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How to prune a plum tree- European plum or Common plum

Radek Štěpán 25. 03. 2022

How to prune plum trees correctly? Many orchard owners keep asking this question over and over again and here is the answer. At the beginning of the tree life, it is necessary to go for a radical cut to define…


Do not throw away potato peels; they are healthier than the potatoes themselves!

Radek Štěpán 24. 03. 2022

Do you love potatoes? If you do, then you are part of the vast majority of Europeans and indeed of all inhabitants of the globe. But as you know, we only use the tuber or better known as the root.


What fruit trees need to be pruned before the spring?

Radek Štěpán 23. 03. 2022

Fruit trees deserve a training cut during the first years of their lives. The reasons are quite clear. Traditionally, we prune trees mainly because we want the crown to be perfectly shaped and able to carry and support all the…


Everything about liming

Radek Štěpán 22. 03. 2022

Do you have high demands on the soil in your garden? Do you use it intensively? Do you own a field that gives you solid returns every year? Whatever your situation is, know that any soil loses the necessary minerals…


Growing forest mushrooms in the garden: Utopia or reality?

Radek Štěpán 21. 03. 2022

Many central European nations are mushroom pickers and mushroom pickers love walks in the forest. There is nothing we can do about it but that’s okay. We are sure that many people are constantly contemplating and wondering over and over…


English Laurel for your living hedge

Radek Štěpán 20. 03. 2022

Not sure what plant to choose for your living hedge? Look no further! Today we will give you the ideal candidate – English Laurel hedge. Living hatch is a shrewd way how to cover various unpleasant spots and corners. It…


Nasturtium, often called Mexican Cress: How to grow this plant

Radek Štěpán 19. 03. 2022

Mexican Cress is a climbing annual plant with large and vibrant flowers. It grows soon after sowing, it is undemanding and also medicinal and edible. It may be planted in boxes, decorative containers, flowerbeds, decorative screens and pergolas. You can…


Basic rules for spring scarification

Radek Štěpán 18. 03. 2022

Spring is here and together with it also various gardening work activities. One of them is the necessary lawn scarification process. For many, this process is a routine matter and they perform it automatically. For those of you who have…


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…