Heatwaves come and go, but that doesn’t mean your plants also have to. As temperatures soar beyond 90°F, most plants start to suffer. Out of their comfort zone of 55-85°F, the typical signs of weather damage begin to show. Generally, heat stress presents itself primarily as wilting, showing that water loss has taken place as leaves turn crunchy brown before dying. But your plant will cry for help in more ways than one.
A cold frame is simply a box covered with a clear top, and the size of the container can be as large or as small as space permits. And while it may look like a miniature greenhouse, the main distinction is that a cold frame is not heated. Instead, the clear top on the cold frame captures free energy from the sun, nourishing the plants inside it, allowing them to survive their winter dormancy and giving tiny seedlings a fighting chance in harsh conditions.
Monstera Deliciosa, also called Swiss cheese plant, is a beautiful houseplant and doesn’t take much hard work to keep alive. Big showy, dark green leaves, reaching up to 1 meter in length, makes it a popular choice for home interiors. But do you want to know the best part? It’s easy to propagate! Gardeners of all skill levels can do it easily, especially once they are done reading this guide. So if you love having it around, you can make more of them!
There are plenty of banana tree varieties to grow, depending on your growing zone. All of these are sub species of the genus Musa. Though you might think of them as a tree, similar to most other fruit trees, in reality, it’s a herbaceous plant. It’s not a tree because it does not have a woody stem. Tree or not, you’ll love having this wonderfully unique addition to your garden.
Squirrels perch adorably on that fine fence line between entertainment and nuisance. While a welcome sight for many, many gardeners will already be aware of the trail of subtle destruction squirrels leave behind. Today, we’re exposing the garden squirrel. We’ll look at its good and bad side, examining all angles and figuring out why they do what they do – let’s get to it!
Propagating your plants can be a rewarding experience if done right. So, in this article, we’re going to learn the right way to take care of your plant’s clipping and cuttings! With the right care, attention, and following a few tried and tested steps (outlined above), you can ensure your little cuttings and clippings reach their full potential.
The rubber tree, or Ficus elastica, is a popular indoor plant with glossy green leaves and purifying the air. These trees are known for their easy care and ability to thrive in various conditions, making them perfect for novice gardeners or people who don’t have much time to devote to their plants. This guide will help you know how to choose the right type of rubber tree for your needs, where to place it in your house or office and what care instructions you should follow so that it grows strong and healthy.
A well-made greenhouse is at the top of every avid gardener’s list of priorities. By maintaining warmth and humidity levels, you can encourage plants to grow, enriching the life in your garden. Fortunately, greenhouses aren’t a one size fits all scenario. There are multiple variations of greenhouses, and by trying a DIY greenhouse project, you can create the perfect outdoor space for your garden and lifestyle. In this blog post, we’re sharing our top DIY greenhouse projects and how you can best utilise this space.