Tag: flowering plants

Ornamental Gardening
// August 25, 2018
Grouping Pots & Plants Together

Grouping pots and plants for a perfect look is not rocket science. You need to pair them up in such a way that a visually enticing display of flower and foliage is created. At Ugaoo, you could pick up some of the most colourful and bespoke pots and planters ranging from concrete planters, ceramic planters,…

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Ornamental Gardening
// June 4, 2018

If you read Dendrobium Narendra Modi for the first time, you might get confused. But the moment you know that Singapore named this exotic orchid after our honourable Prime Minister, you would swell in pride. Yes, the orchid, located within the Singapore Botanic Gardens, was named Dendrobium Narendra Modi to commemorate his visit to the…

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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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Ornamental Gardening
// December 4, 2017
naturalizing bulbs

Naturalizing in gardening means planting bulbs randomly. Areas that are naturalized flourish with self-propagating bulb species that spread freely in fields, meadows, lawns, and along pathways. Over time, these plants self-seed and redesign themselves, expanding into a visually enticing pattern governed by nature. In this blog, we will take you through a few steps by…

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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
// 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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Landscape Designing
// December 30, 2016
Foodscaping

I feel my vegetable garden isn’t pretty enough. This is a complaint that we come across so very often. People grow all kinds of vegetables successfully in their kitchen gardens, but they also wish that their garden must look beautiful as well. In that case, you should look into the concept of foodscaping or edible…

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Ornamental Gardening
// October 26, 2016
Alpine aster

Flowers are colorful, fragrant, and exude the joy of life. The most popular type of home gardens in India is annuals, i.e., ones that are raised from seeds, grow, bloom, seed & exhaust themselves during a season. These seasonal flowering plants have the advantage of a tremendous variety of color, size & form. They occupy…

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Ornamental Gardening
// September 23, 2016
climbing plants with flowers

Gardens without climbers are extremely rare. Trailing plants in a garden are vital along with trees & shrubs. They need some support to grow upon; such support can be an architectural feature. Many garden climbers produce some of the most beautiful looking flowers. Flowering climbers grow very well on outdoor garden features that are under…

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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
// 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
// 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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