PROPAGATION: Mango ‘sensations’ For those of you who want to grow your own fruit trees, this post is the one to read. It was my first time growing these mango ‘sensations’. And didn’t I have fun yet find it challenging at the same time. These require a little attention at first. I hope this encourages… Read More PROPAGATION: Mango ‘sensations’
This a cucumber ‘Ashley’ variety. It does not thrive well in heavy moisture weathers however it does not get infected by powdery mildew easily then the other cucumber varieties. It is known mostly for its crunchy slices used in salads and other dishes. QUICK FACTS: Its part of the cucurbitaceace family (butternut, gem squash, pumpkin etc).… Read More Growing tip: CUCUMBERS
As we all seem to know companion planting mostly for its advantages forgetting that it has disadvantages too. This method of gardening can also be called ‘inter-planting’ as well however inter-planting means planting different varieties among one another at different heights, shapes, colours and spacing or volumes. This term can apply if you are using… Read More The pros & cons of companion planting
There are around 7,500 tomato varieties. All have different variety of colours and names such as Money makers, Beefsteak, Yellow pear, Black krim etc. They all been used for not just culinary but many other uses such as medicinal properties etc. It is native to Western South America and Central America. They have been known as a… Read More Whats so nice about a tomato?
Have you ever been so nutty about butternuts? Let dig into it! If you love the texture and the deli taste of butternut so much. Why spend so much money on it at they local supermarket! Use those green thumbs of yours and make a deli creation of yours at no cost! READ: Seed saving… Read More Nuts about pumpkin?
Try planting natural companion plants in between your vegetables and fruits! This is a great way to stop the pest and disease from overtaking your wonderful creation, whether its a container bed/raised bed or in the garden directly. This works possibly anywhere if you do it correctly. Try the following companion plants: 1. Borage (Borago… Read More Battling with pests & disease?