Can Ghost Chilli Peppers be Grown Indoors

Can Ghost Chilli Peppers be Grown Indoors

For some reason, people love chilli peppers, despite the spicy taste. Ghost chilli peppers certainly deliver in this regard, making them highly sought after. The ghost paper is grown locally in India and is known locally as Bhut jokolia. The ghost chilli pepper has a Scoville rating of 1,001,304 units making it one of the … Read more

Best Compost for Bay Trees

Best Compost for Bay Trees

Bay trees are an essential part of any garden. They provide shade in the summer and the leaves can act as a natural buffer against strong winds. But, there’s one thing that bay trees don’t like: cold weather. Bay trees are a beautiful addition to any garden. Bay tree leaves emit a refreshing and pleasant … Read more

How to look After Standard Bay Trees

How to look After Standard Bay Trees

The bay tree (Laurus nobilis) is a culinary herb that is used in a lot of dishes. Are you considering making Gordon Ramsay’s Pomme Puree, a Caribbean jerk chicken, some beef stew, Indian biryani, Thai curry or Philippino adobo? These dishes cut across continents yet they all have bay leaves in common. They are also … Read more

How to Care for Accent Potatoes

How to Care for Accent Potatoes

This is an early season potato, the tuber produced is quite firm and their size is even for the most part. If left in the ground they grow to a quite large size and the crop of potatoes is also very substantial and it produces a good yield. They have a reasonable enough resistance to … Read more

Best Hybrid Tea Roses

Best Hybrid Tea Roses

The best hybrid tea roses are the ones that blossom are well known rose types that have been in existence from about the 1900s. They were first created in a mix of the hybrid perpetual and tea roses. The main advantage to this is that hybrid tea roses are not just known for being hardy … Read more

Gardening with Toddlers, 20 Things to be Aware Of

Gardening with Toddlers

Gardening with your toddler can be fun and educational. However, before you do, and because kids will be kids, there are important safety precautions you have to be aware of. Here are some of them: 1. Check the Weather: Make sure the weather isn’t too hot or cold. That’s not just bad for your toddler, … Read more

15 Gardening Activities for Preschoolers and Children Alike

15 Gardening Activities for Preschoolers and Children Alike

It’s never too early to make a green thumb out of your child. And whether you are a parent or school teacher, these gardening activities will have your child excited and learning about nature! Building a House for Useful Insects (Bug House) You can do this out of coffee cans or any empty container with … Read more

How do I Teach My Child to Plant?

How do I Teach My Child to Plant?

A question that has spanned many generations. Teaching your kid to plant, especially at a young age, is one of the best things you could do for them. There’s so much to explore, so much joy to be got, and so many good morals to learn. You wouldn’t need to explain the simple and magical … Read more

How Does Gardening Help a Child’s Development?

How Does Gardening Help a Child’s Development?

Did you know gardening offers your child many developmental benefits? Yes, it really does. Some adults are of the opinion that gardening is harmful for kids, mostly because of the chemicals, manure, and tools involved. That is untrue though. Gardening, like any activity, has its dangers, but the benefits far outweigh them. Gardening is the … Read more

How to Make Gardening Fun for Kids

How to Start a School Garden

Your garden can be the ultimate playground for your kid, you just have to make it fun! That’s the issue however, how do you make it fun? Kids have many distractions, from video games, to smartphones to TV. With distractions like these, it could feel like a herculean task making gardening fun for your kids … Read more