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Tips on How to Build a Garden Pond

Friday, February 7, 2014 Category: Garden Designs

Infinity Pond and White HomeA garden pond design can change any garden landscape. Besides adding calmness, ponds can also provide a focal point that is eye-catching. Similarly, when added with some plants and fish, the pond in the garden complements the beauty of your home.
Where should you build the pond?
Do not position the pond at the lowest point of the garden as it will accommodate flood during the rainy season. As a result, it will not only cause flood, but the rain water also pollute the pond water. As we know, rainwater will bring …

Here Are the Easy Ways to Green Your Home

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 Category: Garden Designs

Amazing Office Design with Vertical GardenGenerally narrow land becomes a problem when you want to build a garden inside the house. You will be faced to two choices; keep building a garden or eliminate it in order to add more rooms.
Actually, you still have a chance to have a garden at home. It is in a garden that does not require extensive land, the vertical garden. Vertical gardens rely on plants that are placed in a special pot along with special irrigation system. Therefore, the cost to make this kind of garden is somehow quite …

9 Essential Tips to Choose the Right Planting Medium

Tuesday, February 4, 2014 Category: Garden Designs

Planting Medium and HandsEach type of growing medium has a different capacity of storing nutrient, water, and air. Similarly, each plant type needs a different life requirement. Here are nine practical tips in choosing planting media.

Know the type and nature. There are many types of growing media that can be purchased. Each type has its own shape, size, and nature. Flake -shaped planting medium is capable of storing water for longer and in large quantities, e.g. bamboo humus. In contrast, the cylindrical and spherical planting medium such as coco fiber is easy to …

4 Important Elements in Designing an Indoor Garden

Friday, January 31, 2014 Category: Garden Designs

Indoor Home Garden Idea
Building an indoor garden design in your house is not something difficult. You just need to adjust it to your whole home interior design and your taste definitely.
How to make an indoor garden? Here are four important elements to consider when you want to build a home indoor garden.
1. Light
Gardens need sunlight for photosynthesis. If there is no sufficient light available, the plants will be difficult to process nutrients so that they can experience a fertilizer shortage. The characteristics of the plants that lack of light are the yellowing of …

5 Houseplants to Improve Indoor Air Quality at Your Home

Monday, January 13, 2014 Category: Garden Designs

Glass Window and Peace LilyChemicals from building materials, furniture, and even air fresheners can make your home indoor air poisonous, causing air pollution and health problems. However, everything can be solved if you just put some potted greenery in your home. Ornamental plants release oxygen and help remove chemicals such as formaldehyde which can cause respiratory and neurological problems, as well as cancer.  Although it takes a long explanation on how air pollution affects our health, there are always an easy and simple way to deal with this problem. Well, here are five types …