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Thuja

How to easily propagate yews for spring planting

Radek Štěpán 02. 11. 2022

We shall not discuss the benefits or harms of thuja now. Simply put, thujas are suitable for some gardens and for some not, and if you like thuja hedge and would like to multiply them, we shall advise you how…

Black walnut

Walnut black spot (Ophiognomonia leptostyla) and how to protect your tree effectively

Radek Štěpán 21. 10. 2022

Are you waiting for a great walnut harvest but looking at your tree made you sad? Well, you probably saw black nuts and drying leaves with black-brown spots. If so, you are dealing with a disease called walnut black spot…

prunning tree

The time has come to prune your fruit trees – after harvest

Radek Štěpán 09. 10. 2022

Are you harvesting the last apples or other fruits? If so, you must be a happy gardener because you are about to finish and enjoy your harvest, right? It seems to us that this year was really great. But you…

liches

A few tips for lichen removal

Radek Štěpán 11. 08. 2022

Growing fruit and ornamental trees has its own specifics, and one of the unpleasant downsides that anyone will eventually encounter is lichen. Do you know how much lichen is dangerous and to what extent it can harm your trees? If…

mulch-trees

Mulch around fruit trees as a necessity

Radek Štěpán 16. 07. 2022

In summer, fruit trees suffer from a lack of moisture just like any other plans. Unfortunately, regular watering of fruit trees has become reality. But even regular watering may not be enough. It is extremely important to keep the moisture…

Hedge

Hornbeam hedge: Yes or no?

Radek Štěpán 02. 06. 2022

Hornbeam (Carpinus) is a deciduous plant that most of you know. It is an undemanding tree and handles cutting and shaping without any problems. That is why it is an excellent plant for a hedge. Let us tell…

ants

Ants on trees: How to solve an age-old problem

Radek Štěpán 25. 04. 2022

Have you noticed ants crawling on your trees ? Probably yes, but you did not think much of it, and you are basically right. Ants do not really harm your trees, but they can bring aphids with them…

prunning-tree

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…

liming

Everything about liming

Radek Štěpán 22. 03. 2022

Do you have high demands on the soil in your garden? Do you use it intensively? Do you own a field that gives you solid returns every year? Whatever your situation is, know that any soil loses the necessary minerals…

spray

How to spray fruit trees correctly

Radek Štěpán 15. 03. 2022

Fruit tree spraying during the spring is very important, as it can effectively protect trees from infections and unpleasant diseases that could even prevent healthy growth. Let us look at individual diseases of fruit trees in terms of spraying and…