Month: May 2021

Care of the Ficus Benjamina

There are several types of ficus, such as the commonly called Indian laurel or the rubber tree, but one of the best known is the Benjamina. It is an original plant from Southeast Asia, although today it can be found very widely throughout the planet. It is a tree that has oval leaves with a pointed end, […]

Water lily: care and meaning

One of the most beautiful plants that exist and that brighten up any space are the water lilies or calla lilies. This plant is originally from southern Africa, although today it is widespread both in southern regions of Europe and in Australia and America. It is a plant that is grown as an ornamental plant since, in […]

Geranium care

Geranium is one of the most common decorative plants in gardens. You can find different species but, in all cases, it is a very aesthetic plant due to the numerous and showy flowers that are, which can range from more common colors such as red, pink and white, to less common ones such as purple, yellow […]

Uses of hydrogen peroxide in the garden

Surely at home, you have some hydrogen peroxide and use it to heal small wounds and scrapes. However, a lesser-known use of this product is in our garden or vegetable garden. Hydrogen peroxide is very useful in the garden, orchard, and in pots on terraces and balconies, that is, in general, to take care of the […]

Amaryllis plant: care

The amaryllis, whose scientific name is Hippeastrum sp p. It is a bulbous plant that has more than 70 species and that is original from the American continent, where it can be found from the Caribbean latitudes to the regions of Argentina and Chile. It is a perennial plant, very characteristic for its flower and that, at present, is cultivated […]

Jupiter tree care

The Jupiter tree, also called crepe, mousse or lilac of the Indies, whose scientific name is Lagerstroemia indica , is an original tree from China and Japan, although it can currently be found in the wild throughout the Asian continent and Europe, as well as cultivated all over the world. It is a species belonging to the Lythraceae family , which is […]

Ixora plant: care

The ixora plant, also known as isoca plant , Maltese cross or coral among many other common names, is an original plant of the tropical areas of Asia, although at present it is also widespread in the tropics of America and in other parts of the planet. It is a fairly adaptable and easy to grow plant, which tends to […]

15 bulb plants

There are many types of plants and, each of them, has managed to evolve to adapt as best as possible to the environment in which it is found. One of the clearest examples of adaptation is found in plants with bulbs, which are characterized by having an organ that is larger than the rest of the […]

Rue plant: care

A plant to which certain magical power has been attributed for many centuries is rue ( Ruta graveolens ), of which it was said that when it was dry it could absorb negative waves or bad energies from its environment. It is a very pretty and lively-looking plant, with a bluish-green or grayish branch-like stem and striking yellow […]

Azalea plant: care and characteristics

In this article called Azalea plant: care and characteristics aims, in addition to informing, to bring the reader closer to the world of plants with simple language. Spring is the best time for flowering and future sowing of azaleas, but to have them at home it is convenient to learn more about them, their most basic needs […]

Planting rose cuttings: preparation and how to do it

The simplest and cheapest way to reproduce rose bushes is through cuttings. This technique is often widely used by amateur gardeners, since it allows obtaining varieties that are difficult to find in the market, and by nurseries to reproduce wild roses, which will be used to graft more delicate varieties. In this article we talk about planting […]

How to prune hydrangeas

Hydrangeas, botanical name Hydrangeas , are deciduous shrubs that can grow to almost one and a half meters in height. But the most striking thing about this plant, without a doubt, is its spectacular flowering. Hence, it is one of the most used species in garden decoration and even to give a touch of color to homes. Beautiful but […]

Climbing roses: care and pruning

Would you like to go a step further and enhance your garden with these recognizable and spectacular flowers? Just follow this small guide, where we teach you step by step and in a very simple way everything you need to know about climbing roses, their care and pruning . If you follow the steps and indications of this […]

How to prune an orchid

These elegant plants with such striking flowers need specific care so that they are displayed in all their splendor, taking into account the most suitable substrate and irrigation to pruning, this being one of the most delicate parts of their care. For this reason, in this article we will teach you how to prune an orchid […]

21 flowering bushes

Because flowers bring joy we want to show you a selection of flowering shrubs so that you can give that touch of color to your garden. In this article, we show you 21 flowering bushes to encourage you to use them. Perhaps many sound familiar and others may not, but the important thing is that you know their […]

Transplanting an orchid: how and when to do it

When transplanting an orchid it is necessary to have a couple of basic knowledge for the process to be successful. We are going to teach you how to transplant an orchid correctly, how and when to do it , the materials to use and the steps. In addition, in this article, you will also learn the steps to […]

Breeding orchids: how to do it

Orchids have several ways to reproduce, including seeds. If you are looking for the best way to reproduce orchids, how to do it correctly and more information about their care, you have come to the right place. In this article, we are going to teach you how to reproduce orchids with the most reliable and simple methods so […]

Transplanting a cactus: how and when to do it

Cacti, perhaps because of their reputation for being extraordinarily hardy plants, sometimes receive less care than they really need. And it is true that they are very strong plants, but even they have weaknesses and problems that should be paid attention to. Many of these problems and many doubts come when transplanting one of these beautiful and […]

Pruning geraniums: how and when to do it

Geraniums belong to an extensive family of plants of the genus Geranium with more than 400 species under its belt, although some of the genus Pelargonium are also commonly known as geraniums . They are plants that live in practically all temperate climates and, in gardening, apart from the beauty of their leaves and flowers, their usefulness as a floor covering […]

Prune lavender: how and when to do it

Lavenders, which make up a whole genus with more than 50 species, are present in a large number of homes and gardens thanks not only to their beautiful flowers in purple tones, but also to that fresh, soft and pleasant smell, which is their trait. more characteristic. If you have a plant of this type […]

Transplanting a plant: when and how to do it

There are a number of reasons to transplant a plant. Whether for space, for health or simply for aesthetics, transplanting our plants is something that we must do from time to time to strengthen and improve their growth. Although it is carried out to improve its conditions, transplantation is a process that is always traumatic for the […]

Aloe aristata: care

Aloe is a great option for those who want a succulent plant that is as pretty as it is hardy. And it is that the plants of this family are extraordinarily strong, having the ability to thrive in a wide spectrum of temperatures: from hot climates with direct sun exposure to temperatures close to zero degrees. For […]

How to reproduce succulents

Succulent plants are a type of plant that is characterized by being able to accumulate large amounts of water, either in its leaves or stem. Their fleshy appearance makes them aesthetically very different from other plants, which is why they tend to be highly appreciated by many botanical enthusiasts, both in indoor gardens and in a […]

How to make natural rooting agent

In this article we are going to talk about natural rooting agents and how we can benefit from their use without having to spend just money on using expensive chemicals. A completely ecological natural rooting agent is very easy to make, and here we are going to teach you everything about them. If you want to […]

Cyclamen care

The Cyclamen is a genus of bulbous plants that has its origin in the forests of the Mediterranean area. They are highly appreciated in gardening as a winter cycle plant, since many of their species bloom precisely during the coldest months. It is not a particularly demanding plant when it comes to care, but with proper care, it can […]

Thyme care

The Thymus , thyme commonly called, covers between 200 and 300 species of plants of the family Lamiaceae. They are herbs and subshrubs from the more temperate climates of Europe, Asia and North Africa and it is one of the most used herbs throughout history for many reasons. The Greeks, for example, already bathed with thyme and burned it […]

Joys of home: care

The Impatiens walleriana , usually called joys of home, bear ears or just joys are a very popular plant gardening both indoor and outdoor, thanks mainly to its great capacity flowering, rapid growth and natural resistance. In this article we are going to see how to get the most out of those companions of showy flowers that beautify […]

Parsley care

The Petroselinum crispum , parsley commonly called, is much more than that sprig of garnish so often embellishes a dish without anyone coma. It is a herbaceous plant of the Apiaceae family , from the central Mediterranean area. Parsley has traditionally been used as a garnish in all kinds of dishes and, far from falling into disuse, today it is sold when years […]

How to plant peppers

The Capsicum annuum , better known as pepper, is the most popular plant of the Capsicum genus, whose use has now spread throughout the world thanks to the well-known nutritional value of its fruits. Thanks to its high productivity and the enormous number of varieties it offers, today the pepper is one of the most common and popular […]

What are fertilizers and their types

When it comes to fertilizers, many times one automatically imagines large farms and heavy machinery running over them and spreading chemicals left and right. However, today it is very common to use fertilizers also in gardens or home plants, and even in ecological or urban gardens. In this article we are going to see what fertilizers are and their […]

Prune a lemon tree: how and when to do it

The Citrus limonum , commonly called lemon tree is a tree that is not practically unknown to anyone. It is a perennial fruit tree of the citrus family, and what not everyone knows is that this acidic fruit plant comes from Asia, and was unknown to the Greeks and Romans. It was the Muslims who brought it to the Iberian […]

Bonsai ficus benjamina: care

The Ficus benjamina , also called Amate, is an evergreen tree native to Australia and areas south and southeast Asia, which is also the official tree of the city of Bangkok, Thailand. This tree, which can reach heights of up to 15 meters, is also widely used in gardening to make bonsai. In this article, which we have […]

Prune a cherry tree: when and how to do it

The Cerasus , commonly called cherry or sour cherries , are a subgenus of fruit trees belonging to the genus Prunus. These trees are highly valued both for their tasty fruits, cherries, and for their pretty pink or white flowers. So much so, that in Japan, the sakura, which is what they call their cherry blossoms, is a national symbol that enjoys […]

Organic compost: what is it, types, benefits and how to do it

Today, there are many who choose to use strictly organic crops in their gardens or seedbeds to obtain natural and healthier products from their plants. Whether you are looking to get a better yield from your plantation or if you simply want to have your plants as strong and healthy as possible, the use of organic […]

22 fast-growing plants

You want to have a vegetable garden or garden overflowing with pretty plants and you don’t want to wait too long to have them. The most normal thing would be that anyone would tell you to buy them already grown or not ask for impossible, but do not despair yet, because there are some plants that […]

Stone cactus or lithops: care

The Lithops, also called cactus desert stone or living stones , are actually all kinds of succulents with more than 100 species to its credit. They are native to southern Africa, and are very popular in gardening for their unique appearance, which makes them look like stones when they do not have a flower. We are going to see the care […]

How to plant garlic

Garlic, with the scientific name Allium sativum , is one of the most cultivated and consumed plants in the world thanks to its extensive culinary and nutritional properties. It is believed that the origin of this plant takes us to Asia, although it was spread to Europe and the Middle East thousands of years ago. The bulb, with […]

San Pedro cactus care

The Echinopsis pachanoi , commonly called the San Pedro or wachuma cactus, is a prickly columnar cactus native to the Andean mountain range, where it grows at a variety of altitudes between 1000 and 3000 meters. Despite this, like many other cacti and succulents, it is an extraordinarily resistant plant whose use has now spread throughout the world and requires […]

Planting carrots: how and when to do it

The Daucus carota sativus , worldwide known as carrot, is one of the most consumed vegetables in the cuisines of much of the globe. The carrot we know, however, is in a domesticated form. The original wild carrot, typical of Europe and Asia, has a notably smaller and less flavorful root. It is a biennial plant that is grown […]

Blue hydrangeas: care and how to grow them

The Hydrangea , usually called hydrangeas are a whole genus of plants gardening highly valued for its large inflorescences of bright colors. They are native to Asia, and among their species can be found shrubs, trees and even lianas. Hydrangea flowers can be of various shades of pink, white and blue, although in this article we are going to […]

What are stolons and examples?

Many plants do not depend exclusively on their roots to reproduce, but instead have the so-called asexual vegetative reproduction , which allows them to spread without the need for flowers or seeds. In this article we are going to talk about stolons, which are one of those forms of vegetative reproduction that some plants use. Read on and […]

Cherry tomatoes: how to plant and grow them

The cherry tomato, also called cherry tomato or grape tomato , is currently a very popular plant for food consumption. The species is a mixture between Solanum pimpinellifolium and garden tomatoes. This variety is native to Aztec Mexico, and was not cultivated in Europe until the 16th century, although its popularization has come much later, at the beginning of the 20th […]

Planting lettuce: how and when to do it

A basic ingredient in any salad and any vegetable sandwich or sandwich, Lactuca sativa , known by all as lettuce, is one of the most widely consumed herbaceous plants in kitchens around the world. This plant has a large number of varieties among which we can highlight the iceberg lettuce, common in supermarkets, the French or Trocadero […]

When to prune an olive tree and how to do it

The olive tree, with the scientific name Olea europaea , is a tree that has practically become a symbol of the Mediterranean environment thanks to its more than recognizable appearance and the so-called liquid gold that is extracted from its fruits, olives. This small evergreen tree can live for thousands of years, as demonstrated by Al-Badawi himself, which […]

Aloe vera care

Aloe, also called acíbar, is actually a whole genus of succulent plants, very popular in gardening thanks to both its decorative value and the multiple medicinal properties attributed to it, especially in the case of aloe vera. In this article, we are going to see the care of aloe vera, from how to plant an aloe vera […]

Prune a vine: how to do it and when

The Vitis vinifera , known worldwide as a vine or vine, is a widespread plant both on farms and in home gardening, either for its grapes, raw material from which the wine is made, and its value traditional and aesthetic. Taking proper care of a vine is not easy, and one of the aspects that must be taken into […]

15 plants with red flowers

Red is a color that instinctively attracts our eyes and attention, and it is for this reason that bright red flowers are always a highlight in any garden or room. If you like reddish-toned flowers and want to combine them in your garden with others of various colors, or place them in a unique and […]

Tree tomato cultivation

We are all used to the look and taste of most tomato varieties, but when it comes to tree tomatoes or tamarillos, some of you may not have heard of it as much. The tamarillo, which is also known by many other names such as yucca tomato, Nordic mango or Andean tomato, is a type […]

How to make lentil sprouts

You have probably already tried or seen in the supermarket more than once jars with bean sprouts, a product widely used in salads and dishes of all kinds. What is not so common yet, but is gaining popularity every day, is the consumption of sprouts and sprouts of all kinds of seeds. Join us in this […]

How to make vertical gardens

Every day more botanical fans dare to make their own vertical garden at home . If you have never seen one of these particular ways of having plants, it is about vertical structures in which different species are planted. They are very useful to beautify walls or walls, as well as for those who do not have space […]

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