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How to prepare a garden?

prepare a garden

The best orientation for gardening is to the south. In this orientation, the garden will receive all the light and heat necessary for good growth.

The ideal to protect the orchards from the wind is to surround them with a hedge. We must control their height by pruning it and thus avoid shading the crops. Fruit shrubs like raspberries are magnificent hedges.

When we project the orchard, we will have to reserve a space for the access of forklifts, machinery, etc., as for example: for the transport of fertilizers. We will also provide some trails.

If we have a land of at least 100 m2, we can plant and collect food for two or three people. We must make partitions to grow different varieties of vegetables. Read more

The garden, a children’s game

Gardening

The garden is a game perfect for kids. Planting and maintaining a garden of fruit and vegetables is a gardening game educational and perfect for spending time together. Teach your children how to develop love for the green and the environment.

Gardening can be an ideal tool for kids young and old. A creative and fun way to help your children to grow. Read more

6 tips for designing Japanese gardens

Japanese gardens

The Japanese Garden is a traditional garden, which creates ideal landscapes in miniature, often in a highly abstract and stylized way. The gardens of the emperors and nobles were designed for recreation and aesthetic pleasure, while the Buddhist temples gardens were designed for contemplation and mediation.

The gardens in this style have a special charm: the plants cleverly cut, the stones placed in a perfect order, gravel circles, biologic and bridges offer a harmonious atmosphere and tranquility, offering a natural and artistic look the same time. Read more

The 5 balcony plants for those who thumb … !

5 balcony plants

Would love to have a green thumb but your, alas, is black here is the 5 balcony plants suited to you! If you love plants and greenery, but you are not expert in gardening or simply caring for plants – in this case from the balcony – we can help you.

Try to cultivate the balcony plants is in fact not a business so impossible: just only choose the right species, which is more adaptable to other environment where they live and who need little care. There are in fact different types of plants suitable to be chosen by beginners botanofile who wish to create a small green space on the balcony or on the terrace of the house.

The advice is to start with herbs or a few fat map, then move on to the evergreen and finally to those of flowers, a little more challenging. Read more

How to grow lavender in pots garden and balcony

grow lavender in pots

The practical guide on how to grow lavender in pots in your garden or balcony that many of you have been waiting for is finally here!

Lavender is one of the most used plants and appreciated since ancient times to cleanse, deodorize and heal the body. The very name ‘lavender’, derived from the Latin ‘wash’ verb. Lavender grows wild throughout the basin Mediterranean, but can be grown easily in the garden and in your terraces and balconies, which offers stunning decorative blooms from persistent and intoxicating fragrance.

Let us see how to grow lavender in pots and in the garden to add a touch of liveliness to our gardens or terrace and balcony: find out together all the tips and practical advice on cultivation techniques of this wonderful plant so beautiful, fragrant, colorful but mostly useful for its many beneficial properties. Read more

Extinguish The Fire

You’ve probably seen small red ants that appear to crawl along the ground in a line. These ants are often larger than the typical black ant that you might see in the house or the brown ants that simply carry food and make trails in the yard. They are fire ants, and if you are unfortunate enough to get a bite from one, then you’ll know why they have their name. Fortunately, there are a few fire ant control techniques that you can use around the home to keep the ants away or to a minimum.

Fighting With Fire
Cayenne pepper can be spread around the home to help keep fire ants away. They like sweet foods and items that have more of a savory flavor instead of foods that are spicy. This is like treating a fire with another fire, causing the lives of the ants to be near impossible if they try to eat the pepper.

Lemon Water
Mix lemon juice and water in a spray bottle to use as a deterrent for the ants. You want to find the source of the ants before spraying. It’s best to spray the mixture on a line of the ants as they will carry the water on their backs to the home. When the other ants get the water on them, then they will die or avoid the area that was sprayed.

Aromatic Delights
The smell of vinegar is intoxicating for some people. It’s also a deterrent for ants. All you have to do is mix a solution of vinegar and water together to spray in areas of the home where you see the ants. You also want to spray areas outside along carport floors and walls to keep the insects from getting inside once again. White vinegar is best as apple cider vinegar often has a sweeter smell that the ants are attracted to instead of what they avoid.

Dish Detergent
This might be a soapy solution, but it can help in keeping fire ants and other small insects out of the home. You can put a small amount of dish soap on a sponge to smear across surfaces in the home where ants are suspected to invade or where they have been seen. You can also pour dish detergent down an ant hole to drown them as the liquid makes it hard for them to breathe, causing them to suffocate.

5 Gardening tips to follow soon

Gardening tips

Whether you have a green thumb or that there propitiate at all costs without being able to make your garden as you would like, do not worry! With 5 tips for gardening to follow soon become real magicians and can finally and easily create a place almost enchanted and full of greenery.

They never as in the rest of the summer, given the very warm temperatures and little myths, care and dedication to the garden and the garden are key to making your lush corner of nature. Whether you own a garden, you have a vegetable garden or just you to grow potted plants, here are five gardening tips that you should follow immediately. Read more

What are the plants that bloom in winter?

plants that bloom in winter

For those who like gardening, it is good to know that with the arrival of the cold does not end at the flowering of plants in different ways, but especially with various tricks, you can have a corner of the garden always in bloom.

Cyclamen

The cold months require a careful preservation of plants from climate changes, especially by unexpected frosts. The change of temperature also gives us colorful gardens, thanks to the presence of numerous plants, such as the cyclamen.

This common plant often embellishes balconies and flower beds. Its flowering varies depending on when the seeds were planted: in fact, cyclamen have been planted in the fall season can extend their flowering until winter. The thing to remember is not to be overlooked is that the cyclamen fears frost: for this reason it is preferable to place it in the house, away from the currents and the heaters too hot.

Besides the cyclamen, there are many other plants that bloom in winter, maybe less known but equally beautiful. Let’s see some. Read more

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