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The time to plant garlic is running out: How, when and where to plant

Radek Štěpán 27. 11. 2022

Garlic clearly is a part of our everyday recipes. It is too important ingredient and many of us resent buying low-quality Chinese or Spanish garlic. Of course, home-grown garlic is the best. It is not a complicated matter, but proper…


Yeast as a fertilizer for flowers: Good idea

Radek Štěpán 24. 11. 2022

There are many tips how you can prepare your own homemade fertilizer. Some are complex, some are simple, some work and some do not. Everybody uses fertilizers for flowers of course, but do homemade fertilizers work? Those of you who…

undemanding plant

Try growing an undemanding plant – shadwood

Radek Štěpán 23. 11. 2022

Are you looking for a plant that will give you plenty of great fruit and can grow in any soil? If so, then bet on shadwood (Amelanchier). This plant will give you a rich harvest of great sweet fruits in…


Why you should grow a rhubarb

Radek Štěpán 18. 11. 2022

Rhubarb is a crop that is rather new to many of us. However, the ancient Chinese used it as a laxative for thousands of years. Rhubarb reached Europe in the 14th century. It is considered a vegetable, but in the…

Milk thistle

Milk thistle – weeds but also a medicinal herb

Radek Štěpán 10. 11. 2022

Milk thistle (Silybum marianum) is a rather interesting plant. It is valued for its medicinal properties, but it is also considered highly invasive and therefore weeds. It contains a chemical called silymarin, which is known to improve liver health, and…

Indian mint

Indian mint (Coleus amboinicus) eliminates common cold naturally

Radek Štěpán 08. 11. 2022

Autumn is beautiful and some of us love it, but there are definitely days when you get a runny nose, cold or similar unpleasant ailment. Yes, it is very annoying, but attacking the pharmacy and trying to find the miracle…


Your own homemade sauerkraut is slowly getting done, but make sure to take care of it regularly

Radek Štěpán 07. 11. 2022

Have you tried your sauerkraut yet or are you still waiting for it to settle down? We started to marinade and press our cabbage at the beginning of October and we have tried it today, and it was excellent. This…


Mint – a cure for many problems

Radek Štěpán 06. 11. 2022

What herb can you find in almost every garden? Mint? Yes, you guessed right. Mint literally grows out of water and if you just let it be it can take over a huge space. Thanks to its multifunctional use it…

walnut leaves

The cursed and glorified walnut leaves need to be addressed

Radek Štěpán 05. 11. 2022

Nut trees gradually lose their leaves and they keep piling and piling underneath. Piles of leaves should not be left rotting under trees. It is a good idea to deal with this problem quickly and remove them. Many people rake…


How to easily propagate yews for spring planting

Radek Štěpán 02. 11. 2022

We shall not discuss the benefits or harms of thuja now. Simply put, thujas are suitable for some gardens and for some not, and if you like thuja hedge and would like to multiply them, we shall advise you how…