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The garden in July

The garden in July

Herbs and bulbs There is need for maintenance: many herbaceous plants that have finished the first flowering cycle (sage, achillea, echinacea, nepeta ...) need to be cleaned. Some even benefit from a drastic cut almost at ground level: we will stimulate the production of new stems and a new abundant flowering.

Description and characteristics of the Veloy currant variety, planting and care

Description and characteristics of the Veloy currant variety, planting and care

Veloy currant is an early ripening berry crop that is popular among gardeners. She pleases with her early bountiful harvest of sweet berries. The variety is characterized by increased resistance to low temperatures and heat resistance. It is unpretentious, does not require special rules in care. A bit of history A variety of black currant varieties is Velaya - the result of crossing the Leningrad giant and Ojebin varieties, obtained within the walls of the All-Russian Research Institute for Plant Growing.

Tomato butterfly

Tomato butterfly

Question: tomato butterfly Salve sono francesco I am writing from the province of Salerno I wanted to ask you if by chance you knew the new insect that affects the tomatoes that we call farfallina (palummella) and 'an insect that stings the tomato and forms the worm all can you tell me what kind of treatment to do?

Rose of Jericho

Rose of Jericho

When and how much to irrigate The Selaginella lepidophylla is known with the common name of Rose of Jericho or plant of the resurrection. The most interesting feature of this type of plant is that in dry periods they are closed in on themselves. When they return to contact with water, the branches relax again and the foliage returns to color.

Botany

Botany

Botany is a branch of biology that deals with plant-based life forms: it observes and classifies forms, structure, functions, through different branches that focus from time to time on some particular aspects of the plant: the modalities nutritional or reproductive, geographical distribution, possible uses in other fields (scientific, pharmaceutical, food, ...) The first scholar of antiquity that we could identify as "botanist" was the Greek Theophrastus, a disciple of Aristotle, who lived in the IV century a.

Woodruff

Woodruff

Woodruff The Asperula is a perennial plant, it grows to a height of about 30 centimeters and has a thin but erect stem that does not tend to fall downwards, has a quadrangular stem, its leaves are lanceolate, not very large and elongated, of a rather intense green color, they have a rough surface and are arranged radially, grouped in quantities ranging from six to eight leaves and are arranged in the shape of a star.