Plants– which are an important part of the earth’s environment –provide us with a lot of things. They give us shade, oxygen, food grains, resins, fruits, firewood and a lot of other things. Besides providing a host of things, having indoor plants can play a huge role in improving the internal home beauty and air quality.
If you are thinking about redefining your home without spending huge bucks, you need to go for online plants shopping to make a considerable impact.
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Summer is a popular time for people to head outside and start planting. The sun’s shining, and the air is warm, so why not go ahead and plant those daisies?
But hold on — there is actually one important step that’s easy to miss before you start gardening. You need to test your soil.
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Urbanization has significantly decreased the amount of land that is available for farming. The great expanses of winding roads, towering department stores, and crammed apartment complexes have spread out so far that there is no longer the same amount of space left over for planting crops. Because of this, most of the people who live in the city don’t have much access to fresh fruits and vegetables outside of a grocery store. So those who can’t afford to regularly shop often just get by with whatever meagre provisions that they can scrape together. But there is a new gardening movement that offers a way to change all this. It is called “urban rooftop gardening.”
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Do you know when or how to properly repot a plant? Many of us wait until it is bursting out of its pot, pull it out, put it in a new pot, add some soil and hope it grows.
Here are a few signs that your plant needs a new home:
- The plant simply looks like it is too big for its pot
- The roots are growing out of the drainage holes
- Water is sitting on the top and not absorbing
- The soil is dried out or looks like it is disintegrating
- It’s been years since you repotted it
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“The joy of Instagram and social media is that it is democratised. For every well-known gardener I follow, there are ordinary gardeners sharing their everyday joys and heartbreaks. This is the community I love and go back to several times a day. Social media, blogging and photography have opened up a more honest world.” – Alys Fowler
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