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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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Butterflies in your garden thriving, how do you make your backyard a fascinating butterfly garden?

When we hear about gardening for butterflies, there are images of beautiful color on our “winged jewels” that move gracefully between the dazzling flowers blooming in our garden. In the butterfly world, are brightly colored flowers in your garden as … Continue reading

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Abelia triflora

High shrub growing to 4 m high. Twigs hairy fitting something first, later completely bald. Leaves very shortly petiolate, 3-7 cm long, lanceolate or long ovoid, with pointed tip and broad wedge-shaped tapered or rounded leaf base. The leaf margin … Continue reading

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Abelia spathulata

Deciduous shrub 1.5-2 m high by nearly or completely bald young twigs. Leaves 2.5-5.5 cm long, ovate with rounded top and focused at the base, bright green and bare except for the main vein on the underside. More or less … Continue reading

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