Thursday, 1st June 2023


24 Dec
Everyone has a way of adding some flair to the dinner table. Some people do the talking with the turkey and trimmings, while others dazzle their guests with stunning decorations and presentation. Of course, Christmas is a time when many bring nature into their home with a traditional Christmas tree and perhaps the odd sprig…
24 Dec
Today is Christmas Eve – the exact day to box all the lovely surprise gift items purchased for each member of the family. And because it is about Christmas gifts, the traditional place to put these items packaged with lots of love for the season is under the Christmas tree, but with each person’s name tagged…
17 Dec
The festive holiday season is never complete without the beautiful and colourful floral decorations. There are floral decorations that are traditionally associated with the season such as the Christmas tree, Christmas Cactus, Poinsettias, Christmas Wreath and Yule logs.
19 Nov 2022
During the rainy season (April to October), everywhere appears lush and blooming with colourful flowers, when the season seizes, most of these plants stop blooming.
5 Nov 2022
With the dry season setting in even though the rains are still trying to prolong their stay. It’s obvious the dry season has moved in.
22 Oct 2022
The hibiscus plant is truly one of nature’s gifts to humanity, as there are species for every climate and geographical areas of the globe.
15 Oct 2022
From January to December, the hibiscus is blooming in vibrant colours of red, white, orange, yellow, pink and purple all over the landscape. The lustrous leaves also come in dark green and in variegated colours.
17 Sep 2022
Plants have had an essential role in the folklore of ancient cultures. In addition to their use as food and spices, plants have also been utilised as medicines for over 5000 years.
3 Sep 2022
Rose periwinkle, Madagascar periwinkle (Catharanthus roseus Vinca roseus), by whatever name, is an evergreen shrub or herbaceous plant, sprawling along the ground or standing erect to 1m
20 Aug 2022
Plants make your garden look great and beautiful but scented varieties can add new dimensions to your outdoor space. Whether you love the classic scent of roses or floral lavender, or exotic Frangipanis
6 Aug 2022
Houseplants offer some surprising perks, from purifying the air in your home to improving your mood. The benefits of an aloe vera plant are, especially, obvious, as anyone who has ever rubbed the gel from the plant...
18 Jun 2022
The ongoing war between Ukraine and Russia, coupled with supply chain constraints that already existed prior to the war, is wreaking havoc with food prices globally.
28 May 2022
Container and vertical gardens are two fantastic ways to manage to have your favourite fruits, vegetables and herbs in a small space and yield produce as if you had a large space.


8 mins ago
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has congratulated governors who recently emerged as leaders of the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) and Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) respectively. The President's felicitation was contained in a statement from the State House on Thursday. "I congratulate the Governor of Kwara State, His Excellency Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, on his emergence as the Chairman…
14 mins ago
President Bola Tinubu is currently meeting with Tajudeen Abbas and Ben Kalu, both contenders for the offices of Speaker and Deputy Speaker positions respectively. The meeting currently ongoing, is coming immediately after the President earlier met with the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, also in…
20 mins ago
The Group Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL), Mele Kyari says no going back on the removal of fuel subsidy. Speaking during a consultative meeting with the Sen Abdullahi Adamu led national working committee (NWC) of the ruling All progressives Congress (APC), in Abuja, he maintained that the subsidy regime…
22 mins ago
President Bola Tinubu on Thursday met with the nation's security apparatus at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, where he gave marching orders to the nation's security agencies in the country to redouble efforts in dealing with the menace of terrorism, insurgency, banditry, oil theft, sea robbery and piracy among others that have conspired to weigh down…
35 mins ago
The Plateau State House of Assembly has suspended all the Local Government Council chairmen and councillors in the 17 LGAs of the state with immediate effect. The suspension was announced by the Speaker of the House, Ayuba Abok, during the plenary session on Thursday, following a motion moved by Pirfa Tyem, the lawmaker representing the…