Banana (Musa)

The banana, as we know, is one of the easiest fruits to consume, since you can peel them as you eat them, without the need to stain your hands. For this reason, it is common for children and young people to carry one in their backpack, or for adults to enjoy its flavor in the garden. …

How to make terraces on a slope

There are many people who have a small plot on a slope and do not know how to make terraces. Depending on the height of the wood, several terraces can be built that have retaining walls made of wood, as well as bricks or stones. There are many ways to learn how to make sloping terraces . You simply have …

Pseudomonas

Plants, as living beings, have their own defense system to protect themselves from viruses, fungi and bacteria. The problem is that, like humans, their health can be weakened. Cold, heat, thirst, hunger, and even the pruning that we do. Any stressful situation makes microorganisms do their best to infect them, and among them we have pseudomonas . Although their name …

Aloe vera care

Aloe vera is one of the most grateful plants in the plant kingdom. And, when you take good care of it, it not only offers you an elegant and luxurious appearance, even with flowers. But, in addition, it has multiple uses in health, beauty, etc. But, to achieve this, you have to know in detail what the Aloe vera cares are . …

Diatoms

Diatoms are microorganisms that we can find in the seas, swamps and rivers . They are not seen with the naked eye, but thanks to specialized microscopes it is possible to distinguish a wide variety of different species. In fact, 20,000 have been found. All of them are part of phytoplankton, which is made up of a series …

Types of grafts

One of the most advanced cultivation techniques in the world of gardening in agriculture is grafting. It is an association between two different plants that are linked in such a way that they can continue to develop as a single plant. To do this, you must choose a bud or a shoot that comes from one plant …

How to plant a pineapple

Summer is the time when we find ourselves in supermarkets with pineapples to buy. They are ripe, delicious and surely you have ever eaten one that you were sorry to finish because it was delicious. But, what if we told you that you can learn how to plant a pineapple and choose the best specimens to try …

Heat stress in plants

Even the hardiest plant can have a hard time during an especially hot summer or during a heat wave. But how does it react to a rise in temperatures for which it was not prepared? Thermal stress is a problem that, as fans of gardening and/or agriculture, we must be aware of, since no crop is exempt …

What is the crop association?

In the world of agriculture, teamwork is much more productive because the sum of the capacities of each person provides a synergistic effect. In this way, crop results are greatly improved. Well, the same thing happens with the plant world. In this case, we are talking about the crop association. It is about growing two or more plant species in …

Rolled leaves on plants

Rolled leaves on plants are one of the symptoms that can worry us the most . And not for lack of reasons, since we all like to see the leaves unfolded, wide open, and of their natural color because that means they are healthy. But of course, when they hook up, something very serious is happening to …

What to sow in August

The hottest months of the year can be a good time to harvest some vegetables and plant others, so we are going to talk about what to sow in August. Despite how hot it can be, many plants do well to grow and develop. However, keep in mind that high temperatures and so much direct sunlight result in …

Vine diseases

Growing vines is not as far-fetched as it may sound. It is a crop that works very well in Spain but, in order to make it last for a long time and not have any problems, it is convenient that you know what the diseases of the vine are. Many of them can be stopped when the …

Tanuki bonsai

If you are a bonsai lover, it is very likely that you know many species, that you know the ins and outs of how many of them are cared for, or that you have even experimented with making one yourself. But, do you know the tanuki bonsai technique? Know what it is? It is a type of decoration …

How often to water potted tomatoes

In our country, the tomato is one of the most consumed fruits in every home. There are people who have a small garden at home or a space to plant potted tomatoes. It should be borne in mind that the care of potted tomatoes is different from those that are planted in the garden. Therefore, many people do …

Characteristics and types of algae

Algae are organisms found especially in an aquatic environment , such as seas or rivers. They have the ability to photosynthesize, that is, to transform the sun’s energy into food, for this reason they grow in those areas where the rays of the sun can reach. Although at first it could be at least curious, humans have …

Varieties of wheat

In the world of agriculture, there are certified seeds that are produced and marketed to adapt to current regulations. In this way, its quality is guaranteed since its specific hardness is ensured and that it has great germination power. There are several varieties of wheat in Spain that are grown thanks to their high yield and quality. In this …

How to ripen kiwis

When you go to the supermarket, or to a greengrocer, surely you have come across kiwis and they have craved them. The problem is that, on many occasions, you cannot eat them that same day that you buy them, because they are green. And unless you like them like that, you would have to wait a few …

Pitaya cultivation

One of the fruits that have become popular in recent years for its flavor is the pitaya. It is known by the name of the dragon fruit and belongs to the Cactaceae family. There are several varieties of this species and it is quite striking since it has a pink or yellow color and is to blame …

What is photosynthesis?

Photosynthesis is a process through which life, as we know it, can exist. Not only the plants benefit, but also the animals since we breathe oxygen, a gas that the leaves expel. It is very interesting to know in-depth photosynthesis, as there are several phases, and there are even some plants that, due to the climatic …

Planting strawberries in tubes

One of the great problems with the cultivation of strawberries is that this, when in contact with the ground, has a great chance of it rotting, in addition to being the favorite food of birds, slugs and snails. Therefore, although there is no problem in growing them in the ground, many choose to plant strawberries in tubes  to …