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RAISED BEDS AND NO WATER!

It happens everywhere.  NO WATER!  This time it’s not a drought, it’s broken, or leaking pipes; it’s the construction work interfering on our gardening levels; it’s hoses malfunctioning; and even vacations happening for a few weeks at a time during the growing season.  255 more words

Container Plants

Pests?

I grew up in India where there were many household insects ranging from the dangerous such as flies, mosquitoes and termites- to others such as spiders, ants, bees and butterflies. 350 more words

Beneficial

WATER AND YOUR PLANTS

Most of the gardeners here at Horizon House are a bit tense these days.  With the scaffolding going up, and a rule forbidding entry onto the gardening terraces, gardens are having to do without water!  521 more words

Gardening

LXXVII

While watering seemed useful, it seems non-consensual coitus was not what the African peach tree needed to survive.

Prose

Diaper tricks for houseplants

I came across this funny video about making water absorbing soil from nappies.  Some thoughts-

1. You don’t need to do this for outdoor plants, only house plants, unlike what the video says.   141 more words

Planting

Today's Marvel, Sunday January 18, 2015

There are times when I feel so glued to the screen. When both of “my devices” are busy notifying, flashing messages and asking for my attention, it begins to feel like I can’t get enough.   163 more words

Houseplants, Part Two: The Common Ones

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a safe and wonderful New Year! It’s a new year, and a new perspective on life! I am happy to say that I have already checked a few things off my list that I told myself I was going to do this year. 766 more words