What is Vegetation?

Wherever you go you will find landscapes that can leave you amazed. Whether in a rain forest, in a temperate forest or in the desert, the plants that have managed to adapt to each of these environments mean that, today, the planet on which we live is inhabited by many types of animals. These living beings…

Soil degradation

When various actions are carried out on the soil of a certain area, an inevitable degradation occurs. Actions such as agriculture, construction, livestock, deforestation, etc. They are degrading activities. The degradation of soil is defined as the change in the health of the same as a result of a decrease in the ability to produce goods or provide services. That is,…

What types of algae are there?

Delving into the world of algae is fascinating when you want to know the evolutionary history of plants, and that is that the Plantae Kingdom as we know it today, has its origin in the sea. It was there, in the immense ocean that bathes a large part of the surface of the planet that welcomes…

What is the best time to water the plants

If this year you want to immerse yourself in the fascinating world of the garden, but do not know what is the best time to water the plants, you are in luck. On this occasion, we are going to talk about a topic that can be a source of many doubts for beginners, as well as for…

How to plant succulents

It is becoming more and more fashionable to grow succulents, either due to their relative ease of care or how much they invite to collect them. This makes many newcomers appear doubts when they find out that it is necessary to change the substrate that they bring from the nursery , such as which substrate to use or…

Rutabaga (Brassica napobrassica)

The rutabaga or kohlrabi is also known, it is a kind of root that closely resembles the appearance of a turnip. To be more specific, it is a tuber that is the result between the crossing of species such as turnip and cabbage. Its scientific name is Brassica napobrassica , but it is also known as the Swedish turnip. This is…

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,…