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Apple tree problems: the expert answers on apple tree diseases

Apple tree problems: the expert answers on apple tree diseases

THE AGRONOMIST ANSWERS ON HOW TO GROW AND CARE FOR PLANTS PROBLEMS MELOMalus domestica (Family Rosaceae) The column is dedicated to plant problems.If you want to write to our agronomist in order to have an answer on an unclear situation or a difficulty concerning your plant, it is necessary that you indicate: what plant it is; where it is located (inside the house, on the terrace, in the garden, etc.

Uncaria

Uncaria

What is it The uncaria, full name Uncaria tormentosa, is a climbing shrub native to the Amazon, which grows at altitudes of about 400, 800 meters. It grows in the forest in the southwest of the Amazon and is also widespread in other areas of South America, especially in the forests of Brazil, Colombia and Peru. It is also called Cat's Nail due to the shape of the leaves that are thorny.

Saponaria - How to care for and cultivate your Saponaria plant

Saponaria - How to care for and cultivate your Saponaria plant

HOW TO GROW AND CARE OUR SOAP PLANTS Saponaria ocymoidesE & 39; a very rustic plant that is found a little bit everywhere in Italy and in Europe producing splendid pink flowers. meadows and rocky places of Europe and Southwest Asia.

Saponaria - How to care for and cultivate your Saponaria plant

Saponaria - How to care for and cultivate your Saponaria plant

HOW TO GROW AND CARE OUR SOAP PLANTS Saponaria ocymoidesE & 39; a very rustic plant that is found a bit everywhere in Italy and in Europe producing splendid pink flowers. meadows and rocky places of Europe and Southwest Asia.

Callistemon citrinus splendes

Callistemon citrinus splendes

Buongiorno,l& 39;anno scorso ho acquistato a maggio una bellissima callistemon citrinus splendes, in piena fioritura, di un altezza di circa 120 cm.Dopo un mesetto i fiori hanno cominicato a seccarsi e sono caduti tutti. La pianta soffriva visibilmente, al punto che ho pensato stesse per morire.Così su consiglio di un giardiniere le ho cambiato vaso, pulendo bene le radici dalla vecchia terra e mettendola in una terra più ricca.

Toru Iwaya - Japanese artist

Toru Iwaya - Japanese artist

Toru Iwaya, le opereL& 39;artista nella realizzazione delle sue opere usa la tecnica dell& 39;acquaforte.Scrive Toru Iwaya, artista dal 1972:«L& 39;acquaforte è una tecnica di stampa su lastre di rame, che richiede grande pazienzae molto tempo.Come potete immaginare, è difficile perseverare con questa tecnica in quest& 39;epocamoderna, quando le cose cambiano così rapidamente.

Tomato collar rot, damage and prevention

Tomato collar rot, damage and prevention

Collar rot is one of the most problematic diseases for tomato cultivation. This problem is caused by a pathogen that is very difficult to eradicate.Tomato is a plant very subject to diseases and parasites, we have already talked about apical rot, downy mildew, virosis of tomato, noctua and absoluta .

Ursus arctos - Brown bear

Ursus arctos - Brown bear

Note 2 SCIENTIFIC CLASSIFICATION Wood: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Subphylum: Vertebrata Class: Mammalia Order: Carnivora Suborder: Caniformia Family: Ursidae Genus: Ursus Species: Ursus arctos Common name: Brown bear or grizzly GENERAL DATA: Length of the body: 1 to 2.8 m. (reaching 2.5 m when standing on hind legs) Weight: 100 - 600 kg (males larger than females) Lifespan: 20-30 years in the wild; 50 years in captivity Sexual maturity: female 2-3 years; male 3-4 years HABITAT AND GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION The species Ursus arctos known in Italy as brown bear and in America comegrizzly belongs to the family Ursidae and is a large animal quite widespread in different parts of the world.

Cyclamen - Primulaceae - How to care for and grow Cyclamen plants

Cyclamen - Primulaceae - How to care for and grow Cyclamen plants

HOW TO GROW AND CARE FOR OUR PLANTS Cyclamen, although not easy to grow, is one of the most popular houseplants, especially thanks to the fact that it gives us its splendid flowers during the winter, thus cheering up the cold periods. BOTANICARwood: PlantaeClado: AngiospermsClado: EudicotyledonsClado: AsterideOrder: EricalesFamily: PrimulaceaeGenus: CyclamenSpecies: see the paragraph «Main species» GENERAL CHARACTERISTICSThe cyclamen (genus Cyclamen) includes some species belonging to the Mediterranean area, some of the original Mediterranean, and 39 also of the Italian spontaneous flora, have been introduced in cultivation (Cyclamen europaeum, Cyclamen neapolitanume Cyclamen repandum).

Gorse, sow, plant, maintain

Gorse, sow, plant, maintain

Gorse, a shrub of gold and thorns ... Gorse, a bush found in the moors and throughout the west of France, is a brilliantly flowering shrub heralding spring. In gardens, it is mainly used as a hedge shrub, because of its "fiery" thorns. Gorse is moderately hardy between -10 and -15 ° C.

How to get rid of plant aphids using biological remedies

How to get rid of plant aphids using biological remedies

Gli afidi delle piante sono tra i più comuni parassiti che possiamo trovare sugli alberi del giardino o sulle colture orticole. Di questi pidocchi esistono innumerevoli specie. Vediamo quali sono le più diffuse in Italia, come agiscono e quali tipologie di danni possono provocare alle nostre piante. Esistono molti rimedi biologici per eliminare questi afidi senza usare pesticidi chimici.

Ethiopia Arum or Calla Lily how to plant, multiply, maintain Our website.co

Ethiopia Arum or Calla Lily how to plant, multiply, maintain Our website.co

The Ethiopia arum, Calla Lily an Exotic immaculate chalices! Ethiopia Arum is a plant of a beautiful nobility in the garden. Large, pointed green leaves like spears, flowers in the form of white calyxes (named spathes) extirpate and radiate. Plant can measure up to one meter in height. Petal’s flowers of ethiopia arum envelop a central "ears", bright yellow, and they measure up to 20 cm.

Cardiocrinum giganteum photographs

Cardiocrinum giganteum photographs

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Seats for swings

Seats for swings

The play area for children The swing seats are an important element of the swing itself because they allow the child to experience this moment of play in total safety. There are different types of swing, each made for a certain age group. Today the garden to be complete must always have a play area dedicated to children.

Garden games

Garden games

Those who have a garden of adequate size never give up on creating a space to be dedicated to games for children. When the child is in the garden he needs an adequate space where he can move and play peacefully without anything being a danger for him. The choice of the games to be placed in this space must be very accurate and above all appropriate to the age of the child himself.

Juniper: language of flowers and plants

Juniper: language of flowers and plants

LANGUAGE AND MEANING OF FLOWERS AND PLANTS PROJuniperus communis (family Cupressaceae) The juniper in Greek is called arkeuthos from the verb arkéo "to repel an enemy" in fact it was considered able to protect heres from diseases and from evil spirits thanks to its thorny branches.

Linden: language of flowers and plants

Linden: language of flowers and plants

LANGUAGE AND MEANING OF FLOWERS AND PLANTS (family Tiliaceae) Due to the fact that the linden is a very long-lived plant that can reach up to a thousand years of age, it inspired the symbol of longevity.The linden has always been considered by the ancient Greeks a sacred plant to Aphrodite considered the symbol of femininity.

Rhoeo - Commelinaceae - Cultivation and care of the Rhoeo

Rhoeo - Commelinaceae - Cultivation and care of the Rhoeo

HOW TO GROW AND CARE FOR OUR PLANTERHOEOLe Rhoeo are plants native to Central America in particular to Mexico, and to the West Indies even if now they have also naturalized in Florida and are very popular as houseplants due to the beauty of their leaves. BOTANICARwood: PlantaeClado: AngiospermsClado: MonocotyledonsOrder: CommelinalesFamily: CommelinaceaeGenus: RhoeoSpecies: see the paragraph "Main species" she also naturalized in Florida.

Padre Pio plant: what it is and how it is grown

Padre Pio plant: what it is and how it is grown

La pianta di padre Pio è una pianta molto particolare che ben si adatta a molteplici contesti.Non è solo una splendida pianta ornamentale utile per abbellire giardini o balconi, ma è anche molto apprezzata come pianta d’appartamento. Sei un amante delle piante da appartamento? Allora abbiamo scritto qualche altro articolo che può fare al caso tuo: scoprili qui, qui e qui.

Midas - Greek Mythology - The myth of King Midas

Midas - Greek Mythology - The myth of King Midas

MYTH OF MIDA Detail of the painting & 34; La calunnia, Sandro Botticelli, 1492 Uffizi Gallery, Florence (Italy) The myths and legends that our ancestors have handed down to us are many but one in particular deserves to be remembered and concerns the misadventures of a king who, wanting to be very rich and powerful first and pedantic after, teaches us a lot about things not to do.