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…
Country Living magazine not just for women

For a magazine that combines home living, indoor decor, and outdoor gardening pursuits, one of the better magazines is the Country Living magazine. It also talks about antiques, cooking, and crafting; topics that will surely benefit homemakers, and people who…