Author archive: Sharpex Blog Team

How to Beautify Your Garden with Rattan Furnitures

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This article is contributed by Ferenc Maker of Rattan Garden Furnitures, UK. Nothing enhances the beauty and attractiveness of a home than a beautifully landscaped garden. Some homeowners take their garden landscaping serious and even hire professional landscapers to help out. It is a worthy investment especially because a home should be as welcoming as…

How to Shift Plants to Your New House

Moving Your Plants

This article is contributed by Canary Wharf Moving Homes. Moving houses is definitely a delicate business, regardless of what a lot of folks think. Especially if you have to move along with specific items that require both special attention and certain packing/moving techniques. Such special objects are the houseplants. Nothing can make one’s home warmer…

Spring Cleaning your Garden

Spring Cleaning Your Garden

This article is contributed by Angela H. of Earls court Cleaning   As soon as the first of the spring flowers show up or the snow is almost melted away you will most likely feel the urge to clean up the leaves that were accumulated before the snowfall. One thing you should do before that…

Moving your Plants and Gardening Tools

Moving Your Plants and Gardening Tools

This article is contributed by our guest author Angela HArpert of Handymoves.co.uk   Moving day is here and you are ready to hit the road and head to your future home. But what about the garden you have provided with such good care? You can’t simply leave it behind just like that after all the…

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…

Interesting Facts about Farm Water Conservation [Infographic]

Farm water consumption and conservation

World population is expected to reach 9 million by 2050. Is global farming and agriculture equipped to deal with this food demand? More importantly, are we using our water resources smartly to fuel agricultural growth? Irrigation has been and is used to over the hazards of natural water resources. But the downside of agricultural irrigation…

8 Tips for a Greener Home and Yard [Infographic]

8 Tips for a Greener Home and Yard [Infographic]

Ever wondered how you can make your home greener and prove to be a lesser burden on the environment? The infographic below (originally published at Visual.ly by Angie’s List) has 8 such tips that you can easily implement. Run your home on renewable energy generated by the sun and sell the excess to your local power company….

Sharpex Tools Now Available Online

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Now you can buy the most advanced gardening and forest equipment from India much more easily and instantly. After having successfully started online retailing through Home Shop 18, Sharpex has now extended online retailing through other popular e-commerce platforms like Ebay India, Future Bazaar (of the Future group) and Tradus. Please follow the links below to…

Feeding the World: Agroecology Vs. Industrial Agriculture

Soil to Sky: Agroecology Vs Industrial Agriculture

Agroecology is concerned with sustainable methods of farming that are stable in nature, increase productivity of crops naturally, and promote equitability in the supply of farming produce to the entire population. It is in direct contrast to industrial farming practices that seek to mechanize farming process through increased input cost, creates imbalance in food supply…

Dangers of Gardening

Dangerous Gardening Stats

Lets face it, gardening can be dangerous, if you are not careful. According to the infographic below, released by Lawn Master based on data by The Royal Society for The Prevention of Accidents, as much as 300,000 people are injured in their gardens every year, serious enough to be admitted to hospital. Interestingly, only about 29%…

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