Date archive: December 2012

How to Grow Your Own Impatiens

How to Grow Your Own Impatiens

This article is contributed by one of our readers Angela Harpert.     Impatiens are very common amongst gardeners. They are a popular garden flower commonly used for hedging. They can also be found in window boxes or hanging baskets, due to their attractive, colourful appearance. The good thing about Impatiens is that they can…

History of the Lawn Mower

History of the Lawn Mower

Did you know that the lawn mower was first invented in 1827 by Edwin budding and looked like this?   This design was patented in 1830. Since then, the lawn mower has seen numerous makeover and improvements culminating finally, to the gas and electric mowers that we are well aware of. The infographic (shared via…

Global Food Shortage and Wastage [Infographic]

World Food Crisis

Currently, 1 billion people on earth don’t have enough food to eat. Clearly, our world is facing the worst food crisis ever. But whats even troublesome is the fact that an enormous amount of food is wasted by countries that have more than what they need. We can better feed our future generation simply by…

Advanced Guidelines for Cutting Flowers

Advanced Guidelines for Cutting Flowers

This guest post has been written on behalf of flowerdeliver.org.uk Selecting the Proper Flowers Picking the right flowers to cut and take for your home is a tricky business if you truly want for the flowers to grow and stay alive for as long as possible. You have to make sure they are clean and…

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