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How I built my edible garden under RM 1000? #3: Populate & Maintain garden

We’ve covered how to research, and plan my edible garden and how I built two raised beds and a nursery Now that my edible garden is set up, it’s a matter of planting and maintaining it! 1. …

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How I built my edible garden under RM 1000? #2: Building two raised beds & a nursery

We spoke about the research and planning in How I built my edible garden? #1: Research, & Plan. Next, it’s executing the plan. Here are the things that I do to build two raised beds and …

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How I built my edible garden under RM 1000? #1: Research & Plan

I’ve build an organic garden with over 50 different types of edible plants. Above is how my garden looks like in just two months. 1. What do I have to work with? When I lived …

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DIY: How to grow mint and other herbs from the supermarket

Do you have extra mint that you can’t finish? Instead of letting them rot and eventually throwing them away, why not plant them instead? Or you have a pot of flourishing mint which you are told …

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PLACES: Tropical Spice Garden in Penang

Until the discovery of Asia’s Hidden Eden at a local bookstore in Penang, I did not know of the existence of Tropical Spice Garden. This award-winning eco-tourism destination is tucked away from the busy city and …

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How to start an edible apartment garden? (even without a balcony)

Do you always dream of having an edible garden but you are limited by space, skills and time? Me too. But I’ve learned that even if you stay in an apartment with no balcony, never planted …

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DIY: Money plant in glass bottle

I’ve started a little garden in my apartment which I fondly name Mini Eden (Yes, there’s Adam and Eve in form on Lego people). It started with some air-filtering plants which I purchased from the …

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5 simple gardening projects for an apartment garden

As I’ve just started a small apartment garden at home, I read Guide to Gardening in Small Spaces by Stephanie Choo’s with much delight. Besides talking about the basics of gardening, the avid gardener who …

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How to make your first terrarium with Aloe Vera and Lego People

Bringing nature into my home has always been a dream; one that I mistakenly thought is far-fetched for someone who doesn’t have much time and travels frequently. Afterall, plants are living things that needs to …

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Things for a simple indoor garden

An indoor garden is something I’ve wanted for a while. Not only do potted plants help create a zen atmosphere at home, some plants such as chrysanthemum can even cleanse the air. However, this project …

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