Incorniciato tra i vulcani della magnifica Cordigliera delle Ande e l’Oceano Pacifico il deserto di Atacama, uno dei luoghi più visitati del Cile, è diventato famoso per un fenomeno naturale per il quale è stato soprannominato “desierto florido”: il deserto fiorito.Atacama non è un luogo come gli altri perché il suo paesaggio apparentemente privo di vita inaspettatamente riesce a “colorarsi” grazie alla fioritura straordinaria di decine di specie di fiori ed il panorama sabbioso di questo deserto diventa una distesa a perdita d’occhio di tantissime sfumature di rosa, lillà, viola e bianco.
Pruning currants in the spring is extremely important for a quality crop. With a large number of old and diseased branches, the berries become smaller, lose their juiciness and prematurely crumble from the bush. To prevent this from happening, you need to properly care for each plant and timely remove excess shoots.
By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistCoyote bush is most likely found in coastal scrub and lowland zones. The scientific name for it is Baccharis pilularis, but the bush is also called chaparral broom. The bush is an important part of chaparral environments, providing food, shelter, and erosion control in scrubby land with few large trees.
Seeds - the key to the harvest For the stable obtaining of high yields of vegetables, the quality of the seed, namely the seeds, is of decisive importance. A preliminary assessment of seeds can even be carried out visually: good quality seeds should be well done, full. Faintness and wrinkling may indicate that the seeds were harvested immature.
By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistManfreda is a member of a group of approximately 28 speciesand is also in the asparagus family. Manfreda succulents are native to thesouthwestern U.S., Mexico and Central America. These little plants prefer arid,drought riddled locations with low nutrients and plenty of sun.
MANTANota 1CLASSIFICAZIONE SCIENTIFICARegno:AnimaliaPhylum:ChordataSubphylum:VertebrataClasse:ChondrichthyesSubclasse:ElasmobranchiiSuperordine:EuselachiiOrdine:MyliobatiformesSottordine:FeliformiaFamiglia:MobulidaeGenere:MantaSpecie:Manta birostrisNome comune: manta, manta gigante, diavolo del mare, razza cornutaDATI GENERALILunghezza del corpo:fino a 7 m e anche oltre in alcuni esemplariApertura alare:5 - 9 m (la femmina è più grande del maschio)Peso:1200 - 1400 kgMaturità sessuale:5 anniHABITAT E DISTRIBUZIONE GEOGRAFICALa Manta birostris della famiglia Mobulidae è l& 39;unica specie presente nel genere manta in quanto recenti studi hanno messo in evidenza, grazie all& 39;analisi del DNA, che quelle che si pensava fossero diverse specie, in realtà erano tutte riconducibili a una sola specie.
An indispensable element for gardens with swimming pools The swimming pool is now an increasingly present element in the garden, as costs, compared to a few years ago, have decreased and the market in this sector has significantly expanded. There are also outdoor showers at a rather affordable cost.
HOW TO GROW AND CARE FOR OUR PLANTS all over the world and are particularly decorative especially if grown in suspended baskets. they are commonly called FERN which includes plants devoid of flowers, fruits and seeds and belong to the large family of the Polypodiaceae where we find 193/223 genera and 7500 species.
With the onset of cold weather, bright and juicy persimmon reaches maximum ripeness. It is simply impossible to pass by her in the store! Of course, persimmons are tasty in their natural form, but if you experiment a little in the kitchen, you can create many interesting blanks for the winter. Persimmon mousse Ingredients: persimmon - 1 pc.
Grapes as a culture have been known for over a thousand years, the name comes from the Latin word "vitilis" and means "climbing". This plant is long-lived: even without special care in natural conditions, healthy bushes could live up to 150 years! But since 1963, grape phylloxera, an insect pest that feeds on the roots of the plant, was brought to Europe from America.
After planting potatoes, a gardener may not appear in this field for a week, but then constant & 34; potato weekdays & 34; condition for better air flow to the root system.
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Gardeners appreciate the gooseberry for its abundant harvests, easy care, undemanding soil fertility and warmth, delicious dietary berries. For its high content of vitamins and minerals, it is called the northern grape. With proper care, the shrub bears fruit up to fifteen, in especially favorable conditions - up to thirty years.
Photos of indoor plants Published: June 12, 2012 Reprinted: Last edits: Briefly about leaving The lighting is bright, it is possible in direct sunlight, the plant is not shade-loving. Plumeria needs a high temperature: in summer - 25-28 degrees, and in winter not lower than 16. Watering during growth is abundant, and in winter watering is reduced, watering a few days after the soil dries up from above.
Features of growing tomatoes in open and closed ground. Part 1 It is hard to imagine that 30 years ago no one even thought of growing tomatoes in the gardens of our region. But now, on the contrary, it is difficult to find a vegetable garden in which tomatoes are not grown. Tomatoes are delicious salads, wholesome juice, incredible ketchups and all kinds of winter preparations.
The desire to have at the dacha not a stationary structure, but a mobile home is explained not only by the dream of travel. Everything is much simpler. In the summer, the owners of a suburban area actually move there and, of course, equip their house, creating coziness in it. Part of the property is also moved here, providing summer residents with a comfortable stay.
By: Teo SpenglerYou can call it Summer Crisp, French crisp or Batavia, but these Summer Crisp lettuce plants are a lettuce lover’s best friend. Most lettuce grows best in cool weather, but Summer Crisp lettuce varieties tolerate summer heat. If you are looking for lettuce to grow next summer, read on.
How pleasant it is after a hard day to retire in the garden or sit on the lawn by the pond in order to relax, unwind and enjoy the sounds of nature. And what piece of garden furniture do most people associate with a comfortable stay? Yes, a garden lounger! A comfortable portable elongated armchair, in addition to its direct functional value, will act as a spectacular element of the exterior, emphasizing the style of the suburban area.
They say that for the success of any magazine, there must be three things in it: an astrological forecast, a crossword puzzle and a TV program. Therefore, I also decided to make my own contribution to the popularity of our beloved magazine with you, dear readers, and to present you with a certain forecast compiled for me by my childhood friend - astrologer Alexander Vronsky.
By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterWhat is a heat mat for plants, and exactly what does it do?Heat mats have one basic function which is to gently warm the soil, thuspromoting faster germinationand strong, healthy seedlings. They are useful for rootingcuttings. Heat mats are marketed as a propagation mat or seedling heat matsas well, but the function is the same.