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How to make the most of turmeric curative effects using natural boosters

Radek Štěpán 25. 08. 2023

Many people compare turmeric (a spice obtained from the rhizome of a plant called Curcuma longa) to saffron. And it’s not just because of its colour. Turmeric also offers a number of health benefits. Turmeric is a great antioxidant and…


The infamous harvest mites may be hiding in your garden too

Radek Štěpán 24. 08. 2023

Maybe this has happened to you too. You had a picnic on the lawn (especially at the end of summer) and a few hours later a really unpleasant and itchy rash appeared on your lower abdomen or in your intimate…

Star anise

Homemade facial mist from star anise will last you longer and help you to fight wrinkles and acne

Radek Štěpán 23. 08. 2023

Organic products are very popular these days, but how can you tell between a real organic product and the one that only pretends to be organic? If you want to be hundred percent sure you’d better start making your own…


How can you tell that a pumpkin is ripe? Tips and tricks

Radek Štěpán 22. 08. 2023

Pumpkins are a popular no question about it. Many of us plant pumpkins for consumption but also to be able to create spooky heads for Halloween … Children are very excited when they can help you carve pumpkins, but they…


Planting strawberries in August is a good idea

Radek Štěpán 21. 08. 2023

How does your strawberry section in your garden look like? Do you see an overgrown and bushy plants everywhere because you didn’t have time to care for them? No problem. Now is the time to propagate strawberries. If you plant…


Sweet zucchini desserts that you will love

Radek Štěpán 20. 08. 2023

Zucchini is a multipurpose vegetable. You can grill it, make a puree out it or you may eat it raw. But you can also use zucchinis (courgettes) in all kinds of desserts and pastries! Zucchinis will add moisture, nutrients and…

Parasol mushroom

A simple trick how to “open” pileus of the parasol mushroom and how to make delicious dishes

Radek Štěpán 19. 08. 2023

Do you like huge parasol mushrooms and can’t wait to go to the forest and bring some huge pieces? Best is to find a huge pileus that you can cut and fry at home. Easy. Frying is the best. Well,…


Tamarind in a flower pot will let you get away with almost anything and you can get seeds easily

Radek Štěpán 18. 08. 2023

The popular tamarind fruits come from a leguminous tree called Tamarindus indica. But this name is actually misleading as its original homeland is Africa and you will mainly find it in areas where long-lasting draughts are frequent. Tamarind does not…

Glowing mushrooms

Glowing mushrooms – an extraordinary and beautiful phenomenon that you need to see

Radek Štěpán 17. 08. 2023

A walk through the forest at dusk can certainly be interesting and if you find enough time, and the weather is right, you may be in for a “special” treat. You may see a little light in the distance, and…

Tree branches

How to support tree branches heavy with fruit

Radek Štěpán 16. 08. 2023

Many fruit trees are ripening during the month of August. Well, that is great but if you see that branches are getting too heavy or bend down too much, you should help your trees a little bit by providing a…