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How to fight parasites
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How to fight parasites

In winter, the garden doesn't need a lot of care but that doesn't mean that maintenance is completely absent. In this regard, it is good to know that parasites can bear even harsh temperatures, causing harmful attacks on our plants; this happens especially if the plants are in the house in the heat, in the absence of rain and humidity.

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Garden shredder: an ally in the garden

The garden shredder turns out to be a good ally because, if we think about it, what weighs on the maintenance of the green is not the pruning or mowing (which are the fun part) but rather the cleaning and disposal-transport phase of the waste which - damn them - when piled on the ground they are much bulkier than when on the plant.
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Koi carp, very colorful Japanese fish

Koi or Goi is the Japanese term for carp in general. Koi carp are beautiful fish, with more than a hundred combinations of colors and designs, they are bred in Japan, Israel, Singapore and South Africa and find space in the garden ponds of numerous Italian families. Koi carp can be tamed and are considered lucky charms.
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How to take care of orchids

In this guide we will show you how to take care of orchids, precious ornamental plants of indisputable beauty. They adapt well to apartment life but need special care. Like all plants, in fact, orchids also have specific vegetative needs that accompany them throughout their development, rest and flowering cycle.
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How to decant plants, the guide

In this guide we will show you how to decant plants, a practice often necessary; plants grow and at a certain point they have to be moved to larger pots if we want to preserve their well-being. Already the outflow of the roots from the drainage holes of the pots is the alarm bell that the plant is suffering!
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Battery brushcutter: when is it convenient?

Towards a battery-powered brushcutter there are the same doubts as towards an electric vehicle: will it be powerful enough? And autonomy? And how long will the battery last? With this article we hope to give you some useful information to clarify your ideas a little.The first thing to know for the benefit of battery-powered brushcutters is that in the field of accumulations, great progress has been made and with IoLi lithium-ion technology today we build batteries capable of delivering good power, guaranteeing autonomy and with a useful life of several recharging cycles.
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How to fertilize the soil

Fertilizing the soil is a necessary cultivation operation if we want to make our garden more productive. Our vegetables absorb from the soil the nutritional foods they need such as nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, magnesium and sulfur. in this regard we will show you how to fertilize the soil by following some useful indications.
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June work in the garden and in the vegetable garden

Now summer is upon us; the time has come to take action if we want the garden to remain well-kept and lush! Both in the vegetable garden and in the garden there is a lot to work on. What are the jobs in June in the garden and in the vegetable garden? In this regard, we give you a series of useful information to better manage your green space.
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Melon cultivation, all indications

If you have enough space in the garden and some cultural knowledge you can start to try your hand at growing vegetables and fruits that need some extra attention such as melon, a typically summer fruit rich in vitamin C. In this regard, we will illustrate all the indications. for the cultivation of melon.
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How to take care of the lawn in the summer

How to take care of the lawn in the summer: the maintenance work of the turf thickens during the summer season, especially when the lawn is not homogeneous and the need for re-seeding takes over How to take care of the lawn in the summer, cutting non-irrigated lawns, the frequency of cuts decreases and can reach an intervention every 10-15 days.
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How to remove the scissors

In this guide we will show you how to remove the scissors, less known with the name of forficule, using natural remedies. These are blackish insects with forked tails, which can cause damage to both ornamental plants and vegetables, since they have a robust chewing apparatus.
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Potted peppers, useful tips

Potted peppers: peppers are perfect for those who intend to cultivate the vegetable garden in pots: terracotta pots keep the humidity more constant than plastic ones but those who grow at home and do not want to overload the balcony, can choose bioplastic pots. Potted peppers For the cultivation of potted peppers soft and well-drained substrates are preferred, in this regard, it is better to fill the bottom of the pot with a layer of expanded clay in order to avoid dangerous water stagnation.
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Marsh plants for the garden

There are different varieties of marsh or aquatic plants with which artificial lakes and ponds created in the garden can be adorned, as well as tubs that can be kept on the terrace in plastic or stone containers before proceeding with the choice of essences however, it is necessary to make sure that the particular needs of marsh plants are clear, especially concerning water and fertilization.
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How to grow radishes

Summer is the time not only in which to harvest many varieties of vegetables but also to sow different vegetables. Among the vegetables that do not require particular knowledge in cultivation we find radishes that are distinguished in round and elongated: they do not need much space and can also be kept in pots on the balcony.
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Do-it-yourself natural fertilizer

To provide plants with the nutrients they need and to improve the structure and characteristics of the soil, the soil must be fertilized. Thanks to the composting technique, a 100% natural fertilizer is obtained, equally effective in transferring the nutrients and bio elements it needs to the soil.
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Grow camellias, from seeds or plants

Growing camellias: The summer months are ideal to start growing camellias, however, in addition to the classic camellias that bloom in the summer, there are also winter-flowering camellias. The cultivation of camellias can easily be started from the seed. camellias: how to sprout camellia seeds Between July and August, collect the camellia fruits that you will find at the foot of the plants.
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Garden at home, the solutions

Vegetable garden at home: in the garden, on the terrace, on the balcony, next to the windows…. there are many strategies for growing a vegetable garden at home. In the vegetable garden at home, it is even more important to choose a suitable soil composition: when the plants have limited space available, it is necessary to respect the growth needs as much as possible.
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Friendly tree? Yes, of those who remain children

A tree friend of a child is the protagonist of "The tree", together with the child friend of the tree. They fall in love with each other to tell the story of an exchange of gifts in a magical register. A friendly tree is a strange thing, but perhaps not so strange for a child who looks at the world with new eyes, eyes that we can all always return if we want.
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Mold on the topsoil, what to do

Have you ever noticed mold on the soil? In fact, it can happen that a light layer of mold forms on the soil in the pot at the base of the plant: this occurs in particular conditions such as humidity, low light and ventilation. Even some wrong interventions by humans can promote mold: excessive irrigation or poorly draining soil.
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How to graft a bud

How to graft a bud is quite simple to explain (at the bottom of this article you will find the link to a practical photographic guide on bud grafting), but the simplicity of the operation should not be misleading and before moving on to practice a couple of things If it is true that bud grafting has a very high probability of success and is easier to practice than grafting, it is equally true that everything must be done correctly to have good results.
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