Poinsettia with fallen leaves: why and what to do

With the arrival of Christmas, it is common to see those pretty red-hot bract plants that bloom around this time. Indeed, we are talking about the poinsettia, Poinsettia , poinsettia, Christmas plant, Christmas flower, Christmas plant, Christmas flower, Christmas Eve plant or Euphorbia pulcherrima , the undisputed queen of this time of year. However, the poinsettia is a difficult flower to care […]

Holly Care

Holly, scientifically named Ilex aquifolium , is a small, slow-growing tree that is very popular at Christmas parties. In fact, the abuse over many years of plants such as holly and mistletoe at Christmas has led them to be in danger and both are currently protected species, so only plants sold in stores can be used as Christmas decorations of […]

How to make poinsettia cuttings

Its scientific name is Euphorbia pulcherrima , although most of us know it as Poinsettia, poinsettia, Christmas plant or Poinsettia . It is a very characteristic plant, which has become a Christmas tradition in a large number of countries. Its success is due to the large and showy bracts of its flowers, bright red (although there are also Christmas plants of other […]

How to prune a ficus

Ficus are a genus of trees that are very popular among gardening enthusiasts for their great beauty and the little care they need. These are plants that can be had both indoors and outdoors, depending on the specific species and the local climate. There are a large number of types of ficus , counting more than 800 species among […]

How long does a marijuana seed take to germinate?

Indoor or outdoor growing: which is better? Those who consider growing marijuana at home for self-consumption , experts point out that before even opting for one or another type of seed, it is necessary to decide what type of cultivation is going to be organized: indoor or outdoor . The recommendation of Eurogrow experts recommend initially opting for indoor germination, as […]

Why do black spots appear on plant leaves?

In order to help you out and answer your question about why do black leaves get on some of your plants, we’ve put together this simple guide so you can learn more about the possible causes, how to eliminate them, and how to prevent the appearance of stains. on the leaves of plants . Its appearance is usually the first symptom […]

Orchids with yellow leaves: causes and how to cure them

Orchids have a reputation for being plants that require a lot of care, but they are not. Their needs are not more complex than those of other more common species in your environment and they can also suffer from problems typical of other plants and to the same degree. With this GreenEcology article we intend to […]

Peat: what is it, types, and how to use it

Peat is one of the most used materials as a substrate in both gardening and agriculture. We have all heard of this type of soil so widely used on most occasions, but fewer people know it in-depth and know where it comes from and what its properties are. Do you want to know more about peat […]

Eggshell for plants: what it is for and how to use it

Surely when reading this title you have wondered how you did not think about it before or what is simpler, that you ask in your head the question: is the eggshell good for plants? And the answer is simple: yes, the eggshell is very good for plants. Chicken eggs are a very rich contribution due to their nutritional […]

Types of substrates

All fans of gardening and horticulture are familiar to a greater or lesser extent with the term substrate. Substrates are a vital element when growing any type of plant and, although there are universal substrates that tend to work well with most plants, there are a large number of types of substrates in gardening. Substrate mixtures have […]

How long does a pineapple take to grow?

Surely you have ever considered, after enjoying one of the most consumed tropical fruits internationally, to grow it yourself, and it is true, it is quite easy to learn how to grow a pineapple from its crown. Yes, what you read, you will only need to preserve the upper part of the fruit to be able to grow it in […]

Crown of Christ: care

The Euphorbia milii gets its common name Christ or plant crown crown of thorns plant because there is the legend that this was the plant that was used for making his crown of thorns. This plant, from Madagascar, is a shrub that reaches, and even exceeds, heights of 1 meter and stands out for the red or pink bracts of its […]

Don Diego at night: care

The so-called night owl, also known by its scientific name Mirabilis jalapa or by one of its many nicknames, such as don Pedro plant , pedritos, marvel, galán de noche or parakeet plant , belongs to a genus of plants with about 60 species. They are plants from America, specifically from the tropics, and the most used are the Mirabilis jalapa and the Mirabilis longiflora . The don […]

Yellow leaves on jasmine: causes and how to cure it

asmines are a whole genus of plants, the Jasminum , which is part of the Oleaceae family, which includes such well-known and different species as the olive tree, the ash tree or the lilac. Jasmine has its origin in tropical Asia, and it is a very numerous genus, with between 300 and 500 species, many of them highly […]

Aromatic indoor plants

The cultivation of aromatic plants indoors is becoming more popular every day, since they are species that need very little care and provide a large number of benefits, from simply their pleasant smell, to their use as culinary ingredients or spices and their ability to keep some insects away. If you want to know what aromatic […]

Yellow leaves on the lemon tree: causes and how to save it

The lemon tree is one of the most popular fruit trees to have in land, gardens and even in large pots, because it is not a too demanding tree in its care and its fruits are highly appreciated for their acid taste and their properties for health and other uses. However, it may happen that […]

How to plant geraniums

Geraniums are a genus of flowering plants, the Geranium, which are wildly popular for their showy, colorful flowers. Although the entire genus is considered geraniums, in gardening the genus Pelargonium is commonly referred to when we refer to these plants. When summer arrives, it is very common to see geraniums everywhere, both gardens and balconies and […]

How to plant eggplants

The aubergine, with the scientific name Solanum melongena , is a vegetable very rich in nutrients and with very beneficial properties, but it is reputed to be somewhat delicate in its cultivation. However, in EcologíaVerde we do not give up in the face of adversity, and this plant from the Solanaceae family, such as tomato and pepper, is not nearly as […]

How to plant hydrangeas

When the warm months arrive, few plants beautify our gardens and homes like hydrangeas can, with their beautiful clustered flowers of all kinds of striking colors. Hydrangeas, in fact, are not a single plant, but all those that belong to the genus Hydrangea and to the Hydrangeaceae family, which group shrubs of a great variety in […]

Types of lemon trees

The lemon tree is one of the most popular fruit trees among gardening enthusiasts, since its tasty and acidic fruits, lemons, are a delight that is a great accompaniment to a large number of dishes and recipes, especially if it is natural and ripened lemons in the same home garden. However, choosing which lemon tree to […]

Thunder of Venus: care

The thunder of Venus, with the scientific name Cuphea hyssopifolia and also commonly called cufea or false Mexican heather, f alsa heather or false Erica , is a shrub plant highly appreciated for its simple care, its small but beautiful flowers and even its medicinal properties. In fact, even the Thunder of Venus bonsai is grown. If you want to learn more about […]

How to plant a cherry tree

The cherry tree, with the scientific name Prunus avium , is a fruit tree belonging to the Rosaceae family, of great popularity due to its tasty and striking fruit, cherries. It is a species that is not too demanding with its care and that also stands out for resisting the cold better than many other fruit trees. If you wonder […]

Indoor palm trees: names, characteristics, care, and photos

The leaves of the palm trees are really decorative, both for their green tones and for their wider or thinner shapes but always elongated or even elongated but united to form a more rounded palm or leaf. If you want to decorate your home with a striking plant that looks empty spaces without much care, at EcologíaVerde, […]

Sun hanging plants

If when spring arrives you start to consider how to give more life to your balcony, terrace, patio or garden, at EcologíaVerde we want to give you a hand with some ideas for it. Have you considered using some types of outdoor hanging plants? Using hanging pots will not only save you space, but it will help […]

Types of salvias

Salvias are a whole genus of plants that belong to the Lamiaceae family and have more than 900 species to their credit. It is true that, when we talk about sage, we almost always refer to Salvia officinalis , but in reality there are many more varieties of sage , each with different characteristics. If you want to learn more […]

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