Today, many gardeners and summer residents grow not only the usual fruits and vegetables for us, but also try to get a harvest from overseas wonders. This activity is very exciting, because caring for exotic plants, the gardener turns his beds into small experimental stations, and he himself becomes a researcher.
By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistGrevillea silk oak is an evergreen tree to shrub with slender, needle-like leaves and curled flowers. The Australian native is useful as a hedge, specimen tree, or container plant. In most USDA zones, the only way to keep this plant is by growing Grevillea indoors.
Despite the popularity of Santa potatoes, many gardeners do not even know about the existence of this variety. And it’s in vain - the Santa variety has a good taste, high yield, unpretentiousness in care and storage. It is grown both by agricultural firms and private farms, and some agronomists do not even have an idea about the name of this variety.
La rosa rugosaLa rosa rugosa è una specie a portamento cespuglioso eretto originaria dell’Asia, Cina, Giappone, Corea che può raggiungere un’altezza di sessanta centimetri. Ha trovato diffusione anche in Europa e America del nord dove viene coltivata in modo particolare per scopi ornamentali e decorativi.
By: Liz BaesslerIf you live in an apartment with no yard to speak of, the prospect of gardening might seem unattainable. You can have flowers and fresh vegetables all summer long, though, with urban window box gardens. As long as your window receives light, you can tend your own mini garden in the privacy of your own apartment.
In the spring we sowed grass on a large area of the lawn, it grows well, I mow with a lawn mower. I want to walk the cultivator all over the lawn in the fall. Will this procedure affect the planted grass, will it grow again? Mikhail.Hello, Mikhail! The topic of a beautiful and well-groomed lawn is of interest to many. Garden owners want to see a green carpet in their backyards without flaws and weeds.
Broom (Cytisus) is a sprawling flowering shrub belonging to the Legume family. Wild plantings are found in western Siberia, Europe or Africa. The bushes are distinguished by early flowering and lush crown. They learned to grow broom in the garden and apartments. According to the ancient legends of the Celts, the plant is a symbol of well-being and purification.
Prime destination for succulent loversRSSFacebookInstagramTwitterPinterestHomeSucculentopediaBrowse Succulents by Scientific NameBrowse Succulents by Common NameBrowse Succulents by GenusBrowse Succulents by FamilyBrowse Succulents by USDA Hardiness ZoneBrowse Succulents by OriginBrowse Cacti by GenusAbout SucculentsCultivationGeneral CareLight RequirementsPotting SoilWateringFertilizingPests and DiseasesRepottingPropagationPruningGraftingArrangingSucculent UsesMedicinal SucculentsCosmetic SucculentsCulinary SucculentsSacred SucculentsLibraryBooksStoriesMyths and LegendsStampsWorld of Flowering PlantsYou are at:Home » Archive for & 34;Crassula macowaniana& 34;Browsing: Crassula macowanianaSucculentopediaCrassula macowanianaCrassula macowaniana is a succulent shrub with many branches and fleshy, more or less pointed leaves.
Dormancy (or vegetative rest or quiescence) is a condition of latent life in which plants (or a vegetable organ, such as a seed, a bulb, etc.) are arranged to cope with an adverse period (due to light, temperature, nourishment, etc.) during which they minimize physiological functions such as respiration and photosynthesis to restore them as soon as the conditions favorable to their development return.
By: Kristi WaterworthRain is as important to your plants as sun and nutrients, but like anything else, too much of a good thing can spell trouble. When rain is knocking down plants, gardeners despair, worried that their precious petunias will never be the same. Although plants flattened by rain are a troubling sight, torrential rains and plants have been co-existing for thousands of years — healthy plants are perfectly capable of managing rain damage.
Houseplants Published: Last revisions: Trachycarpus (Latin Trachycarpus) is a genus of the Palm family, which includes nine species native to East Asia. Most often, representatives of the genus can be found in Japan, China, Burma and the Himalayas. In culture, trachycarpus are grown everywhere, including in the room.
COMMON SEA TURTLE (Caretta caretta) SCIENTIFIC CLASSIFICATION Wood: AnimaliaPhylum: ChordataSubphylum: VertebrataClass: ReptiliaOrder: TestudinesFamily: CheloniidaeGenus: CarettaSpecies: Caretta carettaCommon name: sea turtle or tortoiseBody length: 100 - 160 kg 60 years (estimate) - not enough data Sexual maturity: around 16-17 years HABITAT AND GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION The Caretta caretta species of the Cheloniidae family, is the common saltwater sea turtle, widespread in the temperate and tropical seas and oceans of all over the world, including the Mediterranean Sea.
By: Our siteGinkgo biloba isthe sole surviving member of the extinct division of plants known asGingkophya, which dates back some 270 million years. Ginkgotrees are distantly related to conifersand cycads.These deciduoustrees are prized for their bright fall foliage and medicinal benefits, soit’s not surprising that many homeowners would want to add them to theirlandscape.
Peppers Peppers, a very famous and familiar plant for its food consumption, belongs to the Solanaceae family. Its scientific name is capsicum anuum, to underline the annual character of the plant. The various types, very common, range from the square of Asti, larger in size and orange complexion, to the famous red and yellow of Nocera, to the green Marconi pepper, to the bull's horn, yellow and red, smaller and from the shape reminiscent, in fact, that of a small horn, up to the cayenne pepper, with a bright red color and a notable spicy flavor.
Garden plants Published: Last edits: Calendula (lat. Calendula), or marigold, belongs to the genus of herbaceous plants of the Asteraceae family, whose representatives naturally grow in the Mediterranean, Western Asia and Western Europe. The genus name comes from the Latin word calendae, which means the first day of the month.
Prime destination for succulent loversRSSFacebookInstagramTwitterPinterestHomeSucculentopediaBrowse Succulents by Scientific NameBrowse Succulents by Common NameBrowse Succulents by GenusBrowse Succulents by FamilyBrowse Succulents by USDA Hardiness ZoneBrowse Succulents by OriginBrowse Cacti by GenusAbout SucculentsCultivationGeneral CareLight RequirementsPotting SoilWateringFertilizingPests and DiseasesRepottingPropagationPruningGraftingArrangingSucculent UsesMedicinal SucculentsCosmetic SucculentsCulinary SucculentsSacred SucculentsLibraryBooksStoriesMyths and LegendsStampsWorld of Flowering PlantsYou are at:Home » Archive for & 34;Echeveria & 39;Kircheriana& 39;& 34;Browsing: Echeveria & 39;Kircheriana& 39;SucculentopediaEcheveria & 39;Kircheriana& 39;Echeveria & 39;Kircheriana& 39; is a beautiful succulent that forms compact rosettes, up to 4 inches (10 cm) in diameter, of fleshy, bluish-green…
Now you will not surprise anyone with exotic plants. Many people grow them on their windowsills in apartments and houses. Among them, you can find Indian onions with spectacular leaves and colorful blooms. The people call him "a wonderful doctor". It is not only an attractive ornamental plant, but also curative.
By: Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer“Flash of harmless lightning, a mist of rainbow dyes. The burnished sunbeams brightening, from flower to flower he flies.” In this poem, American poet John Banister Tabb describes the beauty of a hummingbird flitting from one garden flower to another. Not only are hummingbirds beautiful, they are also important pollinators.
Gardening is fun. The results of such work bring not only practical benefits. Having received a ripe plum from a cherry bush, the gardener feels like a real creator. The vaccination process is simple and straightforward. It is enough to know a number of simple rules and techniques to understand how to plant a plum. When is it better to plant a plum in spring, winter, summer or autumn?
As the summer cottage season approaches, we begin to think about updating the inventory, purchasing convenient devices for summer cottages - comfort in the country is no less important than at home or at work. The first warming always makes you want to spend time in nature by the fire, barbecue, and here you cannot do without firewood.