Category Decoration

Dandelion - 2 recipes presented
Decoration

Dandelion - 2 recipes presented

For many people, dandelions are weeds. You can make delicious delicacies from this plant. Here are 2 recipes you should try. Dandelion: weed or garden fruit? With dandelions, opinions are often divided as to whether it can even be called a weed, or whether it can be used for the production of syrup or

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Create a new lawn, but when?

It is best to sow new lawn in late summer If the lawn has suffered a lot in different areas, it is often necessary to completely re-plant it in the damaged areas. The question that hobby gardeners keep asking themselves is when do you have to create a new lawn?
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The Skimmia - evergreen balcony plant for winter

If you want to make more out of your balcony and also want to look at great-looking plants in autumn and winter, it is good to get a Skimmia (Skimmie). Skimmia brings color to the balcony A little color is good for us, especially in the cold season - with the Skimmia you definitely have it in front of the window.
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How do I correctly take soil samples in the garden?

LUFA is responsible for soil sample analysis. If you want to take soil samples in the garden for an objective analysis of soil quality, you should start with a spade at a depth of about 25 cm. An earth floe is then removed here, which should have the shape of a brick. Take the soil sample from the edge of the spade For a good result, between 15 and 20 samples are required per 100 square centimeters of soil.
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Set up garden gnomes - yes or no?

The tastes are also different in the gardens. One loves garden gnomes, another hates the little figures. No need to set up garden gnomes if they don't want to. But what does it look like when the neighbor puts these dwarfs in his garden and you feel disturbed by it? Can you do something about it?
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When the laurel tree turns brown

Laurels can be found in many gardens. These are often used as hedges because they quickly become very dense. But the laurel tree also makes a good picture in solitary terms. However, only if it does not suddenly turn brown. This often happens over the winter. Especially when it is a long and cold winter.
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Natural pest control with parasitic wasps

You can control the white fly with parasitic wasps. There are many plant pests in the garden, which can also bring a gardener to despair. However, there are not only chemical ways to combat these pests. Hatchback wasps are one method of natural pest control.
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When the vinegar tree grows

Consistent pruning increases the problem. In contrast, that the vinegar tree is overgrown, there is no patented solution. One thing is certain: consistent trimming only increases the problem. It is better, as with wild herbs, to look at the underground branches of the vinegar tree as well as possible and to remove them consistently.
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Smoke from grilling in the garden

Grilling in the garden - a leisure activity to which hardly anyone says no. That's what a garden is for. Where else can you make an open fire? And this is exactly where a problem can be found that keeps dishes busy: smoke from grilling. Regulations vary depending on the federal state It is not possible to find a nationwide uniform regulation here because it does not exist.
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Roundworms in the garden - Tagetes helps

Tagetes helps with roundworms in the garden The so-called roundworms in the garden or also called nematodes always occur when the planting in vegetable patches is overstimulated. If you notice that putrefaction occurs more often or the vegetables or the roots take care of it, this may be due to the threadworms that penetrate the roots and damage the plants.
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Create a hedge arch - how it works!

If you want to give your romantic garden that certain something, you should create a hedge arch. It takes a while, but it's very easy. A hedge arch requires a lot of patience Almost every garden has a hedge that surrounds the property. And not infrequently - especially on older plots - the hedge is so high that a hedge arch has formed over the entrance.
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Shallots versus onions

Shallots or onions, what's the difference? Are shallots healthy and milder? All answers about the shallot including planting instructions here. Shallots (Allium ascalonicum), like the onions, belong to the amaryllis family (subfamily leek family) and are equally popular in the kitchen.
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Vietnamese coriander - an insider tip in the herb garden

We all know coriander. Do you also know the Vietnamese coriander? It is a real rarity, which we are planting more and more often. Vietnamese coriander: Has an exotic peppery taste (sakchaiphoto / stock.adobe.com) Both in the kitchen and in the garden, we hobby gardeners like to try something new from time to time.
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4 medicinal plants in the home garden

Milk thistle is good for the liver There are many plants that have healing powers. We also find many of them in our home garden, but mostly we don't even know that these are medicinal plants. We would like to introduce four of them to you: Milk thistle: It is good for the liver, for the bile and for the digestion.
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Useful accessories for the garden pond

To keep the garden pond so beautiful, you need useful accessories. The garden pond is at the top of the wish list of many gardeners. But just dig a hole in the ground and pour water - it's not that easy. We don't want to give instructions on how to create a pond here, because there are many different options.
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The right care for roses - 5 tips

Proper care is important Roses are the queens of flowers, so they need enough and, above all, proper care. When the roses start to bloom in May or June, the time has come to take special care of the great plants. Our 5 tips for proper rose care: faded rose flowers should always be removed immediately to extend the flowering phase.
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When summer flowers wither

When summer flowers wilt What would a garden be without lush summer flowers? Perennial and annual plants give themselves a rendezvous. But again and again it happens that summer flowers hang their heads and start to wither for some unknown reason. Loosen and pour the soil If it is too dry, the means to an end is simple: loosen the soil and water vigorously.
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Geraniums multiply in 6 steps

Multiply geraniums and save money Geraniums can be found in almost every apartment and on almost every balcony or terrace. There are various types and colors. And even scented geraniums are commercially available. Geraniums are flowers that are stored cool and dark in winter and cut back in spring.
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Tips against the leek miner fly and the leek moth

Protect your leek from pests Leek is a vegetable that should not be missing in the kitchen. You can use it in many ways and it tastes excellent. It is also not particularly difficult to grow leeks in the garden independently. It is easy to care for and not particularly demanding. But he has two weak points.
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The cinnamon brings vanilla scent to the garden

The scent of vanilla doesn't just remind us of baking. It also makes us dream of exotic places. If you like, you can bring this fragrance into the garden with the cinnamon tree. Cinnamon scents of vanilla Everyone probably smells of vanilla. Men in particular should like this smell very much in women.
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