red apple on a tree

An apple a day

2020-10-23 0

It is crunchy, juicy, varied in taste – and like no other domestic fruit variety packed into the peel with essential nutrients. The apple has an enormously high nutritionally value for the human organism. This […]

Buttercup family

Chinese aconite – planting, care and tips

2020-10-23 0

The Chinese aconite is one of the most popular monkshood and it is hard to imagine the autumn bed without it. This is how to properly plant and care for the poisonous beauty. Profile of […]

Colorado blue columbine
Buttercup family

Colorado blue columbine – planting, care and tips

2020-10-22 0

The long-spurred blossoms of the Colorado blue columbine are a unique eye-catcher in May and June. Here are tips on planting and care. Profile of Colorado blue columbine: Scientific name: Aquilegia caerulea Plant family: buttercup […]

Carthusian pink (Dianthus carthusianorum)

Carthusian pink – planting, care and tips

2020-10-22 0

The Carthusian pink was cultivated as a medicinal plant in monastery gardens early on. During the flowering season in summer, the native pink species is a magnet for butterflies in the garden. Profile of Carthusian […]

Rose family

New Zealand burr – planting, care and tips

2020-10-21 0

The easy-care, blue-green New Zealand burr quickly forms thick leaf carpets with bizarre fruit decorations in the garden. You should pay attention to this when planting it. Profile of New Zealand burr: Scientific name: Acaena […]

Bigleaf periwinkle (Vinca major)
Dogbane family

Bigleaf periwinkle – planting, care and tips

2020-10-21 0

Bigleaf periwinkle is used by many as a ground cover. The bright blue flowers then ring in spring every year. Here are tips for planting and care. Profile of bigleaf periwinkle: Scientific name: Vinca major […]

Cupid's dart
Daisy / Aster family

Cupid’s dart – characteristics, cultivation and use

2020-10-20 0

The Cupid’s dart may not be particularly long-lived, but it does offer, for example, blue-violet flowers that last for months. This is how planting and care succeed. Profile of Cupid’s dart: Scientific name: Catananche caerulea […]

Asarabacca (Asarum europaeum)
Birthwort family

Asarabacca – planting, care and tips

2020-10-20 0

Asarabacca is an easy-care ground cover with attractive foliage that is well suited for shady corners in the garden. This is how you plant and care for the forest shrub. Profile of asarabacca: Scientific name: […]

Cliff stonecrop (Sedum cauticola)
Stonecrop family

Cliff stonecrop – planting, care and tips

2020-10-19 0

The robust nature of the cliff stonecrop from Japan makes it the ideal choice when planting dry, stony spots in the garden. Profile of cliff stonecrop: Scientific name: Sedum cauticola Plant family: stonecrop family (Crassulaceae) […]

American alumroot (Heuchera americana)
Saxifrage family

American alumroot – planting, care and tips

2020-10-19 0

Thanks to its evergreen leaves, American alumroot has a high ornamental value throughout the season. It becomes a real eye-catcher in late spring when it opens its cloud-like flowers. Profile of American alumroot: Scientific name: […]