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Drought Tolerant Plants

Common Features of Drought Tolerant Plants: Drought tolerant plants have some common characteristics that differentiate them from other plants. Things such as reduced leaf area, the presence of thorns or needles or some form of the wax cover are pretty common among these plants. These features help them reduce their…

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Pruning of a Cabbage plant

Growing cabbage is a very easy job. But as they start growing there may be different problems which start to creep in. Apart from the infesting with pests, sometimes the excessive growth can create a lot of problems. As leaves start touching the ground; leaf rotting starts to occur. The…

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How To Water A Bonsai Plant

Watering can be a very critical aspect of bonsai. Too little water can leave you bonsai shredding leaves, branches or even die. Too much water can make the root rot. How often Do I Need To Water A Bonsai: Watering frequency depends largely on the environment and plant’s growth rate….

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Basics of A Rain Garden

Rain garden (it should not be confused with Gardening in the Rain) is an interesting concept. This concept is also a great example of self-watering gardening. Rain gardening not only increases your gardening beauty but also helps in water preservation. Here in this article, I want to give you a…

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Wiring The Bonsai

This is my 3rd article regarding bonsai preparation. After pruning, it’s time to wire the plant. In simple words, a wiring is a method of bending trunks and branches with the help of wires and giving shapes to the bonsai plants. Now, If you are new to bonsai you may…

Pruning in Bonsai

Pruning is probably the most important part of a bonsai preparation. It is basically done to control plants natural growth and to maintain a proper shape.In this article you will get an idea about different forms of pruning involved in bonsai. This article is a follow up of our earlier…

Top Five Plants for Indoor Gardening

If you are blessed with a backyard or a Terrace if might not want to row plant indoor but for the rest of us indoor gardening might be the only way out. It has its own share of problems. Lack of light, humidity, proper watering are some of them. Very…

Vermicompost: A Basic Idea

When we talk about vermicompost we mean composting organic materials by using redworms and other such worms. The process is called vermicomposting. Worms create a blend of different composting ingredients. You can enrich the quality of a soil many a times any adding vermicompost with it. It is considered to…

5 Tips to faster decomposition

We have discussed compost earlier also. This article will focus on some of the steps which will improve the decomposition speed of the pile. Now one of the headache people feel when doing composting is that most of the time they do not get the desired result. Here we will…

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Hydroponic System: A basic idea

A hydroponic system is very popular nowadays. Experts are using this system constantly but for many, it is still a mystery. Here in this article, we will try to demystify the system for you. so if you are interested you can try it out. What is Hydroponic System? Hydro means…