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Citrus trees

Do you love citrus trees? Well, this handsome tree can even handle the cold

Radek Štěpán 14. 01. 2023

The trifoliateorange tree (Poncirus trifoliata), or simply trifoliate, is a beautiful citrus and you may grow it all year round – even outdoors in our climatic conditions because it can handle freezing temperatures down to -20 °C. Growing is rather…

Mint

A less traditional use of mint

Radek Štěpán 13. 01. 2023

Who doesn’t know mint? This plant is often used both in households and in the food industry and there are many good reasons. Check products sold in supermarkets and you will learn that it is used in many of them.

Ginger

A brief introduction to ginger growing

Radek Štěpán 12. 12. 2022

Ginger is a typical Asian plant. It has been used in Asia for millennia and no wonder, because it is a great medicine and spice that gives dishes the typical tangy taste. You can easily buy it dried or fresh…

Matches

Our grandmothers used to stick matches into flower pots. Here is why

Radek Štěpán 12. 11. 2022

Each of us has a female relative who is an expert in flower growing, although there are also exceptions as man can grow flowers successfully too! Secret plant growing tips are often passed down from generation to generation, so you…

Wisteria

What should you do to make wisteria bloom? Sometimes little goes a long way

Radek Štěpán 25. 08. 2022

While some of us enjoy blooming wisteria every year and without much care, the rest of us it simply cannot make wisteria bloom no matter what we do. Or it may seem that way. If you belong to the second…

Artemisa

Artemisa, sometimes referred to as mugwort or wormwood. Are you familiar with this interesting plant?

Radek Štěpán 17. 08. 2022

We know that wormwood is bitter and that it is used to treat stomach problems. However, most of us only know wormwood for having these properties. But there are a many types of wormwood plants, and we treat most of…

whorled-thomsoniae

Clerodendrum growing pays off

Radek Štěpán 12. 06. 2022

If you are a lover of exotic flowers and want to make your apartment more pleasant by displaying an interesting plant, then try growing clerodendrum – a tropical liana or woody vine with unusual white-red flowers. Clerodendrun…

Třemdava bílá

Dictamnus albus also knows as Burning bush

Radek Štěpán 06. 06. 2022

Burning bush has its origins in Europe and it is regarded as a very rare species. You can see it in Central Bohemia and South Moravia in arid and steppe landscapes with loamy soil. This plant is protected…