Orchids are a whole family of plants with more than 25,000 species to their credit. These are flowers in a very characteristic way, which can be of a large number of colors and which are increasingly popular as a gift flower. They are currently spread across virtually the entire world but are especially important in India, Madagascar, China, and the Himalayas. Read more
Marigold is a striking annual plant to grow in the garden or a pot. They have beautiful flowers in bright colors like yellow or orange. Also, it is possible to get the flowering of this plant throughout the year. The name popularly knows it of Wonder and not only makes our eyes happy with its striking flowers, but they provide a delicious aroma and have a soft texture. In this article, we will find out more about the marigold plant, its care and what it is for. Read more
The balloon flower is a hardy perennial that produces many 3-inch-wide cup flowers, which arise from delicious buds that resemble miniature hot air balloons. Every gardener should know the balloon flower care. Similar in structure to bellflowers, the petals of the balloon flower show an intricate pattern of dark veins that surround a collection of bright white stamens. Although they are available in a variety of colours, the typical balloon flower plant carries abundant flowers, blue-purple and oval-shaped foliage, blue-green. This low maintenance, easy to grow vegetables requires minimal routine, making an excellent choice for busy gardeners. Read more
Hibiscuses are a genus of the Malvaceae family, with about 150 species. They are tropical plants, highly valued for the bright colors of their five-petal flowers, ranging from white to purple, orange, yellow and pink. Also, it is very common to take the infusion of hibiscus flowers, also called Jamaica flower or Chinese rose for the beneficial properties it has. If you want to learn how to take care of them properly at home, keep reading us in this article in which we offer how to take care of hibiscus. Read more
Surfinias petunias are a genus of flowering plants whose petals give them the shape of a trumpet, similar to what happens in Mexican petunias. They are widely spread geographically and, in fact, can be found from Brazil and Argentina to the southern United States. It has many species, and all of them are very aesthetically valued, especially with giving colour to balconies or terraces because they are hanging plants, which also serve both for exterior and interior. If you like them, note this practical guide to petunia surfing care that you will see how easy it is to have them at home. Read more
Chamomile is a medicinal plant that is characterized by its small white flowers similar to those of a daisy, 1-2 cm in diameter. The flowers can be dried and become an herbal tea with a fruity flavor. Its scientific name is Matricaria recutita or Matricaria chamomilla. Let’s discover how to grow chamomile indoors. Read more
Plants of the genus Alyssum are very interesting for gardens. When you see that you have very few empty spaces, we can also grow them in a pot. Its size is small, and its flowers. Its flowers are lovely! Let’s discover how to grow alyssum. Read more
Orchids are tropical beauties with a pleasant aroma, unique beauty, and vivid flowering. Today, the cultivation of hybrid varieties on the windowsill are engaged in millions of people around the world. There is an opinion that caring for an orchid at home is very complicated and requires knowledge and experience from the owner. In fact, it is enough to master only the basics and basic rules of the content of this capricious beauty, and then you should have no problems with the plant. Read more
Just this week the meadows around are colored orange for flowering expanses of Calendula … and it’s the perfect time to stock up on flowers and seeds for teas of Sassetta Spa and other preparations to be to take advantage of the many properties of this medicinal plant.
It is an annual plant with characteristic golds yellow-orange color. The name comes from the Latin Calendae, the first day of the month: in fact reaches the maximum of flowering on the first day of each month of the floral period. The Romans called the Marigold “Solsequium” that follows the sun: the flowers open at sunrise, follow him and close again at sunset.
This behavior is reminiscent of what happens with sunflower and passionflower. They too are flowers “eliotrofi” because the sun conditions its behavior.
The Egyptians, who used it against fevers, while the Greeks used it in the treatment of wounds and burns, already knew the plant. Hippocrates and Dioscorides the administered to pregnant women in order to alleviate the pain of childbirth.
However, citations in the use and preparation of recipes based on calendula appear the n all periods of history, emphasizing its effects for the treatment of disorders digestive, such as cancer and as an antidote to the plague. In this regard, Henry VII consumed an infusion of calendula, sorrel, and pimpernel which infection quote. Read more
The orchid is a plant very charming and classy, for its colored inflorescence, which may vary between shades of white, blue, pink, yellow, purple. Until a few decades ago, its cultivation was reserved for the few, since it took greenhouses or environments with high temperature and humidity.
In recent years, however, they have spread less fragile species, also adaptable to colder temperatures and crops in the house and in the garden.
So here’s some tips for orchid care and for its cultivation outdoors or in pots. Read more