Gardening Tips

Potted Lemon Tree Care

If you want to have a fruit tree in your patio or balcony and you have no idea which one to choose, I recommend that you get a lemon tree . Yes, yes, although it can grow up to 4-5 meters, it is one of those that best adapts to living in containers as it tolerates pruning very …

What is the Arlita?

When we need to improve the drainage of our pots or to decorate a corner of our garden in a very original way, it is highly recommended to get some bags of clay , which is a very cheap material that we can use to have a very elegant space. decorated. It is also very easy to find , …

Nettle and its properties in the organic garden

Nettle is a common plant that grows without much effort in gardens, orchards, etc. For those who are unaware of its usefulness, it is just an annoying weed , therefore, we will provide more information on one of its properties and uses, specifically in our organic garden . We must start by saying that it is a raw material that is very easy …

Cyperus for your garden

Today I am going to talk about a genus of herbaceous plants belonging to the sedge family that comes in handy for our garden or patio. It can also serve as a decoration for tables and large furniture. It is the genus Cyperus. Do you want to know how to take care of the cyperus and what …

What are the advantages of liquid fertilizers?

In order for our plants to look healthy and beautiful, it will be very necessary to fertilize them throughout their growing season, which usually coincides with the spring and summer months. They, just like us, need nutrients so that their bodies can perform their functions correctly. There are two types of fertilizers on the market: solid …

12 gardening hacks for newbies

Gardening is an art. It is true that it is an expression of nature, but each garden, each patio, even each balcony decorated with plants is unique and unrepeatable , even if they have been designed in the same style. Each of us can contribute something of their own that will make that space personal. So that the landscape …

Tips to save irrigation water

Water is as important for plants as it is for other living things. In a world where the average global temperature is increasing and rainfall is becoming scarce in many parts of the globe, it is very important to save as much as possible so that we can have this precious liquid for much longer. Growing plant beings …

How to plant watermelons

Watermelon is a typical summer fruit. When consumed fresh, it helps us fight the heat, and having a large amount of water becomes a substitute, at least temporarily, for bottled water. Its flavor has the exact degree of sweetness: it is felt instantly, but it is not so intense that it produces unpleasant sensations in the mouth. …

Tips for having a container garden

If we think that it is impossible to have horticultural plants if land is not available… we will be very wrong. 🙂 In fact, although it is true that there are some that, due to the size they reach, it is better to have them planted in the ground, there are others with which we can guarantee …

Tropism and nastia

It is possible that you have ever heard about in topics related to tropism and nastia plants . They are somewhat strange and purely scientific terms, but they are widely used in the field of biology and botany. Surely if you learn these terms, you are closer to knowing the world of plants and understanding them better. Do you …

How does the Fusarium fungus affect plants?

Plants can be affected by various microorganisms throughout their lives. Viruses, bacteria and fungi that will test your resistance and your ability to deal with them. Among the latter, there is one in particular that very frequently affects crops, and it is Fusarium . This is a living being that lives in the soil and that goes into action …

How do I know if my plant is burning?

Although there are many plants that have to be placed in full sun so that they can grow correctly, without forcing their stems to develop excessively so that they can thus capture light, there are many times that, as soon as we buy one, the next day we We found her with burns caused by …

Chinese moth against Boxwood

The devastating effect that the boxwood caterpillar has on the boxwood plant, whose origin is Asian and arrived in Europe in 2006, has recently been discovered , since then it has been expanding through different European countries and it is estimated that it arrived in Spain in the 2014. It follows that its spread is due to the commercial exchange …

Persimmon, the most popular persimmon variety

Persimmon is a variety of persimmon with a sweet flavor and very easy to grow that we can easily find for sale in supermarkets during the winter, and also in our orchards . Being able to be consumed fresh and with a spoonful, it is one of the favorite fruits of the colder months. But what is it …

Everything you need to know about growing mushrooms

Mushrooms are highly valued mushrooms for their excellent flavor and versatility when it comes to making many healthy dishes. It is also loved for its high protein and mineral content. The mushroom is a heterotrophic fungus, that is, it obtains nutrients from the soil since it does not carry out photosynthesis. As it does not have chlorophyll, …

Tips to enjoy the garden in summer

The garden is to be enjoyed, but during the summer there are those who take advantage of it even more. With the arrival of the heat, you want to be outdoors surrounded by nature and take advantage of your days off to celebrate birthdays or special events. During the months that the high temperatures remain, the …

How to avoid excess water?

Excess water is the main cause of death of plants. We tend to think that, since water is the liquid that gives life, the more we give them, the better they will grow. But the truth is that, in the same way that we would not feel very well if we drank two liters of water in …

Plagues and diseases

In the area of ​​medicine and perhaps in the area of ​​general culture, a certain number of diseases are known that daily plague the health of our inhabitants and rather as a matter of convenience, most people today know a large number of diseases, so it is necessary for each individual to know what the necessary measures would …

Grow Stevia at home

If you have a family member or friend who suffers from pancreatic insufficiency such as diabetes, then you may have heard about sweeteners, but have you also heard that all these products are made from Stevia? Did you know that you can grow Stevia in your own home and forget about the harmful effects of sugar on your body? Stevia …

How to remove red spider mite

The spider mite is one of the most common pests that beloved plants can have. A dry and warm environment favors its growth and multiplication, something that it does very quickly, so much so that it is sometimes quite difficult to completely eradicate it. Even so, nothing is impossible, so if you want to know how to …