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Stay Home with Plants

Now that nearly half the world’s population is under some form restriction as governments move to stop the spread of coronavirus, we’re launching the Stay Home with Plants challenge on Instagram. Our daily routines completely shifted and we all try our best to adjust to the new situation of working, cooking, exercising, keeping in touch […]

GARDENING IN TUBS AND URNS

Tubs or urns are classic garden ornaments, useful for display in the terrace, roof garden, backyard, veranda and on the doorsteps. Tubs and urns are portables and hence can be used for temporary decoration indoors or elsewhere. Ornamental plants displayed in these decorative containers at suitable places look beautiful. Even an ordinary plant grown in […]

THE SECRET OF CARING FOR HOUSEPLANTS SUCCESSFULLY

Don’t give up on keeping houseplants just because you’ve had some disappointments, even spectacular disappointments, in the past. The trick to caring for houseplants isn’t mysterious. It’s really about being able to approximate their native environments well enough to keep them happy. Since houseplants are already well suited to human living spaces, most of the […]

TABLETOP GARDENING FOR OFFICE & HOME

In modern days, most of the working professionals spend more time on their office desk than any other place. We all have tried keeping a live plant next on our working or studying table with varying degree of success. Why not take it even further. Let’s have a look at various ways by which you […]

GROW YOUR CONNECTION TO FOOD

We grab packaged food off store shelves packed in plastic. The inescapable pervasiveness of processed food has not only created a disconnect for us but also impacted our health, the planet’s health and our ability to eat mindfully. Studies have revealed that 60% of the calories are from highly processed food products. We all know […]

WHAT’S THE POINT OF GROWING PLANTS IN SPACE?

Astronauts on the International Space Station have been growing plants for years as a potential source of food while in space. But are there any benefits for terrestrial gardeners? Growing a perfect vegetable garden with plump tomatoes and perky peas – is tough enough. Now imagine an environment where there’s no night or day, where […]