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…


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…


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…


Orchid diseases and how to fight them

Radek Štěpán 25. 07. 2022

Orchids are stunning flowers that can make any interior beautiful. However, even these splendid plants can be attacked by a variety of diseases and pests. In this article, we shall introduce the most common diseases and help you to fight…


Lavender and lavandin: There is a difference between them

Radek Štěpán 21. 07. 2022

Sometimes, different plants then those you wanted may be growing in your garden and you may not even know it, until it is too late. One of such plants is lavender, which is rather popular lately, but many vendors keep…


Weigela: Growing an easy an undemanding shrub

Radek Štěpán 05. 07. 2022

Flowering shrubs are widely used to decorate gardens. One of the most appreciated shrubs is undoubtedly Weigela, and we shall focus on this undemanding shrub in more detail. It is sometimes referred to as the Pink princess or…


Houseleeks: a brief introduction

Radek Štěpán 17. 06. 2022

These are undemanding, original and very decorative flowers and thanks to their “low maintenance”, also very popular. Everyone can grow houseleeks. There is nothing to it. Today we shall give you basic advice and tips how to do…


Periwinkle: enjoying delicate flowers

Radek Štěpán 14. 06. 2022

The smaller periwinkle is an undemanding evergreen plant that is easy to grow and it is also commonly known as vinca. It comes from West Asia and Europe. Do you want to learn how is it grown, propagated…


Clerodendrum growing pays off

Radek Štěpán 12. 06. 2022

If you are a lover of exotic flowers and want to make your apartment more pleasant by displaying an interesting plant, then try growing clerodendrum – a tropical liana or woody vine with unusual white-red flowers. Clerodendrun…