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Container Gardening: A great Motivator

What is container gardening? Container Gardening simply means growing plants in containers or pots. Today, when the limitation of time and space is everyone’s utmost concern, this seems to make a lot of sense. Especially, if you live in an apartment, Container gardening is probably the best way to do…

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Different soilless media for growing plants

Believe it or not, the soil itself isn’t necessary for growing plant. You only need some of its constituents. The main reason people grow plants in soil is soil acts as a reservoir that retains water and other nutrients. And .Soil gives the much-needed support to the roots. So if…

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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…