If you observe some whitish layer formed on the surface of the soil or some sort of hard crust deposited on the surface, your plant is probably not absorbing the fertilizer due to overdose. This accumulation can attract disease causing microbes and insects and can hamper the normal growth and development of plants.
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Let’s learn to grow mosses at home
It is a little tricky to grow moss on a solid surface as it takes time for the roots to penetrate. You can grow moss on a rock using slurry. Slurry can be made by chopping moss into smaller parts and mixing it with butter milk or yoghurt. If you wish, give the slurry a …
Time to cool down the summer heat with mosses! Hear of them? Let’s find out if they really are that good infact!
This is the most important point that I want to share with you. Besides absorbing carbon dioxide, mosses release good amount of oxygen also. And the best part, they absorb all the pollutants and dust particles in their vicinity which makes the air quality around them much superior. What could be better than having a natural air purifier in your home?
Nothing more cooling than Gourds! This summer beat the heat with Gourds!
One of the most important activities as a gourd plant cultivator you would need to perform is, pollination. Plants of this family are highly cross pollinated as male and female parts are produced on different flowers or different plants. So, you can’t grow a single plant and expect it to fruit as pollination won’t occur without aid. Since we are growing these on a balcony, insects will rarely visit to pollinate. Hence, we need to take control of this and hand pollinate the flowers.
It varies from plant to plant but in general microgreens contain – vitamin A, C, E, B complex, proteins, dietary fibre, folate, niacin, riboflavin, thiamine, sodium, potassium, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese and zinc. Some of them have anti-cancer properties and are very good for your heart and eyes. And of course, they are perfect for your weight loss regimes.
Cultivation of gorgeous and sacred flower – The Lotus
Almost everyone is fascinated by the glorious flower of lotus. It has a sense of royalty that attracts the eyes of every passerby and the colours are mesmerizing at the same time. And having them in your backyard or in your home is going to be super exciting and delightful. Growing this sacred flower can be a little tricky. But once you master the art of growing them, there is no turning back. Let’s learn some simple methods to successfully cultivate lotuses.
How to grow water lilies at home?
Each one of us is obsessed with different kind of plants and flowers. And why shouldn’t we? After all they are so fascinating, colourful and have so many different variations. One such variation is that plants can grow both on land and in water. What could be better than having some beautiful flowers floating in pond in your Garden? Water lilies are pretty easy to grow and look magnificent and soothing to the eyes. So, let’s learn how to grow them.
If you see these symptoms, that means your plants need immediate help
our plants can also fall sick due to environmental or nutritional problems. The only difference is that we can speak and ask for help, but our plants don’t have the ability to do that. We need to understand the signs that they are displaying to understand that they are in stress. Let’s have a look at some of the symptoms that suggest that our plants need help
Mushrooms in pots? Really? Is that even possible? Let’s find out…
Mushrooms are becoming increasingly popular in our day to day lives. But did you know that you can use them house plants too!! Boy, wouldn’t that be a beautiful sight? Mesmerizingly beautiful colorful mushrooms in pots!! Kindly note that this post talks about mushrooms for ornamental purposes only. These mushrooms are not meant for consumption.Continue reading “Mushrooms in pots? Really? Is that even possible? Let’s find out…”