Plants And Jobs In January Garden

Plants And Jobs In January Garden – Now that Christmas is over, us gardeners are resigned to a couple of months of dark cold days when the garden looks very sparse, before new plants and shoots begin to appear. However, there is always something you can do in January, even if it’s indoors. Take stock of your January garden and do some planning for the year ahead. Look through seed and plant catalogues. Sketch out a plan for this year’s vegetable patch and decide what you will grow. Outdoors, now is a good time to get on with a bit of garden maintenance while shrubs are bare and borders have died down and you can see clearly what needs to be done. Continue Reading

5 Tips to decorating with calatheas

Indoor plants are becoming a huge trend to homeowners today. After all, they make a good addition to your home by making look green and stylish. Indoor plants to tend to make one’s home looking fresh and comfortable to live in. Even in the office, indoor plants are known to help in destressing. So it is only natural that a lot of us would like to include some indoor plants in our personal spaces. Continue Reading

Yerba Mate Plant: Growth And Use

Yerba Mate Plant: Growth And Use – Yerba Mate (Ilex paraguariensis) is a tree cultivated in Paraguay, Brazil and northern Argentina. Yerba Mate grows in sandy fine-grained soils with good drainage. For people who live in areas without these conditions, yerba mate is grown as an indoor plant. Yerba Mates thrive in shade as well as low light conditions, making them the perfect houseplant. Continue Reading

Winter-Flowering Plants In December Garden

Winter-Flowering Plants In December Garden – There is no reason why December should be the bleak, flowerless month it is in many gardens. There are a number of winter-flowering plants and here the Christmas rose holds pride of place. The sculptured white blooms of Helleborus niger, sometimes tinted pink, is a masterpiece, with interesting, hand-like leather leaves. The plant may be slow to settle down, but given semi-shade, a rich loamy soil that does not dry out, and a taste of manure in the spring, it will respond. Continue Reading

5 Tips to Choosing a Backpack Sprayer

Despite being a full-time professional, gardening is one of the most popular hobbies around. And so to speak, backpack sprayers come in handy for gardening tasks such as applying fertilizer, weeding, and applying pesticides, among others. However, selecting a good backpack sprayer can prove to be a daunting task without the knowledge on how to pick one. This is especially because they come in many different types, sizes, designs, and modes of operation. As a matter of fact, some are designed for specific use, not forgetting that backpack sprayers vary depending on what they’re made of. To avoid spilling the juice, with most of the bias on things to consider, here are 5 tips to choosing a backpack sprayer for your gardening tasks. Continue Reading