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Februari, Colour your life: conifer enkleuren

Who says that conifers are boring, never a good look. There are huge differences. Their leaves are long and narrow (needles) or discontinuous. They are all over the world. Most keep their leaves year round. These are the main timber … Continue reading

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Abies koreana choose another one, a beautiful fir tree as a Christmas tree

Oh pine, pine oh, what are your branches wonderful. “Christmas is approaching again, and thus the interest in Christmas trees. While the song suggests otherwise, are not really pine trees, but spruce trees. Plant of the Month in December, Abies … Continue reading

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Abies koreana choose another one, a beautiful fir tree as a Christmas tree

  Oh pine, pine oh, what are your branches wonderful. “Christmas is approaching again, and thus the interest in Christmas trees. While the song suggests otherwise, are not really pine trees, but spruce trees. Plant of the Month in December, … Continue reading

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Plants on the balcony or terrace 2005: dwarf pines clothe the winter terrace or balcony

Dwarf Pines in bold, large pots dress winter terrace. They are evergreen, slow growing and slow their growth winterhard.Door few centimeters a year, dwarf pine perfect for little in rock garden, small garden and a balcony or terrace. microsoft certificering … Continue reading

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Atmosphere in the Garden – color (autumn) combinations with conifers

Conifers with their needle-leaf and discontinuous are very intriguing. It seems that they change little, but now … Who will pay attention throughout the year sometimes huge variations in color occur, remarkable growth, specific reactions. Only they do it very … Continue reading

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The mistletoe, mistletoe or mistletoe – Viscosum album: the story of a parasite and parasite half

The Viscum album, also called Mistletoe, Mistletoe Bird Glue or called a special plant, through the English Christmas tradition here has been entered. You know the story: a piece of mistletoe hanging in the doorway and you get a kiss … Continue reading

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Surinamese vegetables: maka, ocher, pepper, powder, cherry pineapple, cucumber, blueberry and Laboe

Maka – Solanum sisymbriiflorum: in our language, the plant Litchitomaat mentioned, but this flag does the load. In Suriname, this plant is considered undesirable (ie as a weed). I once cultivated, but the fruit was not much. Maka The word, … Continue reading

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