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Hedge

We know what perennials you can use for your English hedge. Here are the tallest ones

Radek Štěpán 02. 10. 2022

Do you need to “hide” a corner in your garden, or do you want some privacy during summer? Or, do you want as much cover as possible during the cold winter days? We have four perennials that will grow to…

Tropaeolum

Tropaeolum – commonly known as nasturtium is not only an ornamental plant, but also a tasty herb

Radek Štěpán 23. 09. 2022

Nasturtium is a beautiful plant that can grow either as a shrub (Tropaeolum minus) or as a climbing plant (Tropaeolum majus). Orange, yellow or red flowers are typical for this plant and its leaves resemble water lilies. The plant is…

hortensia

Do you know what hortensias, also known as hydrangeas, and blueberries have in common?

Radek Štěpán 30. 08. 2022

Well, both of them will actually help you to get rid of one very specific kitchen waste – coffee sludge! We are sure that you have been throwing away coffee sludge for ages, but you should stop doing that now.

Oleander

Does your oleander fail to bloom? Find out what is wrong!

Radek Štěpán 26. 08. 2022

This is problem is more common than you may think and it mainly concerns terraces and balconies. Yes, even non-blooming oleander looks beautiful, but why should you deprive yourself of this great feature by making silly mistakes? That is by…

Wisteria

What should you do to make wisteria bloom? Sometimes little goes a long way

Radek Štěpán 25. 08. 2022

While some of us enjoy blooming wisteria every year and without much care, the rest of us it simply cannot make wisteria bloom no matter what we do. Or it may seem that way. If you belong to the second…

Petunia Growing Tips

Radek Štěpán 22. 08. 2022

Would you like to have a rich set of petunia flowers that your neighbours will admire? Are you willing to do what it takes? Do you want to know what has been proven to work by other gardeners and what…

Ornamental grasses

Ornamental grasses: How to grow them properly

Radek Štěpán 21. 08. 2022

Ornamental grass can decorate your garden in many ways. There are various shapes, colours and inflorescences and all attract attention. So, if you want to add an ornamental grass to your existing arrangement and do not want to make a…

Why is your Peace lily (Spathiphyllum) not blooming?

Radek Štěpán 19. 08. 2022

Peace lily is a very nice decorative plant. Thanks to its wide fresh green leaves, which can actually clean the air in the room, many people used this plant as a nice green addition in their rooms. But flowers are…

Nettle stings suppose to be healthy, right?

Radek Štěpán 07. 08. 2022

Do you remember when you got a nettle sting your parents tried to comfort you by saying, “At least you’ll be healthy.” Is it just a consolation, or is it based on truth? In this article, we have tried to…

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Toxic elegance of some ornamental trees

Radek Štěpán 06. 08. 2022

Everyone wants to have a beautiful garden. But beauty does not always go hand in hand with safety. A typical example includes ornamental trees commonly found in our gardens. Many ornamental trees may be dangerous. Young children can actually be…