How to Display your Houseplants in- Anything but Small Pots


In this article, we will be discussing all the possible ways to display your houseplant in. When we buy houseplants, we do not often think about the containers we want to display them in.

You have many choices to what you can go for, and I have reviewed the 7 best pots you can have in your home, but there are alternatives that can be used to display your beautiful houseplants in.

This is the crux of this article, where the different types of container for houseplant …

The Best Tall Houseplants to Have in your Home


In this article, I will be discussing the best tall houseplants to have in your home. When you think about houseplants, you think of small plants in groups around the windowsill or displayed on top of a desk to keep you company.

I remember when I was little, they use to have Swiss cheese plants in every house, after all, it was the 1970s. They are tall plants that use to occupy a corner of a room, but guess what tall plants are back in fashion. We want …

ROOT !t Heat Mat- Are They Worth the Investment?


Name of Product: Root It Heat Mats & Thermostat Heated Propagation Heaters

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

Product Dimensions: 25cm x 35cm, 40 x 60cm and 40 x 120cm.

My Score: 9/10

In this article, I will be talking about heat mats and their importance on propagating seeds, especially the root it heat mats . In a previous article, I talked about electrical propagators and their use in germinating seeds, but if you have a large number of seeds then a heat mat becomes necessary.

Propagators …

Growing Orchids as Houseplants- Part II The Best Orchids to Have


In this second part of the series, we continue our journey in orchids to discuss what the best species and varieties to have in your home. In the first part, we dealt with how to get the growing conditions right, so the orchids you have will be at their best.

In this article, we shift our attention to the most beautiful flowering plants to grace your home. Some people will say that orchids are the most stunning houseplants to grow.

What follows are my recommended types of orchids …

3 of the Best Electric Propagators to Start your Seeds in


In this article, 3 of the best electric propagators to start your seed in will be discussed. We are now reaching the point where we start to look to the new growing season. This means planting new seeds to produce flowers, vegetables and fruits for the forthcoming growing year.

If you look at the requirements of certain seeds like aubergines, chillies and some flower seeds need heat to germinate them, as without it the seeds will refuse to germinate and may rot before the seed has had a …

Growing Orchids as Houseplants- Part I Getting the Growing Conditions Right


In this first part of a two-part series, we will be discussing growing orchids as houseplants in particular in this first part on getting the growing conditions right.

The second part will go into more into the orchid plants that are best to grow as houseplants. It is no good talking about what houseplants to have if you do not get the basics right.

Orchids are fascinating plants, as they are some of the most beautiful houseplants you can actually buy. Orchids seem to come with a lot …

DIY Automatic Drip Irrigation Kit- A Review


Name of Product: DIY Automatic Drip Irrigation Kit, Self-Watering System Device, Solar Energy Charging.

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

Product Dimensions: 23cm x18cm x 13cm

Shipping Weight: 0.710 kg

My Score:8.5/10

If you have followed my website for a while, you know how many different watering devices I have discussed a number of ways of watering from watering spikes, micro-irrigations system, water butts and expandable hoses.

I want to continue to find new methods that you as gardeners can use. I was thinking …

The Best Bulbous Houseplants to Grow


In this article, we will be discussing the best bulbous houseplant to have indoors. When we think of what plants to grow indoor we often think about colourful leaf plants and flowering plants such as bromeliads, cacti and succulents, orchids, palms and ferns, but we do not think about bulbs.

These cannot only add beautiful blooms to our home but more importantly, some have beautiful scents that add an extra dimension to our homes.

Bulbs, in general, are easy to grow, have less chance of failure and are …

Hanging Vertical Garden Wall Planters- Worth Garden 36 Pockets, a Review


Name of Product: Worth Garden 36 Pockets Hanging Vertical Garden Living Wall Planter with Dripping Hose Self-Watering.

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

Product Dimensions: 495cm x 33cm x 34cm.

Shipping Weight: 6.8kg.

My Score: 8/10

in this article, we will be discussing why you need wall planters in your garden. When you are in the garden, especially in summer, where you tend to be sitting down enjoying a glass of wine or two (or a beer); you often look around your garden, enjoying all your containers …

Plant Troubles to Prevent and Avoid in Container Gardening


In this article. I will be looking in-depth to what plant troubles to prevent and avoid in container gardening. In a previous article, I have discussed pests and diseases that can affect container plants in that article I only scratched the surface of what problem container plants can suffer from. I feel now is the time to discover more about plant troubles, so that:

a) They can be minimised and

b) Dealt with in a quick and decisive manner.

Firstly, it must be realised that even in the …