Category: Plants

Trees felled, trimmed and cared for in Berlin

Trees felled, trimmed and cared for in Berlin

A lot of things the hobby gardener likes to do himself, but when working in treetops or when it comes to cutting a tree, most people prefer to hire a pro: it's faster and safer. In the garden of Nele N. in Berlin had a lot to do: One fir was to be felled, another truncated as well as a Tuja and finally the crown of a walnut tree had to be cultivated.

Fertilizing and growing balcony vegetables - this is how care is taken

Fertilizing and growing balcony vegetables - this is how care is taken

If you do not have a garden, you do not have to do without fresh vegetables. Balcony vegetables are easy to grow - proper fertilization supports growth. Balcony grow - the basics On the balcony, all the plants that do not require too much space thrive. If you would like to pull your balcony vegetables, you should pay attention to the following points: Choose small vegetables with large fruits for cultivation.

Balcony plants and bright sun - Noteworthy

Balcony plants and bright sun - Noteworthy

There are many real sun worshipers among the annual balcony plants. Still, blazing sun can be a challenge for some plants. Many balcony flowers thrive better in a sunny spot than on a north facing balcony. But blazing midday sun can burn mercilessly and even brings some sun worshipers to its limits. Proper selection and particularly attentive care prevent balcony plants from getting limp.

Bamboo care - Checklist

Bamboo care - Checklist

With the right bamboo care you can ensure the best growing conditions. This is how the exotic giant grass can unfold splendidly. The right bamboo care The giant grass - bamboo - is becoming increasingly popular as an ornamental plant for the garden. And that has its justification, because hardly a plant can be used as versatile as it.

Bamboo sprawls all over the garden - what to do?

Bamboo sprawls all over the garden - what to do?

The All-Rounder Bamboo Bamboo are elegant plants that look good not only in Japanese-designed gardens. In local latitudes, bamboo plants are considered to be a constant all-rounder, which does not matter much to wind and weather. That is why many gardeners prefer the easy-care plant as a visual screen.

Tree in the pot - the best care tips

Tree in the pot - the best care tips

A tree not only thrives in the garden, but also in the pot. He needs special care in the confines of a planter. Choosing a suitable tree for tubs As the Japanese prove with bonsai, every tree is suitable for pot culture. Ideally, he should already grow in a pot. Container plants, therefore, thrive in pots better than trees with a root ball.

Pruning a Pear - Checklist

Pruning a Pear - Checklist

Regular pruning is just as important to the pear as it is to other fruit trees. However, there is a lot to keep in mind. The right time for pruning The intersection of pome fruit trees is the basis for healthy tree growth and high yields. That's why it's all the more important to cut the pear at the right time.

Tree pruning of the peach tree

Tree pruning of the peach tree

The tree pruning usually causes a frown on the hobby gardener. However, if you have some basic information, you can hardly make any mistakes with the peach tree section. Cutting the Peach Tree - Tips on Timing and Tools Like sour cherries, peach trees only bear fruit on annual wood. For this reason, the pruning is due once a year.

Companion Plants for Roses - Top 5

Companion Plants for Roses - Top 5

The rose is the queen among the flowers. Rose companion plants emphasize their noble beauty, but do not steal the show. Lavender - the classic rose companion Roses visually benefit greatly from the vicinity of the lavender, which is not only available in purple, but also in white and pink , In addition, lavender planting provides the rose bushes with some protection against aphids.

Fighting the field winds - the most effective ways

Fighting the field winds - the most effective ways

The field winch is one of the most persistent weeds in the garden. They need to be dealt with promptly before they overgrow the entire garden. Field winds - what the name implies Even if their name sounds romantic - the field winds are one of the most persistent weeds there is. Many gardeners confuse the windlass with the wind, also called windling, field wind or devil's gut.