Who says that the outdoor spaces are only for the summer? Autumn is a good time to enjoy our outdoor environments, such as the terrace, the garden, the porch, the balcony …
That is why, we want to help you decorate your exterior with the power of nature. Now, what are the best plants for the fall season? Do not be afraid, we know the answer. Discover the best plants for an autumn garden. Read more
Winter is finally over and with the arrival of spring, every lover of gardening begins to plan the work in the garden and, especially, began to devote himself to the cultivation of flowers. See your flowery meadow is one of the best feelings for anyone with a passion for nature.
The flowering plants, annual or perennial, are able to turn any outdoor space into a wonderful corner of paradise; rimpiendo color the garden, rather than the terrace of the house, we could really savor the long-awaited spring.
This time of year nature awakens; the fields are filled with small flowers spontaneously and plants begin to color shades of green. Obviously, there are many species of flowers that you can plant in the spring, depending on our personal taste and our requirements, you can choose from many varieties. Read more
The Pelargonium, along with Geranium, belongs to the family Geraniaceae. Both, count a large number of different species and varieties.
Pelargonium and Geranium, have in common, besides the immediate family, the shape of the fruit, which appears elongated and pointed. The Pelargoniums are a suffruticosa plant, the Geranium is a herbaceous. Their flowers, in both cases formed by five petals, are very different. In Pelargoni the corolla of a flower is formed from two different upper petals to shape, size and colors and three other increasingly less equal to each other. I have Geranium flowers with flat corolla, formed by equal petals, with color shades that can go from pink to purple, white to red, furrowed Read veins. Another distinctive feature of the two plants are the leaves, whole in Pelargoni, divided in Geranium.
The geranium is one of the most common plants vessel during the spring-summer season. Many have balconies or gardens adorned by abundant and colorful geranium blooms, which also come with fragrance particularly. They are often also used as a remedy against mosquitoes.
Below we will discuss the Pelargonium that commonly and erroneously also are known with the name of geraniums. Originating in southern Africa, they have spread rapidly throughout the world, because they are particularly valued as ornamental pot plants or garden but also for their ease of cultivation. Read more
Symbol par excellence of the festivities, the Christmas star is one of the Christmas plant par excellence together with mistletoe: scenic, beautiful, red, to not let it die, it takes a few simple rules. Moreover, keep it flourished is not difficult and with few tips, you may have throughout the year your poinsettia home, as beautiful and ornamental plant. Here are 5 things to know to keep it from dying. Read more
The plants with blooms hibernates them are not many. Among the most beautiful and colorful blooms we can definitely put the queen of winter, that is, the Camelia Sasanqua. This challenge plant frost, giving a bloom from magenta intense color. If you want to give a touch of color to your garden, even in the cold winter months, choose this example, will be a pleasure for your eyes.
Knowing the Camelia Sasanqua
The Camelia Sasanqua belongs to the Theaceae family and is native of territory of China and Japan. It is an evergreen shrub that can be expanded or erect, much branched, with pale green and small leaves.
This particular specimen of Camelia is often remembered as Camellia Christmas; in fact we have already mentioned that this is exemplary with a bloom that occurs during the cold months, this fact takes place from autumn to continue until the month of March. The flowers can be very different both in form and number of petals, there is one variety rather wide. As for the longevity of this exemplary Camelia lives many years alternating exceptional blooms to more modest blooms. Read more
Cold temperatures are certainly not considered friends of the green thumb and are often the main cause of bare gardens, inanimate and lifeless. However, do not panic! You do not need to wait in fact the hot spring to again enjoy a vivid and colorful vegetation, as there are many plants that can withstand the cold winter temperatures and show themselves in all their splendor even in the coldest season of the year. These are called perennials.
What is a perennial plant?
Perennial plants are so named because of their ability to live beyond two years, thanks to a growth cycle that allows them to produce flowers and fruit all year long. In particular, it defines a perennial plant which is capable of replication in a constant manner during all seasons, maintaining its color unchanged even when it is at rest.
It should make it clear that we do not speak of “immortal plant” but of plants that enjoy a life much longer than those so-called “annual” or “biennial.” Perennial plants do not need special care; they are great for decorating gardens or balconies and are easily adapted to extremely cold temperatures, very hot and well to dry soils. Read more
Choosing the right rose to put in the garden or at home, it requires certain considerations and assessments due to the high number of varieties and cultivars, different in shape, size, color and bloom.
Choosing the right rose to put in the garden or in the house requires some considerations and evaluations, because of the number of varieties and cultivars, different in shape, size, color and bloom. Read more
Cultivate daisies in pots is very simple, and you have the advantage of having a balcony with flowers and cheerful with just a couple of pots!
Among the balcony flowers fact daisies they are undoubtedly among the most simple, but have the ability to immediately put joy!
The daisies in pots also a period of very broad flowering: bloom in late April to remain in bloom until September! Read more
The zinnia is an interesting flower to brighten up the garden. There are different varieties of this flower, there are more than twenty, and differ both as the barrel size (which can be low or high in the case of the giant zinnia), both as petal color ranging from orange to red, to lilac and to creamy white, with even two-tone particularly ornamental cultivars. The leaves are lance-shaped and rather intense green. As a flower is very easy to grow, being a very rustic plant, of the Asteraceae family. Depending on the variety can be either annual or perennial plant. Read more
October is the best month for planting specimens of conifers. These are plants able to resist very well to cold, but for the facility is better deal when the soil has still a rather mild temperature , in this way better to take root, be it of specimens planted in flat ground, both of potted specimens housed in balconies and terraces. If you chose to plant conifers in pots get yourself a deep container , you do not need to be too wide instead, especially if you host a single plant.
- With the lowering of the temperature it is necessary to carry out anti-mold treatments , possibly using products biological nature : if the weather is still mild, be very careful to unpleasant appearance of mildew .
- If you want to embellish your terrace with a beautiful composition that can withstand low winter temperatures choose the Cordyline ; it is a plant with little need: find them a sunny and sheltered.
- Some specimens of flowering plants, such as the Lotus berthelotii , are still in full swing: place them in the sun and still proceed with fertilization .