Daddy planted a turnip, it grew big, very big ... We all remember this folk tale from childhood, but who knows what a turnip tastes like? For some reason, a truly Russian, healthy, well-stored vegetable has been undeservedly forgotten, and has long lost its possession in the garden. And if you eat fresh turnips every day, it can completely saturate the body with vitamin C, reduce the chances of malignant tumors and diabetes mellitus, increase immunity and , in many cases, will even help you lose weight.
By: Amy GrantIt looks like there’s a problem with your raspberry patch. Rust has appeared on the raspberry leaves. What causes rust on raspberries? Raspberries are susceptible to a number of fungal diseases which result in leaf rust on raspberries. Read on to find out about treating rust on raspberries and if there are any rust resistant raspberry cultivars.
Fancy leaf caladiums are a great addition to the often all-too-green shade garden. With well over a dozen cultivars, ranging from white through pink to deep, dark red with contrasting edges and veins, fancy leaf caladium bulbs offer enough variety to satisfy the fussiest gardener.About Fancy Leaf CaladiumsThese caladiums, as with others, can be used as single specimen accents or planted in groups for a dramatic-looking tropical display.
Fresh garlic The part of the garlic plant that is most used corresponds, without a shadow of a doubt, to the bulbs, which can be eaten fresh and must be harvested, for this purpose, during the period between the months of June and July, at the time where the drying of the leaves begins.
The Gynura plant is part of the Asteraceae family. Under natural conditions, such a plant can be found in the tropical parts of Africa and Asia. The name "ginura" is translated from Greek as "woman with a tail", most likely this is due to the long lashes of the plant. Today, at home, some of the ginura species are cultivated as an ornamental plant.
BACH FLOWERS That is FLORITERAPIAHONEYSUCKLE (HONEYSUCKLE) The remedy Honeysuckle of Bach flowers is indicated when you live in the memories of the past and are not interested in the present. FamilyCaprifoliaceae) FOR WHO IT IS THIS REMEDY The Bach flower Honeysuckle in flower therapy is for those people who live anchored in the past and do not accept the present and live thinking back to the past, without expecting anything from life.
Garden plants Published: Last edits: Even not very experienced growers in our area grow daffodils. They are easy to care for, which makes them popular garden flowers. Narcissus (Narcissus) are unpretentious and resistant to adverse conditions. Many people plant them in their garden wherever and how it is necessary, and they still grow and bloom.
Eighty-seven percent of the onion varieties used in cooking is culled from the common yellow onion. While there are many varieties of yellow onion, its less utilized cousin, the red onion, has its place in the kitchen for its mild sweet flavor and brilliant color. So, are red onions easy to grow? When is planting and harvesting time for red onions?
By: Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)The addition of flowering bulbs and perennial plants is an excellent way to create beautiful flower borders rich with vibrant color throughout the entire growing season.While summer blooming flowers are common, there is also an abundance of early spring flowering perennials that will add appeal before many other plants begin to grow.
Scientific NameKalanchoe alticola ComptonScientific ClassificationFamily: CrassulaceaeSubfamily: SedoideaeTribe: KalanchoeaeGenus: KalanchoeDescriptionKalanchoe alticola is a dwarf, perennial succulent up to 10 inches (25 cm) tall, rooting and branching at base to form dense stands. The leaves are pale green to brown, usually glaucous, up to 1.
Puff tree or Calliandra tweediei ... Exotic reds in the garden Puff tree is a shrub from tropical regions that can be planted in our climates. It is a plant that needs sun and warmth. it can be planted in the ground in hot regions of France, south-east and Corsica and in southern Europe.
Prune the hibiscus? When, how, why? Hibiscus is one of those shrubs popular with gardeners. A regular habit, many flowers and many colors, white, pink, red, blue or purple flowers allow it to make a beautiful place in the garden. In addition to being pretty, the flowering is long, another quality that gardeners love.