Month: March 2021

How to care for a potted rose bush

Roses are one of the most beautiful and gifted flowers in the world. For this reason, many gardening enthusiasts dream of being able to have their own rose bush at home, even when they do not have a garden or large space. Well, it is possible to plant rose bushes in small spaces and indoors, you just […]

How to plant orchids

Orchids are a whole family of plants that has more than 25,000 species to their credit. These are flowers of a very characteristic shape, which can be of a large number of colors and which are increasingly popular as a gift flower. They are currently widespread throughout practically the entire world, but they are especially important in […]

How to grow truffles

Currently, the truffle is considered by many in the world of gastronomy the equivalent of diamonds in the world of jewelry. These valued mushrooms have been appreciated by all kinds of cultures since the time of the Greek philosophers and have been consumed for their exquisite taste and for their revitalizing and aphrodisiac effects. However, this prized […]

Green manure: what is it and how is it made?

Have you ever heard of green manure? This ecological technique to enrich the soil is far from new: in ancient times it was commonly used to combat the depletion of nutrients in the soil. Luckily, it is not as difficult to use as it may seem at first, and it is really beneficial. If you want to […]

How to plant watermelons

The watermelon, with the scientific name Citrullus lanaus , is one of the most popular fruits to consume when the warm months arrive. Its sweet and refreshing flavor is one of the best companions of spring and summer and, therefore, it is worth making a place for this tasty cucurbit in our garden. If you want to learn how […]

Stem types

Every fan of gardening or botany has read, heard and used the word “stem” numerous times to refer to that part of the plant that supports the rest of its aerial parts and gives it structure. However, do you know what exactly the stem is and what are its different classifications? If you want to know […]

19 types of bonsai

The art of growing bonsai has its origin in China two thousand years ago, at the hands of the Taoist monks. They saw the figure of the trees as a symbol of union between the earth and the sky, as well as as a symbol of eternity. In bonsai they tried to enhance all these symbolisms, creating […]

How to eliminate a locust infestation

Locust pests have been a danger to crop crops for virtually our entire history. At the beginning of this year 2020, a large plague of locusts ravaged the crops of a large number of countries in Africa, in addition to Pakistan and India. At the other extreme, already in ancient texts such as the Iliad, the Bible […]

40 types of kalanchoe

The kalanchoe are actually a whole genus of plants in the family of crassulaceae or crassulaceae (Crassulaceae). These are very pretty plants and, as with many succulents, they look as striking as they are peculiar. This, together with the natural resistance of most plants of its genus, makes kalanchoe plants highly appreciated by fans of gardening and […]

Types of roots

We all have some idea of ​​what the roots of plants are: that lower part that is usually kept underground and through which the plant obtains water and nutrients. However, correctly defining and classifying roots according to botany requires a bit more work. If you want to learn more about this part of plants and their […]

23 types of geraniums

Geraniums are outdoor plants highly valued by fans of gardening and decoration thanks to their brightly colored flowers. In addition, these plants do not need excessive care, and can become quite resistant. In the same way, we will offer you an extensive list of varieties of geraniums where we will include some of the most important of […]

How to take care of indoor plants

Indoor plants are an excellent ally to give life and a more natural atmosphere to our homes. Its presence helps us not only to give a pleasant aesthetic touch, but to maintain a healthier environment, whether it is indoor plants with flowers or plants that do not have flowers, such as ferns. Keeping indoor plants healthy […]

Tubers: what they are and examples

The tubers are a very important part of the vegetable products that are consumed today, with examples as representative as the potato or the carrot. These are, in general, highly nutritious parts of plants, with high carbohydrate content and easy to grow, without excessive difficulties. If you want to learn more about tubers and see some […]

How to make homemade compost

Organic fertilizers are an excellent way to maintain the health of our garden, orchard or pots in an optimal state, while taking care of the environment. The most widespread of them all is compost, especially at the level of hobbyists of gardening and horticulture. The main advantages of compost are that it is easy to make and […]

Types of bananas

Bananas, also sometimes called bananas, bananas, ripe or bananas, are one of the most consumed fruits in the world. It is a fruit produced by a large number of species, hybrids and cultivars of the genus Musa. At an economic and food level it is so important that only wheat, rice and corn surpass the production of […]

Types of onion

The onion, with the scientific name Allium cepa , is one of the most important consumption bulbs in the world. It is a food with a high fiber content, which also offers a low caloric value and an important antioxidant effect. Thanks to these characteristics and its intense and special flavor, it has gained an irreplaceable niche in gastronomy around the world. Precisely because of […]

When to plant potatoes

If you have decided to grow potatoes or potatoes in your field, orchard or garden, surely you will be informing yourself as much as possible to do your best and achieve a successful crop. If so, or you are just curious about the world of crops, you have come to the best place. In this practical […]

Types of potatoes

Potatoes are the fourth most consumed food in the world, behind corn, wheat and rice. We are talking about one of the types of tubers rich in proteins and micronutrients, which only in Spain has more than 150 varieties and of which each citizen consumes an average of 26 kilos a year. They are used in dishes of all […]

When to plant tulips

Are you interested in knowing when to plant tulip bulbs ? If you are thinking of filling your pots or a part of your garden with these beautiful flowering plants, it is good that you inform yourself as much as possible about what it is like, how to plant them and when to do it, how to take […]

Types of legumes

Legumes are the seeds of the Fabaceae family, commonly called legumes . These have been a very important part of the diet of many cultures since ancient times. Among the properties of legumes, their protein and carbohydrate content, as well as lipids, fiber, minerals and vitamins stand out. Cooking with legumes is thus one of the bases of a large […]

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