Basket of gold (Aurinia saxatilis)
Mustard family

Basket of gold – planting, care and tips

2020-09-24 0

The basket of gold sets pretty yellow accents in the rock garden in spring and is predestined for dry places in the garden. Profile of basket of gold: Scientific name: Aurinia saxatilis; formerly Alyssum saxatile […]

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”. […]

Hardy blue-flowered leadwort (Ceratostigma plumbaginoides)
Plumbago family

Hardy blue-flowered leadwort – planting, care and tips

2020-09-11 0

The hardy blue-flowered leadwort is an ornate ground cover with gentian blue flowers and a beautiful autumn color. This is how to plant and care for Ceratostigma plumbaginoides. Profile of hardy blue-flowered leadwort: Scientific name: […]

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. […]

A flower of blanket flower
Daisy / Aster family

Blanket flower – planting, care and tips

2020-09-01 0

The natural habitat of the blanket flower trends from the United States to South America. The plant genus belongs to the family of the asters. Through selection and cultivation, a whole range of different varieties […]

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, […]

European Michaelmas daisy (Aster amellus)
Daisy / Aster family

European Michaelmas daisy – planting, care and tips

2020-08-26 0

Several inflorescences adorn the herbaceous stems of the European Michaelmas daisy, making the flower one of the most popular bloomers in autumn. Bluish violet flowers with a bright, yellow center provide color in the garden […]