What Every Gardener Should Know About Heat Stress

    What is heat stress? Heat stress can be understood as when the temperature of the environment of a plant is high for a period of time sufficient enough to cause irreversible damage to its the life and development. Even the slightest increase in temperature can be detrimental to the growth and progression of…

4 Reasons Why Sweating is Important

What is sweat? Sweat is a natural product of the process of body temperature regulation, also referred to as thermoregulation. This process is triggered by physical activity, overheating, stress and other strong emotions; as well as pregnancy, illness or something as simple as eating spicy food. Our brain sends a signal to millions of sweat…

Why Baking Soda Isn’t the Best Pet Odour Eliminator

Having a pet is surely a pleasure! As little as they can be, they are one of the differences that make a house feel more like a home. Unfortunately, the same can’t be said for the smells they leave around the house. Whether you have a cat, dog or another furry friend, at some point…

How Young Plants Can Survive the Early Spring Heat

The early winter months of 2018 feel like they lasted a lifetime but finally, here we are in the dawn of spring. We can imagine many gardeners have already planted out their flowers, fruits and vegetables with great joy, after the unexpected snow and frost in late march which dragged out the winter season. So…

The Ultimate Guide to a Healthy Aquarium Tank

Keeping a fish tank can be a stunning feature to any home and of course, one of a few low maintenance pet owning options. However when it comes to maintenance, emphasis should be put on low maintenance rather than the idea of no maintenance. Regardless of whether you’re a well experienced fish owner or you’re…

Why Pond Oxygen Levels are Crucial in Summer

Keeping the correct pond water parameters is important year around but when it comes to summer, more care has to be taken to keep your pond in good condition. In fact, pond fish deaths occur most often between late July and early August. This is due to the increased environmental effects that summer weather can…