Gardening

15 Self-Watering Planters That Make Your Everyday Life Easier

It’s in our nature to look for things designed to make our lives easier, to help us save time and effort and to basically simplify our everyday …

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Ten Mistakes New Herb Gardeners Make (and How to Avoid Them)

Growing your own herbs can be very rewarding and enjoyable, but a few little things can make it frustrating as well. Learn ten mistakes new herb …

Herbs

Grow Your Herb Garden Inside This Winter

If the bone-chilling winter weather has you counting down the days until you can get out and plant your garden, take heart. Tending an indoor herb …

Home

7 Cool Ideas to Spice up Your Garden

So you have got a garden, but apart from mowing the lawn and maybe planting one or two things in your time, you haven’t done much else with it.<p>If you …

Landscaping

Cilantro: A Field Guide to Planting, Care, and Design on Gardenista

Garden Design 101<p>Gardening 101: Cilantro<p>by Laura Boyle<p>Garden Design 101<p>Everything You Need to Know About Edible Gardens<p>by Michelle Slatalla<p>Expert …

Michelle Obama

10 Nutritional Benefits Of Berries You Didn’t Know

You know that berries are a superfood. Whether you get blueberries, raspberries, or one of the unusual exotic options, you will get a range of health …

Healthy Eating

How to Grow the Perfect Garden Hedge

A perfect garden begins with the perfect hedge. By shaping it with a sharp, attractive hedge you can then create a magnificent garden that will be …

Landscaping

30 Potent Foods That Ease Away Arthritis Pain

One in five Americans have been diagnosed with arthritis, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>A form of rheumatic disease, …

Healthy Eating

Conquer Small Spaces with Container Gardening

Container gardening is a popular choice for apartment dwellers with limited space to plant. Whether on a balcony, patio, or even doorstep, here are …

Things To Look Out For When Ordering Artificial Grass

Buying artificial grass for your garden can be an expensive exercise depending on the amount of grass you need to buy, so it is worth making sure …

Landscaping

How To Grow The Rarest Plants in Your Garden

<b>Unique Garden Plants and Suitable Climatic Conditions:</b><p>Gardening has been a hobby, an interest, and a necessity since centuries. People are inclined …

Surprising Indoor Plant Trends for 2018

Plants have exploded in popularity in the past couple of years, and monstera and sansevieria are now household names. At various times we've anointed …

Plants

How to Grow Shiitake Mushrooms

By Laura Sorkin<p>Shiitake mushrooms require faith in the unseen. The fungi flourish under the cover of bark for nine to twelve months preceding the …

Farming

How to Grow Hibiscus to Dry for Tea | Home Guides | SF Gate

More than 300 species of plants go by the name “hibiscus,” but only roselles (Hibiscus sabdariffa var. sabdariffa race ruber) have the edible calyces surrounding their ruby-red fruits that you can dry and use to make the renowned, cranberry-esque tea. Roselle shrubs originated in Malaysia and …

U.S. Department of Agriculture

7 Office Plants You Won’t Kill

Fill your workspace with some greenery—it might make your workday better. Christopher Satch, The Sill’s in-house plant expert, shares the best office …

Plants

50 Amazing Ways To Use Apple Cider Vinegar

We would all love an ingredient which would be practical and useful for many diseases, being our cheap health agent throughout life, right?<p>The one …

Alternative Medicine

Arabella Lennox-Boyd's Garden

<i>Continuing her series on designers' gardens, Clare Foster visits Gresgarth Hall in Lancashire, where Arabella Lennox-Boyd indulges her passion for</i> …

Landscaping

Tips on Designing a Stylish Family Garden

Many people in Britain are keen gardeners, and love to design and sculpt their gardens to their exact visions and requirements (let’s face it; no two …

Yardsmart: How fungi grow in forest, lawns

I discovered fungi in the coastal forests of Northern California. There I came to recognize the mushrooms, lichens and liverworts, all small …

Lifestyle

Cherry blossom lures visitors to Cibodas Botanical Garden

Since coming into bloom last week, cherry blossom has become one of the tourist attractions at Cibodas Botanical Gardens in Cianjur, West Java.

Botanical Gardens

Unusual Exotic Vegtables You Can Grow at Home Yourself

Most of the population love to try their hand at gardening. Whether it be some simple potted plants around the home or a garden full of plants, …

How To Create A Tropical Garden (Even In The UK)

Tropical gardens are a tranquil and serene place to relax. When you think of one, you’ll be thinking of one in a foreign country, right? Well in this …

Windy

Real Grass vs Artificial Lawn: Advantages & Disadvantages

The smell of freshly cut grass reminds one of the fact that more favourable weather is here to stay for the next few months. It also gives you a …

Landscaping

5 Reasons Why You Really Should Wear Gardening Gloves

The soil can be deadly.<p>Gardening is a great way to relax, be one with nature and get your hands dirty. But lurking in that pleasant environment are …

Microbiology

10 Plants That Create the Perfect Microclimate at Home

Many people aren’t aware of the incredible abilities of ordinary household plants to improve the microclimate in their homes. Plants help create a …

15 Beautiful Perennials That Grow In The Shade

In almost every garden, you will find at least one area that lies in the shade. It could be under a beautiful tree in a very prominent part of the …

Flowers

How to properly plant tulips for a beautiful spring display | NOLA.com

<b>A question for Dan Gill:</b> I'm looking for the best way to plant tulips in a sunny window box. The problem is that our three window boxes are 24 inches …

New Orleans

Gardens: what to do this week

Plant a cyclamen coum, sow sweet pea seeds, look out for bumblebees<p><b>Plant this</b> <i>Cyclamen coum</i>, common name sowbread, is one tough customer. When all else is hiding from the cold, this hardy groundcover plant produces pretty pink flowers above a cluster of silver-scrubbed leaves. Plant en masse with …

16 Sustainable Gardening Foods That Re-Grow From Scraps

Looking for a healthy way to get more from your garden? Like to know your food is free of the pesticides and other nasties that are often sprayed on …

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Heated propagators

Our gardening expert on the best way to steal a march on spring<p>To own a heated propagator is to steal spring’s best hand and play it out in winter, to trick seeds deep in dormancy into thinking the weather outside is not furious and fierce because the soil inside is deliciously warm, and the air is …