How to Create a Bubble Container Fountain

In this article, we will discuss how to create a bubble fountain inside a container. In a garden including a container garden, water can have a tranquil effect, as this is such an unusual feature that you can be different and create your own.

Bubble fountains like the one that will be created by using the information in this article go with other container water features to create your own patio water garden. To give a balanced feel it is best if an odd number of elements are …

Miracle-Gro Performance Organics All-Purpose, Fruit and Veg versus Potted Plant Composts- Is there a difference?

In this article, we will be reviewing the Miracle-Gro Performance organics all-purpose compost, the fruit and veg compost and potted plant compost, to see if there is a difference between the three. If you have been following my website for a while, you know that I have been reviewing the Miracle-Gro Performance Organics range to see if the TV adverts are living up to the promises.

You know I have reviewed the All-purpose Granular feed and the All-purpose liquid concentrate, but now I want to review the composts …

How to Grow and Get the Best from your Calatheas

In this article, we will be discussing how to grow and get the best from your calatheas. Calatheas are plants that are grown for their beautiful, colourful leaves that will certainly brighten your home, especially if you get the growing conditions right.

They tend to be more trouble than other houseplants but this does not mean that you cannot grow them, especially if you get the watering right. You will find out in this article, how to grow calatheas, the best growing conditions, the varieties to grow and …

How to Grow and to Get the Best from your Dracaenas

In this article, we will be discussing how to grow and to get the best from your dracaenas. Dracaenas are wonderful large growing foliage plants that often arching with colourful leaves and an upright habit. Dracaena are popular houseplants that originate from Asia.

The name itself shows how much the plant is wrapped up in ancient mythology, as the name is derived from the Greek ‘Drakaina’ meaning female dragon. This is because it is thought that the resin that flows in dracaenas look like dragon blood. Strange as …

Baltic Worm Castings- Is it Useful in the Garden?

Name of Product: Baltic Worm Casting Natural Top Soil Builder and Improver

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Product Dimensions: 26.01cm x 23.5cm x 7.4cm

Shipping Weight: 2.78kg

My Score: 9/10

In this article, we will be discussing if you should use worm castings in your garden. In a previous article, I reviewed wormeries where the main product of worm cast is made by your own fair hands.

To some, this can be a difficult process taking a lot of time and effort. It is also very messy …

Is Volcanic Rock Dust Worthwhile in the Garden- A Review

 Name of Product: Remin Volcanic Rock Dust Soil and Compost Remineraliser

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Product Dimensions: 49cm x 39cmx19cm

Shipping Weight: 21.06kg

My Score: 5/10

In this article, we will be discussing if the gardener needs rock dust on their garden. Will the product benefit it in any way by using it or is it a lot of hot air.

Rock dust is a very popular soil additive to some gardeners who swear by it, whilst for others, they are less convinced. It has …

Do Copper Bands Really Deter slugs?

In this article, we continue our quest to deal with slug and snails in the garden and to see if copper bands are effective in this regard. They are such huge problems that often you wonder why you garden when these pests start to eat the leaves of your flowers and vegetables. They are such a nuisance I know.

I know gardening is addictive but you are still a glutton for punishment.  You cannot resist the beautiful flowers or those prize-winning vegetables. In past articles, I have reviewed …

How to Grow and Get the Best from your Anthuriums

In this article, we will be discussing how to grow and get the best from your anthurium houseplants. Anthuriums tend to be grown for their sparkling ‘flowers’ that can last for months, but it can be easily grown for their large deep green, glossy leaves of many forms. They are from the family Araceae (the arum family).

I will tell you a secret, the flowers are not flowers but the red, white, pink or purple are leaves called spathes that come from the base of the plant, where …

Slug Beer Traps- Are they Worth Getting slugs and Snails Drunk over them?

Name of Product: PonZE Home Series 12 x Beer Slug and Snail Safe Simple Easy Traps.

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What You Get: 12 Top of the Range Garden Slug and Snail Traps.

My Score: 6.5/10

In this article, we will be reviewing if beer traps are effective in the garden to deal with these bothersome pests. I have talked about slug and snails in the past from using iron phosphate pellets, slug deterrent matting and plants that slugs and snails do not prefer to

Begonia as a Houseplant- Growing this Colourful Plant

In this article, we will be discussing how to grow begonia as a houseplant. Anybody who is familiar with outdoor plants, know about begonias as beautiful bedding plants but many varieties can be grown indoors.

In fact, begonias are a popular houseplant, where some are grown for their blooms, whilst others are grown for their elegant, colourful leaves. In this article, we will talk about how to look after these plants and the varieties to grow in the home.


Indoor begonias …