What is innovative gardening?

Innovative gardening is about being clever and creative in gardening. There are many ways in which you can be more inspired in the garden and the way you conduct gardening. Don’t forget that although most gardens are made by humans, they are still very important to the planet as they represent a part of theContinue reading “What is innovative gardening?”

Introduction to Gardening

We define gardening as taking care of a plant’s needs, including sunlight, water intake, nutrition, ventilation, temperature, etc. Usually, a plot is focused on where bright-coloured plants and herbs grow, making the aura around them pleasant. This might sound simple, but getting used to the right ways and terms regarding gardening requires knowledge and practice.Continue reading “Introduction to Gardening”

Metrosideros – How to grow Metrosideros plants

The Metrosideros is a very popular plant, especially in Mediterranean countries such as Malta. This is a fast-growing plant that can resist most elements of nature, including wind, sun and seawater. It is a very robust plant that grows even in the most difficult of places. Metrosideros Roots The secret here is for the MetrosiderosContinue reading “Metrosideros – How to grow Metrosideros plants”

Gardening Compost

Most house and kitchen waste is nowadays carefully sorted and recycled. In Malta, there are particular recycling plants which are used, such as the Sant’Antnin Waste Treatment Plant in Marsaskala. Nonetheless, some waste still finds itself directed to the Maghtab waste management facilities. However, what many people don’t realise is that we can create compostContinue reading “Gardening Compost”

How do I pick the right plants for my garden?

Choosing the right plants for your garden can be a challenge, especially if you are new to the world of gardening. However, I have some good news! Once you understand the basics, then it will become very easy to choose the right plants for your garden and enjoy gardening to the full. 1.      Location BeforeContinue reading “How do I pick the right plants for my garden?”

How are Strawberries Propagated?

Strawberries are a favourite for many people. They are sweet, healthy and can be grown in pots or containers at home or in smaller spaces. In this short article, we will tackle questions such as: What propagation method is used for strawberries? Which part of the strawberry helps to propagate? Can I grow strawberries fromContinue reading “How are Strawberries Propagated?”

How to Grow Rucola from Seeds

Rucola is a very popular addition to many salads and dishes, including pizza. It is grown in many countries and is usually cultivated from seeds. The seeds of the rucola are very small. You will need to prepare the soil where you plan to sow the seeds. If you are sowing in an open field,Continue reading “How to Grow Rucola from Seeds”

Gardening Interview – Shelley’s Indoor Jungle

I was lucky enough to interview the amazing gardening influencer Shelley Caruana, from the successful “Shelley’s Indoor Jungle” (over 176,000 followers). Together, we had a chat about why she started her blog, a few gardening tips and advice on how to make the best if on a limited budget. Let’s discover her journey below! Name andContinue reading “Gardening Interview – Shelley’s Indoor Jungle”

Gardening tips for beginners

People in Malta love gardening, it’s a popular activity designed to unwind and relax. Plus, you get to see your beautiful plants grow and they might even offer some amazing fruits too. With that in mind, gardening in Malta can be a little difficult, since here there’s a Mediterranean, hot climate with strong winds. ThisContinue reading “Gardening tips for beginners”

Vertical Gardening

Vertical Gardening is a process through which plants, fruits and vegetables grow in a vertical, upwards direction (on top of each other) instead of the horizontal, more traditional manner (next to each other on the ground). In summary, vertical gardening uses upright growth containers to make the most of your growing space. Sometimes, a vertical gardenContinue reading “Vertical Gardening”