Between the hot, dry summers, and busy schedules, Maltese homeowners tend to struggle with keeping plants alive or dedicating enough time to learn how to inject greenery into their urban homes.

But all’s not lost! If you’re a homeowner who’s still learning the ropes of gardening and greening up, Green Patches is a great online group populated by gardening enthusiasts who share tips, photos, and problems. You’ll find both experienced vetarans who can answer almost any question, and new homeowners who have just started to tinker.

Want to find out more about the page? Check out our article below.

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

Keen on turning a new green page?

Below, we’ve selected 7 of our favourite images uploaded on Green Patches. Check them out, we promise you’ll go green with inspiration.

1. These Petunias from Joanne Vella

Petunias

2. Rita Cassar’s strange purple creatures

Can anyone help us out with the name? We think it’s a  Caprifoliaceae, or ‘Devil’s-bit Scabious’.

3. This wonderfully weird succulent in Teresa Vella’s backyard

4. A total head-turner, introducing the Mexican Petunias

Great job,  Patricia Farrugia!

5. Posted by Jeanice Vella, “mit-terrazin ta’ Lydia Vella!”

6. Lina Cuomo‎’s Cactus roof garden

7. The “Baby Blue” Hibiscus by Rita Centorrino

Honourable mention:

The purple & yellow showstoppers by Joseph Agius

Joseph lives in Australia, so this entry doesn’t exactly qualify, but we still wanted to give him a shout out for his gardening skills.

Our team at House Malta is always on the look-out for spaces, places, and things that are being built up, torn down, modernised, restored, or re-purposed – be it by a big team or a one-man(or woman)-army.

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