Category: Plants

Planting an anise - Checklist

Planting an anise - Checklist

The chokeberry is an extremely undemanding garden plant, so there is little to pay attention to when planting and caring. She just does not like a shadow. The chokeberry does not bother much The three species of chokeberry, "plum-leaved chokeberry" (Aronia prunifolia), the "Fruity Bluberry" (Aronia arbutifolia) and the "black chokeberry" (Aronia melanocarpa) are a wild fruit from North America.

Astilbe flowers in their own gardens

Astilbe flowers in their own gardens

Astilbes are perennials that bloom during their flowering period of June produce splendid white, red or purple inflorescences until September. Care requirements of Astilbe Astilbe should be regularly cast. Ideal are permanently moist and moderately humus rich soils. Dryness tolerate the plants only very bad and waterlogging is absolutely to be avoided.

Rooting the branch - this is how it works

Rooting the branch - this is how it works

The professional calls creeper propagation the rooting of a branch. There are a few points to keep in mind for the branches to form roots. Propagation via cuttings works as follows: First, the gardener cuts off a suitable plant part from the mother plant. This is introduced into water or substrate, where it forms its first roots and grows into a separate plant.

Aspiring: Flowering climbing plants as a home wall decoration

Aspiring: Flowering climbing plants as a home wall decoration

Climbers are extremely versatile. Whether sunny, partially shaded or shady - there is the right climber for every wall. Climbing plants on house walls Climbing plants beautify a wall with their decorative flower dresses and turn boring house facades into living greens. There are the right types for all light conditions, either as a self-climber or with the help of trellis aids.

Cultivation and Care of Sea Buckthorn

Cultivation and Care of Sea Buckthorn

Seabuckthorn (botanical Hippophae rhamnoides) is known for its healthy, orange fruits. Rearing and care also succeed in the home garden. Seabuckthorn - Location and Soil Before planting the seabuckthorn, choosing the right location is important. The plant is a sun lover; A sea-buckthorn not very demanding in terms of soil conditions.

Pest Spraying - Useful or Not?

Pest Spraying - Useful or Not?

Pests on ornamental and crop plants annoy the gardener. The Austriebsspritzung promises remedy. Rightly so? What is an ejection spray? This type of crop spraying is done at the time of the spring sprouting. The reason for the timely action: pests overwinter on ornamental and fruit trees; the sprayer eliminates harmful insects and prevents future damage by spraying.

Watering the Flowers Automatically - Watering on Holiday

Watering the Flowers Automatically - Watering on Holiday

Holidays at last - but what about the plants? Smart irrigation systems ensure automatic flower-casting during your absence. The flowers are thirsty even when they are on holiday Leisure time is only really fun when everyone is well looked after. This also applies to the flowers left at home. If no nice people are available for this task, the watering system has to take over an automatic irrigation system.

Cultivating Azaleas - Checklist

Cultivating Azaleas - Checklist

There are several types of azaleas, all of which belong to the rhododendron genus. The right care contributes to a healthy plant growth. Care of summery green azaleas Azaleas bloom very lush in spring and in magnificent colors such as pink, orange, red and yellow. During flowering, the petite leaves of the hybrids are almost completely obscured by the large umbels.

Felling trees in the garden - what to look for?

Felling trees in the garden - what to look for?

If a tree is sick or disturbs the garden, the topic of cases will eventually come up. But: prudence and planning are urgently required in this project. Is tree-growing permitted in your own garden? Garden owners are allowed to cut down trees - under certain conditions. Responsible is the Federal Nature Conservation Act, in addition apply to different federal states own statutes.

Felling trees - still in February

Felling trees - still in February

If you need firewood for the winter, you should cut the trees by the end of February. From March, this is only permitted in exceptional cases. Felling ban for trees according to the Nature Conservation Act § 39 of the Federal Nature Conservation Act prohibits the felling of trees and put on the stick (pruning to rhizome) of hedges in the period from 1 March to September 30th.