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How to make sure that your surfinias will do well this year

Radek Štěpán 13. 05. 2023

Would you like to have your balcony blooming all summer long, but somehow you can’t manage? Try to plant some surfinias this year. If you follow our tips, you will succeed this year. Surfinias are “overhanging” petunias(Petunia × atkinsiana), and…


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…


Gardening is more than growing plants

Radek Štěpán 05. 04. 2023

We all know the common earwig (Forficula auricularia). Even little children can tell this bug immediately thanks to its typical “scissors”. This brownish insect with a slightly flattened body, is a very frequent visitor in our gardens. And if you…


Sowbread – what to do when it refuses to grow

Radek Štěpán 25. 12. 2022

Sowbread is one of the classic holiday flowers, but when you grow it at home it often dies within a single month. The most common cause is an infection by aphids or fungi. If your sowbread has been attacked by…


Ants on trees: How to solve an age-old problem

Radek Štěpán 25. 04. 2022

Have you noticed ants crawling on your trees ? Probably yes, but you did not think much of it, and you are basically right. Ants do not really harm your trees, but they can bring aphids with them…


The most common greenhouse pets

Radek Štěpán 20. 04. 2022

Growing plants in a greenhouse has one big advantage. We are not dependent on the weather. On the other hand, pests living in the greenhouse, which are not a danger when plants live outdoors, are more dangerous in…