocused and scattered, easily distracted by various interesting ideas and possibilities. This lack of direction is especially evident when I’m browsing through catalogues without a clear plan, finding myself attracted to various intriguing items without a concrete strategy for …
Hello everyone! Today, I’m eager to discuss aromatic plants perfect for paths and walkways. Having nurtured these plants for many years, I’ve gathered quite a bit of fascinating knowledge on the subject. 1. Lavender Lavender, with its sharp, clean, and fresh aroma, is an excellent choice, right? Even a gentle touch releases its iconic fragrance. …
This year, I’m adopting a more intelligent approach to gardening by replacing some of my annual edible plants with perennials through plant exchanges.
Greetings friends, compost worms are an indispensable part of the modern garden. Today I will tell you how I made a compost worm farm.
My front garden’s raised beds are currently in need of an overhaul. For the last few months, I’ve been brainstorming a fresh design for this area, envisioning it brimming with a vibrant mix of perennial herbs, vegetables, and fruits.
I’ve been eyeing various antique and vintage items lately. My current wishlist includes an antique oak secretaire cabinet and writing desk, a classic MGB convertible, a unique lamp crafted from a large Bailer shell, and a set of vintage apothecary jars and skeleton keys. I also recently discovered a beautiful vintage teak garden chair that …
My fennel and artichokes are currently facing a bit of a challenge with aphids. Initially, I considered using my homemade bug spray, a blend of garlic and soap, to tackle the issue. However, I have to be mindful since the pollen from the fennel and artichokes is currently attracting a lot of honey bees.
After several cold days, the weather finally turned warm and sunny. Excitedly, I opened my windows, eagerly anticipating the refreshing sea breeze to fill my home. However, shortly after, an unpleasant surprise greeted me.
With the arrival of cooler weather, I’ve been actively engaged in the greenhouse. My success in raising seeds was quite inconsistent until not too long ago.
You spent ages preparing your seedlings and now, weeks later, there’s not a sweet green shoot to greet you. I know how devastating that feeling is!
No matter where you live, chances are you are always keen to try and make your home much more liveable. There is plenty that will go into trying to make that happen, and whatever it is that you might have tried before you will want to make sure that you are approaching this in the …
The fact that it is almost the end of the year has me reflecting on the start of the year. So much has happened in my garden!
I’m the first to admit, I’m a massive bit of a nerd. I love my technology. But sometimes, low-tech solutions deliver the most elegant, beautiful solution to a problem.
As school holidays commenced, we initially enjoyed clear, sunny weather, despite some chill. However, two days in, my youngest child contracted hand, foot, and mouth disease, resulting in a blistered rash and understandable grumpiness. This led to a cancellation of our planned activities and a period of quarantine.
The biggest challenge I have faced had in establishing my home garden has been the soil. I live on a coastal plain and the soil is essentially sand. It’s lovely stuff between your toes at the beach, but in my garden, it’s plant kryptonite.
Conducting a soil survey in your garden might seem daunting, but it’s a crucial step for effective garden planning and care. Knowing your soil type is key to selecting plants that will thrive in your garden.
People are always trying something new or unusual. And so it is in our case, many people want to compare moss and grass as lawns or as ornamental plants. Here you will learn everything about these two plants.
These days, the lawn is an integral part of every yard. Homeowners try to make their lawns as beautiful and well-maintained as possible. For this purpose, grass is often used, which has several benefits.
So much has been said about Water Lily and Lotus. But nevertheless, not a single page on the web gives a complete answer to the question of the difference between these plants. We have to collect the information bit by bit to determine all the aspects that distinguish them. I created this article to make …