Author archive: Sharpex Blog Team

Children: Which Plants to Avoid

Children: Which Plants to Avoid

This article is contributed by Emma Trevisani. She runs a Blackheath cleaning service company but she spend most of her summer spare time in her private garden. Bright colours, shiny leaves, tempting little fruits – all this makes some plants an irresistible attraction, especially for children, who discover the world by looking, touching, smelling and…

Know Your Birth Flowers

Know Your Birth Flowers

Did you know that every month has a birth flower attached to it? Birth month flowers are those flowers that over the centuries have come to represent certain months. Like people, each birth flower is distinctive – filled with significance and diverse stories. So whether you’re looking for a creative way to celebrate someone’s birthday…

Why, How and What to Compost

Why, How and What to Compost

Composting is one of the most important aspects of gardening. Proper and regular composting can make your garden look healthy and beautiful by adding useful nutrients of the soil. Here is an infographic from Avant Garden Decor on the what, why and how of composting. Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin for…

Wildflower Gardening

Wildflower Gardening

For effective wildflower gardening, it is important to choose the appropriate location for your garden.These flowers sometimes are not intentionally planted or seeded but grow due to certain environmental conditions. Such wildflowers are today sold in the seed packets making the term “wildflower” appear vague.The trend of growing such wild flowers is increasing in flower…

Five Habits of A Successful Gardener


‘Great gardeners aren’t born—they’re developed slowly over time.’   Gardening is not only a relaxing activity for many people but also a great way to take control of your own food need. It is a step towards organic eating and lowering your carbon intake. Thus one needs to know its precise ways and means for…

How to Adapt Your Garden for Your Family

Family gardening

Gardening as an activity becomes a bonding agent for a family if the whole family is involved in it. Regardless of the differences of age you can involve all your family members in gardening. Also you should implement changes in your garden as per the changing needs of your family. Given below are some tips…

World Environment Day, 2013

World Environment Day, 2013

World Environment Day, 2013 Infographic by Fern International. Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin for wordpress.

How To Use Logs To Decorate Your Garden

using logs to beautify garden

This article is contributed by Emma Trevisanni. Emma is a writer and blogger passionate about gardening and giving useful tips. With over ten years of experience working for London Gardeners, Emma has lots of knowledge to share with the readers. I want to introduce to you one of the interesting ways to use the cut and…

Top 100 Gardening Blogs To Follow in 2013

Top 100 Gardening blogs_featured

Looking for a list of top gardening blogs? The team at CouponAudit has put up a great list of gardening blogs that you should follow in 2013. And guess what? Sharpex Blog is part of this list! This is yet another confirmation of all the hard work our team is doing for this blog. You…

The Growing Trend of Home Gardening [Infographic]

growing trend of home gardening

Home Gardening is not just a hobby anymore. It is growing into a movement. Gardening is not just a productive way to spend your extra time, it also adds to the health quotient of you and your family. In this infographic below, designed by Andrea Heser for Cleveland Clinic, gives a visual depiction of why…

The Colorful Garden

Living Coloring Book

We all know that a garden can be a colorful place, primarily because of flowers. But do you also know that flowers can be of a variety of colors, not just of the common colors we are used to seeing. Here is an infographic from matches every colors in a typical crayon box with a…

Gardening for Butterflies

butterfly gardening

Butterflies are the most colorful insects and their presence can beautify any garden. The infographic below by LSU Agcenter list down the benefits of butterflies and how you can attract them to your garden also. Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin for wordpress.

How Gardening Can Boost Your Health and Lifestyle


A little gardening can boost health and lifestyle, not just for adults but also for children. This infographic from  explains how.   Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin for wordpress.

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