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Supports for climbing plants

Supports for climbing plants

Many plants in the garden need support, in particular among legumes there are different varieties of climbing plants (beans, peas, broad beans, ...), to cultivate them you need to arrange supports. Of course they can be built, using recycled material: branches, metal nets or bamboo canes are perfect elements to create the structure on which the plant will climb.

The bio-intensive or market garden

The bio-intensive or market garden

The bio-intensive method is a garden cultivation system that was born in Paris in the distant nineteenth century and is particularly interesting for those who care about an environmentally friendly but also productive cultivation. It is also used professionally and is also known as a "market garden".

Bio-intensive garden course in Emilia Romagna

Bio-intensive garden course in Emilia Romagna

This course, which will be held at the Self-Sufficiency Farm in Emilia Romagna, is geared towards learning the organic intensive cultivation method. The method is intensive because it aims to optimize the productivity of the plot by growing neighboring vegetables, thanks to associations and manual labor.

The shallot: simple cultivation

The shallot: simple cultivation

Shallot (Allium ascalonicum L.) is a herbaceous plant of the lily family, very similar to garlic as a cultivation technique, while as a vegetable it has a culinary use similar to onion.It is an interesting vegetable because it is planted in the vegetable garden in late winter and is decidedly rustic, so it is really easy to grow.

29 Annuals You Can Grow In Sunny, Hot, Dry Locations

29 Annuals You Can Grow In Sunny, Hot, Dry Locations

These days, summertime is typically scorching hot, and rain is sadly scarce. These conditions can cause even well-established gardens to look bedraggled as the summer months wear on.What can you do to keep your garden looking nice all summer long?Luckily there are many types of annuals and perennials that can be grown as annuals that are suited to xeriscaping and do well in even the sunniest, hottest, driest places.

Echeveria Lola Succulent: Learn Growing and Care

Echeveria Lola Succulent: Learn Growing and Care

Echeveria Lola is a hybrid of Echeveria lilacina (parent) x Echeveria derenbergii (painted lady) by hybridizer Dick Wright in 1980.This perennial succulent Echeveria plant belongs to the stonecrop family, also known as Crassulaceae (krass-yoo-LAY-see-ee).The plant, itself, is both officially and commonly called Echeveria Lola (ech-eh-VER-ee-a LO-la)Echeveria Lola CareSize & GrowthThese compact plants grow in full sun to be 3″ to 5″ inches tall.