Nasturtium sowing: in pots or outdoors?

When sowing nasturtiums, you have the choice of growing in pots or sowing them directly outdoors. Which variant you should prefer depends on various factors. Preculture in pots Nasturtium is not frost resistant. Sometimes it is already damaged when the temperatures are just above zero degrees. If you want to start punctually with the first plants after the…

Gutter cleaning in 6 steps: Remove leaves

Gutter cleaning is an essential must to prevent flooding and damage. With the right guidance, you can save yourself the expense of a professional and remove leaves yourself. Why clean gutters? Especially in autumn, winds ensure that leaves land on roofs and in gutters. As a result, it can block the flow of rain towards the downspouts. The…

Deficiency symptoms in cucumbers: 4 signs

Whether in the garden or greenhouse , cucumbers can quickly show signs of deficiency if they are not cared for properly. The following article shows which defects are responsible for yellow leaves and the like. Helle Blattränder Deficiency symptoms such as light leaf edges and later light coloring of the entire cucumber leaves generally indicate a lack of…

When can you start eating a salad? | how to

Whether lettuce, cut lettuce or picking lettuce, the various lettuce can be easily grown in the garden. You will achieve the best yields if you sow the plants in the cold frame or on the windowsill. This is how you succeed in preparing salad. Salat Lettuce (Lactuca sativa) is a must in every garden. It is full of…

Sanding and painting balcony railings: How to

Over time, a balcony railing will need to be repainted to maintain its protective function. For that you need to sand it down first. Find out how to fix it in this guide. Materials needed When renovating a balcony railing, the materials selected are essential to bring it back into shape. Most railings are made of either wood or metal. Therefore…

Grow nasturtium in 7 steps

Nasturtium does not only belong in cottage gardens . It is both ornamental and useful plant and can repel pests. For the earliest possible flowering, the nasturtium can also be easily grown indoors with our instructions. win seeds The required seeds can be purchased commercially or harvested from existing plants. They should be fully mature by the time of harvest. Immature…

Harvesting grapes: when are grapes ripe? | vintage

The harvest time of grapes depends on the respective varieties and the weather conditions. Here you can find out how you can tell that grapes are ripe and how long they have to be harvested. harvest time Depending on the grape variety , the harvest time usually extends from the end of August/beginning of September to the…

Growing Aji Charapita: the most expensive chili in the world

Aji Charapita is a rare chili variety that displays diva-like traits when grown . Since their fruits are also very small, the price for a kilogram of dried chillies is in the five-digit range. Aji Charapita Botanically, this chili variety belongs to the plant genus Capsicum chinense . The home of the chilli is the tropical north of Peru on the Brazilian…

Water the freshly seeded lawn properly

A beautiful green lawn transforms the property into a feel-good place. Once you have spread lawn seed, proper watering is important. Our guide tells you how to properly water a freshly seeded lawn. Sow and water the lawn Lawn seeds cannot sprout without water. They need lots of moisture. If the surface dries out, germination will be disrupted and…

Prep Cucumbers in 10 Steps | time of sowing

Growing cucumbers is not difficult and has advantages over sowing them outdoors. Strong young plants come into the bed, which will soon bloom and bear fruit. Why prefer cucumbers? Doing the work yourself and growing cucumbers yourself has advantages over bought seedlings. larger selection of varieties Control of crop protection products, seeds and substrate cheaper Early…