By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistIt is difficult to control everything in your vegetable patch. Pest and disease issues are bound to come up. In the case of spinach, a common problem is both a pest and a disease issue. Blight of spinach is spread by certain insect vectors. The full name is spinach cucumber mosaic virus, and it affects other plants as well.
Now you can take semi-wooded cuttings of woody plants such as boxwood and lavender, but also various hedge plants. Take care when the plants are pruned. It is a smart way to get many new plants if, for example, you want to make a boxwood hedge. Put the cuttings in pots in a mixture of sand and peat, and place them in a cold bench or cover with non-woven fabric so they retain moisture better.
Lilies - from purchase to cutting Even for a beginner and completely inexperienced gardener, growing lilies for the first time on their site is not particularly difficult. If you do everything right away according to the rules, you will get a flowering plant in the first year of planting and get exactly what you hoped for, and maybe even much more.
Plant pests Published: Last revisions: The cruciferous flea insect (Latin Phyllotreta crusiferae) is a species of earthen flea beetles of the subfamily Kozyavok of the leaf beetle family. It is found in the Mediterranean region, Europe, the Caucasus, Turkey and Central Asia.
By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistIf you want a big, burly fern with stout foliage, trygrowing a Macho fern. What is a Macho fern? These robust plants form a largeclump of fronds and thrive in shade to partial shade. They even do well incontainers and hanging baskets. The Nephrolepisbiserrata Macho fern is a tropical, evergreen plant suitable for UnitedStates Department of Agriculture zones 9 to 10 but can be grown as an indoorplant and moved out in summer.
What varieties of plums and cherry plums to choose for growing in gardens near St. Petersburg Variety & 34; Gift to St. Petersburg & 34; Plum Plum in our gardens is a familiar, old plant - the genus of domestic plum was brought to Russia from Western Europe in the middle of the 17th century under Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich Romanov.
Recently, monochrome color compositions have become increasingly popular among gardeners. On the one hand, they are simple in structure, on the other hand, they are correctly selected, they can look more spectacular than many variegated flower beds. When starting to create a garden, it is necessary to think over its composition and structure in advance.
LANGUAGE AND MEANING OF FLOWERS AND PLANTS ORCHIDS An ancient legend of Epirus tells of a beautiful boy named Orchide who had two female breasts. Orchid as he grew while being a male, he assumed the form of a woman, becoming sinuous and delicate.
Carnegiea gigantea, commonly known as Saguaro Cactus, sports a medium-green, furrowed trunk with gray spikes. Saguaro Cactus grows very slowly and has a mature height of up to 50 feet (15 m). These cacti make a bold statement in the landscape with their stiff arms and coarse texture. Saguaro Cactus, hardy in U.
Greetings to all lovers of beautiful manicure. You probably know that putting beauty on your hands is pleasant and at the same time quite costly. Perfectly made nails can suddenly deteriorate from physical work. But we want to admire the perfectly done work of the master for quite a long time.
It is impossible to grow cucumbers without watering. Saturation of plants with moisture is a daily hard work. A homemade design made of plastic bottles for drip irrigation of cucumbers, which you can make with your own hands, will help to facilitate care when growing healthy vegetables.
By: Amy GrantIf you live in one of the cooler regions of North America, you might despair of ever growing your own cherry trees, but the good news is that there are many more recently developed cold hardy cherry trees suitable for growing in climates with short growing seasons. The following article contains information about growing cherry trees for cold climates, in particular, zone 3 cherry tree cultivars.