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What is Coco Coir and How to Use Coir in Gardening

Coconut coir or coco coir is nowadays a popular choice for growing plants. It has certainly replaced peat moss as growing medium in many cases and rightly so. Coir has several advantages over peat moss which we will discuss in this article. This is a follow-up article from our earlier…

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A basic Idea about Peat Moss

After discussing on various soil-less growth media in brief in my earlier blog, I have planned to share some more information on the individual media. This is the first issue where I shared some information on one of the most controversial and popular soil-less growing media, Peat Moss. Hope you…

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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…

vertical gardening basics beginner's guide

Vertical Gardening: A basic Know How

Vertical Gardening is nowadays getting very popular among the gardeners. Particularly with urban people where the space for gardening is very limited. But to many of us, it is still only a combination of two words with so much mystery surrounded by it. Through this blog, I made an attempt…

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Gardening In the Rain

It is that time of the year when after a searing summer heat, the mercury has already come down and plans to dip even further in coming days as the monsoon clouds looming over our head. While rains evoke different moods for different people, it is also when it is…

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Gardening as a Hobby

As per Wikipedia “A hobby is a regularly undertaken activity that is done for pleasure, typically during one’s leisure time”. In this article, we will discuss Gardening as a hobby and benefits to the society. The primary focus of any hobby is to gain some recreation and not that much…

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Kitchen Garden for starters

What is a Kitchen Garden? A kitchen garden doesn’t mean you have to garden inside your kitchen, rather it refers to a garden where you can get fresh healthy vegetables to cook In your kitchen. Though the closer the garden to the kitchen better it is for you to collect…

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Composting: A Basic Know-how

This is one of my sequel from my earlier blogs about the importance of going Organic and the real meaning of going organic. Compost is an integral part of Organic Gardening. In this blog, I want to share some thoughts about basics of Composting. What is Compost: The word “Compost”…