Ornamental trees

The most popular chemicals to get rid of weeds

Radek Štěpán 16. 10. 2022

Getting rid of weeds is often a real challenge. Deep roots, inaccessibility, or the presence of other useful plants often make weeds a stubborn enemy. However, removing weeds may be easier provided that you have the right weapons. Right now,…

common heather

You can plant common heather in October – if you follow certain rules

Radek Štěpán 14. 10. 2022

If you want to brighten up your sad autumn garden with natural colours, then try planting common heathers. These plants do not need much. Just a slightly acidic soil. If you do not have one, just add peat to the…

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…

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Unknown root crops from South America

Radek Štěpán 29. 07. 2022

For the time being, you may see these interesting crops at agricultural fairs or you may have read a footnote or recommendation in health and nutrition magazines, but due to their resilience and easy cultivation we hope that these tuberous…

beetroot

When to harvest beetroot and how to store it

Radek Štěpán 20. 07. 2022

Beetroot is one of the most popular crops and it may be seen in almost every vegetable garden. This great vegetable contains a lot of nutrients beneficial to our bodies. Let us mention at least vitamin B and C, potassium,…

Hedge

Hornbeam hedge: Yes or no?

Radek Štěpán 02. 06. 2022

Hornbeam (Carpinus) is a deciduous plant that most of you know. It is an undemanding tree and handles cutting and shaping without any problems. That is why it is an excellent plant for a hedge. Let us tell…

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Japanese myrtle and its cultivation

Radek Štěpán 15. 05. 2022

No wedding is complete without a myrtle strapped in a lapel or dress and so we should introduce this plant in more detail. Japanese myrtle belongs to the Myrtaceae family which contains more than 100 species. It comes…

willow

Dappled Willow (Salix integra). Growing and few tips

Radek Štěpán 19. 04. 2022

There is one particular plant that you simply cannot miss, mainly at the beginning of the summer season, and that is Dappled willow (Salix integra). It is a beautiful specimen that creates the image of a perfect flowering…

winter-truffle

Truffles – you may find the most expensive food in the world

Radek Štěpán 29. 03. 2022

Do you know the most expensive food in the world? Of course you do. It is called a truffle – a fungus belonging to the Tuberaceae family, which mushroom hunters around the world love. Foodconnoisseurs cannot get enough of it…