Tag: House plants

Design & Maintenance
// February 20, 2021

Hanging planters are coolness personified – always have been and always will be. Of late they have gotten a really cool facelift with macrame planters and boho has never been cooler. Hanging planters are a great way to display plant babies and find them homes that make them look good. Put them on ladder plant…

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Design & Maintenance
// February 13, 2021

The size of an indoor garden doesn’t matter, it can be a luxuriant landscaped balcony or just a few planters on the windowsill. Whatever be the size of green oasis, they all add a bright new dimension to your home. Hundreds of years of domesticating plants has led to the eclectic choice of house plants…

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Green Lifestyle
// November 9, 2020

Interior design or home décor is all about altering the inside of the concrete structures we live in and call them home. If you sit back and think, it is astonishing at how much of the outside we want to bring inside through large windows, wood and stone finishes, and posters of far off places…

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Ornamental Gardening
// October 17, 2018
Growing wax plant (Porcelain Flower)

Widely cultivated for their amazing waxy flowers, Hoyas are also a popular and versatile houseplant choice because of their diverse array of foliage types and their ability to adapt to varied light conditions indoors. Some Hoyas can grow to an enormous size indoors – about 6m long – while others remain more compact. Try growing…

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Gardening Basics
// October 11, 2018

With another lockdown in the foreseeable future, some of us are looking at a WFH scenario and some of use have been working from home for a year now. Don’t let the situation bog you down, there are ways to improve your work environment and add joy to your work days. Research shows that plants…

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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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Green Lifestyle
// January 7, 2018
best indoor plants for clean air

What will we breathe in the years to come? Soon after the Delhi Smog incident, there was a massive surge in the air purifying equipment sale and advertisements. Amongst all the chaos certain organizations brought up a list of plants that had the potential to filter the air and combat health hazards. Well, in such…

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Green Lifestyle
// October 4, 2017
best indoor vine plants

If you have an indoor garden and a library, you have everything. Indoor plants not only act as an instant decorating too, but they also help in keeping the environment clean and healthy. Thus, to make your home look glamorous this Diwali, we have enlisted 5 Gorgeous Indoor Vines: 1. Creeping Fig: Scientific Name: Ficus…

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Green Lifestyle
// August 27, 2017
interior potted plants

Do you have a small house and want to make the most of your space? Do you want to bring a garden into your small space? Do you want to add a little greenery to your home? If yes, then you have come to the right place. Those people who don’t have enough space for…

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Garden Maintenance
// May 18, 2017
chlorophytum plant

Spider plants, scientifically known as Chlorophytum comosum, are one of the most common and well-known houseplants in the world. Why? Because they are very easy to grow and maintain and even develop tiny white flower blossoms on their arching stems as they mature. Their olivine clusters of thin, spindly leaves are unique and beloved by…

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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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Ornamental Gardening
// November 27, 2016
air purifier plants

The benefits of having an indoor or outdoor home garden cannot be overstated. They are the source of fresh, healthy food and ingredients, a place to get some peace of mind, a way to reconnect with nature, a hobby that can fill up the dull hours and most importantly, they are the instigators of healthy…

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Garden Maintenance
// September 19, 2016
Houseplants diseases and solutions

We all like to grow houseplants aka indoor plants. With a little care, a well-chosen house plant will continue to decorate a room for a long time. A newly brought plant passes through a period of readjustment after which it gets acclimatized in its new home. The growth of houseplants depends on many factors like…

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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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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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