Category: Gardening Basics


Gardening Basics
// October 23, 2018
Windowsill plants

In window gardening, plants are grown within the room just opposite or close to the window or on the windowsill outside. This is the most satisfying way of gardening for flat dwellers of cities where there is space crunch.  Nowadays, window ledge (sometimes referred to as flowerbed) is a part of the architecture for keeping…

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Gardening Basics
// October 11, 2018

Does your office environment feel stuffy? Adding greenery to your workspace could fix that! Office plants have a lot of benefits – they help in sharpening the focus, improve health and purify the air. A plant on your desk could remove up to 87% of toxins! The following blog elaborates on science-backed benefits of bringing…

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Gardening Basics
// October 1, 2018
Houseplant care and maintenance

Don’t give up on keeping houseplants just because you’ve had some disappointments, even spectacular disappointments, in the past. The trick to caring for houseplants isn’t mysterious. It’s really about being able to approximate their native environments well enough to keep them happy. Since houseplants are already well suited to human living spaces, most of the…

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Gardening Basics
// September 20, 2018

Astronauts on the International Space Station have been growing plants for years as a potential source of food while in space. But are there any benefits for terrestrial gardeners? Growing a perfect vegetable garden with plump tomatoes and perky peas – is tough enough. Now imagine an environment where there’s no night or day, where…

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Gardening Basics
// August 21, 2018
Marsh Garden or a Bog Garden

Marsh garden, also known as a bog garden, is a marsh area where the soil is swampy, and a shallow stream or trickle runs through it. The primary criterion for marsh garden is to keep it moist and in a swampy state. For this reason, marsh garden can be made at low lying site where…

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Gardening Basics
// July 20, 2018
edge plants or border plants for garden

Edging is intended for the demarcation of spaces allotted for particular purposes, for instance, flower and garden if not cut out on grass should have an edging of some kind. Dwarf plants are generally used; but if water is scarce and the gardenbeds are not kept full of plants, an edging of neat tilesis ideal. In…

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Gardening Basics
// July 12, 2018
wild plants in india

Vegetables that grow naturally without any cultivation or care are called wild vegetables. These plants mainly grow in forests, wilderness, edges of farmlands, and barren fields. In the early days of the monsoon season, these vegetables are available for consumption. Along with being vegetables, a majority of them are also medicinal plants. Most of the…

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Gardening Basics
// July 11, 2018
lawn making

The lawn is the centrepiece of a garden, the canvas against which the rest of the garden is painted. For many gardeners this makes it worth all the mowing, feeding and grooming that a good lawn demands. If your lawn has to serve as a play area as well, be realistic and sow tough grasses,…

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Gardening Basics
// June 28, 2018
Palm varieties

Palms are admired for their ornamental, economic and ecological importance. This unique group of plants contain about 212 genera and 2779 species belonging to family Palmae or Arecaceae. Palms inhabit nearly every type of habitat within their range from rainforest to deserts. Contrary to their typical coconut tree like appearance, palms exhibit an enormous diversity…

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Gardening Basics
// June 26, 2018
do plants feel pain

Looking at the topic, you might wonder if plants exchange greetings or call out for help when under attack by an insect or a lawnmower. Well, that’s not true. Plants do trade information about their surroundings by emitting odour molecules that are not noticed by humans. How Do Plants Warn Each Other About Danger? In…

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Gardening Basics
// June 23, 2018
growing plants from root cutting

Root cutting is a semi-artificial, vegetative plant propagation technique. While in stem or leaf cuttings, the process of rooting is essential, whereas in root cuttings the process of new shoot formation is essential. Quite a large number of plants can be grown by root cuttings. The general criterion is that root cuttings may propagate any…

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Gardening Basics
// May 22, 2018
Native Gardening in India

Landscape gardening is all about the right use of ornamental plants. All over the world, more or less a fixed set of popular ornamental plant varieties are used, regardless of their origin. In fact, most of the ornamental plants in our garden are exotic. One has to understand that even if these plants are lovely…

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Gardening Basics
// May 15, 2018
air plant care

What are air plants? Air Plants, commonly known as Air Ferns or Tillys, are coined as Tillandsia by plant experts. Available in 730 species of evergreen—perennial flowering plants they belong to the family Bromeliaceae. Air plants can thrive just about anywhere in forests and mountains to deserts and swamplands. The USP of Tillandsia plants is…

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Gardening Basics
// May 1, 2018

Fireflies also known as lighting bugs are not flies at all. They are a kind of beetle. Firefly eggs hatch to form larvae with worm-like creatures. The worms that glow in the dark are known as glowworms. Imagine stepping out into your garden or backyard to enjoy the summer breeze and the company of glittering…

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Gardening Basics
// March 16, 2018

There are plenty of things that we regularly use without knowing their alternative benefits. There are many such household materials we can use for the gardening purpose. We bring forth the usual list materials with their unusual application in gardening. Enjoy! 1. Aspirin A famous painkiller often referred as wonderdrug in the medical world; aspirin…

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Gardening Basics
// March 5, 2018
Stacked brick keyhole garden

Keyhole Salad Garden is not a garden style, in fact, it is an element that can be incorporated in a variety of garden types. You might be wondering what exactly a Keyhole Garden is? Read along. History of Keyhole Salad Garden: Keyhole Salad Gardens were created by charitable organizations to help emerging countries create a…

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Gardening Basics
// February 27, 2018
Formal, Informal & Wild Garden Styles

Every garden lover has to invent their styles of gardening commensurate with their budget, taste and nature of the site. You can develop your garden design only when you study all the great garden styles carefully and grasp the underlying principles in them. Following are three basic forms of gardening: 1. Formal gardens: A formal…

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Gardening Basics
// February 16, 2018
rose plants grown indoors

Home gardening in India is a fluid concept. One may have a proper front yard or a backyard garden. One may grow plants in pots placed on a terrace, rooftop, balcony or even windowsills, and it all qualifies for a home garden. One thing is common in all Indian home gardens is the choice of…

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Gardening Basics
// February 13, 2018
valentines day gifts

History of Valentine’s Day: Every year on 14th February we see couples unite and celebrate love. The bestow their love of life with cards, flowers, gifts and tons of love. But, do you know why and for whom is the day celebrated? FYI – it wasn’t a love story with a happy ending. In Rome,…

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Gardening Basics
// February 4, 2018
plant myths and legends

1. Mango (Mangifera indica): This king of fruits has an exciting history. The daughter of the sun was the most pretty girl on Earth. She was married to a mighty king and was living happily. A wicked enchantress hated watching them be felicitous and vowed to ruin her life. She chased the girl and terrified…

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Gardening Basics
// January 24, 2018
Photoperiod and its effect on flowering plants

The duration of light during a day is termed as photo-period. Photo-periodism is the physiological reaction and developmental response of plants to the length of day or night. The duration of photo-period has the most profound effect on flowering of plants. Plants can be subdivided into following three groups according to their daily requirements of…

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Gardening Basics
// January 22, 2018
myths and legend of plants

5 green plants with exciting myths & legends: 1. Coffee: This is the ultimate remedy to brighten and lighten up those lethargic mornings. A favorite beverage cherished by all of us, the Ethiopians discovered the coffee plant in the Middle East. The legend states that a boy named Kaldi was minding his herd of goats,…

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Gardening Basics
// December 15, 2017
properties of soil

Many plant growers often ask what kind of soil or potting mixture should be added to a pot of indoor plants? What is the ideal potting mix? Are the properties of ideal soil or potting mixture measurable? Well, it turns out that physical and chemical properties of ideal soil and potting mixture are measurable. Let’s…

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Gardening Basics
// December 11, 2017
coco peat benefits

Cocopeat is natural fiber made out of coconut husks. The extraction of coconut fiber from husks gives us this byproduct called coco-peat, which is a 100% natural growing medium. This cocopeat dried in the natural sun is processed to produce different items namely cocopeat block, coco peat briquettes, cocopeat tablets, etc. Loose coco peat is…

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Gardening Basics
// November 27, 2017
leaf cutting

Propagation of plants by cuttings is the cheapest and most convenient method of vegetative plant propagation. While stem cutting is widespread, many plants can be grown by leaf cuttings, particularly the fleshy-leaved one and succulents. Following are different types of leaf cuttings: 1. Leaf stalk cuttings: A mature adult leaf with stalk can be inserted…

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Gardening Basics
// November 20, 2017
Pinching: type of pruning

What is pinching? The act of pinching involves the removal of the growing point of a shoot along with few leaves. About 1-2 cm of a growing shoot of a young plant is snapped off with fingers. Pinching is done mostly in annuals and herbaceous perennials. It is hardly required for any trees or shrubs….

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Gardening Basics
// November 19, 2017
agriculture in india

Indian economy is dependent on agriculture, and the farmer’s livelihood is dependent on the monsoon. Drastic climatic conditions like floods, drought, a shift in plant growing zones have resulted in the decline in crop productivity. In this scenario, it is imperative that effective provisions for saving water are made. Below are ten ways in which…

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Gardening Basics
// November 17, 2017
farming techniques in india

About Natural farming: If you have ever been to the forest, you must have seen wild mango, tamarind, gooseberry, Jamun, jackfruit, and other trees bearing unusual fruits in summers. These trees never miss the flowering and fruiting season, and they produce a large quantity of fruits year after year. These are summer delights for all…

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Gardening Basics
// November 12, 2017
organic vegetable gardening

It is time to celebrate the Organic Gardener, and hence we have started with “The Organic Gardener Series.” In part-1, we will understand – what is organic gardening, the origin of organic gardening, how has it evolved in the 21st century, organic standards, and is it possible to be entirely natural? What is organic gardening?…

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Gardening Basics
// November 8, 2017
essential plant nutrients

Plants require 16 elements for healthy growth and reproduction. The essential elements C, H, and O are supplied largely from the air (carbon dioxide and Oxygen) and water. The remaining 13 elements, usually referred to as mineral nutrients, are provided from several sources. Let’s have a look at essential functions of all 13 mineral nutrients,…

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Gardening Basics
// October 25, 2017
how to build hydroponic system

If you are a garden lover and want to grow your own veggies and plants, then building a hydroponic system will be a great idea. Why? Because using the hydroponic system, you can grow plants 30-50% faster. You will be amazed to know that the use of the hydroponic system is not very new. People…

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Gardening Basics
// October 6, 2017
seed bombs

Since 70’s, Guerrilla Gardeners have been using Seed Bombs. They use to toss them into vacant cities and convert it into lush green landscapes. What are Seed Bombs? Simply put, Seed Bombs are a blend of soil and seeds that makes it incredibly easy to distribute seeds and bring flowers to unexpected and wasted areas….

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Gardening Basics
// September 20, 2017
Harvesting tool - Scissor

A garden loaded with vegetables and fruits is every gardener’s dream come true. Post growing, harvesting and storing the juicy and crispy crop is a significant deal. Thus, it is said that harvesting is an art and every gardener must master it. If you follow the right harvesting techniques, you will not only savor what…

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Gardening Basics
// September 17, 2017

Propagation of plants by division: Propagation by division is the simplest method of vegetative propagation. The plants which produce masses of stems at ground level, each having its own root system, are lifted from the ground and divided into individuals. Many of the plants such as Aster, Chrysanthemum, Russelia, Plumbago, Tuberose, and most of the…

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Gardening Basics
// September 10, 2017

From pruning to sowing, there is some activity or the other that you need to be conducted in the garden. Hence, we have divided these tips keeping in mind different types of yards and gardens. From vegetable garden to an extensive greenhouse we have covered everything here. Also, we have mentioned vegetables, flowers and fruits…

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Gardening Basics
// August 30, 2017
Gardening Mistakes to avoid for Beginners

Having a garden is a beautiful thing. For one, you can grow your own fruits and vegetables. Secondly, it’s always nice to have a place to relax after a tiring day. However, it is unwise to begin digging the soil and planting anything without knowing the dos and don’ts. Things might seem to be going…

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Gardening Basics
// August 16, 2017
seed saving and seed storage

Most of the edible things around our homes have an expiration or a use-by date. It’s how we know which ingredients are fresh and viable and which are not.  Just like that, so many other things have an expiration date as well. But have you ever thought about whether your seeds are one of those?…

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Gardening Basics
// August 6, 2017
climbing plant support

All great home gardens have that extra bit of wow factor that elevates them above the ordinary. That is what shows the dedication and ingenuity of the gardener. Isn’t that something even you aspire to? Then here’s a simple but extremely effective way to take your garden to the next level: Trellises. What is a…

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Gardening Basics
// August 4, 2017
garden moss

During monsoon foraging Moss is very easy, affordable and fun. Though you can purchase it for your floral arrangements, terrariums, fairy gardens, and living centerpieces; it’s always better to get it yourself and store it. What is the difference between Purchased Moss and Foraged Moss? Purchased moss is expensive, dry and can be difficult to…

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Gardening Basics
// July 28, 2017
Home terrace garden

The terrace garden is an urban feature. In modern times, homes with compounds, lawns and yards are extinguishing. In cities and towns, skyscrapers are replacing such homes. As a result, the private home gardens are vanishing, and the only places left for gardening are roofs, terraces and balconies. With provisions of adequate water supply and…

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Gardening Basics
// July 19, 2017
air layering propagation

Layering is the method of inducing roots on the stem while it is still attached to a plant; & then cutting it once the roots are formed for further transplantation. The objective of layering is same as that of stem cuttings i.e. for clonal propagation of plants. The only difference is that root induction in…

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Gardening Basics
// July 10, 2017
Stem cutting plant propagation

Plant propagation is an important practice in gardening. Surprisingly, the most popular method of raising new plants is not seed sowing; but stem cutting. Stem cutting is a vegetative way of plant propagation. This quickest and simplest way of cloning a plant is the cheapest and the most convenient method. In stem cutting method new…

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Gardening Basics
// July 7, 2017
garden fertilizer

Plants prepare their food by the process of photosynthesis. In this process, plants use sunlight, carbon dioxide & water. Therefore, photosynthesis covers 95% of the plant’s food requirement. Plants require oxygen for respiration, just like we do. However, to stay healthy plants need basic nutrients, supplementary nutrients & micronutrients. Basic nutrients: Nitrogen (N), Phosphorus (P),…

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Gardening Basics
// June 30, 2017
how to plant shrubs

Planting or plantation simply means putting the plant material in the soil. If plant material is a big shrub or small tree, certain steps are to be followed. In monsoon season you can directly bring big sized saplings from the nursery for planting. This is also an ideal season for transplanting the small trees from…

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Gardening Basics
// June 21, 2017
how to transplant a plant

Monsoon season marks the renewal of dynamic growth in perennial garden plants. As the plants begin to awaken from their dormant period, it is a good time to repot old established plants. When plant roots run around the inside of the pot, the plant gets pot bound; then it is time to pot on the…

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Gardening Basics
// June 11, 2017

What is peat moss? The peat moss belongs to the genus Sphagnum with hundreds of known species. This Sphagnum moss is a temperate non flowering plant found in countries of northern and southern hemisphere. The dry sphagnum moss or peat moss has mass of light fibers which is extremely useful in horticulture and gardening for…

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Gardening Basics
// May 29, 2017
succulent care

Succulents have recently experienced somewhat of a resurgence when it comes to home gardening. Every passionate gardener has one variety or the other in some corner of their living room office or bedroom. Succulents offer a nice break from the traditional leafy foliage that you see around everywhere. A variety of any kind invigorates the…

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Gardening Basics
// May 24, 2017
natural fertilizer

Are you ready to move from being a beginner or a home garden enthusiast to a passionate gardener who knows exactly what’s going on in their garden? Of course, it starts with picking a good variety of fruits, vegetables and flowers that will ensure that there’s enough diversity. Then there’s knowing what tool you need…

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Gardening Basics
// May 19, 2017
digging techniques

What is digging? Digging in gardening is equivalent to ploughing in agriculture. Soil digging is the most essential and primary activity of land preparation for gardening. Good digging makes the soil porous, improves the drainage, and removes obstacles from the plant’s roots. All hard objects such as boulders, stones, roots of trees, etc. weeds, as…

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Gardening Basics
// May 8, 2017
leaf compost bin

What is Leaf Mould? Leaf mould is an organic fertilizer and soil conditioner. It is a well-decayed mixture of leaves, grass softwood, lawn mowing and any other plant material. Unlike regular compost which is a product of bacterial decomposition, Leaf mould is produced primarily by the fungal breakdown of leaves. It contains humus which promotes…

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Gardening Basics
// May 5, 2017
growing in coco coir

What are Coir Pots? Coco-coir pots are made up of the coconut hull that is derived from the fibrous body between the husk and the coconut. These biodegradable pots are an excellent growing medium because plants can be transplanted into the pot itself. Coco-coir pots have an exceptionally high permeability to water, air and roots….

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Gardening Basics
// April 12, 2017
Earthworm farm

If there is any organic product for plants which has all the goodness of nature, that is Vermicompost. It is the most widely used organic fertilizer by seasoned gardeners. Along with curiosity, there are a lot of misconceptions regarding properties and uses of vermicompost among hobby gardeners. Let’s address the top 10 frequently asked questions regarding the application…

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Gardening Basics
// March 31, 2017
indoor water plants

Water is an essential requirement of plants for their basic survival. In the case of ornamental houseplants, at times it’s more important than sunlight. Around 80 to 90% of plant body is made up of water. Interestingly, about every problem that occurs to houseplants can be traced down to flawed watering technique. Here are some…

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Gardening Basics
// March 22, 2017
how to store seeds

Believe it or not but modern gardening techniques borrow a great deal from the past. Going as far back as into the Stone Age, we’ve passed down knowledge on the best gardening practices that not only made things easier for us but also preserved natural resources. One of these concepts is seed saving. This is,…

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Gardening Basics
// March 16, 2017
antibacterial herbs

Most gardeners aim to have a beautiful garden that is every neighbour’s envy. So, you often see scores of home gardens with the most luscious plants, some of which you can’t even name! But is that all a garden can be? A garden is meant to be where you grow your produce so that you…

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Gardening Basics
// February 24, 2017

Almost all plants can be raised by seed and it is the most important tool in nature for propagation. Plants may be raised from seed sown in the ground where it is to bloom or may be raised from seeds grown in boxes/ seedbeds/ seedling trays and later transplanted to other places. Seeds or tender…

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Gardening Basics
// February 3, 2017
seed starting trays

Seed sowing is still the most legitimate & assured way of growing new plants. The stages of seed germination & seedling formation are the most sensitive and vulnerable stages of a plant’s life. For successful germination of seeds, the method of sowing should be accurate. Due to inaccurate sowing practices, many times seeds fail to…

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Gardening Basics
// January 30, 2017
Buying nursery plants

Purchasing a plant requires patience. If a plant is bought too hastily, without knowing much about the product, your time, money, efforts will be wasted. A careful look at the plant will immediately reveal its general appearance & condition.  Some people are blessed with the knowledge to judge the plants, but it turns out to…

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Gardening Basics
// January 20, 2017
Colorful rose flowers

Budding is an artificial, vegetative plant propagation technique used for growing ornamental flowering plants like Roses. It is nothing but a highly advanced form of grafting. In Budding one or more buds of one plant are transferred to another by proper technique. The plant which gives the root system is called ‘Stock’ or ‘Rootstock’, while…

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Gardening Basics
// January 4, 2017
how to do grafting

Did you know that your favorite mango or orange varieties are not grown by seed sowing? Most of our popular fruiting & flowering plants of desirable characters like color, texture, smell, taste, size, etc. are grown by artificial vegetative propagation method called as grafting. What is grafting? Grafting is a union of two related plants…

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Gardening Basics
// November 21, 2016
green manuring in india

Green is the color of nature, green is a way of living, in this new wave of green movement; can our good old garden manure be green?  The answer is yes; that too quite literally! Organic farming is the need of the hour & green manure is a perfect organic counterpart of nitrogen rich fertilizers….

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Gardening Basics
// November 4, 2016
Plant growth regulators

Plant growth is an entirely natural process, one that is seemingly out of our hands. As we water, fertilize, compost and watch, we can only hope that the plant grows according to our needs, at least in some way. However, if you don’t know about PGR and what they are supposed to do, then plant…

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Gardening Basics
// August 17, 2016
effect of light on plant growth

The prevalence of sunlight or natural light, its intensity and even angles, profoundly affect the way plants grow. You have the tallest trees in the woods, growing and competing to get sunlight, creepers climbing even higher to get their share and flowers blooming when the sun is at its brightest. Understanding these little nuances is…

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Gardening Basics
// August 10, 2016
Seed sowing guide

Sometimes, it can be good to ‘wing it’ and discover things as you are taking care of your garden. This is what you call experience, and you definitely do benefit from being a little adventurous. At times, the rulebook can be kept in the closet. However, on the other hand, there are moments when guidance…

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Gardening Basics
// July 15, 2016
Vermicomposting process

It’s entirely possible that you’ve already availed the benefits of composting for your garden, and you may even know how the entire process works with the help of microbes and macrobes. It involves breaking down of organic waste matter in an accelerated decomposition process to produce nutrient humus that is good for the soil. The…

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Gardening Basics
// July 6, 2016
composting process

More likely than not, you’ve heard of composting or even seen a bit of it around you. But you probably haven’t tried it yet. Contrary to belief, it isn’t a tough process, but it can be that final boost that turns a home garden from good to flourishing! If you have passion and love for…

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Gardening Basics
// June 19, 2016
potting soil ingredients

We all grow plants in pots. Usually, we fill the pot just with ordinary soil to grow our favorite plants. Because of this, plants find it difficult to sustain in such pots for longer duration & we don’t get desired results such as optimum quality & quantity of flowers, foliage color & overall plant health…

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Gardening Basics
// June 10, 2016
composting of waste

What is Composting? The easiest definition of composting is “the aerobic breaking down of organic materials by a variety of microbes and even larger organisms to produce nutrient rich fertilizer that is also called Black Gold.” Composting Process: How does composting work? We’re sure that many of you have asked this question time and again,…

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Gardening Basics
// May 29, 2016
Photosynthesis

Process of Photosynthesis: Photosynthesis can be defined as building up process that is ‘powered’ by the energy of light. During photosynthesis, carbon dioxide is absorbed, and the oxygen is liberated. These gases enter and exit the plant through tiny pores in the leaves called stomata. In the leaves of the plant carbon dioxide and water…

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Gardening Basics
// May 10, 2016
shoots, shoot of a plant, plant shoot

A Shoot is the productive center of a plant. It helps to grow leaves, flowers, and the stem. Thus, the shoot is functionally responsible for food production (photosynthesis) in plants and also for their reproduction. Shoots are referred as four seasons crop but some seasons are better than others for their growth. Shoots grow best is spring and…

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Gardening Basics
// May 7, 2016
seeds , selection of seeds, importance of seed selection

Seed selection is the first and the most important factor that determines the success of your garden. The growth of the plants always depends on the quality of the seeds you choose for your garden. Here are some of the crucial factors you need to keep in mind while buying seeds. Like other houseplants, it…

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Gardening Basics
// May 6, 2016
nutrients, nutrition in plants

Overall plants need 15 nutrients to grow properly. Out of these 15, the nutrient elements obtained from atmosphere i.e. through photosynthesis are: Hydrogen Carbon Oxygen While the nutrient elements obtained from the soil are: Nitrogen Phosphorus Potassium Sulphur Magnesium Calcium Iron Boron Manganese Zinc Molybdenum Copper The 12 nutrients obtained from soil ‘mineral nutrients’ and…

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Gardening Basics
// May 1, 2016
gardening tools, container gardening

Pots and tubs brimming with flowers are highly attractive. Aren’t they? Container gardening is an art. Practiced since ages, it is also an efficient way of utilizing minimal spaces for growing herbs, flowers, and vegetables. It makes the garden look attractive and comes with numerous benefits like: Eyesores can be hidden with the help of…

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Gardening Basics
// April 2, 2016

A greenhouse provides a light-friendly location for growing flowers, vegetables or other plants. It means that the gardening can be continued irrespective of the season. Apart from protecting the plants from harsh climatic conditions, it helps in preventing soil erosion. Made of glass walls and roof a greenhouse can be built and designed to suit…

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Gardening Basics
// March 29, 2016

Fallen leaves are often very troublesome. If collected on a lawn they can block the sun-rays from reaching the grass and obstruct their growth. Usually considered as litter and dumped in the garbage the true potential of these leaves is untapped. They are a natural resource that can be a real boon to the gardeners….

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Gardening Basics
// March 27, 2016

Occasionally certain insects may or may not harm your garden. Few insects are garden keepers who keep other harmful insects away. Few of them are beetles and centipedes that get attracted to the ground cover for survival. Millipedes are those that come with thousand legs, brownish shade, elongated creatures with many body segments. Centipedes, on…

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Gardening Basics
// March 21, 2016
best time to water plants

Water is the elixir of life. Like human beings, plants need water to grow and thrive. Different people have different opinions on when and how to water the plants, but the most appropriate time of watering the plants is in the early morning or late evening. These timings are considered optimum because during this period…

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Gardening Basics
// March 17, 2016
garden soil preparation

Beginner or an expert gardener you need to know that in the long run, it is the healthy garden soil that plays a pivotal role. The more you keep your soil healthy, the better your garden will grow. In this article, we will focus on Ways to Prepare Healthy Garden Soil that will help you…

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Gardening Basics
// March 2, 2016

Gardening requires patience, resilience, hard work, a lot of planning and expertise. The key to a good garden is the careful selection of plants. Healthier the plants, healthier will be the garden. Take into consideration the below mentioned three pivotal points that should be considered while buying plants. Leaves: The leaves should appear strong, healthy,…

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Gardening Basics
// October 12, 2015

Container gardening is an ideal choice to grow plants in limited space from vegetable seeds, herb seeds and others. Get some container gardening tips here. Container gardening is a booming topic because of limited space where not many can afford for a land/yard to turn it into a garden. In fact, novices should always start…

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Gardening Basics
// October 12, 2015

No more space restriction! Start with container gardening and let your mind fly high with some creative ideas that can only make your home look beautiful. You could make a vertical garden, place an array of lovely potted plants or create a stunning indoor garden; the choice is yours! But before you dive in with…

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Gardening Basics
// October 12, 2015
gardening at home

Starting a garden for the first time? Mixed feelings, right? Hop onto our waggon and start gardening at home with the Five Amazing Gardening Tips for Beginners. Just before you jump onto those beautiful ceramic containers and packet of seeds, remember, you need to indulge in pre-gardening activities to enjoy a normal harvest. 1. Gardening…

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