7 Tips on How to Save Water in your Garden
May28

7 Tips on How to Save Water in your Garden

Just as we would save water in the home, it is important to conserve it in the garden too. Why? Firstly, to save money (especially if like 40% of the population, you are on a water meter) and secondly, because when in high demand, an astounding 70% of our water supply can be used to quench our gardens’ thirst alone. Here we have listed seven ways to minimise the use of water in our gardens. 1. Water at the right time A large number of...

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Beauty in Danger: 15 Stunning Flowers and Plants Close to Extinction
May20

Beauty in Danger: 15 Stunning Flowers and Plants Close to Extinction

There are a number of extremely rare plants, dotted all around the world, some of which are very close to extinction. The reason for their dithering numbers comes down to climate change, land development and deforestation. Here we have listed a number of the affected species… Baobab Tree Although this unique specie sprouts leaves just three times a year, it’s often described as the ‘life giving tree’. This is because...

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All you need to know about Moonflowers
May15

All you need to know about Moonflowers

Nature is alive and effective 24 hours a day. Moonflowers are nocturnal bloomers, best enjoyed by late night strollers and night owls. Post sunset, these magnificent, light-reflecting white flowers bloom and glow all night long – hence their name. However, when the sun begins to rise, they close their perfectly perfumed flowers tightly shut. Although moonflowers are predominantly white, they are also available in rich reds and vibrant...

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8 Plants with Amazing Anti-Anxiety Benefits
Apr21

8 Plants with Amazing Anti-Anxiety Benefits

Plants are not just for the garden as they have a number of health benefits too, including the ability to soothe headaches, calm ailments and reduce everyday stresses and strains. If you spend a lot of time indoors, be this due to long working hours or weather conditions, poor air quality is bound to affect your health. In fact, indoor toxins can have a detrimental effect on our health. Such toxins can cause allergies, asthma,...

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How to Make your Own Flower Food and Plant Fertilizers
Feb15

How to Make your Own Flower Food and Plant Fertilizers

Every green-fingered connoisseur knows that healthy soil equals healthy plants. Ensuring your soil is enriched is therefore a must! However, fertilizer can be extremely expensive and store-bought products can contain a number of chemicals, some of which are harmful to the environment. This is one of the reasons many believe home gardens to be an extremely expensive hobby. Fortunately, if you learn how to make your own fertilizer, this...

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