By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistIt might seem that the best time to use a pesticide is right when you see pesky insects. The insect has to be at the most effective state of development, and weather can minimize the usefulness of the product or even cause it to get into groundwater and poison streams, affecting entire ecosystems.
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It just doesn’t seem quite like the holidays without a brightly decorated tree sitting in the corner of the living room. Some people go with plastic trees that they can collapse into a box and others choose freshly cut pines, but gardeners in the know often choose Norfolk Island pines. Although not a true pine, Norfolk Island pines produce beautiful, scaly branches and leaves and adapts well to indoor life, making them true, living Christmas trees.
MITODI THESEUS and ARIANNA, MINOSSE and THE MINOTAUR Theseus on the Minotaur (1781-1783), canova, white marble, Victoria and Albert Museum, London (England) In a very distant period of which memory has almost been lost, it is said that while Europa, daughter of Fenice (1) and Telefassa was intent on playing with her maids, a snow-white bull appeared to her that was none other than Zeus.
Polyanthus roses, despite their age-old history, are still very popular among flower growers and landscape designers. The compact and even miniature sizes of adult bushes with dense green foliage and bright multiple inflorescences make it possible to use these roses not only in landscape compositions, but also as a pot culture indoors, in winter gardens.
Wisteria, which is also called with the scientific name of Wisteria, is part of the large Papilionaceae family: it is a climbing plant that comes from the Asian continent and, in particular, from countries such as Japan and China. not particularly numerous, given that inside we find about ten typically climbing shrubs, which are also characterized by being rustic.
Not every plant is able to fully develop and grow without sufficient moisture. They can react to its lack in different ways: some slow down in growth, others lose the turgor of the leaves, and others dry up altogether. But what if in hot dry weather it is not possible to water the flower garden often?
The immortelle (Helichrysum) is a herbaceous perennial that belongs to the Asteraceae family. In addition to the main name, you can hear the plant address cmin, zheltyanka or helihrizum. Shoots branch out to the sides and are decorated with inflorescences of various colors. The buds are hard to the touch. Their beauty lasts for a long time.
Read the previous part: Choosing potato varieties. Part 1 At the beginning of my article, I talked about the path of the potato to people and how its varieties are classified. Fans of “second bread” may ask: where can they get varieties that will delight you with a good harvest of tasty tubers. I can reassure everyone: now in our region, specialized farms and shops offer a sufficient number of varieties that meet all tastes of gardeners and summer residents.
SOUNDS EMITTED BY ANIMALS The sounds emitted by the dromedary The dromedary, scientific name Camelus dromedarius of the family Camelidae, emits sounds that are not too pleasant: now they resemble a moo, now a meow, now a hoarse cry. technical sheet: THE DROMEDARY
Such a plant as wisteria (Glicinia - "sweet") is also called wisteria (Wisteria). It is related to treelike climbing plants of the legume family. In natural conditions, they can be found in subtropical areas. They stand out from the rest of the plants with their drooping, fragrant, purple-colored inflorescences.
Oceanside gardeners have an unexpected bounty just lying outside their door. Gardeners in the interior have to pay for this gardening gold. I’m talking about seaweed, long an ingredient in organic fertilizers. Composting seaweed for use as a home garden amendment is cheap and easy, and you can harness seaweed garden nutrients alone or as part of a mixed compost pile.
Hippeastrum - knightly star This plant with large, luxurious flowers is known to most indoor floriculture lovers. Its real name is hippeastrum (translated from the Greek hippeastrum - knightly star) from the amaryllis family. From the real amaryllis, hippeastrum differs in the larger size of the plant itself and flowers, as well as the flowering time.
Get Started Kola Nut Information – Learn How To Use Kola NutsBy Teo SpenglerWhat is a kola nut? It is the fruit of various species of ?Cola? trees that are native to tropical Africa. These nuts contain caffeine and are used as stimulants and to aid digestion. For more kola nut information, click the following article.
Silybum marianum is a valuable medicinal and ornamental plant. Milk thistle has been used as a medicinal plant for more than two thousand years. According to historical documents, a decoction of the fruit was used in ancient Greece - Dioscorides recommended the use of milk thistle for many diseases.
Among the company's clients are EC Lenexpo, Erarta, Vasileostrovets Park, North Dubai recreation center, libraries, schools and kindergartens. Despite the fact that landscape construction is still a serious work, even the most global problems turn into everyday tasks, when you believe that every garden, every courtyard, every corner can be made infinitely beautiful by putting a little effort and a drop of love into it.
By: Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY GardenGrowing blackberry lilies in the home garden is an easy way to add summer color. Their background is a pale orange or a yellow color on the ‘flabellata.’ Petals are mottled with spots, giving them the sometimes common name of leopard flower or leopard lily.
Houseplants Published: Last changes: Cryptocoryne (lat. Cryptocoryne) is a genus of herbaceous amphibious plants of the Aroid family, growing along streams and rivers in regions of Asia with subtropical and tropical climates. In culture, these plants are grown in aquariums. For the first time a plant of this genus was described in 1779, and the genus itself was formed and was described by 1828.
Among gardeners, there are many supporters of growing large tomatoes. It upsets them that most of these tomatoes are medium or late ripening varieties. A pleasant exception to this rule for amateurs is the King of the Early Tomatoes, which appeared on the market not very long ago, but which vegetable growers have already fallen in love with.
Black currant bushes are found in almost every area. Not only the berry itself is healthy and tasty. The leaves and twigs of this shrub are used in folk medicine and in preparations for the winter (pickles, compotes, marinades). Therefore, it is important to get a good harvest of berries and keep the foliage green and healthy until autumn.