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Madagascar Jasmine: Bridal Veil Vine Plant Fragrant Stephanotis Flower Care

Madagascar Jasmine: Bridal Veil Vine Plant Fragrant Stephanotis Flower Care

Summary: Stephanotis, a long time favorite, fragrant, bridal veil plant, and has grown in popularity as a spring-time patio plant. It grows on a trellis and in a hanging basket.Stephanotis floribunda (stef-ah-NO-tis flor-ih-BUN-duh) hails from Madagascar and is a member of the Apocynaceae (a-pos-ih-NAY-see-eye) or milkweed family.

Vegetable garden: how to do it with children

Vegetable garden: how to do it with children

Cultivating is an experience of great educational value for children, even those who do not have land available can do so by cultivating a vegetable garden in a box. Creating it with your children offers numerous educational opportunities that can also be seized by parents. These include spending time with children, teaching (and learning) through doing and taking care of plants in a shared garden.

The agricultural organism of biodynamics

The agricultural organism of biodynamics

Try to imagine your garden as an organism, in which every element is important for the survival of everything, from cultivated plants to composting, to the soil with all the microorganisms, insects and earthworms that inhabit it.The concept of agricultural organism is fundamental to understand the logics that guide biodynamic agriculture, for this reason we focus on this vision, where everything has its own function and finds meaning only as part of a single body.

9 Natural Pest-Fighting Flowers To Plant In Your Garden

9 Natural Pest-Fighting Flowers To Plant In Your Garden

Over time most gardeners learn which flowers to plant around the garden with the properties that invite beneficial insects or repel insects naturally.Planting flowers for natural pest control, reduces pesticide use but also your workload.Less pesticides equals more good bugs, to control bad bugs such as the western flower thrips (flankliniella occidentalis), aphids, tomato hornworms, flea beetles, parasitic wasps and other insect pests.

All About Growing and Care Of Carex Divulsa

All About Growing and Care Of Carex Divulsa

Carex divulsa KAR-eks, dee-VOOL-sah is an evergreen perennial rush or sedge from the graminoid (grass-like) family Cyperaceae.It is a rhizomatous plant type, growing long green clumps.There is an interesting tale to go along with this Carex species like:Carex Testacea (Orange New Zealand Sedge)Carex Evergold (Japanese Sedge)Often, Carex divulsa is confused with Carex tumulicola (Berkeley sedge).

The fertilization of hot peppers

The fertilization of hot peppers

The spicy pepper (peperoncino) is a plant widely cultivated in vegetable gardens and often also kept in pots. It requires relatively little space, in the face of a very generous and abundant production, also considering that the fruits are mostly used as a condiment.The plant (Capsicuum) belongs to the Solanaceae family, in the spicy varieties it is loaded with chillies with an aesthetic result very pleasant, which gives it an ornamental value.