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Hydroponics Gardening

Hydroponics Gardening

According to Wikipedia: Hydroponics is a method of growing plants using mineral nutrient solutions, in water, without soil. Terrestrial plants may be grown with their roots in the mineral nutrient solution only or in an inert medium, such as perlite, gravel, mineral wool, expanded clay or coconut husk. Hydroponic farming works on the belief that…

The Friendly Earthworm [Infographic]

The Friendly Earthworm [Infographic]

We all hate pests, especially those that damage our beautiful lawn. But there is one insect which is not a pest but a friend for your garden soil – the earthworm! Earthworms have the unique ability to break soil and dead plant matter to produce nutrients that are beneficial for the plants growing in the…

Tree Bombing – An Ingenious Weapon Against Deforestation [Infpgraphic]

Tree Bombing – An Ingenious Weapon Against Deforestation [Infpgraphic]

Can you imagine a fighter plane being used to plant trees on a large scale? That is exactly what “tree bombing” seeks to do.  According to this infographic from Wellhome, tree bombing is an ingenious solution to the problem of deforestation and excessive CO2 emissions in the atmosphere. According to the people who are popularizing…

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.

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…

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…

Terrace Gardening Part 3

terrace garden, terrace gardening

This is the last post in a three part series on Terrace Gardening. You can read part 1 here and part 2 here.     Suggested Plants for Terrace Garden Annuals and Biennials – Aster, Balsam, Marigold, Zinnias, Iceland, Lobelia, Cosmos Perennials – Perennials are good for gracing of deck or terrace. Some of the…

Terrace Gardening Part 2

Terrace Gardening Part 2

    This is second in a series of posts on terrace gardening. You can read the first part here. Planning for Your Terrace Garden A terrace garden needs proper planning before it can be executed. Even if you use it only for a few months of the year or a few times in a…

Terrace Gardening Part 1

Terrace Gardening Part 1

This is the first part in a series of articles on Terrace Gardening. With the ever increasing population and the decreasing living space in urban areas, greenery and gardening is a heavy casualty. Amidst the growing concrete jungles of the cities, terrace gardening is an attempt to make a city better by creating a balance…

Environment Friendly Electric Lawn Mowers

Environment Friendly Electric Lawn Mowers

  According to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory of the US, regularly used commercial lawnmowers can consume more fuel than a typical car. A commercial lawnmower used regularly can consume as much as 2000 gallons of fuel a year, more than 4 times as much as a typical car consumes in a year. What this…

10 Amazing Facts About Trees

10 Amazing Facts About Trees

Trees are the longest living organism on earth. Do you know that trees don’t die of old age? They are killed by insects, diseases or by people.  Some of the oldest known trees like the California Bristlecone Pines and the Giant Sequoias have lived between 4000 to 5000 years! A mature leafy tree produces oxygen…

Top Gardening Blogs 2

Top Gardening Blogs 2

This is our second post on top gardening blogs. If you haven’t read the first one, you can go here and read it and then come back to this post. Like in the previous post, here also we will list four blogs (in no particular order). Gardening Tips n Ideas: As the name suggests this…

Plants That Repel Mosquitoes

Plants That Repel Mosquitoes

In warm climatic conditions, specially in India, mosquitoes can be a real menace, not only causing discomfort but also spreading deadly diseases. Now you already know many ways to tackle the mosquito menace, including using coils and creams and chemical sprays. But if you have some gardening space, how about the fending off the nasty…

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