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How to propagate lavender easily during summer

Radek Štěpán 08. 08. 2023

Everyone loves the great scent of lavender. This beautiful flower is one of the perennials that many gardeners cannot do without. English lavender, (Lavandula officinalis), is grown in many different variations. Although it originally comes from Mediterranean regions, it got…

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The beautiful bougainvillea glabra and how it got its name

Radek Štěpán 15. 07. 2023

Do you know who L.A.C. de Bougainville was? We do. A well-known French sea navigator living in the 18th century. Today, he would be completely forgotten if it weren’t for a beautiful flower he discovered in South America and brought…


Rose propagation: Now is the time

Radek Štěpán 17. 06. 2023

Say you have received a bouquet of roses, as a gift for example, and you really liked it. Wouldn’t it be nice if you can propagate them and grow the very same roses you liked so much? Well, you can…


There are many uses of horse chestnut. Make your own chestnut tincture at home

Radek Štěpán 12. 06. 2023

Horse chestnut, also known as the buckeye (Aesculus hippocastanum), is used to treat a wide range of ailments and if you wish to make your own tincture, well, now is time of the year to collect the most effective component…


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…


Periwinkle: enjoying delicate flowers

Radek Štěpán 14. 06. 2022

The smaller periwinkle is an undemanding evergreen plant that is easy to grow and it is also commonly known as vinca. It comes from West Asia and Europe. Do you want to learn how is it grown, propagated…


Growing Tilandsia brings you joy

Radek Štěpán 14. 05. 2022

Mysterious tilandsia loves the sun and fog. These are rather unusual flowers and are not seen very often. However, we would like to point out their beauty and charm that almost no other flowers have. They are sometimes…