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Homemade disinfectants are not for coronavirus only

Radek Štěpán 23. 03. 2023

Today the use of disinfectants should be a common practice, especially when you spent time in “high risk” places or when you came into contact with people showing symptoms. Unfortunately, disinfectants are now almost sold out due to coronavirus concerns.


You can make a nasal oil to relieve the symptoms of a common cold with just two ingredients

Radek Štěpán 22. 03. 2023

The assortment of cold and “stuffy” nose fighting products sold in pharmacies is not a great at this moment, and if you are not really into in herbs, you probably don’t even know nasal oils exist. Sure, you heard about…

Quick sauce made of prunes?

Radek Štěpán 21. 03. 2023

Do you love easy and ready recipes from seasonal ingredients? Prune sauce served with meats is just one of those quick recipes. You will get a change to use your autumn supply of dried fruit and give your Sunday lunch…

Guttation – plant‘s tears

Radek Štěpán 20. 03. 2023

Underneath the mysterious concept of guttation we refer to a process in which water appears on leaves of plants – without watering the plant of course. Plants excrete large amounts of water using so-called hydatodes. This usually happens in a…

Ginkgo biloba

Ginkgo biloba – what you didn’t know about this unusual beauty

Radek Štěpán 19. 03. 2023

Leaves of Ginkgo biloba turn beautiful yellow in the autumn, and if properly used, they can help you to fight memory problems, fatigue and many other difficulties. However, let’s now look at Ginkgo biloba through the lens of an inquisitive…


Get your soil ready for the spring. Follow our short guide

Radek Štěpán 18. 03. 2023

In order to have soil full of nutrients and our vegetables and other plants can grow properly in the coming season, it is necessary to prepare soil for this task. Part of the work must be done earlier – in…

Insect hotels

You don’t actually need an insect hotel. There are other ways to make insect feel at home in your garden

Radek Štěpán 17. 03. 2023

Insect hotels are popping out like mushrooms. They seem to be rather fashionable. Various insect houses or shelters are available from many hobby markets but you can make one by yourself. All you need is a few skills and old…

Seed germination

Seed germination – and old method that is popular again

Radek Štěpán 16. 03. 2023

Getting real vitamins during the winter and in early spring may not be easy. Nothing is growing in your garden yet and fruit and vegetables sold in markets and supermarkets are expensive, but do not despair, there is a rather…


Do not throw away cut grass

Radek Štěpán 15. 03. 2023

We all know that cut grass is not just waste that must be thrown away. It has many additional uses. If you are an ornamental lawn enthusiast (or simply have grass growing on your property), then you can take advantage…


How to peel kiwi or avocado using a simple trick

Radek Štěpán 14. 03. 2023

Avocado and kiwi should be definitely included in your diet. Some of you may say that preparing these fruits often takes too long. No wonder that during these busy times many of us leave it in the fridge instead of…