Lilac – care and pruning of the lilac bush

Lilac – care and pruning of the lilac bush

The lilacs are popular mainly because of their flowers. These not only look great, they also spread a bewitching scent. The flowering time is mostly in May. Some varieties bloom a little earlier, some a little later. The flower colors range from bright white, through light yellow and light purple, to dark purple and purple-red. There are now also two-tone…

Lemon tree – care, pruning, wintering and diseases

Lemon tree – care, pruning, wintering and diseases

There are lemon bushes, tall trunks and trellis plants. Citrus plants bloom up to three times a year in the optimal location. It is particularly great that flowers and almost ripe fruits hang on the plant at the same time. The only flowers that are not fragrant are those of the bitter lemon. The lemon tree is actually easy…

Olive tree – care instructions, pruning and wintering

Olive tree – care instructions, pruning and wintering

Most plant lovers from the Mediterranean region know olive trees. There the trees grow and thrive in large numbers and without any problems. The numerous fruits ripen in this warm, sunny climate. With us in Central Europe this is more difficult, but definitely possible. As a rule, we cultivate olive trees in pots or tubs. There are also specimens…

Rhododendron – care, cutting, diseases, wintering

Rhododendron – care, cutting, diseases, wintering

The rhododendrons also offer the gardener plenty of choice, the entire genus comprises around 1,000 species, including the azaleas. They are simply a type of rhododendrons that got their own name mainly because they have a particularly compact growth and particularly fine flowers. Of course, the rhododendrons only show these blossoms in optimal quantities when…

Hibiscus – care – cutting, propagating and wintering.

Hibiscus – care – cutting, propagating and wintering.

Hibiscus can be grown both outdoors and indoors. Depending on the species, the bushes reach a height of around two meters. If you are allowed to call one of these colorful plants your own, do you want to enjoy the sight of the beautiful flowers for a long time? To ensure this, it is essential to follow some…