7 Tips to decide when to repot your plants

repot your plants in 12 to 18 months. Make it a habit to change the potting mix after 1 to 1.5 years… Also, after a certain time, the plants grow out of the pot and roots start to spread out from drainage holes. In such a case you shouldn’t just change the potting mix, but also take a bigger size pot and repot it.

Budget constraints not allowing you buy new plants? Well, here’s how you can expand your garden with minimum expense

Root cuttings can be used to multiply plants usually in late winter or spring season as roots have maximum amount of stored carbohydrates during that time. This will ensure that they don’t starve in absence of leaves which perform photosynthesis and make food for them.

Received Seed Rakhi this Rakshabandhan? Or planning on Eco Friendly Ganpati with Seeds? Read the post to know the significance of seeds and the best way to germinate them

There is a thumb rule for sowing of seeds – seeds should be sown at a depth twice of their length. This way you won’t suffocate the seeds. Sprinkle some water and be cautious not to flood the areas it can rot the seeds.

Did you know you could propagate plants through leaves? Here’s how..

Money plants, syngonium, African violet, peperomia, episcia, hoya, sedum etc. can be propagated through leaf petioles. Take a sterilized blade or scissor and cut from just above the place of attachment from stem. Dip the petiole in a rooting hormone and remove the excess solution. Place the stalk in water or directly into potting mix

Is rain water healthy for your plants? Let’s find out

With time dust and other particles stick on the surface of leaves. This decreases the photosynthesis efficiency and makes the leaves look dull. As the rain drops fall on the surface of leaves, it cleanses them and gives a lustrous appearance to them. During the monsoon season, try and store the rain water in barrels or you can even install a water harvesting system in your homes. Rain water revives the plants and happy plants means happy you!

9 medicinal pot herbs for your home garden

Every once in a while, we come across certain recipes of traditional drinks or some kind of food which our nanis and dadis used to make, something that always comforted us. Not only this, they always had some fresh or dried ingredients in their kitchens which is so hard to find now a days. AndContinue reading “9 medicinal pot herbs for your home garden”

Hydroponics & Vertical Hydroponics

If I talk about growing plants or crops, the first image that pops in our mind is a beautiful landscape, soil and plants growing with the support of mother earth. Fast forward it to the 21st century, where every little detail of our lives is becoming digital and evolutionary, why not farming? Hydroponics is oneContinue reading “Hydroponics & Vertical Hydroponics”

Gardening

Gosh! That’s a start! Never had a post named Gardening! Gardening for me is more than just getting a plant and keeping it in my garden, whether it is a balcony garden, terrace garden, indoor garden kitchen garden or any other type of garden. Of course, one cannot have a garden without any plants. So,Continue reading “Gardening”