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”

Creating paths in the garden – 3 tips

Paths Creating a garden A gravel path is not exactly cheap

Paths that you always pass through the garden must go, whether from the entrance of the garden to the terrace, the garage or the pavilion are always the same and can, if they are used constantly, leave unsightly marks in the lawn.

Therefore one should consider whether one does not provide with a created way for remedy and at the same time for variety. Paths can be created in different ways, we would like to introduce three cost-effective variants, Continue reading “Creating paths in the garden – 3 tips”

Lemongrass propagation – How it works by rooting, rooting and seed-sowing

Lemongrass is a small all-rounder which is why it should not be missing in any garden. If you can not get enough of it, you can even multiply it yourself.

Increase Lemongrass © sombats – Fotolia.com

Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) not only refines Asian dishes. It can generally be used quite flexibly in the kitchen. Primarily the stems are used, but also the leaves can be used as a fresh and exotic spice. Therefore, it is always worth growing lemongrass in the garden. It is also Continue reading “Lemongrass propagation – How it works by rooting, rooting and seed-sowing”

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?”

Spice Shrub – Planting, Cultivating and Cutting

The spice shrub is becoming more and more popular in German gardens. No wonder, because it not only smells wonderful, but is also easy to care for and hardy.

Spice Shrub © nickkurzenko – Fotolia.com

The spice shrub, whose Latin name is Calycanthus floridus, is also referred to as the true spice shrub. The German name of the plant is due to the characteristic smell of the shrub, which is composed of the scent of the bark, the wood and the flowers. In addition, the spice shrub Continue reading “Spice Shrub – Planting, Cultivating and Cutting”

Plan and create a garden pond

Plan and create a garden pond A garden pond provides a nice ambience

There are plenty of garden pond lovers. It provides a nice ambience, but also makes work, but the attractive sight lets forget the drudgery of the beginning. What you need to know when planning and creating a garden pond can be found here.

  • First you should make a hole; the size and the shape are up to you.
  • Either you buy a ready-made garden basin or a pond liner and use it to dress the hole.
  • Once you Continue reading “Plan and create a garden pond”
  • Sow rubber tree – How to grow small rubber trees

    The rubber tree is not only sturdy, it is also easy to clean and therefore the perfect plant for beginners. He can easily reproduce himself. Even without cuttings.

    Rubber trees are easy to grow Rubber trees are easy to replant

    It is very easy to propagate a rubber tree using cuttings easy. However, this assumes that you already own a tree of the genus Ficus Elastica. But you do not have to get your idea out of your head right now. Finally, you can also pull the rubber tree out of seeds. If Continue reading “Sow rubber tree – How to grow small rubber trees”

    Planting cola-herb – How to do it

    There are really the strangest plants. This includes, for example, the cola herb. Why this is so called and how it is planted, read here.

    Cola herb tastes good and is a medicinal herb Cola herb tastes good and is a medicinal herb

    Alone as it gets its name, the spice shrub, which grows up to 1.5 meters tall, quickly becomes the largest Attention to gardeners. This herb not only smells like cola, it also tastes good afterwards. If so, it’s surprising that the cola herb is becoming increasingly popular in German Continue reading “Planting cola-herb – How to do it”

    Kiwi smoothies: 4 delicious Power Drink recipes presented

    Smoothies are very healthy in themselves. With kiwis, however, they become true vitamin bombs. And the good thing: they are prepared in no time at all. See for yourself!

    Smoothies are true vitamin bombs Smoothies are true vitamin bombs Smoothies are an easy way to meet our essential vitamin needs. For many of us it is difficult to eat fruit or vegetables five times a day as recommended. So it’s easier if you pack everything in the blender or mince it with a blender, because you can finish the daily Continue reading “Kiwi smoothies: 4 delicious Power Drink recipes presented”

    Propagate Vinegar – How It Works with Cuttings and Root Cuttings

    To multiply vinegar trees is a real breeze. You even have two different options. Propagation works with both cuttings and root cuttings.

    Propagating the Vinegar Propagation by seeds is not recommended Normally, the vinegar tree does not need to be propagated. That’s what he does all by himself through his roots or through the seeds with the help of the birds. Unfortunately, the plant does not ask us in advance, where it should give rise to a new shrub. If you are looking for a specific Continue reading “Propagate Vinegar – How It Works with Cuttings and Root Cuttings”