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Forsythia, Border Forsythia

Forsythia Tree – How to Plant and Care for Forsythia Bushes

As one of the first plants the border forsythia brings some colour to the garden in spring. The ornamental shrubs are very popular with their yellow flowers, which are formed in abundance on the...
Acer palmatum japonicum, Japanese Maple

Japanese Maple Tree, Acer palmatum – How to Plant and Care

The Japanese maple is an integral part of traditional Japanese garden design. Even among amateur gardeners, the Japanese maple is extremely popular. In addition to green varieties, used at pond sides, or as background...
Diptam, Dictamnus

Dictamnus Diptam Flower – How to Grow and Care the Gas Plant, Burning Bush

The dictamnus albus smells intensely after lemon and vanilla with elegant leaves and pretty inflorescences. Its name is based on a rare and amusing specific feature. On hot summer days its capsule fruits exude...
Miscanthus sinensis, Chinese silver grass

Miscanthus sinensis, Chinese Silver Grass Plant Care – How to Grow

Among the manifold varieties of ornamental grasses, the Chinese silver grass (Miscanthus sinensis) is highly appreciated in the garden. With its majestic silhouette, the fast-growing Miscanthus sinensis acts as a structure enhancer and decorative...
Peperoni, Chili

How to Grow Chilli Peppers – Planting in Pots

The hot husks of the Chili or Peperoni are lending the required spice to many meals, especially when they come fresh and untreated from one’s own garden. Both are related to one another. Chili...
Zantedeschia Flower, Calla lily Plant

Calla Lily Plant, Zantedeschia Flower – How to Grow + Care Indoors/Outdoors

The Calla Lily originates in South African swamps, but should be cultivated in a room. You can also put this dainty beauty outside during the summer, if the warmth allows it. The calla lily...
Solenostemon, Coleus

Painted Nettle, Coleus, Solenostemon – How to Grow and Care

Painted nettles (Solenostemon) have a spectacular foliage in colours and colour combinations no other plant species has to offer. The unique colour patterns of the leaves excite many gardeners. The plants are very easy...
growing Blackberries

Growing Blackberry Bushes – Planting, Harvesting – Hoe To Care

Due to their blue-black colour, blackberries have a somewhat magical aura. Their fruity aroma and seductive fragrance are reminiscent of happy summertimes in grandma's garden. Now it's time for you to grow the delicious...


Muscari, Grape Hyacinths

March’s Flower/Plant of The Month are Grape Hyacinths “Muscari”. Read all about How to Plant and Care for Muscari.




If you want to eat the leaves and flowers, however, you have to care for a good base. Before planting add a few strands of horn meal to the soil which act as an ideal long time fertilizer. Use no chemical pesticides or fertilizers. Here you find more about How to Care the Nasturtium Flower.