Terrariums

Our world is full of fascinating creatures and for me nothing is more astonishing than plants. But not all of us have the luxury of space to create gardens or mini ecosystems in our houses. Well, I have the perfect solution to this problem – TERRARIUMS! Terrariums are small glass chambers in which we canContinue reading “Terrariums”

Snake Plant

Low maintenance, doesn’t need a lot of water and very hard to go wrong with, that’s how I would describe snake plant! It grows well in indoors and outdoors, and one might have seen the plant every now and then grown by the fences perhaps. There are different types of snake plants of course butContinue reading “Snake Plant”

Coleus

Looking for a beautiful foliage plant? Looking for a inexpensive plant to add to your Garden? Looking for a small compact plant? Well the answer, as you know my friend, is coleus. Coleus are very vibrant, beautiful, colorful plants that bring in instant pop to any garden. It has a unique ability to both standContinue reading “Coleus”

Show me the money!

Money Plant, aka Pothos and Golden Ceylon Philodendron are probably among the first few Indoor Plants I came across. I remember, I had them for a while, and they were growing so beautifully, without needing anything except water from me. They finally grew to the point where they were hanging down from their pots. ThenContinue reading “Show me the money!”

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…

Clematis

Clematis is a genus of about 300 species within the buttercup family, Ranunculaceae. In this post, we will be discussing about Clematis flammula (or that is what I think is the closest to the species I am going to describe. Kindly correct me if I am wrong. However the incorrect identification of species won’t affectContinue reading “Clematis”

‘Fern’tastic Garden

The plant sat nicely near my Pothos, both of them giving amazing “pinteresty” vibes with their different, yet vibrant earthy colors. It was amazing how easy fern is to have in your indoors, and it will grow beautifully wherever it is kept.

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 (Part 2)

There are so much variety when it comes to flowers that bloom on the surface of this planet that I am awestruck at the abundance and uniqueness of it! Now, being in a tropical region, I have come across a lot of perennials and annuals that bloom around here indigenously or otherwise. For me, IContinue reading “Flowers (Part 2)”