10 types of banana trees

Bananas are one of the most well-known and loved fruits, but many people do not even wonder what plant they are obtained from. Bananas or bananas are perennial herbaceous plants of the genus Musa . At first glance it is easy to confuse them with palm trees, but they really have nothing to do with it, since the banana…

Reforestation

Due to the economic activities of human beings, deforestation occurs worldwide that increasingly threatens the disappearance of biodiversity. One of the negative effects of massive deforestation is the disappearance of the natural ecosystems that support life. In addition, many resources that we use on a daily basis are lost, such as the generation of paper thanks to…

Precision farming

As we have already seen in other articles, there are numerous types of agriculture depending on the way of management and the objective it pursues. Today we are going to talk about a type of modern agriculture that helps improve yield with the help of technology. It is about precision agriculture . It is a branch of agriculture that is…

What are self-watering pots?

In recent times, and due to our lifestyle, new systems or methods have emerged to keep our plants cared for in our absence. Some of them are the homemade ones, with a simple plastic bottle the roots will have enough water for a few days. But if we are looking for something more elegant, we will definitely opt…

How long does an olive tree live?

The olive tree, whose scientific name is Olea europaea , is an evergreen fruit tree originating from the Mediterranean region that is cultivated in all the warm-temperate regions of the world. In addition to producing such delicious olives, it is a species that over time becomes more and more beautiful. The scars and cracks, and even the holes…

7 plants for a Japanese garden

There are many plants that you can put in a Japanese-style garden. Trees, shrubs, ferns, bamboo … Some of them may (and should) have some part that is very decorative, be it the leaves, the flowers, … or both. And, although when looking for images of these gardens, it is normal to see that the color green…

What is the stem of a plant?

The term stipe in botany has several meanings, which means that it is used to refer to a specific part of different types of plants. This part can be the trunk or pseudotronk in some cases, an inflorescence in others, … it is even used to call a structure of the largest algae. Consequently, its function varies, although…

Why are plants green?

In school and institute I remember that every time I asked why plants are green , they almost always answered the same thing: because they have a pigment, chlorophyll, which gives them that color. And it is so, according to botanists. But … I have always had the doubt of knowing more, and you? As well. Fortunately, botanists are (even)…

Tomato Diseases and pests

If you have a tomato plant at home, this article interests you. With the increase in urban gardens we find many clients who have doubts about the diseases and pests suffered by their plants, including tomato and tomatoes. There are different aspects to consider when we talk about diseases and pests of tomatoes, peppers, aubergines or…

Citrus diseases and pests

How delicious are those juices freshly squeezed from our own oranges! Or the lemons that so well accompany the paella on Sundays! But many of you contact us with questions about your citrus: why is it brown? Why doesn’t it have leaves? Citrus fruits are very delicate depending on where we have them, that’s why we are going…

How to Get the Perfect Lawn

Beginner’s Intro It’s hard to believe that there’s a single person who doesn’t care about their lawn. But for those of you who truly love your lawn and aspire to perfection, mastering lawn striping is essential. After all, how else will you be able to impress your neighbor each morning when picking up the newspaper…

The Best Circular Saws for Your Garden

Description: People who like to do things in their homes or gardens on their own need a lot of tools. One tool that is essential for all DIYers out there is a circular saw. If you are a novice to DIY projects, you probably have no clue about all the tools you need and what…

How to kill weeds

Weed is a plant that grows in an inappropriate place and where you don’t want it to appear. The concept of weed is linked to that of species that grow in crops and if there is something that characterizes them, it is their high dispersal capacity, great persistence and because they are very competitive for the…

Planting flowers on balconies

Small is beautiful. Summer is just around the corner and your gardener hands are eager to bring a touch of color and flavor to your busy urban life. The only “but” is that you have no garden. However, don’t lose hope! There are a wide variety of plants, whether edible or decorative, that can be grown on the balcony,…

Tips for growing peppers

Grow a rainbow in your garden by planting peppers in shades of green, orange, red, yellow, purple, or even black. Shapes can be bell, block, ball or elongated. The peppers, in addition to being a nutritional contribution, bring vitamins, fiber and antioxidants to the dining room table. Red peppers provide more than 100 percent of the daily…

Planting and Growing Tomatoes. Easy and healthy!

We teach you how, when, and where it is possible to grow tomatoes, be sure to read this article and we will tell you how to grow and plant tomatoes in your home, orchard, or garden! Did you know…? Tomatoes are a direct family of aubergines, potatoes, and bell peppers. Fruits and tubers full of…

How to have a vertical garden at home

The vertical garden at home is a trend. In fact, a fondness for caring for various plants and flowers has spread among people today. The advantages of vertical gardens are many and very varied. Decoration lovers will have in this type of ornament the perfect ally to make their patio or balcony a place worth…

The most common garden pests

If you have ever wondered why your plant is covered in a white dandruff-like powder or why it is sticky, the answer is probably that one of the most common garden pests is inhabiting them. What are the most common pests in the garden and orchard? When insects start to invade your plants, you can…

All about how to plant garlic

The Allium sativum, commonly known as garlic, is one of the major health remedies that land has to offer and, in fact, has medicinal properties backed by science. Garlic has a substance called allicin, which has antibacterial properties. In addition, it is a natural antibiotic and has sulfur compounds that help detoxify the body, reduce…

How and when to plant zucchini in your garden at home

Zucchini, known botanically as Cucurbita pepo, is a vegetable belonging to the Curcubitáceas family that has become extremely popular in recent years. The pioneers in the cultivation of this nutritious, tasty, and low-calorie vegetable were the Arabs. Currently, the main world producers of zucchini are North America, Italy, the Netherlands, and Spain. Its culinary use…