Drying moss in the oven – That’s what it’s guaranteed

Dried moss is a popular craft material that is often bought. This need not be. Because moss can also be easily dried in the oven. You can find out how to do that and which varieties are most suitable here.

Dry moss in the oven © Mathias Karner – Fotolia.com

At Easter, in autumn and at Christmas – Moos is an all-round talent for creative arts and crafts. Wreaths, nests and arrangements are decorated with moss to create a contrast to colored figures or flowers.

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Pour plants with bread drink – Our application tip

Pour plants with bread drink? Surely you will now ask yourself what it is supposed to do. Then take good care of yourself, because we’ll explain what that means.

Bread drink strengthens plants Bread drink strengthens plants

Meanwhile, it has been Several laboratory studies have proven that bread drink (here more about it) treated plants are much more resistant to pests and show a much stronger growth. Even in the organic sector, with the help of bread drink even a nearly identical result is Continue reading “Pour plants with bread drink – Our application tip”

De-ponding the garden pond – instructions and tips for sludge reduction

Well, where are the fish going? If the water is so cloudy that it can no longer be seen, it is high time to deslag the garden pond. Here is a guide.

Garden pond drained in spring Garden pond drained in spring

What falls into the garden pond all year round and Seeping on the ground is very remarkable. Algae, dead plant parts, fish excrement and leftovers that sink to the ground do the rest. No wonder that over time, this also forms a thick, slimy layer of mud that also clouds the pond water. Continue reading “De-ponding the garden pond – instructions and tips for sludge reduction”

Scarifying – When do you need to scour?

For your lawn to grow succulent green and grow thickly, it needs to be scarred regularly. That’s actually not difficult if you pay attention to a few things.

Without scarifying, the lawn will matt over time. The reason for this are Moravia residues, which remain on the green area. Also foothills of other plants, as well as roots, provide for an ever denser felt layer on the lawn. Nutrients are deprived and also air and water can not penetrate to the roots. Moss and Continue reading “Scarifying – When do you need to scour?”

Making plants colder-resistant – how it works

Use high-potassium fertilizers Use high-potassium fertilizers

To make you fit for the winter, then you should begin in the fall to give them fertilizer with a high potassium content.

Potassium and its effects
The reason is quite simple: potassium accumulates in the vacuoles and increases the salt content of the cell’s juices. The increased salt concentration makes the plant less susceptible to frost. The freezing point is lowered. But that’s not all. At the same time, the juice pressure Continue reading “Making plants colder-resistant – how it works”

Gardening in February – Part 1

Cut Back Your Roses Cut Back Your Roses

February is actually a winter month. Nevertheless, it may happen that it is quite mild. Then you can start gardening in February.

Cutting roses back
If this is the case, you can already do some work that would not be possible until March. If February is too cold, then limit yourself to the rest. If the temperature allows, you can loosen the winter protection from the roses and cut them back nicely. Do not forget to cover the roses afterwards. Continue reading “Gardening in February – Part 1”

Water from the pipe – Not suitable for every plant?

Water your plants with rainwater Water your plants with rainwater

Certainly Water your plants regularly. But you’re sure to pour them all out with water, right?

Use rainwater
Indoor plants and balcony flowers and the plants in the conservatory must be watered regularly. Summer as well as winter. For this we use the water from the tap. Where else should you take it from? Well, whoever has a garden with a rain cistern can and should use the rainwater. This is most suitable for the plants. Continue reading “Water from the pipe – Not suitable for every plant?”

Lawn Mowing – 5 Helpful Tips

Lawn Mowing - Our Tips Lawn Mowing – Our Tips

Lawn Mowing is easy, many think. Just with the mower over it and done. You can do that when you put little value on your lawn. If you want to have a beautiful and well-tended lawn, you should stick to the following tips:

  • Do not mow the lawn when it is wet. The reason: Due to the wetness, the stems stick together and can not be cut cleanly.
  • Do not cut grass too short when it is hot. There should always be a few centimeters Continue reading “Lawn Mowing – 5 Helpful Tips”
  • Measuring pH in Soil – How to do it

    Get a Test Set Get a Test Set

    Not every plant thrives on each Ground. It is therefore good if you measure the pH of the soil. How this is done is explained here.

    Not every plant thrives on every soil
    Every plant has different requirements. Some have to be taken care of lovingly, others need their peace and are robust and resistant. Some plants grow only in the sun, others in the shade. And some make high demands on the ground.

    Here, the pH value plays an important Continue reading “Measuring pH in Soil – How to do it”

    Cleaning the pool – instructions and tips

    For more bathing pleasure and also for hygienic reasons, it is important that you clean your pool. Here is a guide and important tips.

    Cleaning the pool is not difficult Cleaning the pool is not difficult

    Who does not dream of it in summer? or, on warm spring days, have the opportunity to take some refreshing laps in your own backyard in your own private pool? However, most people are unaware of the fact that this also means a lot of work, but of course you can do a lot wrong.

    Only a Continue reading “Cleaning the pool – instructions and tips”