Gardenias are famous among gardeners of all ages, for their sweet smell and shiny foliage. At the same time, they are famous for being a complicated and high maintenance plant,Continue reading “Gardenia care in the Gulf”
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.
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 onContinue 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. OneContinue 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,Continue reading “Adenium care in the Gulf”
Is there a better way to start your day in the desert, than opening your window to a bougainvillea? Photo credit: https://www.freepik.com/free-photo/close-up-beautiful-red-bougainvillea-flowers_3919040.htm When someone lives in a hot and dryContinue reading “Bougainvillea 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 dueContinue 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 ofContinue 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,Continue reading “Success Story – Garden Revival”