Herbs in the garden
Nigeria is native to many natural resources including herbs that are rich in flavor, nutrients and medicinal values that have positive effects on our health.
Growing up: The art of climbing plants
Every garden needs a few climbing plants or wall shrubs. Flowering vines grow up; they add height, privacy, floral richness, and can be trained to grow on fences, trellises, arbors...
Tough plants for hot dry climates
We are still dwelling on plants that like it hot and will thrive in hot, sunny locations. Plants that will thrive, no matter what. They are great, low water and drought-tolerant plants.
Heat tolerant plants, some like it hot
There are many awesome plants that love hot and dry conditions, suited for dry gardens. With water shortage, everywhere, I thought it a good idea, to discuss plants that are drought...
Portulaca belongs to the Purslane family (Portulacaceae), a small family of 40-100 species including the genus Portulaca grandiflora. Portulaca plants have their origin in tropical South America.
Most plants need sunlight to grow and flourish, but many species have limits to how much rays they can handle. Exposing plants that prefer limited or moderate amounts of sunlight to the sunniest patches of your garden will only set them up for failure and you for disappointment.
Foodscaping otherwise called edible landscaping is the practical integration of food plants in an ornamental or decorative setting.
Edible container gardening
In these days of urbanization, many live in apartment and homes with small space for gardening or no space of all. With the high cost of living, many desire to have garden where they could produce vegetables and fruits to supplement the food needs and to reduce costs.