Peppermint VS Spearmint – What’s The Difference?

Peppermint vs Spearmint

There are over 15 types of mint but spearmint and peppermint are the most popular. But, do they differ? Here’s a comparison of peppermint vs spearmint. Sometimes, people use the words spearmint and peppermint interchangeably. While both plants belong to the Mentha genus, they are different species. They differ in physical characteristics, chemical concentration, and … Read more

How To Sprout Chia Seeds – 5 Easy Methods

sprouted or germinated chia seeds

Salvia Hispanica or Salvia Columbariae, popularly known as chia seeds are a superfood that can be used in a wide range of recipes including salads, puddings, sandwiches, smoothies, etc. They are rich in essential omega 3 fatty acids, linoleic fatty acids, and a wide range of valuable nutrients. In this article, we will teach you … Read more

How To Mix Neem Oil For Plants And Its Application Process

Mix Neem Oil for Plants

Numerous research studies indicate that chemical pesticides have adverse effects on plants, humans, animals, and the environment. As a result, more people are keen on using organic or natural pesticides. Neem oil is a great option for a natural pesticide. It is versatile as it can be used as a fungicide or insecticide for vegetable … Read more

Growing Plants In Water Year Round – Everything You Need to Know

plant growing in glass

Do you have houseplants or an indoor plant garden? Growing plants in water is an excellent activity for the amateur gardener, those who dislike the messiness of dirt, live in small spaces, and those who forget about watering plants. Not only does this method require low maintenance, but it’s also pest and disease resistant. Growing … Read more

How To Grow Tomatoes Indoors – A Step By Step Guide For Growing Tomatoes From Seeds

tomato seeding in pots on window sill

Tomatoes are delicate, tropical plants. They require 6 to 8 hours of direct sunlight every day, consistent warmth, and frequent watering. Also, depending on the type of tomatoes you grow, you will need to prune regularly and stack. Tomatoes are also susceptible to various diseases and pests and require special care. Here in this article, … Read more

How To Dry Parsley – 5 Methods To Dry Parsley At Home

How to Dry Parsley – 5 Methods to Dry Parsley at Home

Although fresh parsley is more potent than dried parsley, drying parsley extends its shelf life. Dried parsley can last up to one year while fresh parsley lasts for only two weeks with refrigeration. Also, if you have a surplus supply, drying the parsley helps to preserve it for future use. In this article, we will … Read more

How To Store Mint – 7 Methods of Storing Fresh Mint To Enjoy All Year Round

How to Store Mint

Mint, like any other leafy herb, wilts easily compromising its flavor and nutrient content. There are several methods you can use, however, to store mint to extend its lifespan whether on the countertop, in the refrigerator, or freezer. Below are detailed steps for 7 methods of storing fresh mint, but first, what steps should you … Read more