PHOTOGRAPHS OF NATURE AND THE ENVIRONMENTEspasia lunataCourtesy of Adelindo GiulianiCourtesy of Adelindo Giuliani Kingdom: PlantaeClado: AngiospermsClado: MonocotyledonsOrder: AsparagalesFamily: OrchidaceaeGenus: AspasiaSpecies: Aspasia lunata
By: Mary Ellen EllisVerticilliumwilt can be a devastating infection for a tomato crop. This fungalinfection comes from the soil and it cannot be treated with fungicides. Thebest way to avoid it is to use resistant tomato varieties. It is also importantto know the signs of the disease to avoid spreading it from one area of yourgarden to another.
A plant such as Anigozanthos has appeared on the shelves of flower shops relatively recently. It is directly related to the Haemodoraceae family. In the wild, this spectacular flower can be found in Western Australia. Today there are 13 species of anigosantos.
By: Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY GardenGrowing waffle plants as part of a dish garden or a mixed container provides unusual, cascading foliage with a purple color and metallic tint. Waffle plant info indicates that the plant, also known as red ivy or red flame ivy, grows easily indoors under the right growing conditions.
Read the previous part. ← History of fuchsia, varieties and hybridsThe biology of fuchsia requires: - moderate temperature and high humidity; - diffused lighting in spring and summer, shading on the south window, in winter - good lighting; partial shade in the garden and on the balcony; but there are already varieties, mostly red-flowered, capable of growing in the open sun and not suffering from burns (such plants can be seen in the park of Petrodvorets); - protection from strong wind and rain in the air; - soil light, neutral or slightly acidic, not too nutritious and sufficiently moist; - strong spring pruning of the main branches, and weak ones - completely; - regular pinching of all shoots as they grow back in spring, to form a dense crown and abundant flowering; - constant humidity of an earthen coma.
Let's see the world through pink ... flowers, Or at least create this pink world in our garden. Pink is the color of romantics, it gives hope and joy, adjusts to spiritual harmony with the outside world, calms, creates a feeling of comfort. The effect of color on the psychological state of a person has been known since time immemorial.
There are many ways of storing nuts, which differ from each other depending on whether the nuts are peeled or in the shell. Storing these healing kernels is important, because you can use your own collected nuts for a long time, or bought in the season for more low price.
Features of agricultural technology of lilies Among ornamental perennials, one of the main places belongs to bulbous plants. Every year they become more and more important both for industrial gardening and for amateur gardeners.This has a simple explanation: the bulbous group includes such wonderful crops as daffodils, tulips, hyacinths and, of course, lilies.
The fruits of most late varieties of pears are famous for their sweet juicy pulp, their taste shows a full bouquet that ripens over the summer. They contain more nutrients and vitamins than earlier varieties. One of the late winter varieties is the dessert variety Maria, whose large fruits are distinguished by a long shelf life and a very good taste.
On the eve of the new season, planning a garden with a pencil and a notebook in hand is one of the most exciting activities. To achieve success in this matter, you should systematize your desires and plans, and then compare them with the capabilities of your site. General principles for the example of a plot of 6 acres. and other buildings, the boundaries of areas occupied by certain crops in the past year.
In search of the perfect cucumber, you can pause on a hybrid of Perfection itself. The bush grows unrestrictedly upward, in each bosom bouquets of cucumbers with excellent taste are formed. But this hybrid appeared in the climate of the Chelyabinsk region and in another region may not show the qualities declared by the manufacturer.
Garden plants Published: Last edits: Hello, dear friends - summer residents and gardeners! Today I have planned sowing eggplant seeds for seedlings. I usually sow eggplants in February: in the first half of the month I sow varieties of late and medium ripening, and in the second half - early varieties of this culture.
By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistLike most bulbs, tiger lilies will naturalize over time, creating even more bulbs and plants. Dividing the cluster of bulbs and transplanting tiger lilies will enhance growth and blooming, and further increase your stock of these charming lilies. The process is easy and you can even give a few of these stunning flowering bulbs away every few years.
Cherry Chernokorka is a small branched tree with a semi-circular and drooping crown.The variety was zoned in 1974 in the southern regions of Ukraine - Zaporozhye, Donetsk and Odessa regions. Cherry has also spread in the adjacent regions - in the Rostov region and the Krasnodar Territory of Russia. In private horticultural farms, the variety occupies the main positions.
Zucchini is a universal culture loved by many summer residents. This vegetable is undemanding to the structure of the soil and unpretentious in care. Nowadays, bush varieties are very popular, giving large yields for a long time. This is exactly what the Black Beauty zucchini belongs to. ...
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I love citrus and use lemons, limes and oranges in many of my recipes for their fresh, lively flavor and bright aroma. Of late, I’ve discovered a new citron, at least to me, whose aroma rivals all of its other citron relatives, the fruit of Buddha’s hand tree – also known as the fingered citron tree.
Plant parasites Plants can be affected by numerous parasites. This term often identifies insects, fungi or other plants capable of systematically or forever installing themselves on the affected plant to feed on it. Pests can affect any type of plant, from indoor to outdoor, outdoor or greenhouse crops and ornamental species.
Pistachio nuts are getting a lot of press these days. Not only are they the lowest calorie of the nuts, but they are rich in phytosterols, antioxidants, unsaturated fat (the good stuff), carotenoids, vitamins and minerals, fiber and are just plain delicious. If that isn’t enough information to entice one to grow pistachio nut trees, I don’t know what will.
By: Kathee MierzejewskiSummer squash is a versatile plant that can include so many different types of squash, from yellow squash to zucchini. They also last a while in the refrigerator after picking, so you don’t have to eat them as soon as you pick them.How to Grow Summer SquashIn order to get the best crop of summer squash plants, wait to plant the seeds in the ground until after any danger of frost.