Here we explain how to take care of your poinsettia and keep it summery so that it can bear its red leaves again after a year. As soon as the advent season approaches each year, innumerable flower shops offer the Christmas star (Euphorbia pulcherrima), which actually comes from America, in different sizes.
In a large garden there is always the possibility to create a compost heap. This is not that difficult if you prepare everything well. Compost should not be stored for more than a year - having your own compost heap is something really fine. Why? Because it offers several advantages!
Pests on fruit trees are difficult for many hobby gardeners. Our little guide will tell you what these are and what you can do. Fruit from the home garden is the pride of every gardener. But as popular as humans, apple, pear or cherry are, fruit trees are also popular with pests.
Hail can cause great damage in the garden. Here you will find tips on how to avoid the worst and prevent hail damage in the garden. Hail can put a lot of strain on your plants - the good mood about nice weather, full sun and hot temperatures can go away quickly when a thunderstorm comes up.
Algae in the pond not only look ugly, they can also harm other pond inhabitants. Read here what needs to be done and what really helps. A private pond is the highlight for many garden owners, but such a pond also needs to be maintained accordingly.
Numerous gardeners swear by the moon and only garden at certain times. If you too believe in the power of the moon, you should read on here. For decades people have known that the moon determines their lives and numerous gardeners swear by the moon and only garden at certain times.
If you want to remove clover in the lawn because it takes over and displaces the lawn, you have to be consistent. Our gardening tips guide explains what to do. Remove clover from the lawn with these tips Clover (trifolium) is actually a popular plant because it is considered a good luck charm, especially if a clover leaf has four leaves.
The berry bushes need the right treatment to ensure that currants, gooseberries and the like bear lush fruit every year. Read how to do it here. Berry bushes such as currants, gooseberries, raspberries or blackberries bear their fruit on newer shoots that are only a few years old.
Spiders are useful animals. We know that spiders are useful animals and don't harm you, but many of us still don't like them to come too close to you - especially the thicker ones. You can move around freely in the garden, as they usually don't bother you. But when they nest on the terrace, or in the garden shed, they often have no choice but to run away screaming and find a brave person who removes the spider.
Many know bluebells from the garden. But they also do quite well in the room. This is because bluebells are easy to care for. You don't have to do much. Bluebells are permanent bloomers - Although the campanula is a constant bloomer, there are a few special things to take care of when taking care of the plant.
Unprofessional nutrients are often responsible for over-salting or salinization in the greenhouse. We explain what to do now. Avoid over-salting Different factors are responsible for over-salting or salinization in the greenhouse. On the one hand, there are high amounts of fertilizer that are used by the owner for the optimal growth of the plants.
Pruning should be done in spring. The summer lilac in the garden is very popular. Not only does it look beautiful with its flower umbels, it also ensures that some beneficial insects are attracted by its fragrance. Bees and butterflies in particular run wild on the nectar of the summer lilac.
What is the best cutting height for lawn? There is no one-size-fits-all answer, because it depends on various factors, which we will discuss here. The height of the cut depends on the type of lawn, it is not possible to cut the lawn without mowing. But which cutting height is the best for lawn?
Gargoyles are a real eye-catcher Have you ever heard of Gargoyles? If you have a garden, these mythical creatures will have run into you. They are often found at fountains as stone figures that spew water. Gargoyles are a nice decoration for the garden. Dragons, devils and demons The cult has grown tremendously in recent years.
If pollination is lacking, the fruits are missing. Different plants from the pumpkin family, i.e. the melon, the zucchini and many field cucumbers, form both male and female flowers on one plant. In order for fruit to emerge, not only is flowering necessary, pollination of the flowers is also important.
Lawn fertilizer is essential if you want to have a nice lawn. It should be fertilized in autumn and spring. If you are looking for fertilizer in specialist shops, the shelves are full to the brim. There are of course different types of fertilizer, such as lawn fertilizer. It is precisely tailored to the needs of a healthy lawn.
You don't get bad breath from wild garlic. It is becoming more and more popular and is particularly popular among garlic lovers: wild garlic. Wild garlic has the advantage that it tastes like garlic, but you don't get bad breath from it. The seed needs frost wild garlic you can plant yourself.
For many cats, a thorn in the side A problem in many residential areas are free-roaming dogs and cats. If, for example, the neighbor has animals that he lets roam freely in his garden or on the street, these animals can of course also get into your garden. Dogs in the garden This is a thorn in the side of some people, especially when the animals use the garden as a toilet.
Anyone who grows vegetables in the garden should not only harvest the vegetables themselves, but also the seeds. So you don't have to buy new seeds every year. You don't have to buy vegetable seeds. Do tomatoes taste particularly good this year? It would be great if you could grow these tasty tomatoes again next year.
If you wander through nature you can find blueberries here and there. But you don't have to go looking for it. You can also plant blueberries in your own garden. You can also plant blueberries in a bucket. Those who like to eat blueberries (not just called blueberries) not only eat low calories, but also do something for their health.