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.
So many of my childhood memories involved wide open spaces, adventures in the great outdoors and planting and growing vegetables with my dad. Precious memories I now look back on in my adulthood and fondly remember those care-free days when I potter about in my own garden. There are so many different ways kids canContinue reading “Benefits of Gardening for Kids”
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. One of the most rewarding things about gardening is to grow your own vegetables. Whether you have an outdoor garden space or a small balcony, multipleContinue reading “Winter Vegetable Growing Season in Qatar”
There have been numerous posts about Adenium or Desert Rose in the Gardening Club-Qatar Facebook group. Many members have shared their valuable experience about its care in the Gulf conditions, about ways to make it bloom more, methods to save seeds or cuttings and grow more plants from them or where to find the AdeniumContinue reading “Adenium care in the Gulf”
Aloe vera plants are native to the tropical climates of Africa and are widely acknowledged for their skincare benefits – in particular for their ability to care for sunburns due to the soothing properties of the thick aloe vera gel found in their fleshly plump leaves. The plant itself usually varies in size, but theContinue reading “5 tips for caring for your Aloe Vera plant”
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 of plants as living things, like humans. Like humans, plants need more water in the summer, and even more if they stay outdoors and are exposedContinue reading “Watering in hot climates”
We all like success stories, so in this blog post I would like to share with you the story of Mayte, a very new gardener. Mayte contacted me last February, asking for help with her garden. She had a big area around her house, that she would occasionally water and that was it about herContinue reading “Success Story – Garden Revival”