Ornamental trees

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…


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…


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,…


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…


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…


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…


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…

The most popular flowering shrubs

Radek Štěpán 16. 03. 2022

Your garden shouldn’t be just a place where you grow delicious veggies and fruits but it should also be in an oasis of tranquillity and calm enhanced by the most beautiful and most popular ornamental plants. These mainly include ornamental…