A small guide to using grow lights in your Garden – Part 2

The first thing that comes to our mind is where to place them, at what angle, and what should be the distance etc. So here are all the answers to all your questions.

A small guide to using grow lights in your garden

Before choosing a grow light you should first know the difference between a grow light and a normal light. All of us have seen a rainbow which has 7 colours. Each colour is a result of different wavelengths of light. For eg., red colour is emitted due to 650 nm wavelength. Photosynthesis occurs at a specific wavelength known as PAR (Photosynthetically active radiation) which ranges between….

Beneficial insects for your Garden

Not all insects are harmful, in fact only 1/10th of the total insects can harm your garden. The rest are either beneficial or harmless. The beneficial ones can be classified into three categories…

Why is water essential for plants?

You might be wondering what kind of question is this? Of course water is essential for every living organism, this is like a no brainer. Ok so wait, can you tell me why?

It’s time to get lucky… Here’s how you can propagate Lucky Bamboo Plants at home!

Now a days it is a very common to see little bamboo stems growing in water baths. They can be placed on desks, on coffee tables or on shelves for decorative purposes. They can be found in various shapes, sizes or can be molded into different looks like braided bamboo sticks. They are very easyContinue reading “It’s time to get lucky… Here’s how you can propagate Lucky Bamboo Plants at home!”

What’s wrong with my Jade Plant?

Being a fairly common, easy to grow house plant, jade still encounters many problems which can lead to its poor health. Let us have look at these problems.

It’s time for Eco-Friendly Holi

I know that holi is just around the corner and sun drying things would take much longer than a week. So, here are some tips to accomplish this task asap!

Ants – Harmful or Beneficial for plants?

With summers approaching, this is a much needed post as you will be seeing a lot of ants around your plants or in your soil. In a sub-tropical country like India…

Ideal pH for plants and how to measure soil pH at home!

If we talk about the ideal pH for plants then it would be a little difficult to generalize as different plants have different requirements. But most of the plants growing in our backyards and in our houses are more or less of the same nature. Their nutritional requirements, water requirements and pH level requirements areContinue reading “Ideal pH for plants and how to measure soil pH at home!”