Pickled cucumbers have long been a popular snack. More than 4,000 years ago, people began fermenting their cucumbers in brine. The fact itself has not changed until today, only the recipes have become more sophisticated. In Central and Eastern Europe, these delicacies are still enjoyed by many and preserving self-harvested vegetables has always been prevalent.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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