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 How to prune currants in the spring: recommendations for beginner gardeners
How to prune currants in the spring: recommendations for beginner gardeners

Currant is very often found in gardens and in personal plots, since its fruits have a lot of nutrients, vitamins and minerals. With proper care, this shrub is able to delight with a bountiful harvest for at least 20-25 years. But in order to achieve a good result and extend the life of the plant, you need to know some of the intricacies of caring for this berry crop.

Toru Iwaya - Artist - Works
Toru Iwaya - Artist - Works

ART AND ENVIRONMENT Toru Iwaya, the works STYLE: CLOWN POIRRO TMimo triste Original title: Mime Triste - Mimo triste Year: 1975 Dimensions: 19.7 x 14.6 cm Printing: 100 pieces, numbered and signed Technique: etching, 2 plates used for printing (destroyed after the print) If you want more information write to Toru Iwaya (sales @ mail.

Choosing The Size Of Your Vegetable Garden
Choosing The Size Of Your Vegetable Garden

By: Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious GardenHow big a vegetable garden should be is a common question among people who are considering taking on this task for the first time. While there is no right or wrong way to go about determining the size of your vegetable garden, the general answer is to start small.

Calendula Propagation: Growing Calendula Seeds In The Garden
Calendula Propagation: Growing Calendula Seeds In The Garden

By: Amy GrantDotting the majority of the neighborhood for much of the year is calendula. In a mild climate, these sunshiny beauties bring color and cheer for months on end, plus propagating calendula plants is also quite simple. Generally easy plants to grow anyway, propagation of calendula is quite simple even for the most novice of gardeners.

Greenhouse Relocation: Can You Move A Greenhouse Somewhere Else
Greenhouse Relocation: Can You Move A Greenhouse Somewhere Else

By: Amy GrantA fairly common scenario amongst greenhouseowners is growing trees that eventually cast too much shade. In this case, youmight wonder “can you move a greenhouse?” Moving a greenhouse is no easy feat, butgreenhouse relocation is possible. How to relocate a greenhouse on the otherhand, might be the better question.

Information About Coral Bells
Information About Coral Bells

Get Started Winterizing Heuchera Plants – Learn About Heuchera Winter CareBy Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterAlthough heuchera cold hardiness differs somewhat between varieties, proper care of heuchera in winter ensures that these colorful perennials are hale and hearty when spring rolls around.

Ukraine and Moldova - Story of my trip to Ukraine and Moldova
Ukraine and Moldova - Story of my trip to Ukraine and Moldova

Ukraine and Moldova Lviv - ChisinauLeopoli (Lviv in Ukrainian, Lvov in Russian) is a beautiful museum city of western Ukraine of about 800,000 inhabitants, capital of the province of the same name. Located near the Polish border, it is a very important agricultural and livestock market. Luckily Lviv emerged quite unscathed from the ravages of the Second World War and now we are faced with a real museum city with Western architecture from the Gothic period to the present day.

Zone 9 Planting Guide: When To Plant Vegetables In Zone 9 Gardens
Zone 9 Planting Guide: When To Plant Vegetables In Zone 9 Gardens

The weather is mild in USDA plant hardiness zone 9, and gardeners can grow nearly any delicious vegetable without worry of hard winter freezes. However, because the growing season is longer than most areas of the country and you can plant nearly year round, establishing a zone 9 planting guide for your climate is essential.

Raised Vegetable Gardens – How To Make A Homemade Raised Garden
Raised Vegetable Gardens – How To Make A Homemade Raised Garden

Are you looking for a vegetable garden that is easy to maintain? Consider growing your garden in raised garden boxes. Elevated raised gardens require less bending for planting, weeding, watering, and harvesting. A raised vegetable garden is also an excellent alternative for growing vegetables in difficult sites, such as hillsides.

Small-flowered pine
Small-flowered pine

The plant is arboreal, 20-25 m high. There are multi-stemmed species. In cultivated plantings, it grows slowly, reaching a height of two and a half meters by the age of 25. It has a smooth bark, which, as the plant grows, gradually becomes small-scaled. The crown is pyramidal, loose, expanding with the age of the plant.

Struggle for the Harvest - A Rainy Summer Experience
Struggle for the Harvest - A Rainy Summer Experience

Read the previous part: Growing flowers - an experience of a difficult summer The results of the season, or how we fought for the harvest There were a lot of berries this year, but all the plantings suffered from rains, and as a result, there were a lot of rotten fruits. Especially this year there were a lot of gooseberries. Two pear trees also delighted us with an unusually abundant harvest of fruits.

Misshapen Crops: How To Fix Plant Buttoning Of Stone Fruits And Cole Crop Buttons
Misshapen Crops: How To Fix Plant Buttoning Of Stone Fruits And Cole Crop Buttons

By: Susan Patterson, Master GardenerIf you’ve noticed any unusual looking fruit or vegetable crops in the garden, then it is highly likely you are experiencing cole crop buttons or buttoning of stone fruits. This is especially true if you have had unseasonable weather or insect issues. So what is buttoning and what causes it?