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Rizoma: definition and meaning

Rizoma: definition and meaning

DIZIONARIO BOTANICORIZOMAIl rizoma è un fusto sotterraneo più o meno allungato e ingrossato, in genere a sviluppo orizzontale, che contiene numerose sostanza di riserva che servono alla pianta per superare periodi avversi e per facilitare la ripresa vegetativa. Ha la capacità di emettere continuamente radici e fusti in modo da perpetuare la vita della pianta madre.

Milk thistle: medicinal properties, method of use and benefits

Milk thistle: medicinal properties, method of use and benefits

CARDO MARIANOSilybum marianum(famigliaAsteraceae)CARATTERISTICHE GENERALIIl cardo mariano, Silybum marianum Gaertn., appartiene alla famiglia delleAsteraceae (ex Compositae) ed é una pianta tipica delle zone centro meridionali del mediterraneo dove si ritrova nelle zone incolte, nei prati, tra le macerie, ecc.

Sansevieria cylindrica var. patula 'Boncel'

Sansevieria cylindrica var. patula 'Boncel'

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Aphids

Aphids

Description Aphids, called "plant lice", are among the most feared parasites in the plant world. It is a species of insects belonging to the Aphidoidea family and to the Rhynchota genus. Their danger derives from the fact that the females of these insects have a high reproductive capacity combined with a certain polymorphism.

Tips For How To Kill Grasshoppers – How To Control Grasshoppers

Tips For How To Kill Grasshoppers – How To Control Grasshoppers

By: Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious GardenIn excessive numbers, grasshoppers can be a gardener’s nightmare, especially in rural areas. While high infestations can be difficult to eradicate, their numbers and damage can be greatly reduced with careful plant selection, the addition of predators, and the use of organic forms of insecticides.

Mammillaria matudae

Mammillaria matudae

Prime destination for succulent loversRSSFacebookInstagramTwitterPinterestHomeSucculentopediaBrowse Succulents by Scientific NameBrowse Succulents by Common NameBrowse Succulents by GenusBrowse Succulents by FamilyBrowse Succulents by USDA Hardiness ZoneBrowse Succulents by OriginBrowse Cacti by GenusAbout SucculentsCultivationGeneral CareLight RequirementsPotting SoilWateringFertilizingPests and DiseasesRepottingPropagationPruningGraftingArrangingSucculent UsesMedicinal SucculentsCosmetic SucculentsCulinary SucculentsSacred SucculentsLibraryBooksStoriesMyths and LegendsStampsWorld of Flowering PlantsYou are at:Home » Archive for & 34;Mammillaria matudae& 34;Browsing: Mammillaria matudaeSucculentopediaMammillaria matudae (Thumb Cactus)Mammillaria matudae is a columnar cactus with cylindrical stem up to 12 inches (30 cm) and up to 1.

Ultra-ripe tomato varieties

Ultra-ripe tomato varieties

Phytophthora is not scary for tomatoes The main part of the territory of Russia is located in the zone of risky farming. And it is no coincidence that in the West our country is figuratively called the country of "green tomatoes". But it is time to revise this stereotype, although our climate is really harsh. Short summer, sharp contrast of day and night temperatures, abundant dew at the end of summer, ubiquitous late blight - all this seriously examines gardeners.

Gas barbecue

Gas barbecue

Leafing through the outdoor furniture magazines, you realize that the barbecue is a fundamental element of the garden because it allows you to experience the open space with friends while enjoying the dishes cooked directly outdoors. The decision to focus on a gas barbecue is given precisely by the need to always have a barbecue available that can heat up in a short time.

Lavender properties

Lavender properties

For many years now, lavender has been used frequently in the cosmetic and herbal fields for the production of particular essences and excellent perfumes and, in some cases, also to make excellent oils in the phytotherapeutic field. a particularly important use since ancient times in the medicinal field.

All about Garden No. 2 2012

All about Garden No. 2 2012

Everything about Garden looks at this year's big trends in the garden. From the content: Give spring a place - fix your own hobby and plant cold-resistant plants. 19 smart tips on pruning - time to cut bushes and trees. Get inspired by English cottage style. our Swedish seed varieties. Reader offer: Everything about Garden travels to China!

Little secrets of growing tulips and other bulbous crops

Little secrets of growing tulips and other bulbous crops

& 34; Cheap and Angry & 34; My Favorite Tulips in the Flower Bed Gardeners with a large collection of gladioli, tulips, lilies and other bulbs know how difficult it is to plant them in spring or fall. I also grow many bulbous crops. The most favorite are colorful tulips, hyacinths, daffodils of various classes and, of course, small-bulbous ones - muscari, galanthus, pushkinia, scillas ... To simplify the process of planting bulbs, I began to use the following method: I collect cardboard containers from chicken eggs, I make holes in the cells - with a nail or scissors.

Summertime Pansies: Will Pansies Bloom In The Heat Of Summer

Summertime Pansies: Will Pansies Bloom In The Heat Of Summer

By: Mary Ellen EllisCan you grow pansies in summer? This is a great question for anyone who prizes these cheerful and colorful flowers. There is a reason you see them as one of the first annuals for sale in the spring and then again in the fall. They do best in cooler weather, but how and when you enjoy them depends on the variety and your climate.

Growing conditions for salvia

Growing conditions for salvia

Read the previous part. ← Salvia speciesCultivation conditions of Salvia Salvia hibrida Mystic SpireDue to the large variety of species, no universal recommendations for salvia cultivation can be given. Salvia species, native to the deserts and semi-deserts of California and Mexico, love the sun, are not afraid of drought and heat; Salvias from the forests of South America are often very large plants that require more humid conditions and prefer partial shade.

Pruning Chinese Pistache: How To Prune A Chinese Pistache Tree

Pruning Chinese Pistache: How To Prune A Chinese Pistache Tree

By: Teo SpenglerAnyone looking for an easy-care shade tree with star power should consider the Chinese pistache (Pistacia chinensis). These gorgeous trees mature into soaring beauties with appealing umbrella-shaped canopies, but they may require some pruning along the way. Chinese pistache pruning isn’t difficult once you understand the basics of the tree’s growth pattern.

Alpine slide and pond in the country

Alpine slide and pond in the country

The layout of our slide and the flower garden around it (like a mixborder) & 34; historically & 34; developed in such a way that it consists, as it were, of three rather separate parts from each other. The first part, adjacent to an artificial reservoir, for the construction of which plastic film was used for several years in a row, was left unchanged by us this summer.

Picking Foxtail Palm Seeds – How To Collect Foxtail Palm Seeds

Picking Foxtail Palm Seeds – How To Collect Foxtail Palm Seeds

Native to Australia, foxtail palm (Wodyetia bifurcata) is an attractive palm tree with a rounded, symmetrical shape and a smooth, grey trunk and tufted fronds that resemble foxtails. This Australian native is suitable for growing in USDA plant hardiness zones 10 and 11.Common means of propagation such as cuttings, division or air layering aren’t usually effective, so if you want to propagate a foxtail palm, seeds are your best option.

Tubers on the branches?

Tubers on the branches?

About usAll about Garden is the obvious choice for everyone who loves gardening. Here is inspiration and practical advice. Our beautiful garden pictures evoke grand dreams that we help to realize. We have the sharpest experts and the best ideas, the newest plants and gadgets that make green life more beautiful in the garden, on the terrace and balcony.

Bitter Tasting Basil: What To Do When A Basil Plant Is Bitter

Bitter Tasting Basil: What To Do When A Basil Plant Is Bitter

Herb growing requires a minimum of care, as the plants are normally fast growing and many of them already have some insect resistance due to the high amounts of essential oil in the leaves. Still, even these rather trouble-free plants can end up with issues. One such problem is bitter basil leaves.Bitter Tasting Basil LeavesA member of the Lamiaceae (mint) family, basil (Ocimum basilicum) is renowned for its aromatic and sweet tasting leaves.

What Are Thinning Cuts: How To Employ Thinning Cuts On Trees Or Shrubs

What Are Thinning Cuts: How To Employ Thinning Cuts On Trees Or Shrubs

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistPruning trees and shrubs is an important part of their maintenance. The proper cutting implements and technique are crucial to the plant’s overall health, prevention of disease, productivity and in building a strong structure. Good knowledge on how to employ thinning cuts to create the best scaffold and increase bud and flower manufacture not only enhances the appearance of the tree but also its vigor.

Echium spp -Seed, plant, maintain

Echium spp -Seed, plant, maintain

Echiums, sauvages et spectaculaires !Les Echiums sont à l’origine, des plantes sauvages, elles portent ce nom car leurs étamines ressemble à une langue de vipère. Ce sont des plantes que vous pouvez parfois retrouver dans leur état initial, naturel, dans les climats tempérés, océaniques et méditerranéens, d’Europe et d’Afrique.