Archive for the ‘Garden’ Category

Recycled wine bottles as hanging flowerpots

After drinking wine on a special night, don’t just throw the nice looking bottles. After you cut their bottom, fill them with a substrate and put some kind of stopper for the substrate to come out ( I am still thinking what this can be ) you end up with some nice looking hanging flowerpots. [...]

Flower boots

Old boots turned into flower pots. Brilliant!

Carnivorous plants around your home

The world of carnivorous plants is amazing because they ‘eat’ insects ( some species are big enough to consume frogs… ). They have adapted to grow in places where the soil is thin or poor in nutrients. If you want to grow them inside your house you need to respect some basic rules that are [...]

I give you my heart – Garden Sculpture

Seems interesting to put something similar in a park. For sure it will catch the attention of visitors. The sculpture was designed by Angela Lergo and is named “I give you my heart”. The materials used are: Ground stone, epoxy resin, wax and the measures are 100 x 80 x 13 cm.

What is Hydroponics?

Researchers discovered in the 18th century that plants absorb essential mineral nutrients as inorganic ions in water and in natural conditions, soil acts as a mineral nutrient reservoir but the soil itself is not essential to plant growth. Hydroponics is basically growing plants without soil, but still using water and nutrients or whatever ultimately ends [...]