Vermiculite

What is Vermiculite? Vermiculite is a hydrous phyllosilicate mineral which undergoes significant expansion when heated. Exfoliation occurs when the mineral is heated sufficiently, and commercial furnaces can routinely produce this effect. Vermiculite forms by the weathering or hydrothermal alteration of biotite or phlogopite. Advantages: 1.      Very light in weight 2.     HelpsContinue reading “Vermiculite”

Flowers

Just like plants, these flowers have their own personality! Happy ones, melancholic ones, the blues, the whimsical, sun-lovers and nocturnal, the bold ones and the shy.

Hibiscus

A lot has been said and written about Hibiscus! You must be wondering what new can I add to this post that you aren’t aware about! Well I have tried to write about all the common problems that Hibiscus Plant Parents face so that you’re all set to have this plant in your Garden.

Money Plant (Pothos)

Now comes the placement part! How and where do you place these plants such that they get enough light to thrive as well as add to the aesthetic appeal of your place?
Here’s a quick video for you that will help you in designing your space with pothos!

Peperomia

Peperomia (radiator plant) is one of the two large genera of the family Piperaceae. Most of them are compact, small perennial epiphytes. Peperomia is a bushy upright plant that is a popular houseplant. It typically grows on thick erect stems to 1 foot tall. Waxy, elliptic-obovate thick dark green leaves are 1-6 inches long. SmallContinue reading “Peperomia”

Allamanda

They are very very easy to care for and maintain and bloom almost throughout the year. Makes them a must have. I personally prefer the bush ones as compared to the vines. I found the vines a bit difficult to train when compared with other vines like jasmines.

How we celebrated Navaratri

But then I came across something great. Why don’t we speak about the part where nature and religion meet? So here’s what we decided do, we decided to talk about different trees and plants that have mythological and religious significance. So here’s what we got for you!

Krishna-Kamal Passion Flower

One of the prettiest flowers  to dot your garden, passion flowers are actually a type of vine flowers. These flowers are ideal for growing along your garden’s fences or trellis. For flower lovers, it is delightful to see Passion flowers in all their vibrant hues of purple, bright pink, red, yellow and green. What makesContinue reading “Krishna-Kamal Passion Flower”

Crotons

Croton is an extensive flowering plant genus in the spurge family, Euphorbiaceae. The plants of this genus were described and introduced to Europeans by Georg Eberhard Rumphius. The common names for this genus are rushfoil and croton, but the latter also refers to Codiaeum variegatum. The generic name comes from the Greek κρότος (krótos), whichContinue reading “Crotons”