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A green wall not only beautifies the home but also brings a touch of originality to your decoration. However, like all green spaces and plantations, the green wall also involves maintenance. The choice of plants to integrate should not be taken lightly, and it is also necessary to put in place proper support for the plants and have a good visual appeal. Here are some tips to help you out! What Are the Questions To Ask? The main objective of installing a green wall is to create an original and personalized decorative element. This is why it is essential to study the project carefully to obtain a better result. Start by choosing the location of your green wall. Contrary to popular belief, there is nothing dangerous about putting plants in a bedroom. Moreover, some varieties have a depolluting effect. Therefore, installing some in the bedroom allows you to clean the…

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Garden Maintenance

Your garden needs to be maintained throughout the season; otherwise, you can lose everything you have planted. Maintenance is essential as it will allow your garden to thrive. Beginners think garden maintenance is boring, but remember that weeding and watering are experienced gardeners’ favorite parts. It is important to maintain the garden for it to look better, cleaner, and safer as there will be no pests or garden materials lying around. It can also save you money because if a garden gets out of control, you usually have to call a professional to fix it. In this article, we have listed some gardening tips that make maintenance easy and effective. Weeding Weeds are plants that develop in our garden without having been actively planted. They have their importance in the natural landscape, but they can crowd out the plants we have planted if left unchecked. Some weeds can smother and…

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Juice Garden

You’ve waited a long time to harvest your fruits and vegetables, and now that you’ve harvested the fruits of your labor, the last thing you want to do is just throw them in the fridge and let them die, resulting in a waste of your time, money, and effort. In this article, I will teach you how to make the most of your harvest. What Goes In The Fridge? Some vegetables will go in the fridge, and some must be left over the counter; most people throw everything in the fridge, which reduces the lifespan of those vegetables. Broccoli, cauliflower, sprouts, cucumbers, and peppers go in the fridge. Vegetables such as mushrooms must be put in a paper bag, or else they will get moldy. Lettuce and leafy vegetables should be put in an airtight bag before being put in the fridge as they are more prone to moisture loss;…

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For those who want to grow their own food, flowers, medicinal plants, you can use your porch, your garden or a vegetable garden, the important thing is to start! But often it’s not easy and to make it even more complicated, after an exhausting day of work, you arrive in your garden and find a legion of insects and pests that, if not controlled, can ruin our plans and frustrate all our efforts. But all is not lost, here are some “recipes” to make 100% organic repellents that will help you keep unwanted insects away, in total respect of the environment. We also recommend that you take a look at the plants you can plant in the garden that will help you fight pests. It is important to keep in mind that insect repellents should be used after the flower has fallen. Keep reading to know more on the natural…

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Irrigation System

Summary – Focus on drip irrigation – Step 1: Prepare the installation – Step 2: Install the drip system – Step 3: Case 1: Installing a vegetable garden – Step 3: Case 2: Installing a Landscape Irrigation System – Step 3: Case 3: Installing a potted plant irrigation – Step 3: Case 4: Installing a hedge watering system Do you experience daily watering as a chore but still dream of a lush garden? Automatic drip irrigation is a simple, environmentally friendly and economical solution that requires little effort to set up and very little investment to deliver the right amount of water where it’s needed. Here are the tips for installing a drip irrigation system. Focus on drip irrigation There are a large number of automatic watering systems on the market. They are made up of the following elements, with a few variations – a battery-operated programmer that allows you…

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Hyacinth is a colorful and remarkable plant, whose flowers give off a pleasant scent that will be noticed in your home. It can be planted in pots and planters, the hyacinth can also be part of the interior decoration, in addition to composing gardens and beds installed outside. With intense colors, the flower, whose height varies from 20 to 50 centimeters, has a size and beauty appropriate to be part of any environment of homes, commercial establishments and public places. The hyacinth flower naturally diffuses a smoothing scent, providing a feeling of closeness to nature. Its lush and colorful bloom takes place in spring, especially in cold climates, where natural conditions allow the bulb to go through a dormant phase, which lasts all winter. However, in warmer regions, the hyacinth only grows if it is subjected to an artificial dormancy process, a practice made possible by the professionalization of floriculture.…

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Ladybug Hotel

Building a Ladybug Hotel in Your Garden! Ladybugs are beneficial insects in the garden, and they are great consumers of aphids and other parasites that wreak havoc on plantations. They avoid using chemical treatments and are qualified as auxiliary insects for the help they give to gardeners. To make your garden a welcoming place and encourage them to stay, you can make their small shelters. Ladybugs, precious allies of the gardener Ladybugs are known for their ability to consume large quantities of aphids. A single adult ladybug can eat more than 100 aphids per day, and a single ladybug larva can consume up to 300 aphids in 18 days, the period corresponding to the larval stage. This appetite drastically reduces the risk of aphid damage in plantations. Moreover, ladybugs eat aphids and other parasites such as mealybugs, whiteflies, mites, and fungi such as powdery mildew, which threatens roses and many vegetables,…

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protect your garden

8 Ways to Protect Your Garden in Winter Garden stores offer expensive and sometimes polluting solutions to protect your garden from the cold weather: mulch, fertilizers, weed killers, insecticides or fungicides… Maintaining your little haven of peace can become a real money pit! This post gives you 8 economical solutions to protect your garden in winter. 1. Weed by hand When faced with the chore of weeding, don’t give in to the temptation of chemical sprays. Not only does it pollute the soil and water, but it can also attack your lawn and even your ornamental plants! To weed by hand: – Pull up young plants as soon as they appear to prevent them from proliferating later. – You can also get some coarse salt and vinegar from your kitchen cupboard, a healthy and economical alternative to weeds! Good to know: scarification consists of removing moss and dead leaves from a…

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tree weevil

Tree weevil, also known as corneal disease, is a fungal disease caused by an ascomycete fungus, Coryneum beijerinckii (asexual form), also known as Stigmina coprophilia (in its sexual form). It can cause significant damages to fruit productions. This post explains how to fight against tree weevil. Biology of Coryneum beijerinckii This fungus is preserved during the winter period of vegetative rest in the buds of twigs, in cankers and in leaf scars. In the spring, conidiospores are released during episodes of rain and wind. These contaminate the new buds in the process of opening, whether they are flowering or vegetative, and then the young leaves. The new leaves are also contaminated, starting with those located in the lower part of the tree. They are covered with red-brown spots (from 1 to 3 mm) whose centre, once necrotic, disappears by creating holes in the leaf blade. This is what gives the…

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The sweet potato is a ubiquitous vegetable to see in the tropical areas of the United States. Although it is unclear where it comes from, it is believed to be native to northwestern South America, specifically northern Peru and southern Ecuador. Interested in growing this crop but don’t know how to proceed? Not to worry! Today, we will tell you more about the sweet potato and how to plant it. Sprouting and Planting a Sweet Potato in a Home Pot Germination If you want to sprout a sweet potato, you must use an ecological and organic tuber. This is to avoid tubers that have indiscriminately used pesticides, which could prevent their germination. If you want to sprout a sweet potato, you can cut it in half or leave it whole. The sweet potato or its parts will be placed in containers of dechlorinated water. Dip half of the sweet potato…

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