Did you know that you could drive away mosquitoes with the help of these plants?

Remember that irritation when you hear those mosquitoes buzzing or spot those flies flying around in your homes? (Yeahh.. I feel you!) There are so many different products available to repel these insects but none of them are without some side effects. Those chemicals can also cause certain type of allergies in many people. TheContinue reading “Did you know that you could drive away mosquitoes with the help of these plants?”

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.

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…

Decorate your minkas (homes) with some Kokedamas!

Mix peat moss and akadama soil in the ratio of 1:1 and start combining them together like you are kneading a dough. Crush all the big particles…

Let’s learn about the wizards of plant kingdom – The AIR Plants!

The world is filled with absolutely stunning things around us. One of the latest obsession I have is with air plants. Their whole mechanism of life, growth and survival is nothing less than a marvel. We wrapped our heads around hydroponics where plants grow without soil but now we have air plants which do not even require water to grow. These plants grow in the air without any soil or water. Now isn’t that fascinating?

Gardening is Magic

For me, it’s a trance like state, almost meditative when I am aware of everything and yet, of nothing else. There comes a point, after which I don’t think about what I am doing, all the work happens naturally, in the flow…