Easy Care Indoor Plants

Indoor plants are great for your health and can really help liven up an indoor space but some of them are a lot of work to keep healthy and looking good. Here is a list of some of the top,…
Container Gardening

For someone that does not own a big plot of land for gardening, let’s say only balcony, container gardening is the only way to have a garden at all. Container gardening is growing plants in pots or containers, and this…
The benefits of hiking in the forest

If there was any single best way to get closer to Mother Nature and experience the healing benefits of what she has to offer, I would say it is hiking in the woods. The forest is after all, the ultimate…
Flowers that attract butterflies

Butterflies are always a welcome attraction for any garden. Especially in spring, the sight of many butterflies flitting from flower to flower just conjures up visions of a reborn Garden of Eden. Most types of plants that attract butterflies get…
Make your garden wildlife friendly

Making your garden a small haven for wildlife can be rewarding, but you will have to walk a thin line between the friends and foes, as there are many kinds of pests that would also inhabit your garden, and in…
Talking to Plants

Do you believe in talking to plants? Do plants even feel emotion or have sensory perception? This was something I was always curious about. We tend to regard plants as mindless but living things nonetheless, and the notion that plants…
Houseplants that improve air quality

Can houseplants improve the air quality of your home? The answer is a resounding yes, according to research done by Kamal Meattle, a scientist and environmentalist in New Delhi, India, who has been advocating green architecture for a long time.
Auspicious Plants for Feng Shui

The Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year is celebrated by millions of Chinese around the world sometime around January or February each year. This event is celebrated with much merriment and fanfare. Besides the fireworks and lion dances, one…
Vermiculite May Pose Asbestos Hazard

By James O’Shea The mineral vermiculite is an extremely effective soil conditioner for moisture retention enhancement. Avid gardeners praise the material for being inexpensive and easy to incorporate into different garden arrangements. However, there may be a darker side to…
Some ideas in looking for gardening magazines

Gardening magazines are plentiful, but how do you find out which ones are the best choices for your particular garden? Gardening in itself is as vast as the world outside, and there are many branches of gardening with their own…