By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistPlumeria, or frangipani, is a fragrant tropical plant that is often used as an ornamental in warm region gardens. Plumeria can develop into large bushes with extensive root systems. Transplanting mature plants may be difficult due to their size and the root mass, but transplanting a plumeria cutting is easy provided you get the soil mixture correct.
By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistHalf a flower is better than no flower at all. In the case of Scaevola fan flower plants, it is not only better but excellent. These Aussie natives produce pretty blossoms that look like part of a rayed flower has been cut off of the bloom. Growing fan flowers requires warm, sunny conditions and good drainage and aeration.
By: Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)In recent years, interest in growing and preserving heirloom and antique varieties of fruits and vegetables has grown tremendously. Now, more than ever, gardeners are actively seeking to grow rare and unique plants from times past. One of the most exciting reasons for this revolution is to encourage diversity within garden plantings.
If you are looking for a tree suitable for a xeriscape landscape, one with ornamental attributes which also fulfills a valuable niche for wildlife, look no further than the Chinese pistache tree. If this piques your interest, read on for additional Chinese pistache facts and care of Chinese pistache.
A well-designed herb garden is a thing of beauty that will serve you well for years to come. Herbs are fairly easy to grow just about anywhere, but there are a few things to consider before you get started.Tips for Designing an Herb GardenThe first thing you need to do is find a sunny, well-drained, location in your yard.
Autumn processing of fruit and other trees in the garden is the main step in protecting the future harvest from pests. In addition, the procedure will protect other vegetation from the spread of unwanted insects. Why whitewash the trunks Before work, the trunks are cleaned of moss and other growths. This can be done with a rubber spatula, hard washcloth and other not too abrasive devices.
Caducous is defined as an organ of short duration or one that falls prematurely. For example, deciduous flower is said to indicate that it is short-lived; deciduous leaves to indicate those that fall in winter leaving the tree bare etc. Botanical dictionary from A to Z.
GIRAFFACLASSIFICAZIONE SCIENTIFICARegno:AnimaliaPhylum:ChordataSubphylum:VertebrataClasse:MammaliaOrdine:ArtiodactylaFamiglia:GiraffidaeGenere:GiraffaSpecie:Giraffa camelopardalisNome comune: giraffaDATI GENERALILunghezza del corpo:3,8 - 4,7 m più la coda di 80-100 cmAltezza:femmina 3,9 - 4,5 m fino alla punta delle corna -maschio 4,7 - 5,3 m fino alla punta delle cornaPeso:femmina 700 -1180 kg -maschio 1100 - 1930 kgDurata della vita:10-15 anni allo stato selvatico, 20 - 27 anni in cattivitàMaturità sessuale:femmina 3 anni -maschio 4 anniHABITAT E DISTRIBUZIONE GEOGRAFICALa giraffa, nome scientifico Giraffa camelopardalis della famiglia Giraffidae, è il più alto animale terrestre.
Apple cider vinegar has gotten some good press in the last several years, but is apple cider vinegar really good for you? If they are to be believed, many proponents claim that apple cider vinegar has numerous benefits. So, what exactly are apple cider vinegar benefits for health?Apple Cider Vinegar for HealthVinegar use dates back as far as 8,000 years ago when it was used primarily as a preservative and condiment.
← Read the previous part & 34; Growing leek seedlings in an apartment & 34; Leeks are a very tasty and healthy vegetable Leek seedlings in a greenhouse As I have already noted, the option of growing leek seedlings at home is quite difficult. There are several reasons for this: - the need for a significant, and well-lit area, which will have to be allocated for onion seedlings; - very frequent death of seedlings from all kinds of rot at the slightest waterlogging; - certain difficulties in maintaining the required temperature regime.
Indian Pink Information: How To Grow Indian Pink WildflowersBy Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterSpigelia Indian pink is easy to grow, but if you have a hankering for growing Indian pink plants, leave the wildflowers in their natural environment. Instead, purchase the plant from a greenhouse or nursery.
By: Kathee MierzejewskiSugar snap (Pisum sativum var. macrocarpon) peas are a cool season, frost hardy vegetable. Snap peas are great in salads while raw, or cooked in stir fries with other vegetables.How to Grow Snap PeasGrowing sugar snap peas is best when the temperature is 45 F. (7 C.) or higher, so wait until you’re sure chance of frost is past.
The most important thing is the correct choice of the variety. Watermelon, by nature, is an extremely thermophilic culture. Therefore, it remains for us to choose only early-ripening varieties that are relatively resistant to low temperatures. I have been growing watermelons for a long time. And she wrote about her search for the least laborious ways that would allow getting watermelons without the prospect of earning a stroke with sciatica.
BOTANICAL DICTIONARY The chalice is the set of sepals, generally green, but sometimes colored like hypetals. Their function is to protect the internal parts of the flower during their ripening. They are almost always thick, leathery and green in color. Botanical Dictionary A to Z. A -B -C -D -E -F -G -H -I -J -K -L -M -N -O - P -Q -R -S -T -U -V -W -X -Y -Z
By: Teo SpenglerHydroponics is the practice of growing plants in a medium other than soil. The only difference between soil culture and hydroponics is the manner in which nutrients are supplied to the plant roots. Water is an essential element of hydroponics and the water used must stay within the appropriate temperature range.
By: Darcy Larum, Landscape DesignerCalendula is a useful plant in any garden. It is often grown with vegetables because it benefits the soil, deters pests, and is an edible herb. As its common name “pot marigold” describes, calendula is also commonly grown in containers. Although some varieties are short-lived perennials in zones 8-10, most gardeners grow calendula as annuals.
The year before last, we redesigned our summer cottage, making room for a gazebo. As a result, there was a problem of lack of land for planting plants. More specifically, there was no room left for greens, which I really love to grow and use in cooking and preparing food and drinks. I looked on the Internet. I looked at the solution how other people plant in small areas, tried to search on the Internet, hoping to find there good recommendations for the efficient use of land. ...
Every adult at least once in his life has probably seen a small child reaching for a flower. It is very important for the full life of this kid to make the plants become his close and understandable environment, so that he learns to admire them and take care of them - living, green and colorful friends.
It seems that recently we knew only a few varieties of bell peppers. We didn’t have time to blink, and there are already hundreds of them, choose for every taste. And fastidious gardeners choose. They are looking for large-fruited, tasty, fruitful. Many people stop at the orange-fruited Big Mama. The history of cultivation of the Big Mama pepper variety The history of modern varieties of pepper is written before our eyes.
Garden plants Published: Last edits: Lack of nitrogen is often the reason for the abundance of weeds in the beds and in flower beds, the suspension of growth and yellowing of the leaves of plants.Mineral fertilizers supply the soil with the necessary nutrients, are easily absorbed and quickly give a noticeable result to the eye, and the most commonly used nitrogen fertilizer is ammonium nitrate.