If you are building a new house. You may be concerned with a lot of things, such as maximizing floor space and minimizing noise, but the latest architectural trend is making sure that new buildings are environmentally friendly. In fact, new houses in many areas actually have to meet certain environmental criteria. Even if you do not need your house to check any boxes, then you may still want to consider building in some of these features to help to make your home more environmentally friendly. Many of these tips are also low cost, so you won’t have to blow your budget in order to save the Earth.
What do you need to create your own little green space?
Today, we are faced with the conundrum that the space for cultivation is shrinking, but concerns about food safety and availability are increasing. As an increasing number of people are starting edible gardens, however small, on terraces, balconies, in pots and planters, there are a few essential things to consider.
Even if you love that great succulent look, or if the drought has led you to these plants, you may already have had trouble growing them. The cause of death is overwatering, after which rot sets in, and the plants literally melt down into a gushy rotten mess. The problem is knowing when they want water and when they don’t.
Houseplants want to live, and they’ll survive really well with little attention, as long as you get a couple of things right.
The most common reason that houseplants die is because of watering. Incorrect watering (usually overwatering) is because people fuss their plants to death. Under-watering is also a real killer.
We all do love flowers on Valentine’s Day, but fresh-cut blooms tend to become a gazillion time more expensive on that one day, which got you thinking of beautiful alternatives to a traditional bouquet.
Blooming flowers, small plants, and bulbs are all options that are beautiful and vibrant and will last much longer than fresh-cut flowers. These are the types of gifts that would be lovely for a significant other, a beloved teacher, or loved one.