How to Grow Cardamom

Cardamom is one of the most expensive and unique spices in the world. If you live in a very warm, humid climate (or in US Department of Agriculture zones 10 to 12), you can grow your own cardamom plant. Plant a few cardamom seeds indoors and let them grow for a few months so they(…)


How to Grow Duckweed

Duckweed is an aquatic plant that is commonly found in lakes, forming what seems to be a green blanket over the water. Easily grown, it is a natural food for many animals and keeps mosquitoes from breeding on the water. If you would like to grow some for a science project, animal feed, or for(…)


How to Grow Tulips in Pots

Tulips make for a beautiful indoor or outdoor potted plant that can bloom yearly if planted and cared for correctly. To grow tulips in pots, you’ll need the right pot, soil, and approach. Because tulips need to be dormant for 12-16 weeks before they can bloom, you’ll need to expose them to cool temperatures to(…)


How to Grow Basil Indoors

Basil is a popular, fragrant herb with a variety of culinary uses. There are actually over 100 varieties of basil that all have slightly different tastes, from Italian sweet basil to Thai spicy basil. Most basil plants grow easily in outdoor gardens, and with a few minor alterations, you can grow basil indoors without much(…)


How to Grow Vegetables in Winter

Cold winter weather doesn’t mean your vegetable garden has to be empty. In fact, vegetable gardening in the winter can be more laid-back than in warmer months since you don’t have as much to tend to. The key to successful winter gardening is planting hardy vegetables that are tolerant of the cold. Fortunately, there are(…)


How to Grow Garlic in Water

If you’d like to grow some garlic but don’t have the space for a garden or a large potting container, you can try growing garlic in water. Growing garlic in water is a great way to have fresh garlic available whenever you like, without the hassle and expense of going to the grocery store. Be(…)


How to Grow Your Hair Out Quickly

Healthy hair usually grows between per month. This means that the key to having fast growing hair is to have healthy hair! Care for your hair by washing it with lukewarm water, conditioning, brushing, and trimming it regularly, and avoiding heated styling tools. Eat plenty of vitamins and minerals and drink lots of water to(…)


Grow a “Lawn” of Truncata for the Holidays (and the rest of the year)

Holiday Cacti*, particularly Thanksgiving and Christmas Cacti, are amazing, beautiful, and very common (or at least in the US).  You see them in all the garden stores around the holidays because they’re one of the few show-stopping plants that bloom in Nov-Dec and which grow easily indoors.  Unfortu…By: AngryRedhead Continue Reading » Instructables: exploring –(…)