Category Herbs

Make garden decorations out of metal yourself - 2 ideas presented
Herbs

Make garden decorations out of metal yourself - 2 ideas presented

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.

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Sweet plum: identify and fight diseases and pests

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.
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Prune plums - how to do it right

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.
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Cutting kiwi berries - How to ensure more yield

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.
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Loquat - plant, maintain and cut

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.
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Planting Tayberries - Instructions and important tips for a rich harvest

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.
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Planting plum - everything about location & soil

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.
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Lemon balm care and use - what gardeners should know

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.
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Multiply pineapple sage - this is how it works with cuttings

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.
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Basil - notes on planting, care and use

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.
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Maintain wild garlic - water, fertilize and cut

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.
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