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How to make your garden attractive to bumblebees

Radek Štěpán 26. 05. 2023

You may be surprised, but the first pollinating jobs are not done by hard-working bees, but by bumblebees. This is because they fly out of their nests even when the temperature is around 3 °C, while bees cannot even “get…


Grow your own spinach

Radek Štěpán 12. 05. 2023

Spinach is a popular crop, but not many people grow it and that is a shame, because spinach grows even in cooler climates – you can start with spinach in early spring or even in autumn. Spinach growing requirements are…


Lilac – a beautiful and aromatic plant is also used to make medicinal oil

Radek Štěpán 11. 05. 2023

Lilac is one of the main symbols of spring. This beautiful shrub gives off so much fragrance that it is impossible not to notice it. It is also a symbol of the end of the Second World War and a…

Birch polypore

(Piptoporusbetulinus), also know as birch polypore – the last meal of Ötzi the iceman

Radek Štěpán 07. 05. 2023

Spring is in full swing and many of us are enjoying walks in the forest. It is finally possible to take walks without a face mask and you might even come across some mushrooms. In some places you may already…


Get your soil ready for the spring. Follow our short guide

Radek Štěpán 18. 03. 2023

In order to have soil full of nutrients and our vegetables and other plants can grow properly in the coming season, it is necessary to prepare soil for this task. Part of the work must be done earlier – in…

Spring shopping tips – summer hyacinth aka galtonia

Radek Štěpán 12. 03. 2023

When you find yourselves searching market stores for some interesting novelties for your garden, do not forget the good and old-fashioned galtonia (Galtoniacandicans). This plant used to be quite common everywhere but it is rather rare these days. You may…


Spring is here. Non-traditional decoration tips

Radek Štěpán 05. 03. 2023

Having primroses or daffodils into your apartment is nothing special. These are very popular flowers. When they are done blooming you can transplant them to your garden or throw them in the trash – depending how well you…


What fruit trees need to be pruned before the spring?

Radek Štěpán 23. 03. 2022

Fruit trees deserve a training cut during the first years of their lives. The reasons are quite clear. Traditionally, we prune trees mainly because we want the crown to be perfectly shaped and able to carry and support all the…