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Magical vinegar

Radek Štěpán 04. 06. 2023

Many of us know that ordinary vinegar is a much-needed ingredient and that many recipes require vinegar. But there are many other uses too, as evidenced by many housewives and experienced maids who use vinegar for various cleaning purposes. But…


Eggshells on your lawn and other uses

Radek Štěpán 03. 06. 2023

Do you use eggshells as tiny flower pots to sow seeds? Well, this is a well-known trick, but sowing time is more or less gone. Nevertheless, do not throw eggshells in the trash because you can still use them in…


Horseradish instead of tobacco and other interesting facts

Radek Štěpán 02. 06. 2023

Do you think that horseradish is some kind of weeds and that there is no need to grow it in your garden? Well, if you do it is a shame, because horseradish (Armoracia rusticana G., M. et Sch.) is definitely…


No mulch for roses

Radek Štěpán 01. 06. 2023

Everyone likes to have or grow, for that matter, beautiful roses at home. These romantic flowers look great, smell great and simply put, they can create the perfect mood… Growing roses is not complicated but there are few don’ts that…


Spiral tomato support stakes – good or not so good?

Radek Štěpán 31. 05. 2023

Have you already put tomatoes outside or are you still hesitating? Temperatures are quite low and in many cases they still hover around the freezing point. That is not good for many crops, including tomatoes and you should not plant…

Growing okra, also known as ladies’ fingers

Radek Štěpán 30. 05. 2023

Okra or ochro (Abelmoschus esculentus) is a plant that comes from India. Its fruits, which are known as okra, are widely used in Asia. Today, okra is also a traditional South American plant that thrives in warm weather. Growing is…


Caring for rhubarb is easy

Radek Štěpán 29. 05. 2023

Rhubarb is a very tasty vegetable, but we use it more like a fruit, as it is mainly used in desserts or sweets, or we make marmalades and jams from rhubarb. Growing is not difficult at all and you need…


Sowing your own lettuce

Radek Štěpán 28. 05. 2023

Lettuce is one of our favourite garden vegetables and of course, your own home-grown lettuce tastes so much better than the store-bought “stuff, plus home-grown lettuce contains much more nutrients, mainly vitamin A. Lettuce is the base of many salads,…


Apple juice barbecue trick

Radek Štěpán 27. 05. 2023

Do you love barbecuing? Of course you do! A great steak or fish with grilled vegetables is a delicious treat. Barbequing is a kind of ritual that is widely enjoyed by all, but you should know a few rules, tips…


How to make your garden attractive to bumblebees

Radek Štěpán 26. 05. 2023

You may be surprised, but the first pollinating jobs are not done by hard-working bees, but by bumblebees. This is because they fly out of their nests even when the temperature is around 3 °C, while bees cannot even “get…