Roses In A Potato turns into Beautiful Buds!

Some people are not blessed with a green thumb, so should they try roses grown in potatoes?    Yes! Some people definitely are, my mum is one of those people who is a natural! An  entire yard or a ‘ little farm’, as a call it –  flowers, plants, and vegetables are in abundance. I’m…

Outside Inside: Make an Indoor Aquatic Garden!

All plants need water to live, but some plants take this relationship a step further. Climate change, our world warming up, has made us think about water in a different way. Some aquatic plants have adapted to living either completely submerged in water or on the water’s surface and some in-between. There is now a…

Returning to Nature: Botanical Tattoos

Artists come in many forms and expressions. For those without the artist’s mind or talent, all you need to do is connect, much like nature, you’ll find when an artist is true to form, you will find meaning. Pis Saro has a special talent for creating botanical tattoos. Watercolor tattoos of pretty flowers and leaves for…

Goodbye Bronchitis Cough: Mix Honey Banana and Water

Gardenhood would never say we’re doctors or even healers, but we’ve tried a few natural tricks to help fix common colds or chronic coughs. Some weeks back one of our members had the worst cough ever. A non-smoker, reasonable health so it was a little strange and the amount of coughing drove one of our…

Oldest Bonsais In the World

Trees can grow for thousands of years. Bonsai trees, if well kept, can also become very old.Some of the oldest Bonsai in the world are over 800 years; the result of many generations of patience and hard work. This article lists some of the most famous and oldest trees, enjoy!(#1) Ficus Bonsai tree at Crespi, […]

Understanding What Makes Plants Happy

Like us, plants have their own language. If you saw our post on Geoff Lawton’s Pattern Understanding you will see that nature has its own rules, patterns and ways of connecting. Somehow, over time we humans have become disconnected or perhaps we are disrespecting our plant’s natural botanical body language and behavior that could help…

Back to Black: Black Drama In the Garden

Black inspires a little drama, so why not add some to your garden with a little black foliage or black flowers? Amy’s Back to Black reflects a little of how we all feel sometimes, it’s such a tragedy she’s gone, way too soon. We’re sure that Amy’s garden would have been full uniqueness and beauty with…

How To Propagate Lavender Plants From Cuttings

Lavender has so many beneficial properties from freshening up a home to uses in cosmetics.   It also adds a gorgeous contrast of bright purple flowers against silver/gray foliage to the garden and the best bit is the bees love it too and it smells lovely. Growing lavender is great for so many reasons! Once…

Women Are Using Plants to Live Longer

  Fabulous news for vegans and vegetations, you’re about to get plenty of new friends. Research is showing that spending time with these lovely plant eating folk can actually extend your lifespan. And if you’re a lady you are in super luck. Research conducted by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Brigham and Women’s…

Bedroom Plants to Cure Insomnia and Sleep Apnea

It’s a busy world, even our sleep is busy these days. Sleep disturbances, night terrors, insomnia, or sleep apnea are some of the sleep terms that can make our living harder work than it has to be. If your nights are long and you’d prefer to be sleeping, we have some awesome news for you….