Category Herbs

Harvesting tomatoes: tips at the right time
Herbs

Harvesting tomatoes: tips at the right time

If you are growing tomatoes for the first time, you may still be a little unsure about the harvest. We have summarized everything you need to know for this. © pilipphoto / stock.adobe.com It is said that tomatoes should only be harvested when they are red. However, the harvest also depends on other factors, as our tips and advice below show.

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Pineapple sage - identify and fight diseases and pests

The main pest for pineapple sage is thrips. We explain how you can identify insect infestation and what you can do about it. © pilialoha - Fotolia.com As a robust and resistant plant, pineapple sage (Salvia rutilans) is not very susceptible to diseases and pests. The prerequisites for healthy plant growth are always the consideration of the site conditions and species-appropriate care.
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Planting wild garlic - location, care & combination options

Wild garlic is known as a delicious forest garlic. Hardly anyone knows that it can also be easily planted in the garden. However, the special location conditions must be observed. © Birgit Brandlhuber - Fotolia.com Bear's garlic (Allium ursinum) is best known for its many healthy ingredients.
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Lovage: Detect and combat diseases and pests

Improperly planted or insufficiently cared for lovage plants are very susceptible to diseases and pests. The most common are presented here. © sasimoto - Fotolia.com Lovage (Levisticum officinale) proves to be robust and resistant in the bed, as well as in the tub. The plant is rarely ailing.
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Caring for tarragon: How to water, cut and overwinter it

Chives, parsley and thyme should not be missing in the kitchen. Not to forget tarragon. This is totally easy to care for and is great to grow yourself. © aneta_gu - Fotolia.com Spicy tarragon (Artemisia dracunculus) is an asset for every kitchen. The maintenance is fortunately not difficult and the success is almost certain, if you do not make easily avoidable mistakes.
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Harvesting and drying tarragon: How to create a herbal supply

There are a few herbs that are simply not to be missed in the kitchen. This also includes tarragon. Incidentally, it not only tastes freshly harvested, but also dried. © HandmadePictures - Fotolia.com The aromatic tarragon belongs in every herb garden. In a sunny location, it also grows well in the balcony box.
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Fertilize coriander - less is often more

Most people only know coriander from the spice rack. You can plant the spice yourself without much effort. Here you can find out today how the coriander is properly fertilized. Coriander is an integral part of Asian cuisine. The green herb is used as a bread spice or in gingerbread.
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Grow, cut and hibernate lemongrass in the garden

Lemongrass, a Far Eastern spice, also finds many fans in our latitudes. Here we explain how this culinary herb is grown and cared for. Lemongrass has found many fans with its exotic flavor © naughty_pupkung - Fotolia.com Many different herbs that are used fresh and dried for the preparation of dishes in the kitchen have a permanent place in the home garden.
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Multiply coriander - this is how it's done

Coriander can be planted and propagated easily in the garden. We have presented two options and their instructions. Coriander seeds Coriander gives Asian dishes that certain something. Fans of good cuisine should always have some coriander in the house, preferably fresh.
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Basil varieties - types and properties at a glance

Basil is one of the most popular herbs in the kitchen and is also often grown in the home garden. In nature there are many different types of basil. Find out what makes them special here. Basil thrives in large parts of Central and South America, in Africa and in Asia.
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Freeze Coriander - How To Do It Right

Enjoy fresh coriander all year round? This works out. All you have to do is freeze the coriander. You can still season with fresh coriander up to 6 months later. Many herbs can be frozen in portions, as with many fresh herbs, it is also the case with coriander that you have bought too much or harvested in the garden and then face the problem: what do I do with it?
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Planting cola herb - how it's done

There are really the strangest plants. This includes, for example, the cola herb. Read here why this is called and how it is planted. Cola herb tastes good and is a medicinal herb. Just when the name is heard, the spice plant, which grows up to 1.5 meters high, quickly gets the greatest attention from gardeners.
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Planting tarragon: tips on location, plant purchase and planting

If you want to plant tarragon in the garden, you should follow our simple step-by-step instructions and nothing stands in the way of a rich harvest of the aromatic herb. © fotolesnik - Fotolia.com / Tarragon should not be missing in any kitchen. There is probably nothing better than fruit and vegetables from your own garden.
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Create rock garden with perennials

Small mountain landscapes are modeled in the rock garden. In addition to the selection of stones, suitable perennials play an important role. © Franz Bogner - Fotolia.com A rock garden, that can be a gravel garden, a planted dry stone wall or a rubble garden. They are planted with upholstery, sedum species, ornamental grasses, flowering perennials or onion plants.
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Build rankobelisks yourself - 3 variants presented

Rankobelisks not only provide climbing plants with the necessary support, they also look good. You can read from which materials you can build such a Rankobelsiken yourself and how it works in detail here. © Tatjana Balzer - Fotolia.com Creeper and climbing plants have a wild and graceful charm at the same time - but it quickly fades away if the plants have no climbing aids to climb along.
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Bare root plants

Trees thrive better in the garden if you plant them in the ground as bare root plants. We show you what you need to consider when planting. © NokHoOkNoi / stock.adobe.com Woody plants can not only be bought in planters or with bales of earth. There are also bare root plants that do completely without soil.
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Wound care on woody plants - How to prevent fungal infections

Cutting measures cause wounds on the wood as well as broken branches. Fungi and germs can penetrate untreated wounds and the woody plants can die. © bellakadife / stock.adobe.com A wounded tree is particularly sensitive to bacteria in the affected areas. With the right care, the wounds can heal in time and the crop is protected from disease.
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