Advice, fruit, Garden blogs, Pests and diseases, Propagation, Seed-saving method

PROPAGATION: Mango ‘sensations’

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’

Advice, Flowers, fruit, Garden blogs, Pests and diseases, Seed-saving method, Vegetables, Vertical gardening

Growing tip: CUCUMBERS

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

Flowers, Herbs, No-dig gardening, Pests and diseases, Vegetables, Xerophytic plants

The pros & cons of companion planting

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

Flowers, Hydroponics, No-dig gardening, Pests and diseases, Propagation, Vegetables

Whats so nice about a tomato?

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?