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Getting Started With Vertical Gardening [Infographic]

Getting Started With Vertical Gardening [Infographic]

Sometime back we had written about the benefits of vertical gardening. In this post we will take you though the process of creating your own vertical garden. This great infographic from Wellhome explains what are vertical gardens, what are their types, how you can make your own and which plants you should use for your…

Top Benefits of Gardening [Infographic]

Top Benefits of Gardening [Infographic]

This infographic on the health, mental and financial benefits of gardening from Lochness Water Garden will provide you enough compelling reason to start your own garden, if you haven’t already.   Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin for wordpress.

A New Way of Composting [Infographic]

A New Way of Composting [Infographic]

Compost is perhaps the most important nutrient you can provide to your garden soil. And composting is a great way to add nutrient-rich humus to the soil which enhances plant growth. Compost is also easy to make and is good for recycling of essential nutrients. So far so good. But for many people the problem with preparing…

Top 10 Reasons for Pruning

Top 10 Reasons for Pruning

  According to Wikipedia, “pruning is a horticultural practice involving the selective removal of parts of a plant, such as branches, buds, or roots. The practice entails targeted removal of diseased, damaged, dead, non-productive, structurally unsound, or otherwise unwanted tissue from crop and landscape plants.” Plants are not like human beings or animals. Removing their dead, diseased or non-productive parts does not cause pain…

Sharpex Lawn Mowers used by Top Indian Corporate Houses

Sharpex Lawn Mowers used by Top Indian Corporate Houses

Backed by the latest German technology, Sharpex Lawn Mower is the next generation lawn mower that is indispensable for a well maintained lawn. Not surprisingly it is one of the best selling lawn mowers in India and is used in maintaining gardens and lawns of some of India’s biggest hotels and corporate complexes. Here is…

Rock garden of Chandigarh

Rock garden of Chandigarh

The Rock Garden of Chandigarh is a sculpture garden in Chandigarh, India. There is an interesting story behind its formation. In 1957, a government official called Nek Chand started constructing a garden in his spare time. For his garden Chand started collecting materials from demotion sites around the city. What he started doing was very…

10 Lawn Mower Tips for Safer Mowing Experience

10 Lawn Mower Tips for Safer Mowing Experience

Lawn mowers, even though quite indispensable for maintaining a beautiful lawn, can be quite dangerous if not handled properly. Poor handling of your mower will also result in the machine getting worn out faster or getting damaged. Safety is one of the biggest issues with lawn mowers. The cutting blades of the mower can move…

How to Take Care of Your Plants in Summer

How to Take Care of Your Plants in Summer

During summer season, with rising temperatures, it is not just us humans who face dehydration and side effects of heat, but also the plants. But with some precautions and proper care, summer can be the best season for your plants. After winter, summer is the time for growth and regeneration. Here are some precautionary tips…

The Living Wall

The Living Wall

A vertical garden is also known as a living wall, green wall or sky farm. Such walls are part of an urban building and are well suited to the urban landscape, where there is paucity of horizontal space but abundance of vertical space due to huge buildings. Vertical gardens can look quite spectacular and off…

How to Keep your Lawn Green and Happy

How to Keep your Lawn Green and Happy

  Your lawn is probably the most important part of your garden and thus every care you can provide. A green and clean lawn is a sight to behold. But bugs, fungus, moss or diseases can transform a lush green lawn into a graveyard. In this post we provide some tips to avoid all of…

15 Interesting Facts About Flowers

15 Interesting Facts About Flowers

  Flowers have captured human imagination since ancient times primarily because they are beautiful (mostly) and produce various kinds of pleasing smells (with a few exceptions). Different flowers are associated with different symbolism and are used for different purposes.  Given below are some little known and strange fact about some rare and common flowers. There…

Getting the Best Out of Your Garden Tools

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  If you want to make your garden be in top shape and look great, you would have to depend greatly on the right equipment, apart from giving enough effort and time and being organized. Having the right gardening tool for the right job is very essential. To start with, you need hoes, spades, rakes,…

Health Gardening – Forget the Gym, Hit the Garden!

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If you are one of those who are forced to drag themselves to their local gym because they want to keep themselves in shape, and not particularly because they enjoy working out with metals in a closed room, here is a way out – start gardening. There’s no better way to enhance your quality of…

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