Botanical gardens quench our thirst for natural beauty and soothe our sore city eyes. They also produce oxygen for our use and thus, seek to bring some balance in our surrounding environment. We feel more necessity of botanical gardens today because of global warming and natural calamities that keep threatening our very existence. By taking kids, even adults who normally don’t care much about global
Recently, I found out that outdoor space outside my house can be modified and given a much better look if done carefully. Luckily, if you possess the right knowledge of suitable plants along with its variants; you can easily cover up a large area with beautiful décor of flowers. The same can be practiced on a smaller gauge with the same success. You can make
We all love beautifully mowed, exceptionally well-groomed lawns. However, renovating a lawn or to start developing one can be a very difficult task overall. The process of renovating the lawn can be successfully achieved if 50% of the total lawn area is covered with grass.
Renovating lawn comprises of planting of grass seeds of various varieties to do damage control or to increase tolerance towards
Whether you own a house or a mansion, the basic of a garden is bound to make you think of exotic plants, beautiful hardwoods and mystical stones imported from say India. Furthering your vision, you might also choose to consider scented herbs and shrubs which are ornamental and need quite a bit of investment and care to start with.
However, if you have finally awakened
Rooftop gardens may be purely decorative or cultivated for useful purposes like growing all kinds of fruits, herbs and vegetables. Roof gardens prove to be quite beneficial in providing a beautiful landscape which automatically helps to raise the value of your home. They are effective yet low-maintenance methods for eliminating water run offs.
Green roofing is in many ways like any other home improvement project.
There are several things in the world, which are actually more than just a hobby. It could be any of your hobbies. It could be a coin collection, which you can present, in an artistic form, a stamp connection that you can decorate to form kind of a collage.
In addition, nothing ever gives more pleasure than making something with your own hands and then
Window boxes have been in vogue since the height of the Roman Empire and any home built in the old world European style features them quite prominently. With housing in the cities no longer allowing people to live in spaces where mini gardens can be created in terraces or balconies, a window box can be a great option for someone who wants a green patch
Originally developed by NASA as a hydroponic system for supplying food to astronauts traveling in a rocketship, this system has now been adapted for use in daily life also. The system essentially consists of a wheel, also known as a rotary garden, on which food crops can be grown. The garden supplies fresh ingredients and herbs that can be used for making salads. The system
In a world increasingly threatened by freshwater shortages and environmental imbalances resulting in lack of rain and flooding, it has become paramount that we as a civilization pay more attention to the way we use water not only in the course of our daily lives but also in other activities like gardening. The Pet Tree project was created by the Hakan Gursu Foundation which uses
Do you ever wish you had a brightened-up pathway in your lawn that looks beautiful, as well as contains enough power to light up the place where you need to water the plants? Now, you can turn your thought into reality as Patricia Tait has designed an amazing integration of a sprinkler and a pathway light - and that too in an environmentally friendly manner!