Exploring the Health and Medical Benefits of Common Mallow

Common mallow plants, specifically Malva neglecta and Malva sylvestris, have been used in traditional medicine for centuries. Despite being different species, both share remarkable medicinal properties and uses. This article delves into the health benefits and uses of these plants, offering insights into their application in contemporary natural health practices. Malva Neglecta: The Understated Healer … Read more

10 Brilliant Tips To Encourage Your Anthuriums To Flower

The beauty of Anthurium blossoms enchants all plant enthusiasts, so it’s completely understandable that growers get frustrated when they don’t see any flowers on the plant. But the key to a healthy and happy Anthurium lies in ensuring the best possible conditions. Generally speaking, it’s not too hard to maintain this plant but its basic requirements … Read more

Beautiful ‘Rose Succulents’ Look Like They Came from a Fairy Tale

In recent years, succulents have grown from simple houseplants to stylish home decorations. In addition to their easy-care properties and attractive emerald-like color, water storage plants are also favored by plant lovers for their variety of shapes. The succulents we’ve seen in the past look like burrowing rabbits and leaping dolphins. Now we’ve found some … Read more

Bromeliad Care: Complete Guide To Growing Bromeliads

Bromeliads, with their rigid and often colorful rosettes combined with futuristic looking flowers, are one of the more fascinating houseplants. Bromeliads need to mimic their native climate range and weather. Their care also hinges upon how the plant gathers moisture and nutrients in the wild. Care for bromeliad plants is not difficult, but the epiphytic varieties need … Read more

4 Effective Strategies to Welcome Earthworms into Your Garden

Earthworms are essential allies in maintaining a healthy garden. These natural tillers enrich soil quality, enhance nutrient cycling, and improve plant growth. Attracting earthworms to your garden isn’t just beneficial; it’s a step towards sustainable gardening. Let’s explore four practical ways to make your garden a haven for these invaluable creatures. 1. Organic Matter is … Read more

Creating Steep Hugel Beds: A Guide to Increased Garden Efficiency

Hugel beds, also known as hugelkultur beds, are an innovative gardening technique that’s gaining popularity for its ability to improve soil fertility, conserve water, and increase plant productivity. One variation of these beds, recommended by renowned permaculturist Sepp Holzer, is the steep hugel bed. In this article, we’ll explore what steep hugel beds are, why … Read more

All my Potatoes are Chitting!! What to do?

As someone who’s relatively new to the world of gardening, I recently encountered a challenge that I suspect many of you might relate to. While preparing for a festive Christmas dinner, I discovered that my stored white potatoes had started sprouting – a process known as chitting. Today, I want to share my journey through … Read more

Caladium – amazing plant for exotic atmosphere in your house and garden

Caladium is an ornamental deciduous plant with extremely beautiful leaves. Because of it’s shape it’s also called “Elephant ears”, “Heart”, “Angel’s wings”. Caladium has many species and varieties that differ in leaf color that can be grown in the garden. Caladium in the natural environment can reach five meters in height. It can often be … Read more