What would a beautiful garden be without the right decorative objects? We would therefore like to present two ideas here how you can make garden decorations out of metal yourself. Let your creativity run free Colorful rose balls that are stuck between the plants, ceramic animals that frolic on stone slabs, or Buddha figures made of granite.
Sweet plums are robust, but in the event of maintenance errors they are susceptible to certain pests and plant diseases. You can find out what these are, how to recognize them and how to combat them here. © Sinuswelle - Fotolia.com Although the plum (Prunus domestica subsp. Italica) is considered to be quite robust and many varieties can also be cultivated well in regions with a harsher climate, the fruit crop is not completely spared from diseases and pests.
Sweet plums are a very special treat. The fruit is easy to cultivate, but needs a little care when it comes to a rich harvest. © Sinuswelle - Fotolia.com Plums (Prunus domestica subsp. Italica) are round, sweet and juicy, but by no means difficult to cultivate.
Regular pruning of the noble plant is extremely important for a rich harvest. But pruning is not pruning here. There are a number of things to consider. © Sinuswelle - Fotolia.com Cutting measures are of primary importance for the plum (Prunus domestica subsp. Italica), after all the tree should appear attractive and form a crown that is as stable as possible.
Raisin tree "Prince William" is called a rock pear, which captivates as a fruit tree and ornamental shrub hobby gardener. We explain location and maintenance here. © Anneke - Fotolia.com - Fotolia.com No question: Fruits that the hobby gardener can eat from hand to mouth are particularly tempting.
Fresh cherries from our own tree are extremely tasty, but without maggots, please. So that these do not make the cherries inedible, there are several ways to combat them. © feuerpferd1111 - Fotolia.com The cherry fruit fly is a pest that many hobby gardeners spoil the cherry harvest year after year.
Whoever grows the kiwi berry naturally wants to get the greatest possible harvest. For this to work, the kiwi berry must be cut regularly. Find out what needs to be considered here. © ClaraNila - Fotolia.com The kiwi berry proves to be a growth-intensive liana plant. If you do not want to suddenly stand in a jungle of overgrowing scrub in your home garden, annual cutting measures are essential.
Nashi pears are small, sweet and tasty. Proper care is essential for a rich harvest. © Em7 - Fotolia.com While the domestic pear is hardly missing in an orchard, the Nashi pear is still a true exotic there. The fast-growing and robust Asian pear is easy to cultivate and, with appropriate care, consistently high yields can be expected.
Nobody likes to spoil their cherry harvest, neither from starlings nor from aphids. Learn how to fight the latter on your cherry tree here. © WS-Design - Fotolia.com Cherry trees can be found in many gardens due to their attractive appearance and sweet harvest. However, this does not mean that they are protected from pests.
The medlar is not only a visual highlight in the garden due to its strikingly pretty tree blossom, it also produces small delicious fruits. © villorejo - Fotolia.com The loquat is an old cultivated plant that has been cultivated for centuries because of its fruit.
Those who like raspberries and blackberries will love the Tayberry. It is a cross between the two fruits and is also very easy to plant. © M. Schuppich - Fotolia.com The Tayberry does not, as is generally assumed, come from Thailand, it has far fewer exotic roots. As a cross between raspberry and blackberry, the fruit was cultivated in Scotland in the 1970s and named after the Scottish river Tay.
The fruits of the plum are sweet, slightly spicy and therefore very popular everywhere. If you want to bring the fruit tree into the garden, you don't have to pay much attention to planting. The plum is undemanding and easy to care for. © RRF - Fotolia.com The plum (Prunus domestica subsp. Italica) is one of the plums and has spherical instead of egg-shaped fruits.
Kiwi what? Yes, you read correctly. There are not only the large, hairy kiwis, but also kiwi berries. We can plant them even better. © Jana Behr - Fotolia.com When talking about kiwifruit, we think of the large, hairy fruits from the supermarket or their relatives with a smooth skin and yellowish flesh.
Lemon balm is a popular culinary and medicinal herb that doesn't really need much care. Hobby gardeners should note a few points, however. © lantapix - Fotolia.com Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) is not planted without reason - it can not only be used as a versatile and effective medicinal and useful plant, but also serves as a pasture for bees and thus helps to prevent bee death.
Pineapple sage is very robust, but needs a little support indoors and outdoors in winter to get through the cold season well. © groisboeck - Fotolia.com In summer, the pineapple sage (Salvia rutilans) makes a name for itself in the herb garden. The plant grows abundantly, shows pretty, showy flowers and smells wonderfully of pineapple.
Lovage can usually only be found with a lot of luck in retail. Therefore, it is advisable to multiply the lovage itself. In principle, this is very simple. © Sonja Birkelbach - Fotolia.com A good reason to reproduce lovage (Levisticum officinale) is that there is hardly any fresh maggot herb on the market.
Pineapple sage can be propagated through cuttings. Find out when the best time is, what you need for it and how to proceed here. © irottlaender - Fotolia.com The benefits of pineapple sage (Salvia rutilans) are obvious. The spice plant is easy to care for, attractive, robust and easy to grow.
You certainly know sage, but do you also know pineapple sage? It is not only a great culinary herb, but also a beautiful ornamental plant. © pilialoha - Fotolia.com Pineapple sage (Salvia rutilans) is a culinary herb that not only has a practical use, but can also score with a high ornamental value.
Basil refines various dishes and also has a healing effect. Here's how to properly plant and care for this universal herb. © David / stock.adobe.com Basil (Ocimum basilicum) is one of the most popular culinary herbs. The small, aromatic leaves are indispensable in Mediterranean cuisine.
If you want to plant wild garlic in your own garden, you don't have to pay too much attention to the care. The herb is undemanding and easy to care for. Nevertheless, here are a few tips for particularly warm days. © Wolfgang - Fotolia.com This wild herb, also known as wild garlic, is considered to be a comparatively uncomplicated early bloomer in the garden.
Lovage is quite undemanding and easy to care for. So you don't have to pay much attention when watering, fertilizing, cutting and overwintering. © juefraphoto - Fotolia.com The aroma of the lovage (Levisticum officinale) is reminiscent of the famous brown seasoning sauce, which gave the maggika herb its nickname.