Catmint with a wool bee
Mint family

Catmint/catnip – planting, care and tips

2020-09-23 0

The catmint is a classic in the perennial garden. There are many good reasons to buy and plant catmint. The most striking feature of the beautiful perennial is the strong scent of its leaves. If […]

Adam’s needle (Yucca filamentosa)
Asparagus family

Adam’s needle – planting, care and tips

2020-09-21 0

The Adam’s needle is extremely undemanding. It grows easily on all well-drained soils and shows its magnificent inflorescences in midsummer. Here you will find all the important information about the perennial. Profile of Adam’s needle: […]

Water avens
Rose family

Water avens – planting, care and tips

2020-09-18 0

The nodding flowers of the water avens radiate a special charm. Here you will find important tips for planting and maintaining Geum rivale. Profile of water avens: Scientific name: Geum rivale Plant family: rose family […]

Flower of burning love
Pink / Carnation family

Burning love – planting, care and tips

2020-09-15 0

Burning love lives up to its name in the sunny herbaceous border. With its scarlet umbels, the flowering perennial trumps in summer. Profile of burning love: Scientific name: Lychnis chalcedonica Plant family: pink or carnation […]

Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus)
Pink / Carnation family

Sweet William – planting, care and tips

2020-09-14 0

“Divine flower” – this is roughly how the botanical name of Dianthus barbatus can be translated. This name is no coincidence, because standing in full bloom, sweet William even outstrip roses as “Queen of Flowers”. […]

Soft shield fern
Wood fern family

Soft shield fern – planting, care and tips

2020-09-10 0

Soft shield fern tolerates the sun and is a pretty, wintergreen backdrop in the bed. This is how to plant and care for the plant. Profile of soft shield fern: Scientific name: Polystichum setiferum Plant […]

Siebold's hosta (Hosta sieboldiana)
Asparagus family

Siebold’s hosta – planting, care and tips

2020-09-07 0

With its blue-gray frosted leaves, the Siebold’s hosta is one of the most beautiful leaf ornamental plants. It fills shady spots in the garden and on the terrace with great elegance. Profile of Siebold’s hosta: […]

Purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria)
Herbs

Purple loosestrife – planting, care and tips

2020-09-02 2

It bears bright dark pink flowers, magically attracts butterflies and bees, contains healing powers, has an uncomplicated disposition and loves damp, wet places. No wonder that the purple loosestrife steals the show in many gardens. […]

Faassen's catnip (Nepeta x faassenii)
Mint family

Faassen’s catnip – planting, care and tips

2020-08-31 0

The Faassen’s catnip enriches the garden with numerous lavender-blue flowers, which are very popular with bees, and a wonderfully fragrant foliage. Profile of Faassen’s catnip: Scientific name: Nepeta x faassenii Plant family: mint family (Lamiaceae) […]

Balloon flower
Bellflower family

Balloon flower – planting, care and tips

2020-08-28 0

In high summer, many plants have their best time and present themselves with great flowers. For some, this phase doesn’t last long. The flowers wither and the plants begin to produce seeds. The balloon flower, […]