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Tropaeolum

Tropaeolum – commonly known as nasturtium is not only an ornamental plant, but also a tasty herb

Radek Štěpán 23. 09. 2022

Nasturtium is a beautiful plant that can grow either as a shrub (Tropaeolum minus) or as a climbing plant (Tropaeolum majus). Orange, yellow or red flowers are typical for this plant and its leaves resemble water lilies. The plant is…

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…

Bubble

Soap water can damage your plants

Radek Štěpán 01. 07. 2022

You have probably heard many times that soapy water can be used on crops to fight various pests. But be careful, not every soap is suitable for this purpose and not every plant can deal with detergents safely. Soap is…

strawberry

Strawberries: Spring planting

Radek Štěpán 16. 04. 2022

It is impossible to find someone who does not love strawberries. Strawberries are one of the most popular fruits and they contain loads of vitamin C, fibre, minerals, sugars and even some protein. It seems that no garden…

scarification

Basic rules for spring scarification

Radek Štěpán 18. 03. 2022

Spring is here and together with it also various gardening work activities. One of them is the necessary lawn scarification process. For many, this process is a routine matter and they perform it automatically. For those of you who have…

raspberries

How to grow raspberries

Radek Štěpán 13. 03. 2022

Home-grown raspberries are the most popular crops. They are not demanding at all and produce a very rich harvest. If you are thinking about planting raspberries in your garden, you should know several important things before you do so. The…

plants

The most common mistakes people make when pre-growing seedlings in apartments

Radek Štěpán 09. 03. 2022

Do you pre-grow different seedlings outside of your apartment window? If you do, you certainly know that apartment buildings do not offer optimal conditions for this type of “gardening”. Indeed they’re downright terrible. However, if there are no other options…