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... :)

Some Tips For Indoor Gardening Beginners

Here are some few useful tips for those who are very fond of creating beautiful greenery in the interiors of their house. 

Do you wish to create a simple kitchen garden by planting various types of herbs and blooms which are eatable as well as for ornamental purpose too?

So follow these simple hints to gain some information about how to preserve your backyard or kitchen garden that brings in the peace and calmness to your mind and soul as well as surroundings too.

Those few of us are quite fortunate enough to have a spacious home with a backyard where beautiful concepts of gardening can be designed.

But those who feel that they won’t be able to grow plants as they live in small homes and apartments need not worry anymore. You can pursue your hobby of gardening too by planting different herbs indoors, or creating a small garden in your kitchen with vibrant little flower plants etc.

Potted plants which produce blooms like planter boxes and herbs or flavorings like whirlybird and copper sunset are the best ideal options for indoor gardens as they can be raised in places that have very little scope or conditions for growth.

Moreover, flowering plants like the Marigolds, Iceland poppies and more smaller types of sunflowers are other alternatives  that makes up for your indoor garden because these are smaller and tinier in size that can be maintained easily as well when compared to the tall and bigger ones that dominates your walls and interiors  which is not good for the interiors.

While buying your favorite plants and herbs for your indoor garden, you can also consider buying small storage pots made of tin but make sure that it lets in enough sunlight for at least about 4 hours  that is essential for the plants’ growth as well as adequate water supply. Hence you can have a look at your local gardening stores for ready-made soil mixture and use them for your plants as these help in a stable growth of your plants.

A proper drainage or punch slots at the bottom is very crucial to ensure the water flow so that the excessive amount of water is let out and gives the plants the required amount of humidity.

If you have an idea of growing small herbs and shrubs then follow this simple age old formula. First soak the seeds for about a couple of hours and plant them in a pot filled with the soil mixture. After sowing the seeds, fill the pot with a few more soil for about a quarter inch above the base. Plants like rosemary and thyme which have a very pleasant fragrance and scent are wonderful choices for the season.

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