How to make sure that your surfinias will do well this year

Radek Štěpán 13. 05. 2023

Would you like to have your balcony blooming all summer long, but somehow you can’t manage? Try to plant some surfinias this year. If you follow our tips, you will succeed this year. Surfinias are “overhanging” petunias(Petunia × atkinsiana), and…

Oleander is beautiful but dangerous plant. Tips how to grow it properly

Radek Štěpán 19. 04. 2023

We all know that this plant is a great decoration for any garden. That is, if it is healthy and blooms as it should. Surprisingly, summer can be harmful to oleander, particularly if a wave of heat hits it. You…


When you see brindle colours on your tulips, do not celebrate. You actually got problem.

Radek Štěpán 10. 04. 2023

Today, we shall focus on the most common diseases of tulips but which are not obvious at first glance. You may not even know that something is wrong. For example, the tulip breaking virus is welcomed by many gardeners because…

Spring shopping tips – summer hyacinth aka galtonia

Radek Štěpán 12. 03. 2023

When you find yourselves searching market stores for some interesting novelties for your garden, do not forget the good and old-fashioned galtonia (Galtoniacandicans). This plant used to be quite common everywhere but it is rather rare these days. You may…

Verbena is a great choice for your balcony

Radek Štěpán 09. 03. 2023

Verbena is a flower that loves the sun and it is available in many different colors. It blooms from summer to autumn (until October, depending on the weather) and this makes it a great plant for your balcony. There are…

Flowers of hydrangea, commonly known as hortensia, the indicator of soil acidity

Radek Štěpán 28. 02. 2023

Everyone loves large spherical bundles of beautiful hortensia flowers. These deeply colored flowers will attract anyone and the fact that these colors take different shades based on the soil is quite unique. The colors actually signal the acidity of the…


Do your orchids refuse to bloom? The solution may surprise

Radek Štěpán 03. 01. 2023

You know what we are talking about, right? You have created the ideal environment and conditions for your plants and indeed most of them bloom fine and behave as they should but there are always few bad apples that stubbornly…


The most popular Christmas flowers and how to care for them

Radek Štěpán 19. 12. 2022

Sowbread, Hippeastrum known asamaryllis, poinsettia and hyacinth. You will see at least one of these beauties in every home during Christmas. We shall tell you what to do after you bring them home so you can enjoy these fragile beauties…


Pitahaya aka pitaya – Many of us think that it comes from Asia

Radek Štěpán 17. 12. 2022

We know that this fruit is very interesting, maybe because it is linked to various myths and inaccurate tales. But to think that Pitahaya comes from Asia is simply not true. The way pitahaya came to our tables is somewhat…


A brief introduction to ginger growing

Radek Štěpán 12. 12. 2022

Ginger is a typical Asian plant. It has been used in Asia for millennia and no wonder, because it is a great medicine and spice that gives dishes the typical tangy taste. You can easily buy it dried or fresh…