About Plants

Thigh

It is not surprising that the thigh plant was included in the state pharmacopoeia of Germany and Switzerland. The saxifrage thigh is a surprisingly viable and unpretentious plant of the umbelliferous family. A thigh grows on virgin edges, forest glades and on stony soils. It is not possible to tear up a plant because it sits quite firmly in the ground, and over the years it accumulates unique biological substances: aromatic compounds, acetic and benzoic acids, fatty and essential oils, resins, saponins, coumarins, proteins, sugars, flavonoids....

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Red Ardisia Necklace

Indoor mountain ash, viburnum or currant - as soon as they call ardisia. This amazing exotic from the category of evergreen indoor plants attracts not with flowering, and not even with an impressive thick crown, but with berries. But thanks to them, the ardisia turns into a luxurious decoration of the whole interior. The elegant and catchy necklace of round berries on this beauty is worth all the efforts that have to be spent on leaving....

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April. Folk calendar

There is no single interpretation of the Latin name “aprilis”. Some produce it from the “aprekus” - warmed by the sun, others - from the verb “aperira” (open), that is, the month when the earth opens its bowels after a winter numbness and lush growth of greenery begins. The ancient Russian name for April is pollen: some plants bloom....

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How to save cut flowers

Summer It is unlikely that anyone will stand and not bring, for example, a charming bouquet of freshly cut flowers from a summer residence. Put in a vase, rejoice and sigh sadly: "It is a pity that the beauty of such a bouquet is not durable." And you need to start by cutting the flower. In most species, flowers are cut with scissors or a knife. The tool must be sharp to avoid splitting or tearing of plant tissues and fibers....

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Ripsalis - the most unusual cacti

In the list of unpretentious flowering cacti, ripsalises are necessarily mentioned. These are very spectacular epiphytic cacti. True, certain species are often grown not for flowering, but only for the shoots that are similar to sticks. Some ripsalises are almost indistinguishable from their counterparts, others are genuine originals. Ripsalis has one thing in common - a love of bright lighting, high humidity and minimal care....

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Strict flower beds in the shade

Regular style provides no less room for flower design than a variable and vibrant landscape design. Orderliness and rigor do not always mean boredom or lack of variation in plant combinations. Rather, quite the contrary: the play of lines, forms, a special rhythm expand the available options to almost limitless....

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Skullcap - decoration and medicine on the flower bed

Flowers accompany us everywhere. A lovely bouquet of daisies on the dining table, a lush multicolor flowerbed at the entrance to the school or office, a bright discount at the cottage, a solitary planting on a mown lawn in a recreation park. But not only with bright colors, unusual shape and wondrous aromas we are attracted to flowers. They, in addition to beauty, give health....

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What is Lychee?

Lychee is an unusual and somewhat outlandish name. However, this fruit, like many other previously unknown to us, is not only tasty, but also beneficial for the human body. Lychee - what is it? What is lychee? Lychees - the so-called tree-like plant of the sapinda family - is an extremely large family, which includes 150 genera, and even more species - as many as 2000....

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Gooseberry - studded berry

Which of us has not tried this wonderful berry? And what a jam is obtained from gooseberries! This is one of the most common plants in our gardens and, undoubtedly, one of the most beloved. Early classifications distinguished between two genera: Currant (Ribes) and Gooseberry (Grossularia). In more widely distributed monographs, only one genus of Ribes is recognized....

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Strawberry Spinach, or Zhminda

As soon as the people don’t call this interesting plant: strawberry or strawberry spinach, raspberry spinach, Zhminda. Of course, it has nothing to do with strawberries or strawberries, and it has a very distant relationship with spinach. Let's figure out what kind of “fruit” it is and, as they say, what it is eaten with....

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Lavender - the aroma of the mountains

Lavender is a decorative evergreen shrub. Narrow leaves of lavender - a beautiful silver color. Once seeing lavender at the peak of its flowering and feeling its cold, refined aroma, it is impossible not to fall in love with this plant. About the features of growing lavender in the garden - this article. Contents: Botanical description of the plant Lavender care Lavender propagation Diseases and pests of lavender Lavender in landscape design Botanical description of the plant Lavender (Lavandula) is a genus of plants of the family of Lamiaceae or Labiatae....

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Hanging Zebrin - Grass Zebra

The family is commeline. Homeland - Central America. The name of the plant "zebrin", apparently due to the presence on the leaves of silver or white stripes running along the entire length of the leaves, like black and white stripes on the back of a zebra. The perennial herbaceous zebrina plant has small shiny leaves 5 to 6.5 cm long, multicolor on the top, and purple below....

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Why do the tips of leaves dry in indoor plants?

Even with the most careful care, problems in the development of indoor plants cannot be avoided. Hardy, persistent and undemanding crops can unpleasantly surprise as well as indoor exotics. Some problems signal the need for a minor correction of the care program, others indicate imperceptible changes in the conditions of detention, and still others require serious measures....

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We grow Manchurian walnut

Hello dear gardeners, gardeners and gardeners! Dear ones, today I would like to tell you, to introduce many of you to such a plant as a nut. There are only about 20 species of nuts. But Russia is big - it can withstand these trees. Trees are huge, beautiful, with a height of about 20 to 30 meters, can grow....

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The best shrub roses. Advanced Antiquity - Rococo

The beautiful and powerful shrub rose "Rokoko" at first glance seems to be a representative of old roses and captivates with nostalgic beauty. But it is not so simple: it is a modern, hardy and unpretentious variety that only “pretends” to be old. Charming watercolor flowers with a complex, as if painted by the artist’s hand delicate apricot color and powerful bushes earned Rococo the title of one of the best cut and garden roses, but also purely practical advantages also deserve separate praise....

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How to protect yourself from wasps?

Perhaps the situation is familiar to everyone: a pleasant summer day, good company, a delicious barbecue is planned, and here, from nowhere, a wasp appears. And worse than this little annoying buzz can only be their swarm. It seems that they are everywhere: they fly into food, revolve around, persistently buzz. And if you strongly brush it off, they can also demonstrate their sharp sting in action....

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Flowers for balconies and loggias

Verbena Verbena is a short plant with small, very beautiful flowers, similar to primrose. When the plant reaches a height of 12 cm, you need to pinch the top. He loves watering, top dressing, especially with fertilizers "Flower" and "Ideal." © Christophe MehayGeran From mid-February to early March, geranium seeds are sown at 20 ° C....

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Shrew Exotic Proteus

Protea is a plant whose affiliation with exotics can be judged at a glance. A favorite of florists, this outlandish representative of the Protein family is able to become the highlight of the room and garden collection. Spiky multi-colored heads of inflorescences of a huge size are spectacular, the foliage is original....

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My wrong experience in growing remont raspberries

I have raspberries associated with the crown of summer. Heated earth. Hot sun. Sweet aromatic berry, which has accumulated in itself this sun and warmth of a generous earth. It is not for nothing that our great-great-grandmothers gathered forest raspberries in whole baskets, withstanding fierce competition with bears. Stocked up summer, sun, warmth ... And now it turned out that raspberries are not necessarily the crown of summer....

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What to do to make Kalanchoe bloom longer?

The most vivid and hardy of all the beautifully flowering "bouquets in pots" is a luxurious Kalanchoe. Thanks to the efforts of breeders, the selection of flowering varieties today has become delightfully diverse. Kalanchoe is usually bought as a gift or instead of a bouquet, or for yourself - as an interior decoration. And to do this is not so difficult, after all, after all, Kalanchoe is a succulent!...

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