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A green wall not only beautifies the home but also brings a touch of originality to your decoration. However, like all green spaces and plantations, the green wall also involves maintenance. The choice of plants to integrate should not be taken lightly, and it is also necessary to put in place proper support for the plants and have a good visual appeal. Here are some tips to help you out! What Are the Questions To Ask? The main objective of installing a green wall is to create an original and personalized decorative element. This is why it is essential to study the project carefully to obtain a better result. Start by choosing the location of your green wall. Contrary to popular belief, there is nothing dangerous about putting plants in a bedroom. Moreover, some varieties have a depolluting effect. Therefore, installing some in the bedroom allows you to clean the…

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Juice Garden

Most people don’t plant with a purpose. They might plant vegetables or fruits that they love or that are easiest to grow, but that’s it. Today I’m going to give you a purpose for your garden. Have you ever thought of growing a garden so you can have fresh juice all summer long? I don’t think so. In this article, I will show you how to grow cucumbers, carrots, and all the best fruits and vegetables for juicing and smoothies. Let’s make the immune system stronger… Carrots Carrots deserve all the praise in the world; they are high in fiber and help lower cholesterol and blood sugar. They have so many benefits, acting as an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. Did you know that carrots can take a little frost? So you can grow them in early spring and harvest them about three months later. Not only can you make juice from…

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Who does not love tomatoes? We have set up a guide for you to grow the best tomatoes. After this guide, how long it takes, and how to grow tomatoes won’t have any secrets for you.  Tomatoes love the sun; that is why we are reminded of a sunny day whenever we eat pasta but forget about these store-bought tomato sauces; these are far from the real taste of tomato sauce that you will get to enjoy. It takes a minimum of 60 days for tomatoes to grow, and it can go up to 100 days. As I mentioned earlier, tomatoes love the sun so, it is logical that they cannot bear frost. It is better to start planting the seed first and then to transplant when the climate is better. In this article, we will go through the planting process; you will want to read the other parts of…

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Juice Garden

Winter can be a tough time for gardeners; losing their plants and one of their favourite hobbies is not fun. How about I tell you that there are some plants that you can grow in winter? The key to a thriving garden in winter is knowing which vegetables are best suited to this kind of weather. When should you plant? Most vegetables for winter growing are planted between mid-summer and early autumn, depending on the variety. When buying seeds, choose plants that are more cold-hardy. For example, if you love dinosaur kale (which is a summer, spring and autumn vegetable), you should choose winter bor kale, a type of kale that is cold tolerant. Which vegetables to plant? Lettuce Have you ever reached for lettuce in the supermarket in winter but pushed it aside because of the price? Growing your own lettuce over the winter can also save you money…

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Garden Maintenance

Your garden needs to be maintained throughout the season; otherwise, you can lose everything you have planted. Maintenance is essential as it will allow your garden to thrive. Beginners think garden maintenance is boring, but remember that weeding and watering are experienced gardeners’ favorite parts. It is important to maintain the garden for it to look better, cleaner, and safer as there will be no pests or garden materials lying around. It can also save you money because if a garden gets out of control, you usually have to call a professional to fix it. In this article, we have listed some gardening tips that make maintenance easy and effective. Weeding Weeds are plants that develop in our garden without having been actively planted. They have their importance in the natural landscape, but they can crowd out the plants we have planted if left unchecked. Some weeds can smother and…

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The Seed Plants: Dominant Forms Of The Earth’s Vegetation (Part 2)

Most of the plants you encounter in practically every sort of natural environment are seed plants, so-called because they reproduce by seeds. Botanists have been particularly interested in seed plants, not only because of their abundance, but also because of their diversity and usefulness to mankind. As a result, they have been studied more completely than any other plant group. So, let’s find out more! The Growth Process All seed plants obviously grow. The process of growth, which results in the formation of new tissues, occurs chiefly at the tips of roots and in the buds of stems. In many seed plants a growth tissue called cambium is located in stems and roots between the two conducting tissues: xylem (which conducts water and soil nutrients upward) and phloem (which conducts foods manufactured in leaves downward). The growth activity of cambium leads to the production of new tissues transversely (crosswise) in…

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Debunking popular myths about gardening Gardening is one of my favorite hobbies, and as an adult, I can say this with no qualms. During these past lockdowns, I’ve become obsessed with plants, and if you come into my house right now, you might think that poison Ivy has taken over the place because you will see plants literally everywhere. Gardening can be really therapeutic, but there is a lot of myth about gardening about there. So, I have tried most of these myths and have learnt the hard way that most of them are really just clickbait and I’ve done my research on these, and I’m here to debunk these. #Myth 1- You don’t need to water drought-tolerant plants Well, the logic behind this is halfway there, but it’s not true; even though drought-resistant plants like cacti don’t need to be watered regularly, that doesn’t mean that that you don’t…

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Installing a pergola in your garden allows you to enjoy the summer season in all coolness. For more aestheticism and originality, opt for a bamboo pergola. This type of pergola made of light material can be built by yourself. Follow our tips to build a pergola that is easy to maintain and has no covering! Position the Bamboo Sections on the Ground Start with the sides of the pergola by positioning the rods on the ground. Make sure that the horizontal and foot sections are perpendicular. This will stabilize the entire structure. To do this, take a box and place it on the corner. Fixing the Bamboo The use of a threaded rod is the most common way to attach the bamboos. After measuring the length needed, cut the rod leaving a few extra centimeters. Then drill the sections at the intersections using a long drill bit. This allows the…

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The garden is dedicated to well-being and relaxation. Young and old alike spend pleasant moments there in summer and winter, which is one of the major reasons this green space must be well maintained throughout the year. Besides, the good health of the plant species and the value of the property in which the garden is located depend on it. Maintenance work should therefore be carried out regularly, among the lot: weeding. The fight against weeds is recurrent whereby the use of baking soda is common. Why Weeding? Weeding limits the development of weeds that gradually invade the lawn, the flower bed, or the vegetable garden. This operation is crucial to remove quackgrass, wild mustard, bindweed, dandelion, matricaria, wild oats, and others. – Weed control is necessary to improve the growth and production of plants and flowers, and plants need to grow in better conditions. That is why weeds that…

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Juice Garden

You’ve waited a long time to harvest your fruits and vegetables, and now that you’ve harvested the fruits of your labor, the last thing you want to do is just throw them in the fridge and let them die, resulting in a waste of your time, money, and effort. In this article, I will teach you how to make the most of your harvest. What Goes In The Fridge? Some vegetables will go in the fridge, and some must be left over the counter; most people throw everything in the fridge, which reduces the lifespan of those vegetables. Broccoli, cauliflower, sprouts, cucumbers, and peppers go in the fridge. Vegetables such as mushrooms must be put in a paper bag, or else they will get moldy. Lettuce and leafy vegetables should be put in an airtight bag before being put in the fridge as they are more prone to moisture loss;…

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