Strawberries must never be missing in our green space: they require minimal care, little space and at the same time they give us a large number of fruits. In the kitchen there are never too many, we can prepare tasty fruit salads, smoothies and maybe …… the strawberry jam is also very good. Together with other foods such as cauliflower, blueberries, etc., strawberries are among the foods with the highest nutritional and beneficial properties due to the high content of antioxidants.
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Among the typical indoor plants of the Christmas period we find the trunk of happiness, a very decorative plant. Given that the Christmas holidays are about to arrive, it might be a good idea to give this plant as a gift, which among other things has a good luck meaning. The trunk of happiness, a plant native to tropical Africa and Asia, has a thick tuft of green leaves streaked with yellow located on the top of the stem.
One of the most used plants in cooking are onions, thanks to which exquisite dishes can be prepared. To grow onions in your garden you don't need a lot of space, much less have a "green thumb". As for all plants, preventive tillage is required, so let's see in detail how to grow onions by following some of our useful indications.
With the arrival of winter it is good to protect the plants from the cold in order to avoid preserving them from damage caused by frosts and excessive rain. Each plant species has a specific resistance to low temperatures and frost. Some plants of tropical and subtropical origin, for example, do not have good resistance to cold therefore they must be sheltered in the winter period.
With the arrival of winter, it is good to protect the pots from frost to preserve the health of the plants. But let's see in detail how to protect the pots from frost.Protect the pots from frost, the indications Unfortunately, it is not always possible to place the pots in a cold greenhouse or in a sheltered place due to force majeure, in this case it is good to intervene directly on the container such as to isolate it then protect it from the cold.
You know how to decorate the Christmas tree but you don't know where it lives and what its needs are. We are talking about the Spruce, of what every year becomes the Christmas tree.The spruce is the most widespread conifer in the whole Alpine arc, for a long time it was also cultivated along the Apennines and in reality it is lends itself well to growing in the garden… so why when you try to plant this dry spruce in the garden?
If I say ROAR what comes to your mind? Someone will think of the verse of the Lion, others will think of Katy Perry's latest single! Yes, today we talk about her, I never thought I'd write an article about Katy Perry in the Gardening category of this portal. What Katy Parry has to do with IdeeGreen editorial staff.
To take care of our plants it is not necessary to resort to chemical treatments. In this regard, let's see how to cure plants naturally against diseases, following some of our indications. How to cure plants naturally against diseases, indications In case of worms in the soil, place a slice of raw potato near the plant: it will serve to remove them To remove the larvae of parasites, bury some aromatic plants such as basil To remove the cabbage butterflies from the garden, arrange all around the plants of sage, thyme and mint To keep the aphids away, use the anise or coriander plant.
With autumn, the first cold days arrive and the plants in the garden are the first to be affected, and flowers and plants begin to lose petals and leaves. It is therefore time to take care of the garden properly to preserve their health. For a few weeks the hours of light have been significantly reducing and temperatures are gradually lowering, leading to the rest of the vegetative activity.
The caper is an evergreen shrub typical of the Mediterranean area that can grow in different conditions: we find it on rocky slopes, beside green lawns and in gardens as an ornamental plant. Here's what to do if you decide to grow a caper in your garden. Before proceeding, know that a caper lasts about 20-30 years.
In winter, the garden doesn't need a lot of care but that doesn't mean that maintenance is completely absent. In this regard, it is good to know that parasites can bear even harsh temperatures, causing harmful attacks on our plants; this happens especially if the plants are in the house in the heat, in the absence of rain and humidity.
Making the poinsettia bloom again (Euphorbia or Poinsettia Pulcherrima) indicates a green thumb and if you can, you can boast of having a good feeling with plants. In fact, despite the assurances of florists and nurserymen, making the poinsettia bloom again is not easy because a lot depends on how the plant was grown.
Chard brings with it all the nutritional benefits of vegetables. It has only 17 kcal for every 100 grams, the beet harvest takes place from March to November in northern Italy, from February to April in the south and up to December in the south. Today we will see how to grow chard starting from the seed or from the ready plant. for planting.
Even if you do not have a green space, it is possible to try your hand at the cultivation of both ornamental and fruit plants; just take advantage of small rooms such as the balcony and terrace. There are small strategies to see a luxuriant vegetation grow with garden flowers or a small vegetable garden.
If you have a small vegetable garden or a garden, you will understand that you have a sick plant due to small parasitic insects. In this regard, the first thing you do is buy a chemical pesticide. Of course it proves effective but it is not considered that with its use, we poison the environment around us and also ourselves.
Composting pruning residues Pruning can also be fun if you have the passion, the right tool and know where to scissor (in case, take a look at the pruning rules for beginners). But then there are a lot of branches left to dispose of and this is where the boring part of the job begins.
In winter the garden is not stopped; there are several vegetables that are suitable for winter cultivation. In this regard, we will show you how to grow leeks, which you can then harvest with the arrival of summer. Leeks can withstand low winter temperatures well and adapt to any type of soil.
In the article we will show you how to grow camellias, among the most loved ornamental plants of all together with roses; it is no coincidence that in the language of flowers they represent beauty. Camellias are small shrubs that can reach a height of about 6-7 meters; their flowering shows single or double and semi-double flowers, with colors ranging from white to red, from pink to yellow.
Pesticides effective against the most common plant infestations can also be prepared at home with simple natural ingredients and in total safety. Certainly your plants will be happier if you prevent them from absorbing complex chemicals that can also be dangerous for humans.
Mulching the soil is a necessary operation that must be done in winter if they want to protect our plants from the cold; both the plants in the vegetable garden and the garden plants planted in the open ground suffer from frosts. The mulching of the soil does not require particular cultural knowledge; consists of creating a cover on the ground with various materials.