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The Magdalena garden in Cuba
The Magdalena garden in Cuba

PHOTOGRAPHS OF NATURE AND THE ENVIRONMENT send suggestions or simple messages by writing to isander @ ucp.

Orchid Problems: The expert answers on orchid diseases
Orchid Problems: The expert answers on orchid diseases

THE AGRONOMIST ANSWERS ABOUT HOW TO GROW AND CARE FOR PLANTS I CUT THE STEM OF MY PHALAENOPSIS AND NOW A STICKY LIQUID IS COMING OUT WHICH GIANNI'S QUESTION IS COMING OUT Hello everyone. After the flowers fell, about 3 months ago, I cut (at the base) one of the two stems that was drying out.

Pests on cucumber and cabbage plants
Pests on cucumber and cabbage plants

Question: Pests on cucumber and cabbage plants Good morning, I noticed that in my garden the cabbage and cucumber leaves are initially pierced, until they disappeared by devouring. What animal is it? Is there any natural remedy? Thanks Sara Answer: Pests on cucumber and cabbage plants Good morning Sara, welcome to gardening.

Maidenhair - Officinal and medicinal plant or herb
Maidenhair - Officinal and medicinal plant or herb

CAPELVENERE Adiantum capillus veneris (family Polypodiaceae) GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS The maidenhair, scientific name Adiantum capillus veneris, belongs to the Polypodiaceae family and a plant that belongs to the much larger group known as ferns. Italian Official Pharmacopoeia (F.

Christmas lights
Christmas lights

When the Christmas period arrives, the streets of our cities are filled with colored lights, houses and shops decorate for the party and the lights illuminate the hours of darkness making everything more cheerful. Even inside the houses many people love to decorate with many intermittent lights not only the tree but also the cribs and other typical Christmas works.

Crucianelle - Sow, plant, divide, nurture
Crucianelle - Sow, plant, divide, nurture

Crucianella… Crucial in the garden and beautiful! The crucianella produces a beautiful inflorescence in a sherical cluster made up of numerous small flowers, most often pink or red in color. Its foliage is original, in a whorl, that is to say that the leaves form successive circles around the floral stem, they are slightly serrated.

The sounds made by the rooster
The sounds made by the rooster

SOUNDS EMITTED BY ANIMALS The sounds emitted by the rooster The rooster, Gallus gallus domesticus of the family Phasianidae emits one of the most characteristic and best known sounds in the world. Most of the sounds are emitted early in the morning, just before sunrise. However, it would seem, from studies conducted by two biologists from Nagoya University that their singing is in no way influenced by environmental stimuli such as the increase in light but only by their internal biological clock (circadian rhythm).

Calla Problems - Expert answers on calla diseases
Calla Problems - Expert answers on calla diseases

THE AGRONOMIST ANSWERS ON HOW TO GROW AND CARE FOR PLANTS PROBLEMS CALLAZantedeschia spp. (Araceae family) The column is dedicated to plant problems.If you wish to write to our agronomist to have an answer on an unclear situation or a difficulty regarding your plant , you must indicate: what plant it is; where it is located (inside the house, on the terrace, in the garden, etc.

How to prune hydrangeas
How to prune hydrangeas

Pruning of hydrangeas is done in order to stimulate the plant to produce new shoots. In fact, hydrangeas are plants that emit flowers on new branches and that is why pruning is recommended every year.The ideal period for pruning hydrangeas is autumn or the end of winter, when the plant is found. still in vegetative rest.

Gray mold or botrytis (Botrytis cinerea) - Who it is, how it lives and how to fight it
Gray mold or botrytis (Botrytis cinerea) - Who it is, how it lives and how to fight it

PESTS AND DISEASES OF PIANTEMUFFA GRIGIAoBOTRITECLASSIFICAZIONEDominio: EukaryotaRegno: FungiDivisione: AscomycotaSottodivisione: PezizomycotinaClasse: LeotiomycetesOrdine: HelotialesFamiglia: SclerotiniaceaeSpecie (in sexual form): Botrytis cinereaSpecie (in sexual form): Sclerotinia fuckelianaCARATTERISTICHE GENERALILa Botrytis cinerea, commonly known as botrytis, is an aerobic fungus very harmful that colonizes all plant tissues, releasing enzymes that destroy plant cells, until the complete maceration of the tissues with consequent death of the plant.

Sore white
Sore white

White Sore Have you noticed snow-white patches on your ornamental plants? If the answer is yes, it could be mal bianco, a plant disease caused by several families of fungi belonging to the genus Oidium. Precisely because of the causative agent that causes it, the white disease is also called "powdery mildew".

Black cohosh, plant, care for, enjoy flowers and berries
Black cohosh, plant, care for, enjoy flowers and berries

The black cohosh, beautiful in every way! The black cohosh or black cohosh, or even black cohosh. That's right, cohosh is a beautiful plant. First of all, it offers a very beautiful foliage, very indented, sometimes almost glazed. Then come the flowers in short white clusters and then the fruits appear, magnificent shiny black berries ... which one should be wary of, because while they are beautiful and attractive, they are no less toxic.

Rhubarb Pie - A Recipe
Rhubarb Pie - A Recipe

A rhubarb tart, yes, but not just any ... Rhubarb is an herbaceous plant that is used in French cuisine, of course, but you will have noticed, it is often associated, as if it This alone was not enough, in a recipe.Another peculiarity: sometimes it is difficult to cook a rhubarb pie with a definitive elegant finish, a real festive pie.

Onion: language of onion flowers and plants
Onion: language of onion flowers and plants

LANGUAGE AND MEANING OF FLOWERS AND ONION PLANTS Allium cepa (family Liliaceae) Despite the extraordinary virtues of this plant, its symbolism is not positive. fact that rubbing your eyes with onions makes you cry false tears.

Califfa - Acalypha reptans
Califfa - Acalypha reptans

CaliffaLa Califfa è una pianta che non è molto molto diffusa nella nostra società, nonostante abbia un aspetto e tante caratteristiche che la rendono davvero interessante. Innanzitutto il nome è molto controverso, perché la denominazione scientifica è “Acalypha” mentre la tradizionale traduzione popolare è Acalifa; non sono però poche le zone in cui viene chiamata Califfa, ed è proprio così che noi la chiameremo ricordando però sempre la denominazione scientifica fondamentale per farsi capire.

Tabasco: how to grow it and its properties
Tabasco: how to grow it and its properties

Tabasco is a variety of chilli pepper and precisely the Capsicum frutescens species Tabasco variety.The Tabasco variety is widespread throughout the American continent and partly also in the Asian basin. They are chillies that when ripe have a bright red color and elongated shape, very juicy and with a high degree of spiciness.

Silver fir - Abies Concolor
Silver fir - Abies Concolor

Abete biancoL& 39;abete bianco, nome comune per abies alba, o abies pectinata, è un albero sempreverde, originario dell& 39;Europa centrale e meridionale. Si presenta come una conifera rustica con altezze che possono toccare non di rado anche i 60 metri, e un tronco che può arrivare spesso a due metri di diametro.

Ate - Greek mythology and Latin mythology
Ate - Greek mythology and Latin mythology

ATELhe goddess Ate in Greek mythology was the powerful goddess of misfortune and revenge, the one who took away reason from men and from the gods themselves.He was the personification of the divine curse. mortals walks, and disturbs him, and to many others even harm.

Fountains
Fountains

The fountains of public places are monumental complexes designed and built by illustrious personalities, which serve to give greater beauty to a square. The imposing structure stands in the center of the square as if to become the meeting point of that space, its aesthetic function is carried out by the beauty of the work itself and by any sculptures that are part of it.

Oncidium orchids: cultivation, care and how to make them bloom
Oncidium orchids: cultivation, care and how to make them bloom

OUR FRIENDS ORCHIDS AND ONCIDIUM Cultivation techniques O. crispum they find are among the most diverse, from sea level to the limit of the Andean snows.