22 good neighbors for kohlrabi

The fine-spicy kohlrabi tubers are not only healthy, but also quite undemanding and easy to care for in the garden. With the right neighboring plants at your side, cabbage grows even better. Here we list 22 good neighbors for kohlrabi. Caring for kohlrabi Kohlrabi (Brassica oleracea var. gongylodes) is a very fast-growing cabbage vegetable. The first tubers with…

Feeding pigeons species-appropriate: what do they like to eat?

In cities, pigeons peck at almost any leftover food they find. However, this food is not species-appropriate. Because the birds are actually grain eaters. We will show you how to feed pigeons in a species-appropriate manner. pigeon feed Pigeons (Columbidae) are naturally vegetarians. Since they cannot crush seeds, fruits and berries, they ingest the pigeon food whole and swallow…

How long do pigeons live? That’s how old they get

City pigeons are among the most controversial birds, especially when they appear en masse in human settlements. Their life expectancy is rather short compared to other pigeon species. Read here how old pigeons get. pigeon species In the animal kingdom, pigeons (Columbidae) form a family with about 42 genera and over 300 species. In Central Europe there are…

Requirements for pumps for cisterns: 12 references

The pump plays an essential role in the functioning of the cistern. It is the heart of the rainwater system. What requirements must pumps for cisterns meet? We have put together 12 tips for choosing a pump. Install cisterns Before installing a cistern, you should check the individual requirements and clarify how the water can reach the consumer. Basically,…

53 beautiful panicle hydrangea varieties for the garden

Panicle hydrangeas (Hydrangea paniculata) are characterized by a very good frost hardiness and tolerate drought better in summer. There are now numerous panicle hydrangea varieties that are cultivated in the garden as a shrub or even as a standard. Rice hydrangea First and foremost, panicle hydrangea varieties differ in their growth height and flower color. They feel…

Should you plant tomatoes and peppers together?

Homegrown tomatoes and peppers simply taste better than their supermarket counterparts. Since both vegetables thrive in this country, the question arises as to whether they get along well in the immediate vicinity. mixed culture A certain variety in the vegetable garden not only brings variety to the menu, but also increases harvest yields if cared for…

Winter: can you sprinkle normal salt/table salt?

In winter there is an obligation to grit on ice and snow. If only normal table salt is available, the question arises as to whether it is also allowed to sprinkle with it. Differences between road and table salt Basically, there are hardly any differences between the different types of salt. Road salt consists largely of sodium…

Germinate pepper seeds: germination time & temperature

Pepper plants are easy to grow from seed, but it’s not always easy. The germination time can vary greatly and is mainly dependent on the right temperature. How to germinate pepper seeds. Pepper sowing Paprika (Capsicum) is a popular vegetable, which can also be grown well in the garden or in a greenhouse . Outdoors and cold greenhouses, however, the…

Cactus Goes Soft: First Aid for Lazy Squishy Cactus

Again and again it happens that a cactus becomes soft. In many cases, improper watering is responsible for cactus rot. If the so-called succulents are not completely mushy, you can save the plants with the right measures. Kaktus fault A rotten cactus is the dread of many home and garden owners. You can tell the rot inside when…