Spirit of the land: Spectacular Costus Spectabilis
Nigeria is a tropical West African country that has relatively warm climate with temperatures ranging from 43 to 111 degrees F. Climate conditions vary across the land, with cooler temperatures and higher average rainfall on the coastal regions and dryer temperatures as you progress inland.
Contemporary garden design for modern lifestyle
If you have a garden and a library you have everything you need”- Marcus Tullius Cicero 106BC-43B.In the hustle and bustle of city life, people need, somewhere to pause and recover the equilibrium...
Plants and soil types
Your favourite plants don’t seem to thrive in your garden? Check your soil- it’s structure, acidity, alkalinity and fertility have a major impact on what will or won’t grow.
Sweet and sour soils
How to Improve Garden Soil With Amendments Dirt by any other name will still stain your clothes, but for gardeners, that dirt becomes soil as soon as there are plants growing in it. Although garden-variety soil seems ordinary, it is actually a complex mixture of mineral particles, elemental nutrients, and organic material that combine to…
Have a mosquitoes-free yard
Love being outdoors but sick of those annoying blood-sucking mosquitoes? The threat of contracting diseases from a mosquito is very real. Not only are humans infected with dangerous illnesses each year because of mosquitoes, so are animals, including household pets and veterinary animals.
‘Three sisters’ companion planting
It’s part folklore, part science, but companion planting just may help your garden grow.
The aromatic herb garden
When designing your scented herb garden, don’t forget to focus on more than just the smells of the plants remember to plan according to their color...
“Where people gather the scent should be sweet” Make Sweet Memories Flowers are admired for their beauty, exquisite shapes and seemingly unending spectrum of colours, but some varieties are most loved and respected for their amazing scents. Many favorite memories are triggered by our sense of smell, so it’s no surprise that garden flowers are…