Pruning time for blueberry and currant bushes

The pruning of those bushes that bear fruit is extremely necessary to keep them productive. It will be necessary to maintain the vigor of the plant and prevent it from pests and diseases if we want to obtain a quality harvest later. Here are some basic concepts with which you can achieve it. Blueberries ( Vaccinium sp. ) Its pruning is done once a year in spring , starting …

Tips for preserving harvested apples

If you have fruit trees, you will be interested in knowing some tips to preserve stoneless fruits (such as apples or pears), which can be kept in good condition for months if you leave them in the appropriate conditions. First of all, you should know that the apples are harvested in the dry season when the rainy season has …

Healing of Cacti and other Succulent Plants

Although, as we have seen previously, cacti and other types of succulents are quite resistant to diseases and disorders, at times they can become ill and acquire pests that can affect their development and flowering (if that is the case). And although it is important that we prevent their appearance of for the correct development of our plant, …

How to Prevent Diseases in Cactus?

Although, as we have seen previously, cacti and other types of succulents are quite resistant to diseases and disorders, it is important that we prevent their appearance for the correct development of our plant. It is for this reason that today we bring you some tips to prevent diseases in cacti and other succulents : It is …

Cactus Diseases

As we have seen previously and although cacti and other types of succulent plants are very resistant to diseases, pests, and disorders, like any other plant they can suffer from these types of problems. Today, we will talk about the diseases that cacti and other succulents can suffer. It should be noted that diseases in this …

Rose Bush Weed Control

The weed or weeds when planted rosebushes also appear in our garden. Not only do they give it that unkempt and unpleasant appearance, but they also steal the nutrients, water, and minerals that help our rose bush to develop and flourish properly. There are 2 types of weeds: annual herbs, which are born from seeds, and perennial herbs, which …

How to prevent fungus in your rose bush?

As we have already mentioned, roses can suffer from different diseases, disorders and even acquire bacteria, viruses and pests. It is very important to take the necessary and adequate care to prevent our rose bush from dying or not developing properly. In addition to the diseases and disorders mentioned above, our rose bush can also be attacked …

Rose diseases

As well as rose bushes, they can suffer from some problems such as pests that affect their growth and flowering. They can also suffer from diseases that will affect their development and flower quality in the same way. The diseases in roses can be of 3 types: produced by fungi, bacteria or viruses produced. Diseases caused by fungi are …

Indoor Gardening

If we want to have a garden inside our house , it is important to know which indoor plant is most suitable for each of the places in our home. Some plants, for example, may require more light than others, so placing it in its proper place will receive adequate light, heat and humidity so that it can …

Natural and Homemade Fertilizers

The fertilizer and fertilizer chemicals in addition to being quite expensive are not always the most effective solution for our plants. Nature is very wise and she herself has the elements to feed ourselves and stay healthy. For this reason today we bring you some tips to prepare your own natural compost for plants. This type of fertilizer can be used …

Piquillo peppers

Today we are going to talk about only one type of vegetable that is widely consumed throughout the world and that has a large number of varieties. We are talking about piquillo peppers. It is a hollow fruit that comes from a herbaceous plant that is known by the name of pepper. It belongs to the Solanaceae family and …

Heliophilic plants

Do you know what heliophilic plants are? If in your garden or balcony only the sun arrives, you may have some, since they grow in places that are exposed for hours to the rays of the sun. They depend so much on it that when they are kept indoors or in the shade their stems quickly lengthen …

Winter garden plants

During winter, many plants come to rest, making the garden seem asleep as if someone had hit an imaginary pause button. Every day they seem the same, as they remain practically unchanged throughout the season. The only visible changes are those shown by the weather: sometimes there is snow, other times ice, sometimes it rains or it …

How to grow cocoa

Chocolate lover? If so, surely you have ever wanted to have constant anticipation of this sweet, right? And it is delicious. But, although you can go directly to a supermarket to buy tablets, I suggest that you grow it yourself, at home. We are not going to fool ourselves: it is not very easy if you live in a cool …

How and when to do an orange tree graft

Grafting is a technique used in agriculture to speed up the growth of crops and plants. In the case of the orange tree, using a graft is an excellent way to grow different types of oranges from the same root. In addition, the advantage offered by this technique is that grafts can be made on all citrus trees. Grafting …

Why do plant leaf tips dry out?

The leaves of the plants are very resistant structures but at the same time delicate: they support the weight of the drops of water that form the rain, but they burn easily if they are exposed to the sun without being acclimatized. Therefore, ending with dry ends is quite common. Sometimes we will have to take measures …

Uses of needles

It is not usual to want to plant pine trees in the gardens because of the risk of having problems with their roots, but if they are placed at a distance of ten meters from the pipes we will obtain a few benefits from what is known as needles. A needle is the leaf of …

What is akadama and what is it used for?

Among the most recommended porous substrates for many types of plants we find akadama , which is a granular clay of volcanic origin found only in Japan. Unlike other similar materials, it retains moisture for longer, which is why it is ideal when you want to grow plants that need a lot of water, but without getting flooded. In …