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Carnations will grow well both on your balcony and in garden

Radek Štěpán 03. 09. 2023

We all love carnations (The general name in Latin is Dianthus). They produce typical colourful and unobtrusively fragrant flowers. Carnations make beautiful vase decorations that will last and smell nice for long. Not like other flowers that you keep in…


What mistakes to avoid when growing roses

Radek Štěpán 01. 09. 2023

If we were to find some of the noblest and most romantic flowers, we would probably end up with roses. In fact, beautiful roses are the pride of every gardener, and yes roses are often referred to as the queens…


Five tips to keep your fuchsias beautiful at all times

Radek Štěpán 30. 08. 2023

Those fuchsias you see today on many balconies and terraces come initially from Central and South America. In the seventeenth century these beautiful flowers got their name after a botanist called Leonhart Fuchs, but today’s fuchsias are not the original…


How to propagate lavender easily during summer

Radek Štěpán 08. 08. 2023

Everyone loves the great scent of lavender. This beautiful flower is one of the perennials that many gardeners cannot do without. English lavender, (Lavandula officinalis), is grown in many different variations. Although it originally comes from Mediterranean regions, it got…


How to maintain a beautiful lawn during dry weather

Radek Štěpán 19. 07. 2023

Did you notice that the temperature outside has been attacking the 30 degrees Celsius mark these days? The reality in Central Europe, but also in many other European countries, is that summers are getting drier and warmer. This year is…

Jacaranda mimosa

Jacaranda mimosa – a fragrant tree for your terrace

Radek Štěpán 17. 07. 2023

In its home, Jacaranda mimosifolia is an impressive several meters tall tree, but in our climate it grows much smaller. But if you are looking for an interesting plant with a strong scent that you can move around, you should…

Bougainvillea glabra

The beautiful bougainvillea glabra and how it got its name

Radek Štěpán 15. 07. 2023

Do you know who L.A.C. de Bougainville was? We do. A well-known French sea navigator living in the 18th century. Today, he would be completely forgotten if it weren’t for a beautiful flower he discovered in South America and brought…


Your roses need proper nutrients

Radek Štěpán 14. 07. 2023

Even though you will read below when to fertilize your roses, you should also use a common sense. The advice given below applies to regular conditions: i.e. we basically expect the weather to develop as each year so far and…

Butterfly weed

Butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa), will brighten your garden with beautiful orange flowers

Radek Štěpán 11. 07. 2023

Are you looking for an unusual, undemanding perennial flower that will brighten your garden with beautiful flowers? Well, go for Asclepias tuberosa and your garden should get the attention it deserves. It forms a nice and dense growth and it…


Tips how to store daffodil and tulip bulbs

Radek Štěpán 08. 07. 2023

Mid-June is the time when you pull daffodil and tulip bulbs out of the ground. In order for the bulbs to grow properly next year, you must do the entire process correctly – both pulling out the bulbs and storing…