Things to know when you buy plants!

Hi friends, I did guide you about when and where to buy your plants in the previous post. To read, you can click here. This post is about things you need to know while buying plants: Take time out to buy plants: I have seen many people who go to the nursery just like theyContinue reading “Things to know when you buy plants!”

Flower Garden – Part XVII – The Nocturnal flowers

Today, we are going to discuss about two plants, which have very fragrant flowers and bloom only during night. The first one,¬†Cestrum nocturnum,¬†common names include night-blooming jasmine, night-blooming cestrum, and raatrani. The second one,¬†Nyctanthes arbor-tristis, the night-flowering jasmine or parijat. The above image of Parijat flower does not belong to reemasgarden.com So, 3 reasons whyContinue reading “Flower Garden – Part XVII – The Nocturnal flowers”

Flowers, flowers and More Flowers!

Now that we know flowers help attract bees, butterflies and birds; let’s get a bit more specific about what kind of flowers. We also discussed about single petaled flowers being better than the double petaled ones. The next thing is to incorporate as many colors as possible. Its true that colorful flowers attract bees andContinue reading “Flowers, flowers and More Flowers!”

Go Indigenous!!

The first time I heard the word Indigenous (with reference to plants) I knew for sure they were referring to the genus of plants originating in India!! Well, I did realize that I should refer a dictionary and not come up with my own interpretations!! So what is Indigenous? Indigenous means originating or occurring naturallyContinue reading “Go Indigenous!!”

A Garden is more than just plants!

While we start with plants, a Garden is never just about plants! A Garden starts with plants.. goes a step further with flowers.. one step further with Bees.. Another step further with Birds.. Further with Butterflies.. Still further with all the pests, insects, worms and weeds.. And a final one with predatory birds and insects!Continue reading “A Garden is more than just plants!”

No more Dripping!

It has been a huge concern for all the people staying in apartments/ flats/buildings – The water dripping from the pots! For those that are not worried about dripping .. it is about their Balcony and Terrace floor getting wet. I understand. But before I tell you some quick fix solutions, I want you toContinue reading “No more Dripping!”

What if I am on a vacation? How do I water my plants?

This problem has been topping the charts and has been one of the primal causes as to why one does not have plants. The fact that plants dry up or die when they are not watered is really worrisome.