As one of the perennial plants group of flowers, African violets grow and develop naturally in some areas of East Africa and some countries such as Kenya and Tanzania. It is quite easy to grow these violets at your home as long as you provide them with the right environment, nutrients, and medium to be able to develop well. In addition, if they receive all necessary factors, African violets also become beautiful purple flowers around the year even in cold days.
Posted in Gardening on Feb 26, 2018
Americans spend more than 90 percent of their time indoors, so it’s no surprise that 33 percent of adults are obese and that antidepressants are among the most popular drugs in the U.S. If you’ve been pondering a way to improve your physical and mental health, consider adding gardening to your list. Not only is this hands-on activity rewarding, but it’s also been proven to be beneficial for your mind, body and soul.
It’s a hard sell for any pest control company to say we won’t kill that pest. I mean they’re literally called pests, and we want to control them so they stay away from our homes. But the best pest control companies have a list of pests that they just won’t kill, because they do some pretty important things. This is so important, especially in bigger cities like London where the ecosystem needs to be protected.
There is just something about digging your hands into the earth's soil and preparing it for your garden. Prior to planting, I get myself a few pounds of coffee grounds for the soil and I work it in evenly. I use my hands to determine if my soil to fertilizer ratio is right. It sounds weird, but like a good chef in a kitchen, I have a feel for the balance of my ingredients in my soil.
Garden tool storage units are a necessity if you have a garden that you often work on. The storage units make it easier to find all the tools you need when you need them. They also allow you to have all of tools set down in an orderly fashion.
Gardens are great places for dogs, as they stimulate them and enable them to play out in the great outdoors. However, dogs can cause a lot of damage to gardens from urinating over your vegetable patches to digging unsightly holes in your lawn. In turn, gardens can be dangerous for dogs, with various hazards such as sharp objects, harmful chemicals and poisonous plants that can be harmful to dogs.
lan is a gentleman in his early fifties and was in need of a guarantor loan to make improvements to his garden. The improvements to his garden were important to ensure he remained independent after experiencing a hip operation.
Posted in Gardening on Nov 20, 2017
Plants have a lot of uses. They produce food for humans and animals to eat. They give off oxygen which makes it safe for humans and animals to breathe. Most plants can also be used as medicines. One particular use of plants which is not that popular but also important is that they can be used to drive away pests.
A greener garden space doesn't just mean one with more plants, being environmentally friendly is a multi-faceted thing. Here are some tips to help.
Posted in Gardening on Oct 13, 2017
When amateur gardeners think about fall, the first thing that pops into their mind is dead leaves, cloudy days and the approaching winter. No one would ever think fall could be an ideal time for planting, would they? That’s a wrong assumption! Experienced gardeners and those who do this for a living know that fall is the perfect season to make changes to your garden, either by seeding new plants or relocating the existing large ones.