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Many people with limited space or who like quick accessibility keep a small herb or kitchen garden in their window. Specialized windows, called kitchen garden windows or just garden windows, are available to facilitate this and give more space to the kitchen gardener. These windows are small bay windows (also called kitchen greenhouse windows) that maximize both shelf space for plants and light coming in. They are not required for kitchen garden growing, but are popular because of their benefits....
Going ECO, here is a better way for that. Being in Chennai we are used to drinking tender coconut, ever wondered that we can make use of that as a part of going ECO. YES, Tender coconut shells can be used as planter and seeds starters which is one of the best 100% eco friendly way to turn greener. Just pat in enough soil and put some seeds in the hollow part of the tender coconut and VOILA you are...
You don’t have to be an environmental psychologist to understand that plants look attractive. But dig a little deeper beneath their beauty and you’ll discover that the benefits of interior landscaping go far beyond the aesthetic. One such idea is Green screens, be it partition for rooms, or counter portions, balcony sun screens, green screen can be used in a variety of places to make it more private and look more beautiful. Recent study states that having plants indoors increase...
You don’t have to be an environmental psychologist to understand that plants look attractive. But dig a little deeper beneath their beauty and you’ll discover that the benefits of interior landscaping go far beyond the aesthetic. One such idea is Green screens, be it partition for rooms, or counter portions, balcony sun screens, green screen can be used in a variety of places to make it more private and look more beautiful. Recent study states that having plants indoors increase...
Go green this Valentine’s Day, being romantic shouldn't cost the earth, instead of giving paper cards, rose cuttings, and chocolate wrappers to your loved ones you can gift a plant and we are overjoyed to introduce the new trend of Chennai with Hoya Kerrii a plant that represents the heart with green initiative and love of the one giving it. With this opportunity "Go Green" gives us the responsibility of gifting a greener environment for our future. Lets celebrate this...
Herbs make an excellent staple in any garden. If you’re not growing them, you’re missing out on one of the most versatile and durable edibles.Here’s a roundup of everything you need to know about herbs.Herbs grow well when planted straight in the ground, in small pots, large containers or even hanging baskets. The beauty of containers is how you present them? You can put your herbs anywhere – on a deck, patio, porch, steps or in the backyard or even...
The latest and certainly the most popular type of garden we create for our clients who are limited to space but have the time to spend on gardens is the Vertical or Hanging Garden.  Part of what we love about working with plants is the versatility of beautifying a range of surface types – flat or curved, vertical etc. Hanging plants in the balcony not only cools the place but also increases the oxygen levels. We at Harith Tharang the...
They’re curious, like to learn by doing, and love to play in the dirt. They’re curious, like to learn by doing, and love to play in the dirt.Working in a garden, a child can experience the satisfaction that comes from caring for something over time, while observing the cycle of life firsthand.Gardening gives children a chance to learn an important life skill, one that is overlooked in standard school curriculum. Gardening is also a great way to teach environmental awareness by...
1.Reduce carbon prints, Offsetting your unavoidable CO2 emissions is a practical and immediate way to take ownership of your personal contribution to climate change.  2.Shared rides Carpooling is the sharing of car journeys so that more than one person travels in a car, and prevents the need for others to have to drive to a location themselves 3.Cycle Bicycling could help cut carbon emissions from urban transportation 11 percent. 4.Planting The planting of new forests can help mitigate against climate change by removing CO2 from the atmosphere5.Indoor...
The festive poinsettia plant (Euphorbia Pulcherrima) takes center stage during the chilliest time of the year, but it loves a warm, tropical climate for growth.  With its preference for warmer weather, it will grow outdoors year round in the U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 9 to 11.  There it can grow up to 10 feet tall.  In pots, the plant can be moved indoors to prevent it from being exposed to cold. The colorful change that occurs in...