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Aloe vera

How can you tell the real aloe vera from the fake one?

Radek Štěpán 10. 12. 2023

Aloe vera is known for having many positive effects on our body and mind and it is used by manufacturers of beauty and medicinal products frequently. The history of aloe vera dates back to the ancient Egypt, but also to…


Baking soda for garlic planting and other interesting tips

Radek Štěpán 09. 12. 2023

Many of us have already planted garlic, but if you did not, there is certainly no need to panic. The frosts did not hit yet so, you still have time. Before you get to that we shall offer some interesting…


If newts like your garden prepare for seeing them for long time.

Radek Štěpán 08. 12. 2023

Newts are very interesting and nice animals and we do not want to encourage you to exterminate them in any way. On the contrary. If you provide them with suitable conditions, they will hand around for a really long time.

Indian borage

Syrup from Coleus amboinicus, commonly known as Indian borage

Radek Štěpán 07. 12. 2023

We all know that Indian borage is a medicinal plant but did you know that you can make a syrup out of it? Read on and we shall tell you how. It gets even better – you can do both…

Orange marmalade

Orange marmalade

Radek Štěpán 06. 12. 2023

The time when many of us make jams and marmalades from our home-grown fruit is over, but that doesn’t mean you should not experience and try making jams from fruits that aren’t so common! Right now, the prices of oranges…


Is there something you can do with the water left after rice cooking? Do not poor it in the sink!

Radek Štěpán 05. 12. 2023

Water left at the bottom of the pot after cooking rice? Well, it is a rather common thing and probably all of us just poor it in the sink and that it is. But wait there. If you throw the…


Fox trap – how to set it properly

Radek Štěpán 04. 12. 2023

A fox is a real pain for many small poultry breeders and it is no surprise that breeders want to scare foxes away and in doing so, they are willing to try many tricks. If you don’t want to shoot…


Read this and you will never harm an earwig

Radek Štěpán 03. 12. 2023

There are many representatives of the animal kingdom we do not like or even despise and earwigs are definitely in this category. In Central Europe you will mainly find the common earwig (Forficula auricularia). Now however, try to put aside…

Glass bottle

Can you cut a glass bottle with no cutter?

Radek Štěpán 02. 12. 2023

Are you a hardcore DIY and have plenty of creative ideas, but do not always have all the special tools in your home toolbox? If you like projects that use various types of cut bottles and turn them into mini-greenhouses…


Crack and peel hazelnuts quickly and with no mess

Radek Štěpán 01. 12. 2023

Everybody needs peeled hazelnuts for cookies and other goodies, but cracking these tough boys can be hard. Try our trick which involves using a potato net. You know those that potatoes are sold in. We shall also teach you how…