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Care for hydrangeas

hydrangeas

Hydrangeas are undoubtedly one of the most beautiful flowering shrubs. Easy to grow and easy maintenance, flowering hydrangeas will amaze us all summer with its beautiful flowers ranging from pink to blue.

As there are about 500 species of hydrangeas, we will have no problem finding which fits what we want. The best known are those that have the “balls” in pink, purple or white, but as we said before there almost every color. Read more

Basic tips for saving water in the garden

Saving water

We want to help save water. It will be noted in your pocket and the environment will thank you. Today we want to help in saving water in the garden. Here are some tips…

– It is important that when watering do at night or early morning to avoid evaporation fast water.

– Put systems drip irrigation, it is the least spent water and acts more efficiently.

– Place systems use river water and reuses rainwater, you can use drums or a cistern.

– Use the hose only if necessary to clear an area and do not leave it open all the time or use as a broom. Read more

How to plant lavender: advice, care and harvesting

Plant lavender

The lavender plant is perennial and can produce for more than a decade, its scientific name Lavandula angustifolia is native to the Mediterranean region is widely used in the manufacture of essential oils for the production of perfumes and toilet. There are many people interested in learning how to plant lavender because it is highly prized for use as an ornamental plant in gardens, with many varieties of lavender used for this purpose.

Lavender flowers are used as a food source for honeybees, since it is considered to honey produced with this plant as one of the best quality nectars. Flowers are also used to add flavor and aroma to a variety of dishes among which include sauces, salads, jellies, ice cream and a lesser amount in wine and vinegar, for this purpose they are also used the leaves.

There are many crops of lavender, however the most commonly used species Lavandula angustifolia is because it produces an essential oil of better quality. If the necessary care on how to plant lavender is applied can measure between 30 cm to 2 m in length, this depends very much on the species used. Its flowers are very small and may be purple, pink or white. Read more

Ideas for home decorating with flowers

decorating with flowers

Spring is an excellent opportunity to incorporate flowers fresh in your home and bring with them great decorative effects of color and beauty. Simply adding a flower under any room you can brighten the space and make a big impact on your decor without changing anything.

Tips for decorating the home with flowers

Flowers in the room

To decorate the room with flowers do not need an exquisite vase, you can place the flowers in a glass simple if the arrangement is small. You can also place a glass of water inside a cardboard bag of gift and there locate your flowers, encouraging the dining room in a very original way. If you use a plain glass, you can add several strips of cloth of different colors that match the table. Read more

How to grow stevia in your home and take advantage of its sweetening properties

Stevia

When planting stevia at home we make sure that the product you get is of the highest quality and they have not included harmful chemicals in their care.

Stevia is a plant of tropical origin whose behavior varies in Mediterranean climates, taking an important stop growing when the autumn-winter season arrives. Because of this, it is considered as a multi – annual plan, ie, that can regrow for 4 or 5 years. In the spring leaves us new shoots that emerge below their roots.

From then until mid-August can be reproduced by cuttings, similar to geraniums. However, they should not be planted coppice ending in flower, because you never enrapture. In addition, these flowers never lead to seed germination power, so playback can only be given by cuttings.

Thus, if we plant from a good variety, we get an endless supply of a plant with many medicinal qualities. And, although for many it is still unknown, it is a powerful weapon against the levels of high sugar, high blood pressure and various digestive problems. It is also believed to help in the treatment of people with anxiety and severe disorders such as obesity. Read more

7 tips gardening

Gardening

As decorate a garden or a terrace with beautiful plants and flowers! Do you dare to be considered “a whole gardener”? We indicate some simple, basic but very important tips for both your garden pots to your home or terrace, so you always have a “very lively” and with excellent color plants. Note that a healthy plant is a plant that will have less risk of catching pests. Read more

Care for gerberas

Gerberas

The gerbera is a beautiful houseplant originally from Africa and very popular for its beautiful flowers. Its flowers are used in bouquets, so they are one of the most popular florist’s flowers. See their main care.

Planting the gerberas

The gerberas are plants that need a good mulch to flower profusely. You need to transplant every two years (preferably always in spring) to a pot with a slightly larger diameter. Read more

10 ideas for decorating with flowers

decorating with flowers

Opens the doors to nature and full of flowers every corner of the house. Natural or artificial spaces impregnate your vitality, energy and optimism. And also beautify any room; they have the superb ability to convey an unparalleled sense of well being. So pay attention to these 10 tips to decorate your house with flowers and enlivens your space creatively. Read more

5 gardening tips for beginners

Gardening

You want to have a garden but do not know how to take care of him? They no longer have to worry, in this issue we share 5 tips gardening for beginners.

1. Allows insects continue

One of the most important gardening tips are that does not remove all the insects. Insects such as beetles and some manure worms eat birds helping plants. Poultry manure erodes soil and withering plants, so if you keep these insects in your garden will avoid damage to your plants. It also leaves the worms as they take their food from other waste and dead plants, providing nutrients to plants. Read more

Quick gardening tips for beginners

Gardening for beginners

Everyone has dreamed of having a beautiful, green and lush garden. However, the reality often imposes their criteria as lack of time and lack of resources and ends up to ruin such a beautiful dream. It is also possible that not all business thought.

Here are eight good advices for novice gardeners

  1. What do you want to do with your garden? A place for children to play? Gardening? Or a sea of flowers?

It is difficult to combine all these wishes and desires. It is therefore advisable to certain limits, at least at first. And, create your particular Eden will take time. Before starting work, you must consider the different roles that should meet the garden. If you must include, for example, places to sit, play or flowerbeds. Read more

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