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Monilinia fructigena

Monilinia fructigena and apples. Protect your apples in time

Radek Štěpán 24. 09. 2022

Are you sick of looking at your apple trees? Do you see many apples turning brown or even completely rotten? Well, if you do your tree has been infected by Monilinia fructigena. This fungus typically attacks the fruits, but you…

Plums

Wasps attacking plums – a nightmare any gardener needs to address

Radek Štěpán 20. 09. 2022

A garden full of wasps is a nightmare for any of us. They are dangerous not only for humans, but they may also negatively affect your harvest or they can completely destroy it. The myth that wasps can only get…

Scarlet lily beetle

A beautiful creature but sinister too: Scarlet lily beetle

Radek Štěpán 04. 09. 2022

You simply cannot miss this little bug. And if you do not see it in your garden just plant lilies somewhere and this little bug will arrive in no time. Scarlett lily beetle (Lilioceris lilii Scopoli) nibbles on leaves and…

Green shoulder

Green shoulders around tomatoes: A physiological disorder that can be avoided

Radek Štěpán 24. 08. 2022

Do you grow plenty of tomatoes in your garden? If you do, you probably make ketchup, dry them, or process them in many other ways. When you harvest tomatoes, you will certainly have fruits that are coloured as they should…

liches

A few tips for lichen removal

Radek Štěpán 11. 08. 2022

Growing fruit and ornamental trees has its own specifics, and one of the unpleasant downsides that anyone will eventually encounter is lichen. Do you know how much lichen is dangerous and to what extent it can harm your trees? If…

cat

Vole (field mouse) repellent plants

Radek Štěpán 09. 08. 2022

The field vole (Microtus arvalis) is a tiny animal that resembles a mouse. Unlike mouse, however, vole does not eat meat at all. On one hand it does good things to your garden because it can destroy a lot of…

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How to deal with dreaded snails ecologically and efficiently

Radek Štěpán 03. 08. 2022

Is it not amazing? All it takes is a little rain and the situation in many gardens can get really bad. Specially this year. But before you pull out the big “chemical guns”, check once again our list of effective…

mouse

Rodents in your garden. First make sure you know who you are dealing with

Radek Štěpán 26. 07. 2022

Did you find zucchini, melons or potatoes bearing traces of rodent teeth? Whatever you are currently harvesting, it is not pleasant to find these bite marks. You need to solve this situation as soon as possible. There are many alternatives…

orchids

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…

mulch-trees

Mulch around fruit trees as a necessity

Radek Štěpán 16. 07. 2022

In summer, fruit trees suffer from a lack of moisture just like any other plans. Unfortunately, regular watering of fruit trees has become reality. But even regular watering may not be enough. It is extremely important to keep the moisture…