IntroductionGardening or growing a variety of plants for enhancing the beauty of the house, is a wonderful art which requires to be upgraded and maintained from time to time. And for the people who are much interested in growing different variety of plants in their houses, can develop their interest of gardening into a hobby of gardening and thereby they can enjoy the benefits of gardening. Gardening is not just growing plants in the house but it even involves maintaining the garden in the right way and a complete care and protection of the plants. So, if you are really interested in growing a variety of plants in your backyard or in the balcony of your flat, then I am sure you need to read the following simple yet easy tips for maintaining your garden and thus bring greenness to your house.
Importance of gardeningAs it is a know fact that plants play a key role in sustaining life on Earth by converting the solar energy into chemical energy and thereby transferring this chemical energy to the animals and humans as well which utilize this energy for various life activities. Hence, having a garden in your home and growing plants are not only beneficial in obtaining food from them but also the garden plants are useful in the following ways:
Tips for an effective terrace gardening in the apartmentsThough gardening is a skillful art which requires lot of patience to look after the plants and take care of these, yet it can be made easy by following few simple tips so that you can grow plants healthily in your garden. All you need to do is:
Manure for plants After you wash the rice grains or pulses, do not throw away this water, instead collect this water in a container and use it for watering the plants. As this water contains some vitamins and minerals in it, it would be helpful in providing some nutrients to the soil. You can even use the excess water in which you cook certain vegetables for watering the plants instead of throwing this water. However, some people use this water for preparing soups / rasam.
You can use peel of beetroot and carrot as a feed for these plants. These peels when put in the soil, mix up well with the soil and provide the required nutrients to the plants and also help in giving rich color to the flowers. In this way you can effectively b>use the kitchen waste in growing the plants in a healthy way. You can even mix the left over tea powder / dust / leaves after preparing tea and use this for the rose plants which too help in giving rich color to the flowers. And you can even crush the egg shells and mix these with the soil which provide rich nutrition to the plants.
For for these plants you can use the peels of beetroot and carrot which help in giving rich color to the flowers. Apart from these you can even put the peels / waste of other vegetables and when these mix up with the soil enriches it with the required nutrients.
Instead of disposing off the vitamins tablets when the date expires, you can use these tablets for indoor plants. And for this you can either mix these tablets in the soil or dissolve the tablets in water and use this water for watering the plants. This would help in the rich growth of the plants.
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ConclusionGardening is a art and it needs little time to be taken care of. In this way if you happen to follow certain simple tips you can enjoy the art of growing plants, lest it becomes a tiresome work for you and sometimes it so happens that you might leave this interest of yours due to lack of time. It is not the question of lack of time but you need to make time if you are really interested in growing plants in your flat and thus enhance the beauty of your flat by colorful flowering plants in the balcony and beautiful ornamental plants in the indoors.
Kalyani is basically an educationist and presently a home-maker who is fruitfully utilizing her free time in freelancing, online content writing and above all blogging. She is an active lead editor at IndiaStudyChannel.com for over 2 years. She is an environmentalist who strives to protect the environment through the revival of age-old eco-friendly practices. She also strives to preserve the rich cultural heritage of India.
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I have gone through a few articles on terrace garden in some magazines but so far I have not seen such a detailed and exhaustive write up on the said subject.
The tips are very useful and I think the article is not only useful for a novice but also for an experienced person in terrace gardening.
Please keep posting such good articles so that ISC members like me are benefited.