It’s easy to think that plants grown indoors can do without light. This is largely untrue as every plant needs light to photosynthesise. Photosynthesis is the process by which green plants use light (photon) as well as carbon dioxide and water to produce (synthesise) their own food. So for your plants to grow, produce leaves, […]
The Plant life cycle begins with a seed. A seed is a very important plant structure because within it lies continuity. The seed grows into an immature plant called a seedling, which grows further into a mature plant that can produce seeds for the next generation. The seeds are borne by many plants within the […]
Pruning simply means cutting off or trimming. Plant parts such as leaves, stem, branches are pruned to remove, redirect, or reshape a plant. Other reasons for pruning a plant could be to contain an infection, or to improve the yield of fruits and flowers. The process where a plant self prunes as a result of […]
Often times in gardening, the simple things are overlooked. These little things could provide safety for your body and contribute to your entire wellbeing. The following 6 tips would come in handy in keeping you clean and safe: 1 Wear appropriate shoes: Go for comfortable, knee length boots. This protects you from sharp objects in […]
Starting a garden regardless of its location is always an inspired idea, probably because of all the unexpected benefits it provides. In addition to a stylish interior an indoor garden brings, a good selection of indoor houseplants can improve your mood while cleansing the air you breathe. According to a Dutch study, it is a […]
So what is this Composting all about anyway? If you have been reading through our Garden Stories, you will have picked up that fiertile soil is very important in any garden. Composting is an excellent and easy way to introduce the nutrients your garden soil needs and the great thing about it is, you can […]
Even the advanced gardener needs a little help to keep track of everything going on in their garden. When to water when to feed etc. Here are 3 categories of apps useful all gardeners from novice to expert: WEATHER APP This is probably the most important tool in the gardeners’ digital arsenal. There are […]
Here are some ideas for small space urban gardening.