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  • Why do joys drop their flowers?

    The buds and flowers of some varieties of joys of the house tend to fall very easily and, although we cannot determine the exact cause without knowing all the details of the plant, if there are common causes for the flowers to fall before showing everything its splendor Among the most common causes are: Lack of water: if you do not have enough water, you will see how their buds fall. ...
  • The gardening tips of December 14 and 15, 2019

    Iñigo Segurola returns this Saturday and Sunday with new gardening tips and ideas. We give you a preview of the gardening contents that we will see this weekend: Decogarden Program In the Decogarden gardening council, Iñigo Segurola takes us back to his garden in Lurgarden to show us a very extravagant space. ...
  • Three options for the garden: conifer, camellia and birch

    When designing the garden and planting different plants, trees or shrubs, we can opt for many options. On this occasion, we propose a combination with three elements. The first option is about a variety of Pinus. Specifically it is the Pinus strobus "Nana". This conifer is a small variety and has a bluish color. ...
  • The alelí, late winter plant

    Normally, the flowering plants that usually bloom in late winter and early spring are usually thoughts and primroses. These two plants are usually the most used seasonal plants in compositions and plantations during these months. Thus, in addition to the primroses and thoughts, we can also find another plant that blooms at this time: the alelí or wallflower. ...
  • Witch hazel Virginiana, flower bush

    During winter it is very common that most of the vegetation does not bloom. Thus, on other occasions, we have seen that there are some trees, plants and shrubs that also bloom in winter. One of them is the Virginian Hammamelis that we will see in more detail below. The Hammamelis Virginiana is also known as a witch's broom or witch hazel. ...
  • 4 varieties of dogwood for the garden

    The dogwoods or cornus, are shrubs that are characterized by bearing cold and long winters well. Therefore, if we want the garden to be a little more cheerful during the winter season, an option is to plant dogwoods or cornus so that they provide different colors depending on variety face. The variety of Cornus sericea "Flaviramea" is characterized by its greenish yellow color. ...
  • Differences between ground and aerial orchids

    Hanging orchids or cymbidium floribundum are ground orchids. Normally these orchids usually have flowers vertically and less flowers. But these types of orchids tend to have more inflorescence for each bush and the flowers grow in a hanging manner. The biggest difference between these orchid varieties lies in their growth. ...
  • Padded with composted straw

    On more than one occasion we have seen different ways of making a quilting. Next we will see an option to make a quilting using composted straw or semi-composted straw, and how to get the straw into the process of decomposition. The raw material for quilting will be a bale of barley straw. ...
  • When can we transplant newly purchased plants?

    If you want to transplant a newly purchased plant to the ground or another pot, it can be done at any time. You have to keep in mind that you buy a plant that is in a pot and that you are going to transplant it to another, so it will not suffer, it is an action that we can perform immediately. Another thing is that it is a plant that is on land and you want to take it out to plant it in a pot. ...
  • Fargesias for the garden

    The fargesias are well known with the name of bamboo. Thus, within this group of plants, we can find different types with their own characteristics. Most bamboo varieties tend to have an expansive growth environment. That is, the roots colonize large areas of land, often becoming uncontrollable. ...
  • Metallic flowers

    On this occasion, we propose an original idea to recycle certain metallic elements and make beautiful and decorative metallic flowers. The materials and tools that we will use will be cans, soda cans, wires, scissors for cutting metal, drill, wire forks and pliers. ...
  • Varieties of Alocasias

    Within the group of alocasias, in addition to the varieties best known for their large green leaves, there are others not so famous but equally interesting. Here are some of them. Do not miss them! Varieties of alocasia 1. Alocasia or Elephant Ear (common) The most typical and known alocasia is characterized by having rounded leaves but there are also with more compact leaves. ...
  • Why anthuriums and bromeliads don't bloom again

    There are many who, through social networks, ask us why anthuriums or bromeliads do not bloom once they have lost the flower. Normally, we tend to buy these plants in full bloom and once they lose their flowers, we see that they do not return to give the striking flowers that characterize them. ...
  • Garden sculpture with succulents

    On this occasion we propose a decorative idea to decorate the garden of our house. It is about using a large wooden log that is hollow inside as a container. This trunk we will place on 6 metal rods that will function as legs. Inside we will plant succulent or succulent plants. ...
  • How to grow quinces

    Common name: quince Scientific name: Cydonia oblonga Height and extension: alt. 1.5 m and ext. 1m Orientation: in full sun Temperature: resistant, although we will avoid the frost bags Harvest: autumn Appropriate container size: 45cm Substrate: ground-based Description of the quince The aromatic, yellow and pear-shaped fruits of the quince, known for its Scientific name Cydonia oblonga, they have nothing to do with ornamental Japanese quinces, much less tasty, and are used to make a sweet jelly to accompany meats and cheeses. ...
  • Recover land orchids

    There are many varieties and types of orchids, but in general, all of them can be grouped into two large groups. The group of aerial orchids is the group in which we find orchids that are grown in transparent containers, while terrestrial orchids can be grown in opaque containers. ...
  • Plants to create kokedamas

    On previous occasions we have explained to you how to make a kokedama, a moss ball that comes from a Japanese floral technique with which ornamental plants are achieved by creating a moss ball. As its name implies, it is about creating a sphere of moss (koke means moss and lady means ball). ...
  • Spring bulbs for the balcony

    On this occasion we will make a floral composition for the balcony using bulbous plants. In particular they will be spring bulbs, that is, plants that bloom in spring. Being plants that bloom in spring, we must plant them in autumn, during the months of October or November. If we have not done so, we can choose to buy the bulbous plants in small pots and that at the beginning of spring begin to bloom. ...
  • Plant spring plants in pots

    Now is the time to plant the seasonal plants to get them to look on the balconies and terraces. Therefore, we will see how to plant spring plants in pots and thus create beautiful floral compositions for spring and summer. The floral composition that we are going to create for the spring season will have two colors as protagonists: red and white. ...
  • Phalaenopsis care

    When it comes to growing aerial orchids or phalaenopsis in our homes, we must take into account the basic care and its maintenance so that they flourish and last longer. Care of phalaenopsis Transparent container One of the most important aspects when growing plants is the container itself. ...