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Sowing flower plants
Gardening

Sowing flower plants

Some of the flowering annuals and perennials that are generally grown in the garden are easily propagated through sowing; in this way we will be able to obtain colors and varieties not easily found in nurseries, since it is not always easy to find all the plants we wish to plant in our flowerbeds.

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Vegetables: repair them from the cold

Vegetables: repair them from the cold: There are many possible solutions. Recently the use of the c.d. has been very widespread. non-woven fabric, a very light and cheap synthetic fiber material to be placed directly on the vegetables to be protected. Being a breathable material it is able to avoid condensation inside and to let rain water pass.
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Composting

All those who own a garden, even a small one, know well how many green "waste" it produces, especially if it is flanked by a small vegetable garden. And they also know how much of the time they would devote to the care of crops, should instead be spent to give the ecological islands, or bins, sacks and bags of cut grass, branches, leaves, and maybe even vegetables or fruits too ripe, or extirpated to make room for other crops.
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The turf

Training new turf The dream of all garden lovers is to have a beautiful turf. The phases that must be followed for the realization of the turf are many but all very important. ODOMY Artificial Grass Joint Tape, Adhesive Tape for Self-Adhesive Carpets 15cmx10m for 2-Piece Connection Synthetic Grass Carpet Price
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Weeding

With the term weeds we refer to all those herbs that in some way alter the yield of the plant. The weeds, in addition to affecting the aesthetic appearance of the crop, also have other effects, such as the reduction of light, the removal of nutrients and, even more serious, the absorption of water in the summer periods.
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Irrigation

Irrigation: The irrigation system is designed in relation to the garden. The first thing to do is to assess the correct location of the sprinklers, the dripline and the central well. Generally commercially available sprinklers can wet at different angles (90 °, 180 °, 270 °, 360 ° or at will) and are preferably positioned on the perimeter of the garden.
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Margotta

Margotta: This form of propagation, particularly used in the cultivation of the apple tree in order to obtain clonal rootstocks, is characterized by the fact that the rooting is artificially induced on the basal knots of the shoots developed from the stem of the mother plant, previously pollarded at ground level.
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The maintenance of the lawn

Maintaining the lawn When the grass in your garden reaches 7-8 cm, the first cut will be made. Given the delicacy of young plants it is advisable to use helical cut machines, or use lawn mowers, making sure that the blade is well sharpened. After the second cut the grass will tend to pile up and you can pass it with a normal lawn mower, every ten days until October.
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Create and design your garden

The purpose of this page is to give joy and satisfaction to anyone who owns a piece of land, even a small one, to design their own garden. A beautiful garden is not born by chance, it is the harmonious whole of many elements: from the hedges, the lawn, patches of trees and shrubs, to gates, fences, access roads, walls and stairs.
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Graft

On this page we will talk about: other articles: The gem graft Also known as the eye or the scudetto, it is certainly the most widespread grafting technique both for its easy execution and for the excellent rooting it offers. This grafting method is divided into two types: a) with a dormant bud b) with a vegetating bud The bud graft is practiced during the vegetative slowing phase from August to September.
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Sowing of vegetables

The most widespread planting techniques for most vegetables are basically two: direct sowing or transplanting nursery-grown seedlings. The choice of the technique, especially for the hobbyist, falls more often on direct sowing, as it is much faster and also much cheaper.
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Plant the bulbs

Spring bulbs are all bulbs that bloom in spring, from snowdrops, which bloom towards the end of winter, to tulips, which bloom late in the spring. Most of these bulbous plants, except for a few exceptions, do not fear the cold, and interre in the garden between late summer and early autumn, so that, when the first night frosts arrive, the bulbs have a root system has already been produced and have stabilized in the soil.
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Plants on the terrace

Although many of us do not have a house with a garden, it is likely that almost everyone has a terrace or balcony where they can create a small green oasis. To get the most out of the little space you have available, it is essential to carry out and follow a project, studying every detail.
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The soil

The soil is a fundamental part for the vegetative functions of the plants, allowing their feeding, protecting and supporting both the root apparatus and the structure of the plant. The soil is composed of a mixture of granules, derived from the chemical and biological decomposition of organic substances, many of which are in the process of decomposition, which according to common jargon is called humus.
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Pruning of flowering shrubs

To obtain lush shrubs and abundant blooms every year, it is essential to make sure that our plants are cultivated in the best way, receiving adequate watering and fertilizing. To favor the blooms it is also important to remember to make the most suitable prunings for every single kind of shrub; unfortunately a general pruning, to be done only once a year, and to be practiced on all the plants that populate our garden, will hardly give us satisfactory results.
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The blooms

The flower is botanically defined as the complex of organs deriving from the transformations of leaves that allow the higher plants to reproduce. The fundamental purpose of flowering in natural conditions is precisely the multiplication of the plant, which occurs through the fertilization of the specific organs, which will later turn into fruits and seeds capable of spreading the species.
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Pruning

Pruning is a technique that serves to bring benefits to the plant, allowing it to grow and produce better, while also allowing the control and prevention of animal and fungal parasites. There are various methods that allow you to achieve different goals. Let's look at them in detail: 1.
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Autumn fertilizations

Most of the plants in the garden and in the garden go through a period of vegetative rest during the winter; this garden and garden do not need fertilizing in any way. The fertilizations carried out in autumn are provided to prepare for the future spring development, so that at the end of winter the soil is ready for the great development that the plants have after the winter rest.
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Cabbage - Brassica

These vegetables are all hybrids of the same plant, the Brassica oleracea; over the millennia, man has selected and hybridized the brassica species, which also tend to hybridize naturally, so that we now have a variety of plant hybrids, the May part of which is used for feeding; indeed, the brassica family includes cabbage, cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, mustard, turnips, radishes, and rapeseed.
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Pruning

The prunings are practiced to favor the development of new shoots, to clean the plants of damaged or damaged branches, or to contain the development of excessively "exuberant" plants. For each plant and shrub, however, it is necessary to follow correct times and ways, to avoid the most common pruning errors that we can admire in every garden.
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Sowing flower plants

Some of the flowering annuals and perennials that are generally grown in the garden are easily propagated through sowing; in this way we will be able to obtain colors and varieties not easily found in nurseries, since it is not always easy to find all the plants we wish to plant in our flowerbeds.
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