Category: Ornamental Gardening


Ornamental Gardening
// July 18, 2016
Monsoon Annual Flowering Plants

  It will be monsoon soon and while its great for the foliage plants that thrive and look like someone splashed all shades of green on them. This season is usually considered to start from the month of July and is in full force in August and starts to lessen in September. The rainwater, with…

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Ornamental Gardening
// July 13, 2016
Green Walls

Home gardens love variety, whether that relates to the type of flowers and fruits you plant or the type of garden itself. One much-favored way to create something different in a home garden is the ‘Living Wall’ or the vertical garden. A beautiful vertical garden can often be the hint of diversity that you need….

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Ornamental Gardening
// July 11, 2016
Moss Stick Plants

Can we grow climbers indoors? Yes!!!! Many beautiful indoor plants of climbing nature grow very well in pots with moss sticks. Sphagnum moss is tied all over PVC pole to make a moss stick. Preferably medium or large sized earthen/plastic pot is selected to keep the moss stick upright. Plants grown on moss sticks are…

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Ornamental Gardening
// July 8, 2016
Green wall

Garden lovers will know that nothing makes an environment look better than variety. So that isn’t just the diversity of colors, flowers, fruits, and vegetables but also in how you grow them. You could have little shrubs, border plants, centerpiece plants and hanging plants. When all of these come together in the right way, you…

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Ornamental Gardening
// July 1, 2016
Growing Larkspur

Annual, Consolida Orientalis What you need to know about Larkspur flowers: Larkspur – the July birth flower brightens up your garden with its vibrant colors, feathery foliage, and impressive heights. An absolute in the backyard beds or lovely vases these flowers are a show stealer. This plant is the member of the Delphinium family and…

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Ornamental Gardening
// June 24, 2016
Monsoon flowers

The monsoon season is a season of gardening in India. It is the season that delights urban and rural dwellers equally and gives us relief from the harsh summer sun. The humid air suddenly turns fragrant with the scent of impending rain and the smell of the monsoon flowers that are rearing their head, as…

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Ornamental Gardening
// June 15, 2016

The trend of decorating the indoor garden with hanging baskets is gaining popularity. Hanging baskets are most suitable for terrace, balcony & windows as well as any indoor location. For the best looks, selection of right plants is significant. Here is a list of top flowering plants that can be grown in hanging baskets: 1….

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Ornamental Gardening
// June 13, 2016
peony flower

Peonies are outrageously charming flowers that bloom during the springtime. These fragrant beauties with deeply lobed leaves range from red to white or yellow. These flowers are one of the most popular garden plants in Asia and America. They are available in the spring and summer in these countries as cut flowers in bunches. Peonies…

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Ornamental Gardening
// June 3, 2016

Don’t you love it when you have a thriving, modern garden on your balcony? One that gives you all the benefits of greenery without ever being cluttered or cumbersome. It just adds that extra layer of natural beauty to your home, providing freshness and color that just sets a balcony apart. But what are the…

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Ornamental Gardening
// May 26, 2016
salvia, salvia splendens

Annual Flower Biological Name: Salvia splendens Family:  Lamiaceae Description: Fill your garden beds and patios with these resplendent red flowers. Growing in profusion with erect spikes these flowers are available in purple, pink or white varieties and add a distinct appeal to the garden.  Growing Information: Tools needed to grow Salvia Plant: Gardening gloves Packet…

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Ornamental Gardening
// May 25, 2016
how to grow marigold, zendu flower

Annual Flower Biological Name: Tagetes patula Family:  Asteraceae French Marigold Flower Description : A garden staple since decades, this aromatic variety of Marigold is short and not as upright as the African species. They appear in the bright and attractive orange, red and yellow colors. What makes French Marigolds a must have in every garden…

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Ornamental Gardening
// May 19, 2016
flowering plants, beautiful flowers

A basic understanding of Annuals and Perennials is a must. Both these broad groups provide colorful and attractive flowers and foliage in a wide variety. In order to glam up your kitchen garden or backyard and create a long-lasting one, we need to understand the plants that fall under these respective categories. Technically, annuals are…

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Ornamental Gardening
// May 9, 2016
flower pot, terracotta pots, plastic pots, ceramic pots

Containers look phenomenal in a garden. So if you want to play with different sizes and shapes of containers and are juggling with thoughts on which ones to pick, here we are with various types for you to explore and choose from. There are numerous types of containers that suit different kinds of weather conditions,…

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Ornamental Gardening
// May 8, 2016
house plants, plants for bathroom

Have you ever thought of adding plants to your bathroom? If not, then rethink. You can bank on the low light and humidity in your bathroom to grow tropical trees. They would not just look great but would also purify the air of your refreshment zone. You could easily place the plants by your windowsill…

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Ornamental Gardening
// May 4, 2016
decorative lights, planters, garden accessories

Love to spend hours in your garden? Just cannot get over the green nostalgia? Wish to add more glamor to space? Garden Accessories are the best option to spice up your green space. Pick up the ones that are colorful and best complement the size of your Garden. You need not go for highly expensive…

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Ornamental Gardening
// April 29, 2016
beautiful flowers, cosmos flower information , Yellow Cosmos

Annual Flower Biological Name: Cosmos sulphureus and Cosmos bipinnatus Family:  Aster Cosmos Description: These cottage garden plants are the easiest to grow. They are prized for the abundant, silky, daisylike flowers and can be grown by simply scattering the seeds. Its vibrant colour helps in attracting butterflies, bees and birds to the garden.  Plant them in…

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Ornamental Gardening
// April 26, 2016
perennial, coreopsis plant, calliopsis

Annual Flower, Wildflower Biological Name: Coreopsis tinctoria Family:  Asteraceae Coreopsis Description: Commonly known as Tickseed and Pot of Gold, Coreopsis is known for its colourful, daisylike flowers. They are extremely easy to grow and have a long blooming period. The petals make in interesting contrast with red, pink, white and yellow petals and dark brown…

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Ornamental Gardening
// April 25, 2016
Calendula flower

Botanical Name: Calendula officinalis Family: Asteraceae Family Calendula also known as Pot Marigold, English Marigold, or Poet’s Marigold is an Annual Flower. The lovely colorful flowers of this little plant add a splash of bright color to the garden. Its edible flowers are used to a distinct flavor to salads and other dishes. Calendula is…

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Ornamental Gardening
// April 24, 2016

Summer Annual Flower Biological Name: Abies balsamea Family: Impatiens balsamina Description: A Victorian garden favorite, Balsam is a quick growing flower. The plant is native to Asia, North America, & South Africa. Balsam looks great when planted in containers, bedding and edging. They self-seed and are renowned for both ornamental and medicinal properties. Its oil…

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Ornamental Gardening
// April 23, 2016
Autumn plants, winter plants, summer flowers, spring flowers

Small containers are ideal for seasonal planting at home. They offer four different seasons of creative gardening. During all the four seasons you can change the plants in your containers frequently and add a tinge of glamour to your garden. Containers brimming with colourful flowers are a delight to your garden and act as a…

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Ornamental Gardening
// April 22, 2016
plant in bottle, glass bottle, bottle gardening

After the alluring Fairy Garden, here we are with tips and tricks to make a Bottle Garden. A garden in a bottle! Really? Well yes, it is true. A bottle can be easily recycled to function as a creative and small greenhouse. A bottle garden can be defined as a container like a terrarium in…

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Ornamental Gardening
// April 21, 2016
Violet queen, spider flower, ‎Cleomaceae

Annual Flower Botanical Name: Cleome Family: Capparaceae family Genus: Cleome Description : Planting Cleome flowers is a lovely garden adventure. Extremely simple in growing, this lovely garden adventure re-seeds itself and grows year after year. Also known as Spider flowers, Cleome look extremely beautiful in flower beds, borders, large containers, in background plantings, mixed with…

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Ornamental Gardening
// April 20, 2016
clarkia flower

Let’s grow Clarkia! Hardy Annual Flower Biological Name: Clarkia Amoena (Latin) Family: Onagraceae Description: William Clark discovered Clarkia on the North American Pacific Coast and brought its specimens. Thus the flower derived its name from there. These pretty little wild flowers come in a wide variety of colours and look beautiful in cottage gardens, mass…

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Ornamental Gardening
// April 4, 2016

In the scorching summer colorful and aromatic flowers are a treat to the eyes and soul. There are a variety of plants you can adorn your garden with. Some offer vibrant color range while the others come with a sweet fragrance and ornamental value. Browse through the list below and select which ones you would…

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Ornamental Gardening
// March 30, 2016
Office Plants

Today we spend more than 9 hours in our workplace. The computer screens are our only companion. It is of prime importance that greenery is introduced into the otherwise monotonous office space. The metaphysical properties of these plants are enormous. Numerous studies have revealed that adding carefully selected plants in office brings in good luck,…

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Ornamental Gardening
// March 26, 2016

Water in excess causes the plants to decay and rot. But there are a few plants that love the damp feet. By planting these, you can quickly turn your water-clogged land into a lovely, colorful garden. Before learning about the plants let us understand what a wetland area is. Land area that is saturated with…

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Ornamental Gardening
// March 24, 2016

Wish to recreate the splendor of foliage from the wild? Go Bonsai! Yes. Small containers with the Bonsai Trees are artistic and visually enticing. The word bonsai is derived from the Japanese words bon; that means tray, and sai, that means tree. Hence planting  Bonsai Trees means the art of planting miniature trees in a…

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Ornamental Gardening
// March 22, 2016
Breathe pure air with air filtering plants

Plants bring vitality to the house along with fantastic and relaxing benefits. Their purifying attributes not only promote a healthy and stress-free environment but also have calming and cleansing effects. Adding green to your home brings mental peace, protects health by removing harmful indoor toxins and chemicals and produces oxygen. The three most important household…

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