Anethum


Dill

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This flower from the carrot family is often confused with fennel, it has a strong aroma, and one should be very careful when combining it, particularly with other scented flowers, as the strong aroma will dominate. Available in yellow-green, has clusters of tiny flowers. Dill leaves are popular in cooking, but commercially grown dill is not suitable for eating

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Guest Blog: 3 Best Summer Flowers for Gardening


The summer heat forces us to use tough and sturdy perennials in our garden, capable of withstanding the long and scorching days ahead. Thankfully though, these perennials can be quite gorgeous and colorful as well, like the following ones on our list that you can benefit from planting in your garden:

• Goblin Blanket Flower, at Monrovia Nursery Co.
Also known as gaillardia grandiflora or “Goblin”, it blooms during the months of June to August. The blanket flower is a pretty durable plant, its origins lying in the western parts of North America. It can survive in dry, poor soil, extreme heat and even on the seaside. Although it has a varying lifespan for each of the individual goblin flowers, this may very well be its only drawback. Some may die after two years or so, while others may outlive them for many years ahead. When it comes to cold regions, the snow cover may be a problem so leaf mulch will really help it survive through the winter months. Goblin flowers have wide flowers with maroon to dark purple centers and ray-like petals with red to golden and yellow tips, making them a colorful and lovely addition to any garden during the summer.red valerian

• Red Valerian Flower
Also known as centranthus ruber, blooming during the months of June to August. They are by far one of the easiest plants to perennials to grow around a garden, since most of the time you can just plant them and forget about any excessive amounts of special care. Their colors may vary, from pinkish-mauve to a powerful red. They have amazing, small flower clusters above a bushy mass of foliage. They have a pleasant and not too powerful fragrance, allowing their flower heads to last even for a whole week when cut from the stem. They can thrive in pretty much any soil, apart from boggy and wet soil and shade. Its most powerful aspect is the fact that it can survive droughts without suffering too much, even in water-sparse areas.moonbeam

• Moonbeam Threaded Coreopsis
Also known as coreopsis verticillata, blooming from the month of June, all the way to falling frost , it has lovely flowers reminiscent of daisies, but pale yellow in color. The flowers will look great in combination with pretty much anything else you may have in your garden, with their golden dark centers and wiry stems that stay upright all the way to the coming of the first cold weather. Apart from their lovely golden flowers, they have fine foliage, capable of providing a good contrast to the rest of the garden plants around. You won’t need to worry about the soil where you plant your moonbeams, it doesn’t have to be perfect to make it work, as long as you make sure its drained and not bogged down in too much moisture. They will continue to grow, bloom and look just great even with negligible amounts of water during the summer months ahead of you.

Sofia Lewis is a passionate freelance article writer and blogger. She is inspired by home improvement projects and writes mainly about cleaning, self-storage, removals and home related topics. Read more of her tips here: Garden Rubbish Removal Chiswick

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Gardening Inspirational Quotes


 

“If you have a Plant and a Garden, you have everything you need.”

Marcus Tullius Cicero

“Gardening is not a rational act.” –Margaret Atwood

“The Love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies.” –Gertrude Jekyllalbertawildrose

“Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help. Gardening is an instrument of grace.” -May Sarton

“Garden as though you will live forever.” –William Kent

“In search of my Mother’s Garden, I found my own.” – Alice Walker

“Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.” –Luther Burbank

“The best place to find God is in a garden. You can dig for him there.”-George Bernard Shaw

“Show me your garden and I shall tell you what you are.” -Alfred Austin4

“The garden suggests that there might be a place where we can meet nature half way.” – Michael Pollan

“I think this is what hooks one to gardening: it is the closest one can come to being present at creation.” Pyhllis Theroux

“Gardening is not trivial. If you believe that it is, closely examine why you feel that way. You may discover that this attitude has been forced upon you by mass media and the crass culture it creates and maintains. The fact is, gardening is just the opposite- it is, or should be, a central, basis expression of human life.” –Andrew Weil

“I do some of my best thinking while pulling weeds.”-Margaret Smith

“If you wish to make anything grow, you must understand it, and understand it in a very real sense. “Green Fingers” are a fact, and a mystery only to the unpracticed. But green fingers are the extensions of a verdant heart.” – Russel Page

“Regardless of geographical region or culture, gardening is perhaps the most common and shared experience of nature.” –S. Kelley Harrel

“What is a weed? A weed is a plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.”-Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Those who labor in the earth are the chosen people of God.” –Thomas Jefferson

“It was such a pleasure to sink one’s hand into the warm earth, to feel at one’s fingertips the possibilities of the new season.”-Kate Morton

“How fair is a garden amid the trials and passions of existence.”-Benjamin Disraeli

“To dig one’s own spade into one’s own earth ! Has life anything better to offer than this?”-John Beverly Nichols

“There are no gardening mistakes, only experiments.” –Janet Kilburn Phillips

“All gardeners know better than other gardener’s.” –Chinese Proverb

“I have never had so many good ideas as when I worked in the garden day after day.”-John Erskine

“Who has learned to garden, who did not at the same time learn to be patient?”

-H.L.V Fletcher 1949

“Gardening simply does not allow one to be mentally old, because too many hopes and dreams are yet to be realized.”-Allan Armitage

“Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are charming gardeners who make our soul’s blossom.” – Marcel Proust

“If I’m ever to be reborn, I want to be a gardener. There is too much to do for one lifetime.” –Karl Foerster

“It didn’t occur to me that gardening, like music, could demand practise, patience, a willingness to make mistakes.”-Amy Stewartenglish rose cottage

“Though an old man, I am but a young gardener.” –Thomas Jefferson

“The man who has planted a rose garden feels that he has done something for the good of the world.” – Vita Sackville-West

“The garden, historically, is the place where all the senses are exploited. Not just the eye, but the ear- with water, with birds, And there is texture, too, in plants you long to touch.”- William Howard Adams

“Nothing is more the child of art than a garden.” –Sir Walter Scott

“Gardening is the purest of human pleasures.” – Francis Bacon

“An addiction to gardening is not bad when you consider all the other choices in life.” – Cora Lee Bell

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Wonderfull… or Weird?


Well we all know the world of flowers and plants is a beautiful place. But is it always? While searching for topics for my blogs I came upon some pictures that gave me the impression otherwise. Today I learned, that while all flowers are unique. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

I decided I absolutely had to share my findings:

We start off with, the Bleeding Tooth FungusBleeding_Tooth_lg

Also known as Strawberries and cream and the red juice tooth. Enough said.

 

Next we have Chinese Black Bat flowers;

it is kept as an ornamental plant by gardeners who prefer to cultivate nightmares. Their dangling fruit even looks like bats sleeping upside down.

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And we follow with: Dolls Eye. Also known by the equally unsettling name “White Baneberry” and just in case you were thinking of eating them, these eyeballs are highly poisonous.dolls-eye

 

Two very similar scary plants, we have the Sea Anemone Mushroom, and the similar, yet horrifying in a different way, Octopus Stinkhorn. While some mushrooms are tasty and even cute, don’t let these ones fool you. The octopus stinkhorn starts off as a fairly normal looking mushroom and just as it gains your trust it sprouts smelly red tentacles of horror, to attract flies.

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Next up: The Devils Claw, These are kind of like the little thistles you can get stuck to your clothes while walking through a field, except instead of beingIbicella_claws tiny and mildly annoying. The Devils Claw is Large and slightly scary. In Arizona, where these claws come from, they are used by the Native Americans’ to weave baskets. The horrifying seed pods are designed to grab on to the feet of any animal unfortunate enough to pass by, which will then transport them to another location before crushing them and releasing the seeds. So not only are these plants scary, they are smart too!

And now we come upon the Porcupine Tomato, This little Horror stems from Madagascar, the island nation that brought us the Hell beast Lemur and Dr013acula ants. Besides being sharp and poisonous, it is a potentially invasive species of plant, since it is almost impossible to kill, even in a drought. It spreads fast, it can reach 8 feet tall by 8 feet wide in a relatively short amount of time. You never know where this toxic razor filled hedge will spring up overnight.

 

 

 

 

Coming next we have the Chinese Fleece Flower. Now this is amazing. The Chinese use this plant in traditional medicine for kidneys, strong bones and hair restoration. One would think the look of this root was a rare one time occurrence but no. the species typically looks like little people.

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Our next interesting plant isn’t as horror inducing until you hear what it is used for. The Chinese lantern plant. The flowers of this plant look like a delicate paper lantern. Now when the flower dries and the covering goes away it looks more like a berry encased in a skeleton like covering. The scary part, and coincidentally this skeletal flower is used by Japanese to help guide the souls of the dead.

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Now comes, the Bat Face Cuphea, named for its resemblance to a bat. The dark purple is the face and the red lobes are the ears. While these shrubs may look like scary bats, they are very welcome, as they thrive in heat, tolerate drought and attract Bees and hummingbirds.

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Lastly, and the most popular and well known: The Venus Flytrap. It is probably one of the best known insect eating plants in the world. The carnivorous plants features are so distinct; they have even had starring roles in some horror movies. The “jaws” of this plant, actually the leaves, they snap shut in less than a second engulfing the fly and killing it.

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And so there you have, it some of the most terrifying plants I’ve come across while researching blogs.

But I guess as Gardeners and Flower and Plant Lovers, we can appreciate the beauty that comes with all the plants and flowers we grow…or can we?

 

 

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Whats The Obsession with Pansy’s?


Though they are called pansy’sthese hearty little flowers are anything but wimpy. They are one of the toughest flowers, they are perfect for our climate, and thrive here in Canada. This little flower has inspired many a poem, picture and story.

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According to Wikipedia: “The pansy is a group of large-flowered hybrid plants cultivated as garden flowers. They are derived from viola species Viola tricolor, hybridized with other viola species. The hybrids are referred to as Viola. The common word “pansy” and “violet” are often used interchangeably. When a distinction is made, plants considered to be pansy’s have four petals pointing upwards and only one pointing down. Violets, have three petals pointing upwards and two pointing down.”

A purple Pansy is the symbol of the Royal purple of Canada, it was chosen as a national emblem, because the pansy grows all over Canada, and because it means “pleasant thought” which fits in well with the Principles of the Royal Purple, which are Justice, Charity, Love and Fidelity

The Many names and Meanings:

The name pansy stems from the word pensée meaning “thought” in French. It was named this because the Face of the flower resembles a human face, and in the mid-to-late summer it nods forward as if in deep  thought. The Victorian meaning of the name pansy means “to think” particularly of love ,for example; if a young lady found a pansy left for her by her secret lover, it would mean “I am thinking of our forbidden love.” However if given to a man it is considered bad Luck. Violets, on the other hand mean “modesty,” therefore the term “shrinking violet”. Colors can also influence the message for example, a pink shade can symbolize a young love, whereas blue can mean being true and faithful.
Other names for this popular little flower are : The Stepmother(in Scandinavia, Scotland and German speaking countries), Flammola or “little flame” in Italy, In Hungary, it’s known as the “small orphan”.

The Pansy also has dozens of common names, such as Johnny-jump-up, and the little face like patterns on the pansy have given rise to such names as: monkey faces, peeping toms, and three faces in a hood. Its supposed magical powers, regarding love, have resulted in such names as cull-me-to-you, Tickle-my-fancy, kiss-her-in-the-pantry, and heart-ease.

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Stories, Folklore and Myths:

The three colors of the original Pansy, purple, white, and yellow, were thought to symbolize loving thoughts or memories- all things that ease the heart of separated lovers. The flower was also sometimes called the “Herb trinity” as the three petals were thought to represent the Christian Doctrine of the trinity.

In German and Scottish folklore, the name “stepmother” came from the large lower petal, being the mother, and the two larger petals, on either side, being the well-dressed daughters, and the two upper smaller petals being the poor stepdaughters.

Other German folklore says, that once the pansy had a very strong and beautiful smell. People would come from miles around to smell it. However in doing so they would trample down the grass surrounding the pansy’s, ruining the grass for cattle. Because of this the pansy prayed to god for help and God then gave the plant great beauty, but took away its smell.

According to the “doctrine of signatures” pansy leaves, which are heart shaped, were used to cure a broken heart.

Pansy’s were also used to foretell the future for King Arthur’s Knights of the Round Table. They would pluck a pansy petal and look for secret signs. Four lines meant hope. If they were thick and leaning towards the left, this meant a life of trouble, towards the right signified prosperity. Seven lines meant a constant love, eight streaks meant fickleness, nine meant a change of heart and eleven signified disappointment and an early grave.

American pioneers thought that a handful of Pansy’s being brought into the farmhouse in spring ensured prosperity.

A game called “Violet war” was once popular where two players would intertwine the hooks where the pansy blossoms meet the stems and then attempt to pull the flowers apart, much like wishbones. Whoever pulled off the most of the flowers head was the winner.

Ancient Greeks considered violets a symbol of fertility and love and made love potions from it.
Pliny recommended that a garland of violets worn on the head, would ward of dizziness and headaches.

So you can see the Pansy had many roles throughout history in Folklore.pansiesss

Pansy’s in Art and Literature:

Pansy’s play a huge role in many well-known plays, especially in those of William Shakespeare. In A Midsummer Night’s Dream the juice of a pansy is a love potion. In Hamlet, Laertes wishes that Violets may spring from the grave of Ophelia, and even Ophelia refers to them herself “There’s pansies, that’s for thoughts”.
A Proverb states, “Violet is for faithfulness, which in me shall abide, Hoping likewise that from your heart you will not let it hide”
Harte mentions the pansy’s pious humility “From brute beasts humility I learned; and in the pansy’s life God’s providence discerned”.

In visual art, in 1926 Georgia O’Keefe created a famous painting of a black pansy called, “Pansy”. She later followed it up with “White Pansy” in 1927.
Pierre-Joseph Redoute painted a Bouquet of Pansies in 1827 and in 1874; Henri Fantin-Latour painted “Still Life with Pansies”. In 1887, Mand met viooltjes, was painted by van Gogh and in 1951 Disney’s animated, Alice in Wonderland, featured an entire chorus of singing pansy’s.
Nine different Pansies

Clearly there is more to a pansy then just being a hearty little grower, they have played a major role in human activities and stories for centuries. But for most of us, it’s the beautiful colors such as yellow, orange, red, white, pink and even nearly black, and their amazing ability to survive our weather. Growing well in sun, or even partial shade. They are a beautiful addition anywhere they are planted. So next time you are planting your flower garden, think of not only the beauty, but the history they will add to your garden.

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New Trend Alert: Fairy Gardens


Summer of 2014 is here and I have discovered a new “little” trend, made up of small plants and imagination. I have discovered the “Fairy Garden”.
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Don’t let the term scare you; there are no fairies needed. A “fairy garden” is just a miniature garden or landscape in a container, including some hardscape items such as stone paths or fairy chairs and little houses or some sort of miniature objects to give one the perception of a miniature garden. The use of many types of small leaved plants with an assortment of leaf colors and textures along with a combination of growth habits and plant structures can give the illusion of a true miniature garden.

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To begin, find a shallow container or a bird bath, maybe even a broken terra cotta pot. from 2 to 4 inches deep and 12 to 20 inches wide. This size would make a suitable miniature landscape, but the size can be as big or as small as your imagination will let it be.
Normally, a container that is porous and with a drainage hole is recommended, however, when a shallow container with such wide proportions is used, the water can evaporate much more quickly and more oxygen is available to the shallow root system, allowing healthy root growth without much of a risk of rotting. If the container is much deeper, the addition of a drainage hole would be desirable.
When a drainage hole is not present, place a layer of horticultural charcoal in the bottom of the container then top with potting soil. Because of the large surface area of the container, the plants also have the risk of drying out too quickly. This moisture balance can be aided by the use of moist, long fiber sphagnum moss, sometimes referred to as orchid moss, to mulch the top of the soil layer.
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This can be an enjoyable and satisfying form of gardening for children as well as adults, and your only limitation is your imagination.
Many garden centers are now featuring a large assortment of miniature plants that are well suited for miniature landscape gardens along with the miniature objects that give the garden character. It would also be fun to make some garden objects out of things around the house. With a good imagination, the possibilities are endless.

Some possible plant selections would be low growing sedums, little leaved ivies, Muehlenbeckia (wire vine), Hypoestes (poka-dot plant), Fittonia (mosaic plant), Columnea (goldfish plant), Selaginella (club moss), Peperomia, Ficus pumila (creeping fig), even jewel orchids grown for their foliage instead of for their flowers. Tiny succulents would also be good to consider when choosing plants for your landscape.

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No matter what plants you choose, or your imagination, creating your own “fairy garden” is sure to be fun and creative. And it will become a focal point in your home or in your garden.

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Guest Blog : What Should I Plant Where? The Science of Seed Sewing


Sometimes homeowners don’t truly appreciate the value of their gardens, choosing to simply mow the lawn and ensuring that the stripes are even or planting a few flowers and plants and hoping that nature will do its job and they bloom in the springtime.

Your garden can be anything you want it to be, from a relaxing getaway for you to sit in the sun with a book during the summer, a football pitch for the kids or an outdoor place for entertaining guests. For others, however, it’s the place where they grow their own fruit and vegetables. Growing your own is a great activity that the whole family can get involved in, saving you money because you don’t have to buy them from the shops and also giving you the freshest possible tastes whether they’re grown in a greenhouse, on a tree or in the ground.

 

 

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For a first-timer looking to get into growing your own fruit and vegetables, you’re best off keeping it simple with maybe one type to keep your eye on to see how you fare. Many people will instantly buy a greenhouse from Garden Buildings Direct or similar retailers and start planting anything they can find. This often leads to neglecting certain fruits and vegetables or planting them at the wrong time of year because they’ve gone gung-ho with their home growing projects. It can be much simpler and significantly more effective to take it slowly and ensuring that you’re planting the right fruits and vegetables at the right time of year.

So just when is the right time of year? Well that depends on what you’re growing, as we will see now.

In January we’re still coming through the depths of winter in the UK, so unless you do have a greenhouse or method of growing your vegetables indoors, it’s not wise to plant anything. February, on the other hand, is slightly different. Broad beans, cabbage, lettuce, onions, peppers and potatoes can all be planted at this time of year provided the location is frost-free. The chilly nights and mornings can play havoc with seed growth so be sure to find a well-covered location.

Vegetables including carrots, cucumbers and cauliflowers can be planted during March and by this time your veg should be timed perfectly for the summer. By the end of October you start to find that the weather conditions – especially in the UK- aren’t ideal for growing vegetables aside from broad beans and peas (for example).planting

When growing vegetables, it is completely different to growing flowers. It’s no longer about how it looks with your groups of reds all together. It is more about grouping together the vegetables that grow well together. What this means is that because some vegetables grow above the ground and can grow quite tall, they could shade those that grow above the ground but not by very much, and causing them to get less light which will stunt their growth.

By putting those that grow tall together, you avoid this risk and allow the vegetables to develop in the optimum conditions. All plants- whether they’re garden plants or vegetables – need light, air and water to thrive and survive and it’s all about competition from their perspective. Just make sure that the ‘strongest’ are kept together and those that are ‘weaker’ are kept together otherwise it’s just like the playground bullies taking the dinner money from the little guys.

With vegetables it is worth bearing in mind before you get started that, unlike some plants, they are annuals which means that you would have to start over every year – you can’t just expect this year’s potatoes to start growing again next year for instance.tomatoplant

It is also important to note that they are heavy consumers of light with many requiring between six and eight hours of light every day. Some will need less light, but it’s key that you really think through your location before planting. If you have any trees nearby that are likely to grow or bloom and block the light getting through, that may be a poor location so consider the part of your garden that gets the majority of light throughout the daytime.

They will also need a rich soil filled with all of their essential nutrients. A common mistake is to simply sew the seeds in any soil in any location in the garden and this can result in poor growth, if any at all. By selecting a kind of soil that is filled with everything the seeds will need, you’re much likely to succeed with your home grown veg and that is why many people choose to grow theirs in pots in a greenhouse or window box. Drainage is also important as the soil can hold plenty of water – many vegetables, especially those growing in the soil rather than on the surface, dislike being saturated so make sure there are holes in the pots for the water to escape.

Access is also vital, and often overlooked. It’s easy to understand why – after all, if you’ve followed these tips you’ll have probably done it already – because you’re so focused on finding the best light and the best location that you forget that you’re going to need to get water to them. By locating them close to the kitchen, or the door, you’re much more likely to remember to water them because you’re looking at them, thinking about them, or walking past them on a regular occasions so they’re less likely to dry out or rot.

What’s more, you can genuinely have that freshly picked taste when they’re ready because they can go from soil to pan in a matter of seconds!

 

Chris White is a writer specializing in all things home and garden. Whether it’s getting green-fingered in the garden or making the house more “green”, he’s all over it.

 

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Guest Post: Best Oxygen-Producing Indoor Plants


Depending on the type of home you have, you may greatly benefit from some great plant life around it. A lot of plants can be great at filtering toxins, such as toluene, xylene and formaldehyde among others, allowing you to keep your air free of them. They can not only produce a lot of oxygen, cleaning your air, but it can also be a wonderful weapon against depression. The following plants will make your home a much better place with a little bit of work:

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also known as the Money Tree is a gorgeous plant that needs small amounts of water. It can tolerate a bit of shade, it can survive for up to a whole month without being watered. Under the right conditions, the jade plant can grow wonderful pink or white leaves.

 

• As one of the most elegant plants out there,the Peace lily,
has gorgeous white flowers with dark, long leaves. It requires a controlled amount of sunlight to survive, so if you see any yellowing in the leaves, this means they have seen far too much light. The plant will thrive best when it’s about six feet from a window. If you see the leaves droop, it may need some more water, just remember to keep the soil dry before you dry. Keep in mind that peace lilies are extremely toxic to cats, causing kidney failure if they happen to eat them.

African violetsAfrican Violet by Grower Direct
are also a wonderful solution, as they are extremely easy to maintain. You should use a long-spouted watering can so you won’t spread cold water on the sensitive flower petals. They should also be watered with room-temperature water or warmer water.

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is another lovely plant with heart-shaped leaves. It will thrive next to a window, but they can only survive on lower levels of sunlight. Thankfully, they are strong and sturdy so you have little to worry about.

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are truly amazing, as their name implies, since they can survive in a wide variety of conditions. It will work in any room you put it, where it will live quietly without any trouble at all.

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Zebra plants are also a good type of plant you can keep around your bedroom or other places, as long as you remember that it only thrives in indirect sunlight. You will need to mist them a couple of times a week or whenever you see the leaves drooping and this should be enough to keep them alive.

 

 

• One of the greatest plants at converting CO2 at night, Mother-in-law’s Tongue. Mother-in-law’s Tongue happens to be an excellent choice for toxin removal from any home. It does prefer a good bit of sunlight, so you will neemotherinlawtongued to ensure it you give it enough. You should never water it too much, since it will only hurt the plant.

 

 

 

 

Sofia Lewis is a passionate freelance article writer and blogger. She is inspired by home improvement projects and writes mainly about cleaning, self-storage, removals and home related topics. Read more of her tips here: Garden Edging Chelsea

 

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Guest Post: Spice up Your Life with the Beauty of Coloured Flowers!


Flowers are a staple gift of lovers worldwide!

couple with rosesThe delicate petals and serene beauty can express many feelings that words fail to replicate. Flowers are the best tools around to express love and adoration, and have been doing so since time immemorial.

Imagine the sparkling light in the eyes of your lady when she receives a beautiful arrangement! Gifting and receiving flowers, whether planned or as a surprise, is a common routine of the love world that helps create and recollect the romantic moments couples enjoy together. Flowers have also been proven to increase the connection and romantic feelings between lovers.

Distance does not need to lessen love. On the contrary, it can make the bonds of love tighter and stronger. Consider, for example, two lovers living at places far apart. They are still connected and sending flowers as a gift can help grow their relationship even at a distance. Beautiful flowers are known to rekindle the light of love, excitement, and happiness.

Sometimes it is impossible to visit those dear to us on special occasions for any number of reasons. In this instance, having flowers delivered is a handy option. Flowers are something everyone loves and are a gift that can be given to anyone, whether it is a lover or a friend or even your parents! Flowers can even make a great gift for someone of higher authority, such as your boss!

There are various flower delivery websites these days which help people immensely since the modern man is hard pressed for time.  Most of us have hectic schedules that prevent us from hand delivering flowers. These websites allow us to quickly send flowers online to have them hand delivered by professionals as a reminder of the special days in life for our loved ones.

Flowers arouse feelings of love, caring, excitement, and happiness in the beholders. Specific flowers can be used in specific situations as many have individual meanings. Red roses, for example, are symbolic of love and beauty. Alternatively, you could go with a Lily, which denotes resurrection or life. Daffodils represent devotion and/or unrequited love. Daisies symbolize innocence and youth, while you could for the jasmine as a message of grace and elegance.

Flowers are indeed lovely, pleasant beauties that help to further beautify our human relationships!

Author Bio: I am James and being a writer,  I deal with all sorts of academic and non-academic disciplines. My job for the past several years is writing, including  thesis writing projects.  As a result of my expertise and experience in writing, I am capable of writing all sorts of works.

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