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How to make your garden attractive to bumblebees

Radek Štěpán 26. 05. 2023

You may be surprised, but the first pollinating jobs are not done by hard-working bees, but by bumblebees. This is because they fly out of their nests even when the temperature is around 3 °C, while bees cannot even “get…


When you cut boxwood, you can propagate it too

Radek Štěpán 23. 05. 2023

Common boxwood or Buxus sempervirens is a shrub naturally found in Asia, North Africa, Southern and Central Europe and from Himalayas to the Caucasus. In Europe, people usually grow it as an ornamental plant, mainly because it can grow practically…


Garlic spray to boost plant immunity

Radek Štěpán 21. 05. 2023

Would you like to strengthen the immunity of your plants in a simple way? Sure you would and there are many products on the market that will to do this just fine. But the truth is that investing into these…


Lilac – a beautiful and aromatic plant is also used to make medicinal oil

Radek Štěpán 11. 05. 2023

Lilac is one of the main symbols of spring. This beautiful shrub gives off so much fragrance that it is impossible not to notice it. It is also a symbol of the end of the Second World War and a…


Baking grandpa’s homemade bread is easy and the result is excellent

Radek Štěpán 06. 05. 2023

Hate going to the supermarket? Do you want to avoid shopping for as long as possible or you just prefer using homemade products? Either way, you can produce many things right at home. A typical example is a homemade bread.


Efficient protection of roses against aphids

Radek Štěpán 04. 05. 2023

Aphids are nasty little bugs that suck juices from all sorts of plants but they are specially attracted to roses. This little green bug can do a lot of damage and getting rid of it is not easy. Below we…


Lesser known uses of dandelions

Radek Štěpán 30. 04. 2023

Do you have blooming dandelions in your garden or in front of your house? Well, if they are blooming on your beautifully cut lawn, you are definitely not happy and surely you want them out. But dandelions offer medicinal benefits…


Nettle fertilizer for an optimal strawberry harvest

Radek Štěpán 29. 04. 2023

Do you love strawberries? Well, everyone does, especially children. You can grow strawberries both on your balcony, or in your garden and you may harvest in June and July. But successful harvest depends on many factors. You have to make…


Proper potato planting may increase your harvest

Radek Štěpán 20. 04. 2023

Are you getting sick of store-bought potatoes? Well, we understand because many of them are tasteless with flowery texture no one likes. If you can grow your own potato you are in luck. Potato planting time is just around the…

Aloe vera

How to process aloe vera – juices and tinctures

Radek Štěpán 16. 04. 2023

If you are not sure what to do with this potent plant, you can try some of our ideas. Stop buying expensive juices in stores when you can make them at home and rather easily. That goes also for medicinal…