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Fertilization: Cow manure, horse manure or chicken manure?

Radek Štěpán 17. 03. 2022

Cow, horse or chicken manure are very common fertilizers proven to work by many years of experience and by countless farmers. But which one is the best? What are the advantages and disadvantages of each type? Let us take a…

The most popular flowering shrubs

Radek Štěpán 16. 03. 2022

Your garden shouldn’t be just a place where you grow delicious veggies and fruits but it should also be in an oasis of tranquillity and calm enhanced by the most beautiful and most popular ornamental plants. These mainly include ornamental…

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How to spray fruit trees correctly

Radek Štěpán 15. 03. 2022

Fruit tree spraying during the spring is very important, as it can effectively protect trees from infections and unpleasant diseases that could even prevent healthy growth. Let us look at individual diseases of fruit trees in terms of spraying and…

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Fertilization of fruit trees

Radek Štěpán 14. 03. 2022

If you’re not sure how to properly fertilize your fruit trees and you’re looking for an advice you have come to the right place. We’re going to explain how adding a fertilizer and compost could help you to achieve the…

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How to grow raspberries

Radek Štěpán 13. 03. 2022

Home-grown raspberries are the most popular crops. They are not demanding at all and produce a very rich harvest. If you are thinking about planting raspberries in your garden, you should know several important things before you do so. The…

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How to DIY drip irrigation

Radek Štěpán 12. 03. 2022

High-quality drip irrigation system may not only save you plenty of  time, but it will also allow you to irrigate specific plants continuously and evenly. There are several sophisticated irrigation systems on the market which make the installation of your…

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Sauerkraut and oatmeal pancakes

Radek Štěpán 11. 03. 2022

Winter is here again. But in addition to winter fun, it also brings a lot of diseases and that is the time when sauerkraut comes into play as it represents one of many natural ways widely used to fight various…

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Spring pruning of currants

Radek Štěpán 10. 03. 2022

Spring is the time when you need to do a lot of work to secure a rich harvest and pruning currants bushes is a typical example. Fruit bushes or shrubs need to be pruned perfectly before the season. If you…

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The most common mistakes people make when pre-growing seedlings in apartments

Radek Štěpán 09. 03. 2022

Do you pre-grow different seedlings outside of your apartment window? If you do, you certainly know that apartment buildings do not offer optimal conditions for this type of “gardening”. Indeed they’re downright terrible. However, if there are no other options…

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How to select the right support stakes for tomato plants

Radek Štěpán 09. 03. 2022

Tomato growing is a popular activity in our region and it is practiced by many, and it should come as no surprise. Most of us see fruits imported from abroad rather suspiciously as imported fruits often lack the expected sweetness…