Author Archives: Amelia
Author Archives: Amelia
Chayote or chayote squash is often found in many local and imported dishes. It can be fried, sautéed, eaten raw or cooked however you prefer to. Cooking with chayote would seem effortless yet it brings out a flavorful taste. It is somehow crispy and juicy and its mild sweetness lingers on your every bite. The taste is a bit like between a cucumber and potato and sort of a crisp pear. Incredibly delish!
If you love chayote as much as I do, you might be wondering how you can grow it in your own yard. Planting and gardening might require more of your time, but does not mean it’s always tough. The process can be trouble-free. And if you are planning to plant a chayote, there are definitely simple and easy ways to do so.Continue reading
In order to appreciate the flowering plants in your garden all throughout the day, you must be able to have a very good lighting fixture and the best digital ballast. Aside from this, a ballast would be your best ally when you’re trying to grow the healthiest crops using your best automatic lawn sprinkler and grow lights.Continue reading
Vibrant and colorful flowers. Plump and sweet vegetables. Fresh green leaves. Robust and nutrient-filled roots and stems. Healthy seeds that can yield hale and hearty new sprouts. These are the descriptions of a perfect plant, a botanic that even people who do not enjoy planting would appreciate.
Who wouldn’t want the kind that would turn into an impeccable culinary dish in a form of sage salads or garnishing? Who would complain if they receive Instagram-worthy decorations from floral bouquet (well, of course not unless you are allergic to it – but hey, that’s not the point here)? Who would refuse to do business with a farmer who cares for the type of plants that bear fruits and flowers which will turn into lots of profit sooner or later? No one.
Coming up with the perfect plant is time-consuming and complicated, but I it is not impossible. The secret behind this high-quality package lies behind the soil, literally. Yes, you read that right. One of the major things that you could do is to utilize compost.
Only being passionate about gardening is not enough, you will have to make sure that you clean and maintain your garden on a regular basis. In the course of cleaning your garden, you will undoubtedly find lots of wastes, and you should not leave these wastes here and there. Do not forget that like any other wastes, even the garden wastes should be disposed of properly in order to prevent any kind of health hazards. This in turn will contribute to the overall beauty of the garden. Making use of garden waste bags is certainly one of the best things you can do in order to make your work easy and effective.Continue reading
Has your kitchen lost its charm? Yes? Well, then why don’t you renovate it? If you are thinking that to renovate your kitchen, you have to spend thousands of dollars, then you are seriously mistaken. Kitchen remodeling is not going to be too heavy for your pockets, if you plan wisely and just change things are weary or has lost its charm.
Most of the people think that kitchen renovation means you have to change the color of the walls, the floor tiles, the countertop, slabs, backsplash and each and every part of the kitchen. But, this is not true. To renovate your kitchen you just need to change very few things that actually need to be changed after using it for ages. I, as a professional interior designer, always suggest my clients to change one particular thing in the kitchen. And believe me or not, it really makes the kitchen look new-like. Thinking, what I ask my clients to change? Well, it’s none other than the kitchen cupboards.
Lawn mower is a thing that is used in households on a regular basis. Garden grasses and other weed plants need cutting and cleaning on a daily basis. Continuous usage leads to inevitable corrosion of the machine and it is very normal that it may break down after a certain period. If you face any difficulty in your lawn mowers then do not force on them.Continue reading
How depressing it is to see your favorite plants deteriorating despite all the upkeeps and nourishment it receives. Plant leaves are supposed to be green and flowers are supposed to be fresh and blooming, however, that is not always the case as you will sometimes discover that their leaves have suddenly dried up and curled from the edges.
Even my friends are already verbalizing their concerns about it. I understand what they’re going through. There was even one time wherein I thought that I am just giving inadequate care to my garden at it’s starting to wilt and die only to find out that some microscopic pests are eating my plants! This battle hence became personal to me and I that is why I would like to share with you, my readers, the different strategies I have learned from other pros who taught me how to get rid of russet mites.
Do you want to get to know russet mites even more? Do you want to understand its detrimental effects on plants? Do you want to know their habitats? What about finding out how to exterminate them and preventing them from coming back? Well, if the answer to these is yes. You came to the right place.Continue reading
To relax and laze away on a holiday is everyone’s desire and there is no better way than to ease yourself onto the hammock chair on a cool afternoon either in your backyard or on the beach or for that matter wherever you would like to be.Continue reading
Seeing the plants grow and the flowers bloom is one of the things I love about having a garden, but gardening is no joke. Though I know it comes along with it, it gets pretty hard sometimes, especially when I apply pesticides, weed killers, and many other products. I should always find the right and balanced amount of these products. Otherwise, it will cause harmful effects on my garden. Hence, I decided I have to find the best garden sprayer for my plants.Continue reading
Flowers are very pleasing to the eyes. However, only those who are really passionate about them can appreciate everything – including the grooming part like knowing when to cut back mums, scarifying, deadheading or disbudding. The tasks themselves seem so tedious and that’s why we say cultivating plants is not for everyone. I know this for a fact because I have so many friends wondering why I love plants even when it takes a lot of my time and energy.Continue reading