Gardening

Gardening

Growing Rockmelons in Singapore HDB

This is my journey in growing Rockmelons in front of my flat. It does not have abundance of sunshine nor does it have a very conducive environment. It has more shade but I gave it a try.  To germinate the seeds, simply put the seeds in damp soil for few days in the dark. When […]

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Hydroponics transferred to Aquaponics

As my hydroponics setup is along the balcony ledge, the melons are getting too big for the system. Also, they are getting twiny and looking for places to climb. Hence I began finding a better way to set them in place and also set up vines for them to climb for support. I made a […]

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Using colander as a pot

Hey there, guys! It’s a hack again, and this time it’s using a colander as a pot. A colander is used for draining vegetables and fruits. I was at Index Living Mall last Saturday and saw the colander. It looks very nice as it’s square, I usually take rounded things as inefficient use of space. […]

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DIY Greenhouse

Recently I started to like gardening and together with my neighbour, we started our own gardens outside our flats. In order to protect some of the germinating seeds, it would be good to keep them in a greenhouse. One option would be to buy a small greenhouse from Ikea (see below). I  It would be […]

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Recycling 2 litre milk jug

Occasionally I will buy 2 litre jugs of milk for my kids. When they finished the milk, I always wonder what I can do with the jugs. So I went online to search for jug hacks for gardening to be able to reuse them instead of recycling them.  For gardening, I would always need to […]

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Hydroponics setup

This is the first time I’m trying out a hydroponics setup. This setup comes complete with the baskets, sponges, a pump and timer for the water flow. I specifically chose this design as I can fit it on the balcony ledge with quite a good support. As it is a distance from the house and […]

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Trial at Hydroponics Farming

Recently, I started becoming concerned about the food we eat, the vegetables sold in the markets and the pesticides widely used in all the crops. I then started reading up onĀ urban gardening. I found out that Oh Farm does hydroponics farming and so I went to visit. They hold school visit tours and have a […]