8 Reasons Why You Should Probably Start Eating Carrot Leaves!

I have spent my entire lifetime of eating carrots without actually eating the most important part of all – the leafy greens! Most people assume that carrot tops are inedible, but this is in fact, very un-true! Carrot tops have…

10 Best Ferns For Containers That You Can Grow Indoors & Outdoors Easily

Growing ferns in containers is easy. They require moist soil, regular watering, and dappled shade. These shade-loving plants can be grown alone or mixed with other plants in various container combinations. 1. Lady Fern A finely textured ornamental foliage plant…

It’s Not a Weed! It’s an Unrecognized, Health-Boosting Wonder Plant!

Purslane, or Portulaca oleracea, is a beautiful plant with yellow flowers.  It originates from Persian and India, but has been spread all over the world. These days, it can be found all around us, and you can even have it in…

6 Great Snake Plant Benefits Proven In Research & Studies

The snake plant or Sansevieria pronounced (san-se-vi-ee’-ri-ah) a member of the Lily Family, popularly goes by other common names. The very “politically correct” Mother-in-Law’s tongue and Bowstring-hemp. The durability of Sansevieria makes it an excellent choice for apartment dwellers that often have…

These 5 Herbs Will Dramatically Help Improve Your Memory

Nature has its own way of blessing us with a cure for a variety of issues such as skin problems, physiological or neurotic diseases as well as lack of focus or relaxation. Of course, yoga is a one way of…

How to Grow and Care for Succulents in Containers

Growing succulents in containers allows you to bring your own little piece of the desert into your home or garden. Succulents look natural in western decors and landscapes. This diverse group of plants includes stiff, upright cacti as well as sprawling and trailing plants that…

The Best Cacti and Succulents for Your Office Desk

Your desk is probably like most office spaces, with warm and dry air, fluorescent light fixtures and subject to random drafts from the door, air conditioning or heating ducts. Add infrequent watering, weekends and vacations when no one is available…

10 Biggest Mistakes Beginners Make in Trying to Grow Cacti and Succulents

Succulents and Cacti have different needs than most other plants. Here are the most common mistakes when growing succulents and how to avoid them. 1. Overwatering Overwatering is one of the most common problems when growing cacti and succulents. As a general rule, plants should be…

5 Reasons To Use Leaf Mold + How To Make It

When deciduous trees shed their foliage in the autumn season and carpet the forest floor, the leaves slowly decompose and release nutrients back into the earth. In the natural environment, this cycle protects soil from drying out while providing a…

11 Incredible Uses for Borax in the Garden

When we talk about uses for borax, there are so many of them that we lost count. Most housekeepers consider Borax to be one of the most common and necessary ingredients for housekeeping. People use this product as the perfect…