Variegated Plants Need light to maintain colouring

green leaves of the Fittonia house plant with red variegation running along the vein lines of the leaf.

Variegated plants are often known for having a combination of colours running through their leaves. If you’ve never heard this word before, don’t worry. Usually the two most common colours are green, and white. But sometimes it can be green and another colour, like gold, pink, red, silver, or purple. That means making sure that … Read more Variegated Plants Need light to maintain colouring

Plant facts you can use to start any conversation this holiday season

Holiday plants are everywhere! Become the envy of any holiday party by sharing these weird and fun holiday plant facts and traditions.

The ultimate guide to urban gardening spaces

A ‘no yard’ way to garden in the city With a changing housing market, and the push for people to live in smaller spaces, or more condensed cities, the ability to grow for ourselves is also changing. This guide to urban gardening will walk you through some alternative gardening space options. “Not in my backyard” … Read more The ultimate guide to urban gardening spaces

Garden Tools: When to call a spade

What is it, why might you need it, and how can it help you? Garden tools have specific uses, and knowing which one will help you in your garden will set you on the right path to keeping your garden in top shape.

14 Ways to use wood in your garden

Top list of varieties and uses Raised Garden beds are a really great option to creating gardening space in all kinds of areas. I had actually never used raised garden beds for anything until I moved to a large city. Living in the city, there is limited space for growing things. And the space that … Read more 14 Ways to use wood in your garden

8 Ways to build Raised Garden Beds

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8 Ideas for creating raised garden beds Raised garden beds can be a really great alternative to growing vegetables or flowers direct to ground. A lot of us, especially in urban settings don’t typically have access to outdoor space with large open soil for planting. And even when we do find open land in community … Read more 8 Ways to build Raised Garden Beds