Garden plants Published: Last edits: The plant is an ordinary primrose (lat.Primula vulgaris), or primrose ordinary - a herbaceous perennial from the genus Primrose. Naturally, primrose grows in Europe, northern Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia. Primrose is known since time immemorial - the ancient Greeks considered it a medicinal flower of Olympus and called it "dodecateon" - the flower of the twelve gods.
Rosehip hedges provide a supply of vitamins All fruits and vegetables are good for you. Some to a greater extent, others to a lesser extent. The most important indicator of usefulness is the content of vitamin C. But the absolute champion in this indicator is the rosehip! There is 100 times more vitamin C in rosehips than in lemon and 10 times more than in wild garlic!
I remember an old meeting. In the middle of summer, I was cycling along a country path and passed two elderly women. They walked, talking, and each carried, pressing to the body, large bouquets-brooms of blooming willow-tea. "Well, and bouquets!" - I could not restrain myself and commented. " “And these are not bouquets, but future medicinal and healthy tea,” the women retorted my remark.
By: Susan Albert, Freelance Garden WriterGrowing fruit trees in the home garden is an increasingly popular hobby in the South. Plucking lush, ripe fruits from a tree in the backyard is very satisfying. However, the project should not be taken lightly. Growing fruit trees requires careful planning, preparation, and execution.
By: Mary Ellen EllisPlants don’t move like animals do, but plant movement isreal. If you have watched one grow from a small seedling to a full plant, youhave watched it slowly move up and out. There are other ways that plants movethough, mostly slowly. In some cases, movement in particular species is fastand you can see it happen in real time.
By: Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)Growing your own fruit trees is a rewarding and exciting endeavor. While it may initially seem that growing your own fruit at home would require a lot of space, more and more small-scale gardeners are taking advantage of various compact methods of growing fruit like containers.
Branched pigweed: beautiful purple spikes Branched pigweed can have colors other than purple, there is also bronze or green. Like all amaranths, in addition to being pretty, this paniculate amaranth is edible. Amaranth is also (maybe) one of the crops of the future, because it is resistant to periods of drought and you can imagine it consumes little water.
By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistSago palms are actually not palm trees but an ancient plant form called a Cycad. These plants have been around since the time of the dinosaurs and are hardy, tenacious specimens, but even the mighty may be laid low by tiny little pests. In this case, if a sago palm has white dots, you need to be ready for battle.
Square feet - mini-beds made work easier, reduced planting area and allowed for an ample crop of vegetables - That's it! I said to myself this year. Enough! Stop hunching over the endless beds, and then either preserving the crop until you feel sick, or dejectedly trudge to the market in case of failure.
By: Amy GrantSuper plant or invasive weed? The mosquito fern plant has been called both. So what is a mosquito fern? The following will uncover some fascinating mosquito fern facts and leave you to be the judge.What is a Mosquito Fern?Native to California, the mosquito fern plant, Azolla filculoides or just Azolla, is named thus due to its habitat.
Raising rabbits is fun and challenging, but our ancestors have been raising rabbits since ancient times. Having no idea about possible adaptations for keeping these pets, they equipped them with the most natural conditions: they dug a hole and placed several families of rabbits there, gave them food and water.
Sometimes objects that are mistaken for garbage serve as the basis for creating country decorations. For example, when cutting down old garden trees or clearing a building site, stumps remain, which are uprooted and burned. If you look at them through the eyes of a designer, you can see beautiful natural frames for creating flower beds or original floristic compositions.