Alina Jumabhoy

Freelance Writer

United Kingdom

A freelance writer living on a small farm in the North East of Scotland.

DIY Garden
How To Grow Wild Garlic | DIY Garden

A popular springtime treat for foragers, the incredible flavours offered by wild garlic has recently brought this plant into the limelight. From the bulbs and stems to the leaves and flowers, almost every part of a wild garlic plant is edible, making it an extremely useful crop to grow in your garden.

Designer Trees Australia
3 Easy Citrus Trees to Grow in an Australian Garden | Designer Trees Australia

The Australian climate lends itself well to citrus trees. These plants love the heat and can tolerate a certain amount of cold, and a number of them are capable of fruiting throughout the year in many parts of Australia. If you don't yet have any citrus trees in your garden, you're missing out!

Modern Garden
Why Are My Plant's Leaves Falling Off?

One of the most common questions that people have about their houseplant is... "Why are my plant's leaves falling off?" In some cases, this is actually completely normal, with some plants naturally shedding their leaves in the winter months.

New Life On A Homestead | Homesteading Blog
12 Culinary Herbs You Should Be Growing

Not only do herbs add so much depth and flavor to dishes, but they also contain more antioxidants than just about every fruit and vegetable out there. From thyme to tarragon, these herbs are not only easy to grow, but they'll make your food taste better.

DIY Garden
How To Grow Giant Onions | DIY Garden

There's a myth out there that giant onions, those same ones that you see winning country shows, don't taste good, but this is definitely not the case. In fact, grow them correctly and you'll not only end up with onions large enough to make your family and friends jealous, but you'll also be able to enjoy a delicious harvest that can be used in the kitchen in so many ways.

New Life On A Homestead | Homesteading Blog
How to Grow Marigolds in Your Garden

A gorgeous member of the daisy family, marigolds are herbaceous annual flowers that are easy to grow and even easier to enjoy. Marigold flowers were used by the ancient Romans to signify the start of the new moon cycle, and have historically been used in religious ceremonies as well as for culinary and commercial purposes.

Modern Garden
5 Common Houseplant Problems & How to Solve Them

5 Common Houseplant Problems & How to Solve Them Need some help with your houseplants? Whether you have a specific issue or your plants just don't seem to be growing as well as they should, here are five of the most common houseplant problems, as well as a few tips on how to solve them.