Can Plants Have the Basic Senses?

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The new research has shown that plants may have consciousness. Some modern ultra-sensitive devices have been able to detect that plants distinguish people, they are sensitive to music, have memory, and respond to strong emotions such as hatred and love. It is also believed that plants can feel pain, joy, or even fear. Classical Music […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Guerilla Gardening

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In the 1970s, you would have seen numerous people who cared about the environment and had a green thumb going on a mission. That mission was guerrilla gardening. You might have heard of it before. It’s the practice where people would take neglected and unused area and turn them healthy, beautiful, and green. When guerrilla […]

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How to Create an Alfresco Garden Area

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Every homeowner wants one, and every homeowner attempts to make one. An alfresco is an indulgence that is a must for new homeowners. Located outside in the garden of your home, an alfresco adds a sense of summer fun to your candle-lit dinners. They are not only capable of becoming an entertainment area for younger […]

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What is Peat Moss and How It Can Propagate Seedlings

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Gardening is considered by many to be a community activity. It is also a great hobby to start. There is something about nurturing plants and the fresh smell of flowers in full bloom and the smell of shaved grass that calls to a person. However, there are many issues when it comes to gardening. Though […]

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How to Makeover Your Home on a Budget

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When decorating or renovating your home on a budget, many struggle to find a place to start and settle on what the best affordable décor should offer. Finding the time to also decorate a home can become a challenge in our busy modern-day lifestyles. Many small changes around the home such as choosing the right […]

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4 Mistakes to Avoid While Seeding Indoors

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One of the most challenging parts of indoor gardening comes from planting seeds. Even though it might seem hard to get them to sprout, with the right caring and following some quick tips it won’t be long until you see them become robust plants that will give you vitamins and joy. Avoid these 4 mistakes […]

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Benefits of Potted Plants

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Growing your favorite herbs, flowers and vegetables has never been easier! If your main worry is space-related, container gardening is your best choice. Gone are the days where you needed long backyards and magic soil to grow your plants: now every space can become a greenhouse with the right techniques and a lot of love. […]

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How to Create Your Own Indoor Succulent Garden

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You’ve seen them arranged artfully on Instagram posts; you’ve seen them pop up in the latest IKEA catalogue; you’ve seen a sudden influx of them available at your local garden centre – succulent plants are everywhere at the moment. Whether in hanging terrariums, standing in militant rows or placed on a windowsill, they are one […]

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Quick Guide to Grow Sprouts at Home

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Living food, unlike processed food, has an endless list of benefits for our bodies. They are rich in vitamins, amino acids, proteins, iron, magnesium, calcium, antioxidants and much more, and smaller quantities usually get you really full when you eat while giving you flavor by the minute! The transformation the seed goes through while germinating […]

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Home Scents

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You have decorated your home beautifully, complete with those visually pleasing finishing touches such as pictures and cushions. What about adding another sensory accessory? Scents can subtly enhance mood, creating another layer of experience. Scented candles come in several shapes and sizes. Pillar candles are taller and standalone, whereas the smaller votive candles and tiny […]

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Getting A Chic Style for Your New Apartment

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Congratulations! You just moved into a brand new apartment or have decided to redecorate your own into something new, exciting or flashy. We got you! First of all, it is good to know as a general rule of thumb, that by taking this first step, you’re entering a world of possibilities that can drive you […]

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Creating A Green Space for Your Home

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Modern house aesthetics can be hard to pin down, but usually they involve some sort of conceptual minimalism that seems welcoming at first because of the lack of clutter, but also lack of a distinct sense of homeliness that is necessary for your house to become a true, familiar home. One of the best ways […]

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Nature’s Helpers – Insects to Encourage into your Garden

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Although some people have an aversion to creepy-crawlies, there are certain insects which savvy gardeners choose to keep onside. It is useful to know which ones are the good guys and which are the insects to avoid in your garden. Here are just a few that you might want to encourage. Bumblebee (Bombus) The iconic […]

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Easiest Vegetables to Grow

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Even though gardening is one of the most relaxing hobbies out there, newbies can easily become discouraged if they bite more than they can chew. Sure, no vegetable will spontaneously grow if there’s no one there to take care of it, but there are some pretty resilient vegetables out there that can sprout with minimal […]

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Common Mistakes When Dealing with Pests

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Gardening can be really relaxing and satisfactory. Planning, working the soil, planting, and taking care of many different plants is often a very rewarding experience. But all the excitement can come crashing down when pests make an appearance. No matter how experienced, every gardener has had to deal with these little hazards capable of destroying […]

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The Trick to Growing your Own Food

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Though groceries stores abound, a lot of people are trying to forgo the weekly trips, at least when it comes to fruits and vegetables. Whether is because a sudden awareness of the cost to the environment, or, more likely, an attempt to reduce household costs, a lot of urbanites are trying to grow at least […]

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Are All Home Gardens Sustainable?

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As people become more and more conscious of the impact their actions have in the environment, sustainability has gained momentum. In the past, it was a fringe movement only some people care about, but today, the demand for a more sustainable living has crossed over into the mainstream world and everyday life, and yes, that […]

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A Short Guide to Indoor Gardening

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There are a lot of reasons to start an indoor garden. Maybe you want to grow summer plants and have to keep them away from the harsh winds of winter, or maybe you just don’t have an outdoor garden at all. Whatever the reasons, you can still enjoy the greatness of home-grown vegetables, or even […]

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