When someone starts gardening in the Gulf, one of the first things they will hear about is neem oil. People that don’t come from Asia might have never heard aboutContinue reading “All about neem oil”
Over time, the nutrients in our soil (especially with potted plants) naturally depletes itself as it is consumed by the plant or washed away from watering. With so many fertilizerContinue reading “Fertilizers – Giving our plants a helping hand”
Many gardeners would like to know more about diseases and very often there seems to be some confusion between deficiencies, diseases and insect attacks.
As it’s a large topic, I decided to narrow it down and make a blog post about fungal diseases.
The winter growing season in Qatar is from October to April, and if you have not yet started sowing seeds or planting seedlings, the time to start is now. OneContinue reading “Winter Vegetable Growing Season in Qatar”
Who loves basil? Basil is on top of many plants lists; the list of the easiest herbs to grow, the insect repellent plants list, the bees attracting plants list and,Continue reading “A gardener’s guide in the Gulf: growing basil”
Finding proper watering advice online can be really confusing, especially when someone lives in the desert, and has to deal with extremely hot weather conditions. To start with, think ofContinue reading “Watering in hot climates”
When is the right time to start sowing and planting after the summer? Watch the video and check the table below, for the optimal temperatures for different stages of someContinue reading “Gardening season in the Middle East”