Need a break from NEWS? Enjoy these stunning photos of privately-owned Maltese gardens (and meet Eva, the eye behind the lens)

For Eva, documenting Malta’s privately owned gardens was not on the agenda when she came to Malta, but the foliage peeking out over garden walls and onto the roads, teased her into asking a Maltese homeowner for a tour.

SHARE: Vivacity sets up Green Walls and/or Rooftop Ecosystems in Malta, here’s why you should call them

With a one-off cost, VIVACITY will be able to install a maintenance-free green roof and/or green wall for you, maintain it, as well as dual ceiling fans for both summer and winter. The result? You’ll be managing costs, insulating and protecting your home, and greening Malta and improving biodiversity.

The Eco Market Malta is Back: Stalls, workshops and talks this July at Fort St. Elmo

For this article, we want to highlight some of the workshops and talks that will be held at the marketplace on Friday and Saturday.

Want to green up your house? This FB Group of Maltese gardeners will help!

We all like to picture it: Growing fresh basil and tomatoes in the backyard, lining our interiors with beautiful pots, parenting plants and watching them grow steadily – few can argue against the benefits – both functional and aesthetic – to greening up our urban spaces.

Terracotta pot

Meet Christopher: Local Cacti & Succulents Enthusiast Making Pots Inspired by Maltese Art

Pots are turning into an opportunity for the homeowner to create something quirky, personal, or unique in their home. This usually involves repainting pots bought at garden centres, repurposing items you wouldn’t expect into pots, and in the case of Christopher Zammit, handcrafting the pots yourself to create captivating, intricate pieces.

rooftop garden: underneath the pergola

How a Family in Żabbar turned their Rooftop into a Garden

In one of our very first articles, we discussed the fantastic opportunity homeowners in Malta have to turn the space our flat rooftops provide us with into gardens. Two weeks ago, our team got to visit a family in Malta who has done this, and we were blown away. This is the story:

The 8 best plants to green up your house or office

First, let’s clear the air: The deterioration of indoor air quality by harmful chemicals and other materials can be up to 10 times worse than outdoor air pollution; fortunately, growing plants is an inexpensive and attractive solution.