Author: Jessamine

Green Oasis at Your Balcony

People who live in apartment buildings also want to create a small green corner for relaxation when spring comes. The stylish green balcony with some plants not only brings inner joy and gives some peace after a long day of work, but also improves the aesthetic appearance of the building itself and upgrade…

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Tropical Garden at Home

If your top holiday destinations are some tropical areas, then you must be sad about the circumstances that force you to live in some cold northern country. However, the best solution might be to arrange your own tropical garden at home. Some tropical plants have amazing eye-popping flowers, others are popular for their…

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Helpful Herbs You Should Try Growing

Today many people are taking the leap and growing their own produce. This buzz has gotten underway thanks to in general a distrust within the food industry. Though even if you aren’t too worried about chemicals, waste or other unknown additives, the idea of reaping what you sow has its own charm. Growing…

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4 Benefits Of Houseplants

More Reasons You Should Add These To Your Home You may think that houseplants are a great addition to your house for just aesthetic reasons. Of course, adding a little bit of living green does make a place look more homely and can make a great burst of colour for places that are…

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Easy Houseplants to Keep

Plants Worth Picking for Newcomers So, you think it’s a good idea to get a new house plant – great, except when you think of any past experience you have in looking after them things haven’t gone particularly smoothly. If every bunch of flowers you’ve been given dies the next day, every potted…

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Easy Fruit and Veg to Plant at Home

You may have played with the idea of planting your own vegetables or having a garden that provides your own fruit but have been intimidated by your gardening prowess.

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Plants You Don’t Want in Your Collection

Weird and Nasty Breeds in the Plant Kingdom Plants are often associated with beauty, new life and pleasant times, which makes sense. Sprouting as the days get warmer, filling our gardens and houses with colour and providing us with tasty sweet fruit are all things that we commonly relate to the plants we…

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How Toxic are Clivia Plants – Part 2

As plants go clivia is pretty toxic and poisonous, in fact tending them you should always wear gloves. But as with everything there are levels of toxicity and clivia plants pose no real danger to humans apart from eye and skin irritation. The poison in question that is contained in clivia plants is…

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Interesting Facts About the Clivia Plant – Part 1

The clivia plant is one of the favorite houseplants in the world, as it is relatively easy to look after but produces some spectacular flowers along with its stunning evergreen leaves. It is native to South Africa as the relatively mild climate is perfect for growing the plant. Here are some interesting facts…

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How to Grow a Clivia Plant – Part 2

Sometimes known as a kafir-lily, the clivia is one of the most beautiful houseplants that you can grow. The leaves are heavily textured, almost strap-like, and the smooth petals come in amazing colors ranging from bright yellow to brick red and everything in between. Surprisingly these exotic plants are relatively easy to grow…

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