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Terracotta - so terracotta pots stay beautiful
October 2019

Terracotta - so terracotta pots stay beautiful

Everyone knows the problem, terracotta pots become gray and ugly over time. This is due to the calcareous tap water, which evaporates through the pot. The lime then stays behind. At the same time,...

Balcony plants and table decoration from the garden waste
October 2019

Balcony plants and table decoration from the garden waste

Every city has public collection points for garden waste. Allotment gardeners plant the remaining plants and their roots there. Often there is garden soil with flower bulbs contained therein. Plants...

Tomato rot / brown rot
October 2019

Tomato rot / brown rot

Tomato blight is a plant disease in which the tomatoes and leaves turn brown and drop prematurely. Yoghurt helps here! Dissolve 1-2 tablespoons of natural yoghurt in 5dl of cold water and spray the...

Balcony species pour without hauling pitchers
October 2019

Balcony species pour without hauling pitchers

If you have a lush balcony planting, you have to carry a lot of water to water everything. Faster and more comfortable with a garden hose. You need only in the kitchen or bathroom screw on an...

Plant flowers in the summer heat - how can it work?
October 2019

Plant flowers in the summer heat - how can it work?

Because of moving, I had to transplant my beloved garden plants between May and July, as I wanted to take Noah's Ark with them ("take a pair of each plant ...") Important for it to work: in the...

Thick raspberries without worms
October 2019

Thick raspberries without worms

Here's a tip for hobby gardeners: Who does not want easy-care raspberry bushes that produce thick, tasty and above all worm-free raspberries? There is such a miracle. Some years ago I started with 5...

Pull boxwood very easily yourself
October 2019

Pull boxwood very easily yourself

Box trees are popular, but unfortunately not cheap either. But you can easily pull it yourself, in the following way: From a box tree you cut off a small branch and put it in a shady spot deep in the...

Bring chives from the supermarket back to life
October 2019

Bring chives from the supermarket back to life

Of course you can throw them on the compost and turn it into soil, where chives are growing again - but this cycle takes me too long! An ancient trick: plant the old, exhausted plants into a larger...

Exotic holiday atmosphere on the terrace
October 2019

Exotic holiday atmosphere on the terrace

If you have a terrace, you should try to get onions for "Indian flowerpipe" from somewhere. These bulbs are planted in spring, about 3-4 - depending on the size - in a flowerpot with a diameter of...

Free garden and balcony plants
October 2019

Free garden and balcony plants

As a garden lover, who has to turn around every euro three times, I've discovered a way to get beautiful plants for free: I just look at the cemetery more often - no, not at the graves, but at the...