Making nettle swill
Do it yourself

How to prepare liquid nettle manure

2021-06-25 0

Swill made from plants acts as a natural tonic in the ornamental and vegetable garden and is very popular among hobby gardeners, as it is very easy to make yourself. One of the best-known is […]

A rose with flowers
Gardening advice & tips

Planting roses: 3 tricks for good growth

2021-06-23 0

Roses are available bare-root in the fall and spring, and can be purchased and planted as container roses throughout the gardening season. Bare-root roses are less expensive, but have a short planting time. The variety […]

A flower meadow
Gardening advice & tips

Photoperiodism: When plants count the hours

2021-06-16 0

How beautiful, the lilies of the valley are blooming again. But how do they actually know that now is their flowering time and not only at Pentecost, when again the peonies miraculously get a start […]

A strawberry plant with fruits
Gardening advice & tips

Caring for strawberries: Most common mistakes

2021-06-14 0

Strawberries from your own garden are one of the most popular fruits. The cultivation succeeds without any problems. However, if you have not had success so far, it may be due to these mistakes. Mistake […]

Hoarfrost on rosemary
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Rosemary frostbitten?

2021-06-10 0

After a cold winter in the garden or in a pot on the balcony rosemary often looks anything but beautiful green. In April, it becomes apparent what frost damage the evergreen leaves have suffered. If […]

A cucumber plant
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The biggest mistakes in growing cucumbers

2021-06-09 0

Whether with small, round or very large fruits: Cucumbers (Cucumis sativus) from the cucurbit family (Cucurbitaceae) are a classic in the vegetable garden. However, not all cucumbers are the same. While cucumbers and serpent cucumbers […]

Herbs in the garden
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Growing Herbs: Try to avoid these mistakes

2021-06-04 0

Whether in the herb spiral in the herb garden or in a pot on the windowsill: the cultivation of herbs is not complicated at all. Nevertheless, you should take a few important tips to heart […]

A peppermint plant
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How to harvest mint correctly

2021-06-01 0

If you grow mint in your own garden, you can harvest it from spring to fall, whether for fresh peppermint tea, delicious cocktails or as a cooking ingredient. But where do you cut the mint, […]

Gardening advice & tips

Growing kohlrabi: Avoid these mistakes

2021-05-31 0

Kohlrabi (Brassica oleracea var. gongylodes) belongs to the cabbage family, but the vegetable with the juicy-sweet tubers grows much faster than most of its relatives. If grown in advance in March, kohlrabi can be harvested […]

Young tomato plant
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How to set your tomato plants correctly

2021-05-27 0

At the end of April / beginning of May is getting warmer and pre-grown tomatoes can slowly move to the open ground. If you want to plant young tomato plants in the garden, mild temperatures […]