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Ceropegia woodii or necklace of hearts plant: characteristics and care

Elegant, curious, and ornamental, this is Ceropegia woodii, a species that attracts attention due to the particular appearance of its leaves. It does not demand intense assistance and, although it is not, it is considered a succulent that highlights any space in the house.

Precisely because of its advantages to maintaining it, many people look for cytopenias to offer a touch of nature to internal rooms. These vines are of African origin and without any problem, they adapt to any environment. Read more

Tips for Schefflera plant propagation

The schefflera, or umbrella tree, can make a large and attractive accent in a living room, office, or other generous space. Propagating cuttings from Schefflera plants is an easy and inexpensive way to create an impressive plant collection for gifts or home decor. As with many other bushy plants, Schefflera cuttings will create a perfect clone of the parent plant, with no chance of mutations as you would encounter with seeds. Propagate your Schefflera with cuttings and you’ll have a healthy, growing collection of plants within a month or so. Read more

How to grow pomegranate

In today’s article we talk about how to grow pomegranate and the properties of the fruit, also known as garnet or pomegranate ). It is one of the most important fruits that ripen in the autumn period. An ancient fruit, known and appreciated not only for its sweet taste but also for its countless healing properties. Read more

What Is Mechanical Weeding?

Weeding is a practice that involves controlling the proliferation of weeds and weeds. In addition to the aesthetic aspect, weeding is beneficial for the growth of plantations (flowers, plants, shrubs, trees, etc.) in your garden or orchard. Among the various techniques related to this practice, mechanical weeding is the most recommended method due to its advantages. What should be remembered about mechanical weeding? Read more

Bacillus subtilis, use in agriculture for the prevention of fungal diseases

Bacillus subtilis is a bacterium of the genus Bacillus naturally present in the soil. In organic farming it is used as an effective fungicide to prevent the most common diseases of horticultural and fruit crops. It is also known by the name pasture bacillus. Or hay and its use represent a valid alternative to classic fungicidal products, such as copper. Unlike the latter, Bacillus subtilis does not present toxicity risks to plants and the environment in general. Read more

How to grow saffron, the famous “red gold”

Cultivating saffron is an agricultural practice that is making a strong comeback in our countryside. It is a flowering plant generated by a bulb, which gives us a precious spice with a high commercial value. With the return of young people to agriculture, the production of saffron pistils can be a very attractive crop choice. This is particularly valid in rural areas and on small lands, which do not require large material investments. Obviously, cultivating saffron can also be dictated by simple passion, given the beauty of its flower, so it can also be planted in a home garden without expecting large yields. Read more

How to grow beans

Growing beans ( Phaseolus vulgaris ) can give great satisfaction to fans of the home garden. It is a food capable of providing a high protein value, at low cost and with excellent organoleptic qualities. These characteristics make it the most famous of the legumes. Furthermore, precisely for these reasons, the bean boasts a long tradition in the agriculture of our countryside. Read more

How to Take Care of Hibiscus? A Beautiful and Large Member of the Mallow Family

Hibiscus

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

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