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Grow Your Own Ghaf Tree from high Germination Ghaf Tree Seeds

The Ghaf tree (Prosopis cineraria) is an iconic tree found across the arid regions of the Middle East. With its deep roots and hardy nature, the Ghaf is perfectly adapted to survive and thrive in the harsh desert climate. Growing a Ghaf tree from seed allows you to cultivate this remarkable tree rig...

Abdul Sameer

Co - Founder

Green Thumb Chronicles: A Guide to Year-Round Garden Maintenance in the UAE...

In the vibrant landscape of the United Arab Emirates, where the desert meets the sea and urban skylines dominate the horizon, the allure of lush greenery is undeniable. Whether you're an avid gardener or a newcomer to the world of plants, maintaining a flourishing garden in the UAE's unique climate ...

Siyad Salim

Plantsman

Everything You Need To Know About Hibiscus

Hibiscus flowers are among the most popular outdoor plants all over the country; this is because their showy flowers come in an array of eye-catching colors, they’re easy to care for, and they’re good for the bees and butterflies! These plants naturally grow in bush form, but they can be trained to ...

Seena Raghavan

Editor

Signs Your Houseplant Has Outgrown Its Plastic Pot (Since It Can't Stay In ...

People usually do the first thing after buying a new houseplant (besides staring at it lovingly while doing a happy dance) is to place it—plastic pot and all—into a more decorative container. And while it's OK to keep your plant in its plastic home, for the time being, you won't want to leave it the...

Seena Raghavan

Editor

How To Help Your Houseplants Survive The Heat

UAE didn’t use to be known for its heatwaves, but we’ve quickly gone from ‘it’s the hottest summer since 1928’ to ‘it’s the hottest summer on record since last year.’ Every year, temperatures continue to soar across nearly all of the northern hemisphere, and while it means uncomfortable sleep ...

Siyad Salim

Plantsman

Something to Plant in August

There's loads of possibility to keep growing! The growing season is in high gear for much of the country, with temperatures soaring and gardens overflowing with their bounty. While you may think it's too early to sow anything this year, that's simply not so! You still can plant some short-season ...

Seena Raghavan

Editor

Aloe Vera – The Miracle Plant

Aloe Vera is a plant that needs no introduction. Most of us have used it in some form, as a cosmetic, food or medicine. Called The Plant of Immortality and The Wand of Heaven, it has long been known as one of the most medicinal plants. It’s a handy little succulent to have in your home, for its heal...

Seena Raghavan

Editor

A beginner’s guide to gardening in the UAE, indoors and outdoors

Who doesn’t love the idea of a greener country and a greener planet? With the nation keeping its green thumbs busy, we should be doing the same! Contrary to popular opinion, there are a lot of plants and trees that grow very well in the UAE’s hot climate. While you may not be plucking a juicy pear o...

Seena Raghavan

Editor

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