Morning glory, morning glory – sowing, planting & care

Morning glory, morning glory – sowing, planting & care

The morning glory, also called morning glory and funnel wind, is a species-rich genus that grow in our gardens as climbing plants and delight with their diverse flowers and leaf shapes. They can be grown from seeds without any problems and reach a considerable size after just a few weeks. The bright colors that these plants conjure…

Hemp palm – care & overwintering of Trachycarpus

Hemp palm – care & overwintering of Trachycarpus

The Chinese hemp palm proves that palm trees not only tolerate tropical climates and can also thrive here outside of the winter garden. Since hemp palms can grow to a height of over 10 meters, this fact saves the question of the right winter quarters. Location Hemp palms love a bright, sheltered location. However, some varieties do…

Magnolia – Magnolia Tree – Care & Cutting – Tulip Magnolia

What centuries ago was reserved exclusively for the Chinese emperors, today adorns the gardens and parks with a lush display of flowers. The full, attractive star blossoms of the magnolia delight the viewer from March with their silky, shimmering splendor and a beguiling scent and appear long before the leaves actually shoot. Contrary to what is often…

Succulents – plants, care & types

Succulents – plants, care & types

All cacti are succulent, but not all succulents are cacti. A distinction can be made between three types: stem, leaf and root succulents. They are particularly popular because they look like a small natural work of art. The ideal location Almost all succulents need a bright location with as much direct sunlight as possible and good ventilation. The…

Loosestrife – care & cutting of Red Robin

Loosestrife – care & cutting of Red Robin

Medlars do not grow very compact, rather loosely. A good hedge takes a few years. The shoots move nicely in the wind, which is decorative and rustles and rustles pleasantly. The small flowers in summer add to the value of the plant. Sometimes there is also fruit. Medlars often have many thorns. That is why birds love hedges and like to…

Arborvitae – Thuja Smaragd – planting, care & cutting

Arborvitae – Thuja Smaragd – planting, care & cutting

The tree of life impresses above all with its evergreen foliage, although it is actually needles, because it is a coniferous plant. In technical jargon they are called scale leaves because they really don’t look like needles. Thuja emerald also shines with its great color. The name says it all, the green shimmers in an emerald color. It looks…

Bellflower – care & varieties

Bellflower – care & varieties

The bellflower (Campanula) is a genus of around 500 different species of wild and cultivated plants worldwide that is popular in beds and borders, but also in rock gardens, planters and hanging baskets because of its attractive, mostly bell-shaped flowers, its robustness and ease of care will. The external appearance of the bellflower Bellflowers are…

Almond tree – care and pruning of almond trees

Almond tree – care and pruning of almond trees

The almond tree blossom is a highlight in nature. Although the almond tree comes from the Far East, it has also established itself well in Central Europe and is at home in many of our gardens. We do not have almond tree plantations, but almonds can also be harvested under our climatic conditions, but not as many…

Chinese reed – care and cutting of miscanthus

Chinese reed – care and cutting of miscanthus

In any case, Chinese reed is a sweet grass and very popular in gardens. Miscanthus sinensis forms dense to loose clumps and becomes 80 to 200 cm high, but sometimes also significantly higher. The plants form a horizontally growing rhizome from which the root system grows. Depending on the nature of the soil, this can penetrate to a…

Gorse – planting, care & cutting

Gorse – planting, care & cutting

Gorse looks good as a solitary, but also in a group position. There are over 100 varieties, but not all of them are so willing to bloom. Gorse is a great and, above all, versatile garden plant. There are varieties of different sizes and shapes and in many colors. Gorse doesn’t just bloom yellow, as many think. White, pink, orange,…