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 […]

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”. […]

Grasses

Blue fescue – planting, care and tips

2020-09-09 0

The blue fescue appeals with its blue-green color and is wonderful for the steppe and rock garden. This is how to properly plant and maintain the grass. Profile of blue fescue: Scientific name: Festuca glauca […]

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: […]

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, […]

Baldmoney
Herbs

Baldmoney – planting, care and tips

2020-08-19 0

The white blooming baldmoney is an old medicinal plant that grows in Europe on poor meadows and light deciduous forests of low mountain ranges. The bushy plant smells strong and spicy. Because of the aromatic […]

alumroot flowers
Saxifrage family

Alumroot – planting, care and tips

2020-07-23 0

The alumroot delight with bright flowers and decorative foliage. This is how to properly plant and care for this beautiful and bee friendly flower. Profile of alumroot: Scientific name: Heuchera Plant family: saxifrage family (Saxifragaceae) […]