Welcome to The Tao of Garden

Gardening is simply the practice of cultivating plants. People grow ornamental plants to harvest their flowers, foliage, or to get dyes out of them. They are also grown for their overall appearance.

There are also plants that are cultivated for human consumption. They are consumed as fruits, vegetables and herbs for medicinal purposes.

When we talk about gardening the subject ranges from fruit orchards to long boulevard plantings. Gardening practitioners may specialize themselves in growing only one type of plant or they may also practice mixed plantings that involve many various plants.

Gardening requires active participation of the practitioner and it usually requires intensive works and discipline.
Here you'll find many tips and tricks that are related to gardening.

There are various methods, types and approaches to maintain a healthy and beautiful garden. You can find all of them here.

You may want to learn what's the proper way to landscape the yard, choosing the right soil, maintain the plants, growing indoor gardens, and many many more.

We also look forward to hear your insights, suggestions, and even requests around gardening and landscaping. So please don't forget to leave your precious comments...

Happy gardening... :)

Cheer Up Your Window With A Beautiful Garden In Winter

As the winter season arrives , the terrible weather bites your feet and you would surely not want to go outdoors to look after your garden on these days. Hence there’s always another option of setting up your garden indoors.

An indoor  window garden is absolutely recommended to spice up your mood  by smartly choosing the plants that are best suited for winter like some aromatic and vibrant ones as well as those which appear to be delicious and  flavorful that decorates your menu during the winter. 

Hence give this fantastic method of  winter gardening a try.

The ideal place to start this indoor garden during the freezing winter is the windowsill as it will warm up the gardener’s spirit and heart combined with the best flavorings for delicious , nutritious and healthy soups , broths and stews as you grow the appropriate and beneficial herbs while the winter is ushered out.

In addition to the herbs like basil, compact dill and Greek Oregano that are adaptive to the autumn weather, you can also opt for thyme and parsley besides coriander that also very well adapt themselves to windowsill gardening and therefore they are certainly very apt to load up your winters with fragrance, greenery and relaxing as well as medicinal value when added to soups!
These herbs simply need regular watering and also adequate supply of sunlight for just about a few hours. These conditions are also the main requirements even for those plants that are not so fortunate to have a strong suite.

Sometimes, it can be a visual treat to your eye when your garden is filled up with vibrant fresh flowers and blooms that blossom during the winter which can be your perfect  bliss everyday by just sowing the seeds in a pre-prepared pot that has been mixed with soil and fertilizers as they provide they help nourish the indoor plants, seasonal herbs, pansies and calendulas.

Hence it surely cheers you up and makes the room joyful and brightens it up and makes it look livelier. So growing these flowering plants in your window garden subjected to receive enough sunshine, water and right soil-mixture, works most effectively for winning over the erratic climatic conditions of winter.

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