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Bush Beans – An Easy Going Plant

Bush beans are the dandelion of the vegetable world, not that they’re a weed, but that they will grow anywhere and everywhere.

How to Grow Sunflowers

Sunflowers are special flowers. They are visually striking, great pollinators and it’s a fact that if you stare at a sunflower for 28 seconds or more, you will smile. Ok, ok, so we completely made that last fact up, but we’d like to think it’s the truth.

How to Grow Jade Bonsai: From Cutting to Tree

If you’re interested in growing bonsai trees but worried you can’t maintain them or are not keen on dropping one-hundred-plus dollars on a mature tree… read on!

Indoor light for Houseplants: An Engineer’s Perspective

As an engineer, I love to measure things – and measuring light is my absolute favourite activity when it comes to houseplant care. It is the only way to truly know if your plant is working – as in, doing enough photosynthesis to stay alive.

How to Grow Potatoes

Growing potatoes in the ground is much easier than you might think. If you’re new to growing potatoes, you’ll love how simple it is. Potatoes are an easy crop that need little attention.

Houseplants on a Budget

Are you broke as a joke or just can’t justify – to yourself or your partner – that you should buy more plants? Here are my top tips for acquiring plants, pots and soil for free or next-to-nothing.

Handy Set of Gardening Tools from Amazon

Whether you’re just entering the gardening world, or shopping for a gardener in your life (or for yourself!), I would like to share my suggestion regarding a 10pcs gardening set I purchased this year from Amazon.