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Vegetable cultivation

Vegetable cultivation

The cultivation of vegetables requires time, commitment and a correct knowledge of the times of sowing or transplanting them. In fact, not all vegetables are the same: some ripen in summer, others are available all year round. Growing vegetables therefore means knowing their exact ripening times, but also their specific cultivation needs.

Gardening

Gardening

Enter this section to find out how to create alternative gardens and what philosophy is behind the creation of the different types of gardens. Gardening is a set of activities aimed at the cultivation of plants, generally ornamental, but also fruit, exploiting an extension of land that has the necessary characteristics of cultivability.

Hedges

Hedges

Welcome to the section dedicated to hedges. These plant structures are highly valued and used in both private and public gardens. With a high decorative value, hedges also serve to protect and delimit specific outdoor spaces. But what exactly are hedges? We will try to answer this question through the individual articles of our section.

Garden irrigation

Garden irrigation

Garden Irrigation Water is an essential element for life, even for that of plants and flowers. An efficient irrigation system will undoubtedly be an excellent help to keep the plants in the garden healthy and healthy. The irrigation system is designed in relation to the garden.

Gratings and Windbreaks

Gratings and Windbreaks

Sometimes installed for aesthetic reasons, sometimes for usefulness reasons and sometimes to create a little; of shelter in terraces and balconies, the gratings and the windbreaks are very useful accessories and present in many homes. Ideal for creating a little sheltered from noise and wind and perfect as a room divider to ward off prying eyes, these products are available on the market in the most diverse materials and in many models.

Perennial plants

Perennial plants

Welcome to the section of our site dedicated to perennials where you will find many video tutorials to learn more about this category of plants and thanks to which you can discover many curiosities about their cultivation. To satisfy the curiosity and interest of those who want to cultivate perennials, we have created a series of videos that deal with the cultivation and care of these plants in a global way.

Outdoor floors

Outdoor floors

The outdoor space, to take on a certain aesthetic decor, but also a certain safety and possibility of trampling, must be adequately paved. Of course we are not talking about a private land on which to grow flowers and plants, but the outside space in front of it where you can stay in the company of family or friends.

Ardisia crenata

Ardisia crenata

Generality Hundreds of plants belong to the genus ardisia, spread in most of the tropical areas of the globe; in reality in the nursery we find almost exclusively Ardisia crenata, a species native to Central Asia, in the area that goes from India to China and Japan. In the places of origin it becomes a medium-sized shrub, while cultivated in pots it keeps below one meter in height; in particular in European nurseries there are often varieties selected for their small size and for the compactness of the vegetation.

Dracaena of Madagascar - Dracaena marginata

Dracaena of Madagascar - Dracaena marginata

More than 150 species belong to the genus of Dracaena, each of which with numerous varieties.These plants are evergreen and are grown mainly for their foliage, very ornamental. They are generally grown in greenhouses or in apartments as they are native to Africa.

Polyscias filicifolia

Polyscias filicifolia

This genus includes about eighty species of shrubs or small trees native to New Zealand and Asia; in nature they can reach a few meters in height, while plants grown in the apartment stay below 120-150 cm. As ornamental plants generally only 6-7 species are grown, highly appreciated for their showy foliage, P.

Cordilinea - Cordyline australis

Cordilinea - Cordyline australis

Generality To the genus Cordyline australis or Cordilinea belong about twenty species of shrubs or small evergreen trees, widespread in Asia, Australia and South America, as well as numerous cultivars. These plants, used only in apartments in Europe, develop a short erect stem, from which some ramifications branch off, facing upwards; at the apex of the branches a large tuft develops, consisting of long leaves, often with a papyrus consistency.

Croton - Codiaeum variegatum

Croton - Codiaeum variegatum

The Croton To the codiaeum genus belong some species of evergreen shrubs, originating in Asia; the croton is a small or medium-sized shrub, native to the Pacific islands. It has large, conspicuously variegated leaves of various colors, yellow, orange, red or pink; there are numerous varieties, with leaves of various sizes, oval or elongated, even lobed.

Buvardia - Bouvardia

Buvardia - Bouvardia

The Rubiaceae family includes fifty species of evergreen greenhouse shrubs. Only one species is exploited and there are several artificial hybrids, since in the past these plants were used to produce cut flowers.The flowers of the Bouvardia are showy and fragrant of different colors, depending on the species.

Grevillea

Grevillea

Generality Grevillea is a shrub-like plant originating from Australia which produces very showy flowers, without petals, formed by a tubular calyx and an elongated and curved style.This plant belongs to the Proteaceae family and has colored leaves more or less dark, depending on the variety; usually these leaves also have a slight down.

Afelandra - Aphelandra squarrosa

Afelandra - Aphelandra squarrosa

The Aphelandra squarrosa or Afelandra is an evergreen shrub native to central-southern America, which in nature reaches 2-3 m in height, and in a container it remains close to 50-60 cm in size. The fleshy stems, of dark color, bear numerous oval leaves, very large, of light green color, but in many species of dark green color, with white or yellow veins, very showy; the leaves are shiny, slightly wrinkled.

Australian vine, Cisso - Cissus antarctica

Australian vine, Cisso - Cissus antarctica

Genus to which some dozen species of climbing plants belong, native to Australia, and tropical areas of Asia; some succulent, caudiciform species also belonged to this genus, now separated into the genus Cyphostemma. The most commonly diffused are Cissus antarctica, native to Australia, with thin leaves and green stems, equipped with tendrils; and C.

Sanseveria - Sansevieria trifascata

Sanseveria - Sansevieria trifascata

Sanseveria Evergreen rhizomatous succulent plant from southern and western Africa and Asia. E & 39; consisting of dense clumps of long fleshy leaves, dark green, streaked with light green and silver; the bearing of the leaves can be of two types: some varieties consist of a dense rosette, while others have long leaves that grow erect.

Aralia very elegant - Dizygotheca very elegant

Aralia very elegant - Dizygotheca very elegant

The Dizygotheca elegantissima, often also called schefflera elegantissima or aralia elegantissima, is in nature a large shrub, or small tree, evergreen, native to Australia and the neighboring islands. In nature it reaches a few meters in height, while in container it keeps within the 150-200 cm of height, having also quite slow growth.

Episcia cupreata

Episcia cupreata

The Episcia cupreata is a perennial herbaceous plant native to South America. It has stoloniferous, fleshy and rapidly developing roots, from which grow thin fleshy stems, green in color, densely branched, which bear numerous oval leaves, of various colors, from dark green to bronze, with contrasting or variegated, fleshy and rough veins; the plant stays below 10-15 cm in height, but develops in dense enlarged carpets.

Misery, Misery grass, Tradescanzia - Tradescantia

Misery, Misery grass, Tradescanzia - Tradescantia

About sixty species of perennial herbaceous plants are part of this genus, native to Central and South America; generally they have a prostrate or drooping habit and are cultivated as house plants. Tradescantia plants develop slightly fleshy stems, which bear long oval or lanceolate leaves, which are also fleshy, of various color, bluish-green, but also variegated with white, yellow or pink.