15+ Of The Most Beautiful Bonsai Trees Ever

Bonsai trees are awesome. Just ask Mr Miyagi. They look beautiful, they fit in your house, they encourage patience and dedication, they relieve stress, and they help to purify the air.

What’s not to like?

People have been caring for Bonsai trees for over a thousand years. The ancient horticultural practice originated in China, where it was known as “penzai”, and was later redeveloped under the influence of Japanese Zen Buddhism. The plants are kept small due to growth-restricting techniques such as pinching buds, pruning and wiring branches and restricting the use of fertilizer. It’s a delicate and time-consuming process, but as you can from this list compiled by Bored Panda, those who persevere are rewarded with something amazing. Continue reading

Women Are Creating She-Sheds, A Female Alternative To Man Caves (15+ Pics)

Men need their space. But so too do women. But while some men prefer to dwell in their Man Caves, some woman prefer an alternative place to relax. Such as the She-Shed.

Whereas Man Caves are usually a part of the house somehow, say hidden in the basement or the garage perhaps, She-Sheds are typically situated in the garden. There are no set rules to how a She-Shed should be constructed. Some turn them into reading areas while others use their She-Sheds as craft rooms or even miniature yoga studios. Continue reading

Learn How To Make Your Very Own Backyard Composter In Just A Few Steps

Growing your own garden can be one of the most relaxing things to do in the warmer parts of the year. Watchingplants you’ve reared from mere seeds sprout from the ground and grow into beautiful, branchy blossoms can be really therapeutic and calming. Not to mention all of the beautiful bouquets you’ll be able to pick for centerpieces, or all of the fresh veggies you’ll be able to use for salads or fresh sauces! Continue reading

Grow Fresh Food or Flowers From Free plastic bottles in a tower

Stack plastic bottles in a tower and pour water in the top. In a few weeks, you will eating fresh food

If you want to have a garden, but lack the space, then this is definitely for you.

It can be frustrating having the desire for gardening but not having the type of space required. But it turns out that you actually need very little space to grow plants. This tiny-garden can work great right in your kitchen.

This amazing idea is the creation of botany professor Willem Van Cotthem from Belgium.

The first thing you do is cut the bottom of a plastic bottle. Continue reading

Easy Seasonal Gardening

Gardening is one of the most satisfying ways to spend your spare time, and it doesn’t have to be a sentence of hard labour.

By choosing plants carefully, you can create a low-maintenance haven – then as soon as the sun comes out, put up a deckchair, mix a cool drink and relax!

A visit to the garden centre is almost a rite of spring.

There are several things to bear in mind when choosing plants – what is the garden’s soil type (test with a kit if necessary); how much sun does the chosen area of the garden get; how easy is your choice of plant to grow and look after. Continue reading