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