Plants for Ornamental Fruits in the Container Garden


In this article, we will be discussing the best ornamental fruit plants to have in your container garden.

In autumn, many colours are plenty, where leaves of many shades are to be found but colourful leaves are not the only thing to be found. You will find some flowers in autumn, but your choice is limited. Your best choice is to go for ornamental varieties, which still add texture and colour and interest to your container design at a dull time of year for the garden.

They will …

How to get the Best from Growbags in the Container Garden


In this article, we will be talking about growbags and the best way to use them to maximise yields and get the best experience from them. Believe it or not, they are not as easy as some people make them out to be.

Let us start by defining what a growbag is?

To answer this question, it depends on where you live. To a person from the UK it is one thing and another to a person from America.

In the UK, a grow bag is a long, …

How to Ensure you are Buying Good Plant Stock?


In this article, we will be discussing how to make sure that the plants you buy are of the best quality. If you buy plants of good quality then you are more likely to succeed and have healthy plants. If you buy poor grade or unhealthy plants, they may never recover and you would have wasted your money.

When you are physically in a garden centre, check over the plants or bulbs with your eyes, or if this is not possible have someone with you who has a …

The Best Cacti and Succulents Houseplants to Grow


In this article, we will be discussing the best cacti and succulent houseplants to grow within your home.

Cacti and succulents are a large and diverse group of plants that can be either small or be tall giants. The common link between cacti and succulents are the plants’ ability to store water in its body or leaves. This will ensure that these plants like dry conditions, which would surely kill other plants.

To distinguish between the two types, you must realise that all cacti are succulents and succulents …

Charge Biostimulant, a Review- Is it Worthwhile to Use in the Garden?


Name of Product: Ecothrive Charge Insect Frass Biostimulant

The Best Place to Buy: www.amazon.co.uk

Available in Two Sizes:  5 Litres or 10 litres

Shipping Weight: 5kg or 10kg .

My Score: 7/10

In this article, we will be learning about Charge Biostimulant plant nutrient to see if it is suitable to be used in the garden.

I remember a few years ago, whilst searching online to read about this new product that is suitable as a fertilizer for plants. It seems that like all plant food manufacturers that …

Edible Plants You Can Grow Indoors


In this article, we will be discussing what worthwhile edible plants that can be grown in the home indoors.

Many edible plants can be grown indoors, anything from herbs, vegetables and some fruit plants. They will make an attractive but functional addition to the windowsill and also in some cases provide scent.

Growing edibles in the home also has the great advantage that the produce you have is close to hand, especially useful when the weather is bad and you are cooking something. You can have you own …

Miracle-Gro Performance Organics All-Purpose Concentrate Plant Food, A Review


Name of Product: Miracle-Gro Performance Organics All-Purpose Concentrate Plant Food.

The Best Place to Buy: www.amazon.co.uk

Product Dimensions: 6.3cm x 11.5cm x 27.7cm

Shipping Weight: 1.36kg.

In this article, we will be reviewing Miracle-Gro Performance Organic all-purpose concentrate plant food to see if it is all it’s cracked up to be. As you can imagine I got excited when Miracle-Gro released another new product that works together with its granular feed, which has been reviewed here. Like its granular feed, it is a 100% natural. An organic …

Troubleshooting Guide for Houseplants


In this article, we will be discussing what to look out for when your houseplants are not doing too well.

In this useful troubleshooting guide, you will find what the signs of trouble your houseplant exhibits and what can be causing that trouble. This guide should be used in conjunction with my article on getting the best from your houseplants.

When you examine a houseplant. It will be obvious if the plant is attacked by foliage pests and disease as they are easy to recognise. You may not …

Miracle-Gro Performance Organics All-Purpose Plant Nutrition Granules-A Review


Name of Product: Miracle-Gro Performance Organics All- Purpose Plant Nutrition Granules.

The Best Place to Buy: www.amazon.co.uk

Product Dimensions: 9.6cm x 17.8cm x 24.7 cm.

Shipping Weight: 2.1kg

In this article, we will be reviewing a new product that has come onto the market and this is Miracle-Gro Performance Organics All-Purpose fertilizer. Here in the UK, you know the gardening season is in full swing when Miracle-Gro starts advertising their new products.

If you have been following my website for a while, then you know why plant …

Soil Conditioners- Improving your Soil for Little Cost


In this article, we will be discussing soil conditioners and their use in gardens, including container gardening.

Soil conditioners are feeds used to improve the quality of your soils, especially in the ground and in raised beds. It is a product which is added to soil or compost to improve its fertility (add more nutrients) and to open the structure. It will make poor soils and composts much more active especially in raised beds.

There is no doubt the best soil conditioner of all to use in gardening …