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Thyme, the herb of heroes and warriors

Radek Štěpán 24. 09. 2023

Are you fascinated by well-known and mystical herbs? Well, stick around because we shall take to look at a very popular herb called thyme, which has a long history indeed. Today, we mainly use it as an aromatic spice, but…


Lovage is not only a soup spice, but it is also a plant of love!

Radek Štěpán 12. 09. 2023

It grows in almost every garden in Europe and we all know how to use it but today we may surprise you and you may learn some interesting facts about lovage. Lovage is a very popular spice. It offers anintense…

Sea buckthorn berries

When to collect sea buckthorn berries

Radek Štěpán 09. 09. 2023

Do you have a sea buckthorn shrub in your garden? If you do, you know that sea buckthorn is a great plant to have. Well, if you do not agree, we shall convince you that it really is. Sea buckthorn…


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…


Tips how to make tomatoes sweeter

Radek Štěpán 29. 08. 2023

Now is the time when tomatoes are ripening and with this hot weather anyone should have an excellent harvest. All gardeners want their tomatoes to be as sweet as possible but not all of them can achieve that. The level…


The infamous harvest mites may be hiding in your garden too

Radek Štěpán 24. 08. 2023

Maybe this has happened to you too. You had a picnic on the lawn (especially at the end of summer) and a few hours later a really unpleasant and itchy rash appeared on your lower abdomen or in your intimate…


How to get rid of slugs and snails – friendly and not so friendly methods

Radek Štěpán 12. 08. 2023

Slugs and snails and other slimy creatures are certainly not welcomed in our gardens. Fortunately, you can easily tell if you got them. If you see bitten leaves and mainly slimy paths on plants and around, then you know. When…


Zucchini mould. A natural thing?

Radek Štěpán 11. 08. 2023

Do you grow zucchini in your garden? If you do, then you certainly know that some fruits show some type of unpleasant mould or rot on a regular basis. It starts from the tip and spreads to the end of…


How to make currant cuttings for propagation

Radek Štěpán 10. 08. 2023

If you want to get a new currant plant (red, black and white), you can simply go to a garden centre and buy it. Or, you can save your money and use cuttings to propagate your current bushes. Cuttings are…