The snake plant or Sansevieria pronounced (san-se-vi-ee’-ri-ah) – A genus of perennial herbs with stiff, very thick leaves, often mottled with white, and clustered flowers on slender stalks A member of the Asparagaceae Family, popularly goes by other common names. The very “politically correct” Mother-in-Law’s tongue, snake tongue and Bowstring-hemp. The snake plant makes and excellent potted plant indoors as a houseplant or outdoors. Sansevieria is undoubtedly one of the most easily recognized plants in the world.
Unfortunately, climate change is threatening the gardening experience. There have been changes and more changes are coming. Fortunately, gardeners can play an important role to help adapt and mitigate the climate change threat and contribute to a greener future. We discuss climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies which are in our control, things you can…
Many commercial mosquitoes and insect repellent contain harmful chemicals which are toxic to children and pets. We are providing you here most effective and natural mosquito repellent plants which you can grow indoor and outdoor. Do you want to repel other insects? Here is a list of companion plants that repel insects, as well as…
The modern development of roads, real estate projects, buildings, bridges, and other man-made structures has resulted in rapid deforestation resulting in climate change, aka global warming. The devastating effects of deforestation are long-lasting and far-reaching with the power to impact all living things.
People are increasingly concerned with the quality of air in the indoor spaces in which they spend significant amounts of time.
Even a small house on a city lot can plant a series of trees and woody perennials to capture carbon while creating a beautiful landscape. Trees that can withstand the wind and snow, add layers of shade to your home, bring oxygen into the air and help disperse the heat they give off. Even if…
The use of plastic sheeting or mulch in the garden proves to be a useful tool for some garden crops. Many crops do well with the support of plastic sheeting and plastic mulch. These innovative products have many uses in the garden.
The bubbles rising from your aerator not only circulate the water, but also break up the surface tension as they break the surface. This has a few beneficial effects. First, it prevents some water-walking insects from taking advantage of your pond. The most important of these, of course, is mosquitos, which can otherwise use your pond to lay eggs.
…when your water does ice over, you definitely don’t want to break it by hitting the ice. Here’s why:
Water is extremely resistant to mechanical compression. When you push on water, it doesn’t squeeze down, but moves and transmits that force to somewhere else, pushing against whatever is containing it
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