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Mounding Roses For Winter Protection
Mounding Roses For Winter Protection

By: Stan V. Griep, American Rose Society Consulting Master Rosarian, Rocky Mountain DistrictMounding of rose bushes for winter is a something all rose loving gardeners in cold climates need to be familiar with. It will help protect your lovely roses from the winter cold and will result in a bigger and healthier rose the next growing season.

Peach Leaf Curl Treatment And Symptoms
Peach Leaf Curl Treatment And Symptoms

By: Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious GardenPeach tree leaf curl is one of the most common disease problems affecting nearly all peach and nectarine cultivars. This fungal disease affects all aspects of these fruit trees, from blossoms and fruit to leaves and shoots. Learning about peach leaf curl symptoms is a crucial step in the treatment or control of this disease.

Good Plants For Berms: What To Grow On A Berm
Good Plants For Berms: What To Grow On A Berm

By: Mary Ellen EllisA berm can be a useful and an attractive part of your landscape, adding height and visual interest while also providing a wind or noise barrier or even changing and improving drainage. Whatever the reason you choose for creating a berm in your garden, don’t forget to choose and put in the best berm plants to make it really pop and look like more than just a random hill.

Zone 8 Citrus Trees: Tips On Growing Citrus In Zone 8
Zone 8 Citrus Trees: Tips On Growing Citrus In Zone 8

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistThe traditional citrus belt spans the area between California along the Gulf coast to Florida. These zones are USDA 8 to 10. In areas that expect freezes, semi hardy citrus are the way to go. These might be satsuma, mandarin, kumquat, or Meyer lemon. Any of these would be perfect citrus trees for zone 8.

Meaning of flowers - Ebook
Meaning of flowers - Ebook

Meaning of flowers & 39; ebook & 34; meaning of flowers & 34; It is perhaps the most original collection within this column and combines ten articles dedicated to particular and very famous flowers, which over the years, thanks to their beauty, have become real symbols full of history and meanings.

 Honey tomato: productive and unpretentious
Honey tomato: productive and unpretentious

Many tomato lovers prefer pink tomatoes over red ones, finding their taste more pleasant and delicate. Growing such fruits and larger ones is the dream of many gardeners. Among the many varieties of pink tomatoes cultivated in our country, there are many that are characterized by the sweet taste by the epithet "honey".

Delosperma congestum (Gold Nugget Ice Plant)
Delosperma congestum (Gold Nugget Ice Plant)

Scientific NameDelosperma congestum L.BolusCommon NamesGold Nugget Ice PlantScientific ClassificationFamily: AizoaceaeSubfamily: RuschioideaeTribe: RuschieaeGenus: DelospermaDescriptionDelosperma congestum is a true alpine species that forms a spreading carpet up to 1 inch (2.5 cm) tall. It is an evergreen perennial with semi-woody stems and glossy, succulent, pale green leaves.

Conditions for the growth of seedlings and adult plants
Conditions for the growth of seedlings and adult plants

Garden plants Published: Last edits: Hello, dear friends - summer residents and gardeners! For all of us, the hot season of sowing seedlings of vegetable and flower crops is coming. In one of my previous articles, I have already talked about which of the crops can be sown, starting in January.

Information About Golden Creeper
Information About Golden Creeper

Get Started Golden Creeper Care: Tips For Growing Golden Creeper In GardensBy Darcy Larum, Landscape DesignerGolden creeper is a sprawling vine-like shrub with deep green to golden yellow foliage. The plants bear small white, pink, orange or red flowers followed by yellow to orange berries that feed wildlife.

Environmental law
Environmental law

Il diritto ambientale è l’insieme delle norme nazionali, europee ed internazionalivolte ad evitare o a ridurre l’inquinamento delle acque, del suolo e dell’aria,nonché a difendere il paesaggio e tutte le specie viventi rinvenibili nel pianeta.Nel nostro Paese, a differenza di altri Stati europei, si è a lungo assistito aduna frammentazione della disciplina dovuta all& 39;assenza di riferimenti specificiall’interno della Carta Costituzionale.

Amaryllis bulbs and how to store them
Amaryllis bulbs and how to store them

Houseplants Published: Last Edits: Do you know for sure which flower grows on your windowsill: amaryllis or hippeastrum? Will you be able to distinguish between the bulbs of these plants when buying? The confusion arose due to the fact that most varieties of hippeastrum came from crossing it with amaryllis, and besides, both of these plants belong to the Amaryllis family, therefore both hippeastrum and amaryllis itself are commonly called amaryllis ...

Euphorbia guentheri (Sausage Spurge)
Euphorbia guentheri (Sausage Spurge)

Scientific NameEuphorbia guentheri (Pax) BruynsCommon NamesSausage SpurgeSynonymsMonadenium guentheri (basionym)Scientific ClassificationFamily: EuphorbiaceaeSubfamily: EuphorbioideaeTribe: EuphorbieaeSubtribe: EuphorbiinaeGenus: EuphorbiaDescriptionEuphorbia guentheri, also known as Monadenium guentheri, is a stout, perennial succulent with long, cylindrical stems with prominent spine-tipped tubercles and fleshy, sickle-shaped, deciduous leaves.

Information About False Heather
Information About False Heather

Get Started What Is A Mexican Heather Plant: Tips On Growing Mexican Heather PlantsBy Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterMexican heather is highly attractive to butterflies, bees and hummingbirds. Although it is a fantastic groundcover, it also performs well in containers or hanging baskets. Click this article to learn about growing Mexican heather in your garden.

Tomatoes from the windowsill
Tomatoes from the windowsill

Tomato (Latin Solanum lycopersicum) is a plant of the Solanum genus, the Solanaceae family, an annual or perennial herb. In our climate, tomatoes are naturally grown as annuals. At present, tomato is one of the most popular crops among agricultural enterprises that grow vegetables loved by the population on hundreds and thousands of hectares of fields or in heated greenhouses, and among amateur gardeners.

Garden on the balcony: 10 useful tips for a real housewife
Garden on the balcony: 10 useful tips for a real housewife

To enjoy vegetables and herbs from your own garden, you do not have to build a greenhouse with heating or spend all the time in the country. Many city dwellers use the available living space to the fullest, creating greenhouses and vegetable gardens on the balcony. How to do this correctly, we will tell you in our article.

5 ways to store carrots at home
5 ways to store carrots at home

Root crops must be stored so that they do not wither, rot or sprout, otherwise the carrots will lose their taste and useful qualities. Effective methods and recommendations of summer residents will preserve the juiciness and freshness of the vegetable. Let's find out how and where to properly store carrots. How to properly store carrots in a private house and apartment in winter?

Pleiospilos
Pleiospilos

Pleiospilos is a genus of succulent flowering plants of the Aizoaceae family, native to South Africa. The name is derived from the Greek & 34;pleios& 34;, meaning & 34;many& 34; and & 34;spìlos& 34;, meaning & 34;spot& 34;.Click on the photo or the name of the succulent plant for which you wish to see further information.

Weeds
Weeds

What is it? The gramigna is a perennial herbaceous plant that grows spontaneously anywhere up to two thousand meters above sea level. Originally from Europe, North Asia, the Americas and Australia, it is historically known as a very weed plant due to its high resistance to trampling. It belongs to the Graminaceae family and includes several varieties.

Blackberry Giant - high-yielding frost-resistant variety
Blackberry Giant - high-yielding frost-resistant variety

It is not often possible to find cultivated blackberries in our household plots. However, experimenting gardeners love to grow this berry and appreciate it for its delicious taste and nutritional properties. Garden blackberry compares favorably with wild-growing species in yield and fruit size.

 On the advice of my grandmother, I made top dressing from fish soup, and the cucumber seedlings grew surprisingly quickly.
On the advice of my grandmother, I made top dressing from fish soup, and the cucumber seedlings grew surprisingly quickly.

Phosphorus is an important element not only for humans, but also for some plants. I realized this when, on the advice of my grandmother, I began to feed the cucumbers in the garden with soup. It turned out to be the best fertilizer for seedlings of this crop. Such feeding accelerates the growth of the root system and increases the ripening of fruits.