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How to winterize fuchsia, thorn apple and oleander

Radek Štěpán 23. 10. 2023

The winter is coming and you need to take care of your balcony plants because the very first frosts could seriously damage them. So, do not hesitate and winterize them as soon as possible. Winterizing requirements are very similar for…

Reduce lawn mowing to attract more beneficial insect and birds

Radek Štěpán 25. 07. 2023

When you go for a walk in nature, you take the greenery around you for granted, but there are also huge numbers of various insects. Sure, butterflies, bees and many tiny “flying things” simply belong to the natural environment. The…


The most common watermelon diseases

Radek Štěpán 07. 07. 2023

Do you have watermelons in your garden? Well, it is not that rare these days because even in our climate, people have grown these wonderful sweet fruits successfully. Watermelons, or any other melons, are plants similar to cucumbers, zucchini or…


Arugula needs regular cutting

Radek Štěpán 22. 06. 2023

Would you like to have “continuously growing” vegetables in your garden? Sure, ever-growing vegetables are great and arugula is the typical example in this regard. Growing is very easy and arugula contains plenty of vitamins. Leaves of the plant resemble…


Is the common blackbird a pest? Well, it depends…

Radek Štěpán 16. 06. 2023

The blackbird is undoubtedly one of the most famous birds across Europe. It is a beautiful, well-groomed silky black bird typical for its hopping around. This bird is certainly nice to look at, but on the other hand, blackbirds can…

Nasty pets

Strawberries are growing strong but beware of nasty pests

Radek Štěpán 09. 06. 2023

Can’t wait for the first succulent strawberries from your own garden? We understand, because the ones from the supermarket taste literally like nothing and if you take good care of your strawberries the harvest should be good. However, you should…

Plum trees

Why your plum tree drops fruit prematurely?

Radek Štěpán 25. 05. 2023

Do you have plum trees in your garden? In Eastern Europe almost everyone has plum trees but not because they cannot do without jams or cakes… Plum brandy is the reason. But plum trees tend to be susceptible to various…


Most common mistakes when planting watermelons

Radek Štěpán 18. 05. 2023

If you grow watermelons in your garden regularly you know that the time to put them outside has already come. Growing watermelons has become a tradition even in cooler regions of Europe. This may be partially due to the fact…


How to care for potatoes after planting

Radek Štěpán 09. 05. 2023

So, all tubers are in the ground and now you just wait until the harvest comes in the fall! Unfortunately, that is not true. You still have a long way to go from planting to the final harvest. You do…


Peanut harvesting tips

Radek Štěpán 08. 05. 2023

Do you love peanuts? Sure you do. It is a great snack to munch on while watching TV. You can buy peanuts in any supermarket, usually roasted and salted, or even whole with skin and shell. But you can also…