butterfly on summer lilac

Pruning summer lilac: The right way to do it

2022-11-10 0

The summer lilac is one of the most magnificent flowering shrubs and a butterfly magnet in the garden. Here you can read how to prune the flowering shrub to increase the abundance of flowers. The […]

basil on a windowsill

How to overwinter basil

2022-10-12 0

With plenty of light and warmth, you can overwinter basil on the windowsill. Here is what you need to bear in mind when transplanting this kitchen herb. To overwinter basil turns out a little difficult, […]


Are elderberries really poisonous?

2022-09-28 0

Time and again, there are warnings about the toxic ingredients in raw elderberries. Here is what you should look out for when preparing and eating them. Are raw elderberries poisonous or edible? The question always […]

powdery mildew on zucchini

Tips against powdery mildew on zucchini and pumpkin

2022-07-19 0

Zucchini and squash are particularly susceptible to powdery and downy mildew. Here is how you can recognize an infestation and how you can prevent it. Unfortunately, those who grow zucchini and pumpkin often have problems […]