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!”

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…

Wondering why the leaves of plants turn yellow? Let’s find out the major causes behind this phenomena.

The vibrant green coloured leaves and bright coloured flowers always soothes my eyes. I am sure for plant lovers like us this is our happy place. But many a times we see that the plants have started to turn yellow and the leaves start to fall. Let’s talk about the various reasons which lead to the yellowing of leaves.

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”