Whether in the garden, greenhouse or on the balcony - cucumbers thrive everywhere. But best in the raised bed. We have put together some important growing tips for this. Cucumbers also thrive in a raised bed. The cucumber is not exactly an easy-care and undemanding plant. And this is exactly why many hobby gardeners fail.
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Most believe that nothing grows in shady garden areas. Wrong thought! Convince yourself and create a shadow garden. Many plants also feel comfortable in the shade. Unfortunately, not all parts of the garden within a plant are exposed to direct sunlight, but are sometimes also in the north or
Fines are automatically linked to road traffic, but some procedures in the garden can also mean that you have to pay a heavy penalty. Which the e.g. you can find out here. © stadtratte - Fotolia.com When you think of the catalog of fines, you immediately have high penalties for driving too fast, parking incorrectly or using your mobile phone while driving.
Do not dig up spring bulbs After a long winter, we are all looking forward to spring and the first spring messengers, which finally ring in spring with tulips, daffodils and daffodils. Luckily, if you quickly dug the bulbs into the ground on the spot in autumn.
If you plant vegetables and herbs in the garden, you should limescale the soil at least once a year. Lime provides a fine, crumbly and stable soil. Liming your soil at least once a year Liming has another advantage: the plants are strengthened and therefore do not break so quickly.
Crocuses are pretty much the first flowers to add color to gardens and meadows after winter. We show you how to create your own crocus meadow. © Sasa Komlen / stock.adobe.com Early bloomers such as snowdrops and crocuses are the first messengers of spring. You can often even be admired when the snow has not yet completely thawed away.
Flower bulbs must be planted in autumn and should never be stacked on top of each other. Our little guide gives you these and more tips. Autumn is the time to plant bulbs so that in spring you will be greeted by tulips, daffodils, hyacinths and crocuses. Spring bloomers should not be missing in any garden and are particularly good for planting borders or as a limitation of paths.
Shadow beds are always a little challenge for hobby gardeners. After all, which plants thrive in the shade? Make no mistake, because there are enough. The foxglove thrives well in the shade - © jonnysek / stock.adobe.com In our garden we have a bed that does not get a single ray of sunshine during the long day.
Stick to the rule of thumb Actually, you should think that there is nothing wrong with planting bulbs. But it is still possible. Flower bulbs can remain in the ground all year round If the first signs of spring such as tulips, daffodils or crocuses are to open their flowers from March, then you have to make sure to put them underground in autumn.
Bulbs need frost If you want to have a carpet of flowers made of tulips and daffodils in spring, you have to plant your bulbs in autumn. Because all flower bulbs need frost so that they will bloom abundantly in spring. Open spaces and beds can then be transformed into true flower wonders.
A privacy screen for the terrace does not have to look boring. On the contrary. There are really fancy yet stylish options. My top 5 presented here once. If the temperatures outside are slowly getting warmer and the sun is shining out from behind the clouds, then many are moving from the couch to the terrace.
Protect the flower bulbs from rodents With flower bulbs you lay the foundation for a sea of flowers in spring. So that the bulbs can float in spring without freezing, here are various tips that can be applied to all bulbs. When buying, you should make sure that the onions are dry, firm and smooth-skinned.
How do you recognize mature compost? If you have a composting place in the garden and use it regularly, you probably have the best soil far and wide. Composting often has the problem that you do not know when the compost is ready and can be used. But you can find out by a simple test.
Bark humus is a refined form of bark mulch. This bark is more finely ground and the grain size is much lower than with normal bark mulch. Bark humus also has a lot of advantages for a gardener. The substances contained in the bark humus can prevent the growth of pests and weeds.
Bamboo, blackberries and Co. look nice, but can be a real annoyance. For example, if they overgrow too much. A rhizome lock can help here. Rhizome barrier There are some plants that form roots so strongly that they quickly overgrow everything else.
If the neighbors can look at the plate while eating in the garden, it is anything but pleasant. So a privacy screen is needed. How about e.g. with a planted trellis? Trellis made of wood need some care The garden should not only be a visual highlight. A garden should also serve to enjoy rest and recharge your batteries.
Horn meal, horn shavings, horn shot - what is it all and how is it used? We will explain it to you in more detail in this article. Horn chips are a good nitrogen fertilizer A horn fertilizer is considered to be an organic nitrogen fertilizer with a natural long-term effect that can be used universally in gardens.
You will enjoy your climbing roses even more if you know a few tricks and tips that will ensure that your climbing roses grow better. Climbing rose at the house entrance - © ingwio - Fotolia.com As the name suggests, the climbing rose belongs to the rose family. Although the climbing rose originated in Asia (China, Japan), the plant is one of the favorites among German hobby gardeners.
Homemade gifts from the garden are always a great souvenir for friends or family. We would therefore like to present 9 ideas for such gifts. Gifts from your own garden are always well received. Each year, your own garden offers its owners countless opportunities to make creative gifts themselves or
A rose arch has always been a special eye-catcher in the garden. We will therefore explain here how you can plant and care for a rose arch. © fineart-collection - Fotolia.com Not only romantics are captivated by the sight of a rose arch. It is simply an atmospheric eye-catcher, which brings out the blossoms of fine roses in a particularly advantageous way.
Previous2 of 13more sandpit with embedded wooden edging © leopold - Fotolia.com Instead of stones, the sandpit can also be edged with wood. Many creative forms can be conjured up with it. By the way: If the sandpit becomes redundant at some point, you can create a rock garden from it.