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Japanese kerria – golden yellow flowers from May to August

Radek Štěpán 28. 11. 2023

Thanks to rather a good weather you may still plant deciduous shrubs and you should be able to do so until mid-November. One of such shrubs is the Japanese kerria. Although listed as ‘Japanese’, it actually comes from China and…

Common spindle

The common spindle. An undemanding and attractive shrub

Radek Štěpán 27. 11. 2023

You still have few days left to plant a beautiful deciduous shrub and improve your garden. If you miss this opportunity, you need to wait until spring. We are talking about Euonymus europaeus or the common spindle. It grows to…

Crab cactus

This mistake will cause your Crab cactus to lose flowers

Radek Štěpán 17. 11. 2023

Schlumbergera truncata, also know as the crab cactus or Thanksgiving or “fake” Christmas cactus is usually our companion during the Christmas holidays. Growing the crab cactus is not difficult, but if you want to see it covered with flowers you…


Alcohol and peroxide can help you to fight orchid diseases

Radek Štěpán 21. 10. 2023

These beautiful flowers usually make us happy until a disease or pests attack them and if they do a quick intervention is necessary, otherwise your orchids will die very quickly. Sometimes a quite unexpected remedy can come from your home…


How to make stubborn orchids flower again. Guaranteed

Radek Štěpán 08. 10. 2023

Orchids usually produce flowers regularly but sometimes they may be stubborn and refuse to make you happy. Not acceptable. Yes they bloom when you bring them from the store but later they refuse to produce flowers. You will most likely…

Dried flowers

Non-traditional flower drying? Use your microwave!

Radek Štěpán 03. 10. 2023

Do you like dried flowers? Well, if done properly dried bouquets look great. Especially in winter, dried flowers remind us of the beautiful and scented summer moments. You can find plenty flowers in your garden or anywhere else suitable for…


Common heather is not a good gift. It may be dangerous

Radek Štěpán 02. 10. 2023

Does heather bring good luck or bad luck? It depends on which tradition you follow because there are a many superstations and they vary a lot. In the north for example, people believe that this plant symbolizes a bad luck…


Flowers in your bedroom can clean the air and may even set the right mood

Radek Štěpán 19. 09. 2023

Do you want to have a peaceful and undisturbed sleep every night? Well, nature can help you achieve that. You probably heard from your grandma that no one should sleep with plants in one room, nevertheless, the experiences of many…


Carnations will grow well both on your balcony and in garden

Radek Štěpán 03. 09. 2023

We all love carnations (The general name in Latin is Dianthus). They produce typical colourful and unobtrusively fragrant flowers. Carnations make beautiful vase decorations that will last and smell nice for long. Not like other flowers that you keep in…


What mistakes to avoid when growing roses

Radek Štěpán 01. 09. 2023

If we were to find some of the noblest and most romantic flowers, we would probably end up with roses. In fact, beautiful roses are the pride of every gardener, and yes roses are often referred to as the queens…