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How To Propagate Pilea peperomioides

How To Propagate Pilea peperomioides

Pilea peperomioides is an incredibly popular houseplant, beloved for its compact growth and interesting leaves that lend it many common names, including UFO plant and Pancake plant. However, it is most commonly known as the Chinese Money Plant after its native region...

Tips To Build A Spring Garden On A Budget

Tips To Build A Spring Garden On A Budget

Spring, the season of new growth, quickly becomes the season of more spending - especially for avid gardeners. Luckily, you don’t have to spend thousands for the perfect spring garden, especially if you’re a newbie gardener on a budget. There are many ways to start...

The Easiest Houseplants to Propagate

The Easiest Houseplants to Propagate

Plant propagation is a gardener's ultimate skill. We all love our precious plants, so who wouldn’t want more of them? Indoor plant propagation in particular has become incredibly popular. Not only is it easy to do and completely free, but it allows you to grow an...

General Yard Stuff To Make Your Garden Smile

General Yard Stuff To Make Your Garden Smile

There are always those gardening tasks we cannot get away from. A little bit of work will be greatly rewarded when the family pops around for the festive season. Prune rambling roses, feed, water well and add a layer of mulch. Stake dahlias as they grow and keep...

Festive Rosemary

Festive Rosemary

Festive Rosemary - By Alice Spenser-Higgs Just as poinsettia has become the Christmas flower, so rosemary is the Christmas herb. But it is more than a herb in the conventional sense; think of using rosemary for Christmas decorations, gifts, table settings, festive...

Festive DIY

Festive DIY

SETTING UP FOR THE SEASON Table décor can make your festive party an extra special event. We borrowed this idea from Jamie Oliver’s wooden plants on bricks to serve antipasto and took it one step forward by adding flowers peeking from underneath to give it an elegant...

Up-Cycling in the Garden

Up-Cycling in the Garden

Trending: Recycling or upcycling anything to give new life to old things is still 'in'. Use old wheelbarrows, boots, leaking buckets or discarded kitchenware as containers for herbs or succulents. Remember: If it’s hollow and can hold soil, it can be a container. But...

Make your own composter and start composting

Make your own composter and start composting

Get composting with this simple do-it-yourself project. Gather Together: 4 treated wattle panels (you can also use chicken wire fencing or sheets of corrugated iron or plastic)4 plastic coated metals fence droppers (wooden ones will do)Cable tiesNewspaperStrawGrass...