Ants are hymenoptera, social insects spread all over the world, present on earth for millions of years; there are many kinds of ants, only in Italy there are a few dozen genus of ants, such as the ants of the genus Formica, Lasius, Messor, Myrmica, Aphaenogaster, leptothorax; one of the most famous genera is Formica rufa, or red ants, very well known as they are sometimes aggressive even with human beings.
Cochineal Cochineal is a particularly common parasite in greenhouses, in gardens, in apartments, it attacks in particular some species of ornamental plants, among which we remember the succulents in general, the olive tree, the laurel, the conifers and most of the plants from apartment. The development of the cochineal in the apartment and in the greenhouse is particularly favored by a dry environment with poor ventilation.
Arcon Domus 3D-Home and Garden Arcon Domus 3D is an interior and garden design program, easy to use, intuitive and fast; designing the garden with care and being able to "see" what plants and furnishings are most suitable for the space we have available has never been so easy.
New plants in the garden When we plant a new plant in our garden, remember to prepare a hole at least twice the size of the pot in which it is contained, we work the soil well, mixing it with universal soil and manure; we bury the plant and then water it abundantly, remembering to provide at least a bucket of water, or we check that the soil is well wet, up to a depth of at least 20-30 cm.
It is an aphid lacnid, which attacks several conifers belonging to the Cupressaceae family. Cupressus arizonica, C. macrocarpa, C. sempervirens, Juniperus phoenica, J.oxycedrus macrocarpa, J.sabina, Chamaecyparis lawsoniana, Tuja orientalis and Cupressociparis leilandii are susceptible.
Evergreen parasitic plant, widespread in most of the temperate areas of the globe. It has a short and very branched stem, an intense green color; the habit is roundish, with dimensions between 20 and 50 cm. These shrubs grow as suckers, insinuating the base of the trunk under the bark of the trees, and feeding on the sap of the host plant; in March-April they produce small axillary inflorescences, consisting of yellowish-white flowers; the female plants in autumn also produce small round, sticky, white-colored fruits, with a gelatinous consistency, containing a single seed.
"Title =" Exposure - bitter orange "> Exposure Citrus fruits are evergreen plants of Asian origin; in the areas of origin they enjoy hot and humid summers, and fairly mild winters, with minimum temperatures generally never below zero degrees. For this reason, cultivation in Italy is widespread only in areas with a mild climate, lemons prefer winter temperatures no lower than -3 / -4 ° C, other citrus fruits, such as Kumquats, can withstand even much more rigid temperatures, close to - 10 ° C.
Moss in the lawn It often happens that our turf appears ruined by patches, more or less large, of moss, low and compact. This phenomenon occurs in particular in the areas of the garden where there is not a good circulation of oxygen inside the soil, due to an excess of stagnant humidity; there is moss development even in those areas, particularly in the shade, where turf plants cannot develop at their best, due to a low quantity of minerals in the soil, or due to excessively compact soil.
How to create a rock garden The availability of space is a problem for everyone ... The art of the "garden among the rocks" is however so versatile and adaptable that it allows everyone to cultivate a certain amount of dwarf plants even to those who have little space, we want to give suggestions so that with little expense and little effort we can have equally great satisfaction.
Spring cleaning The days get longer, the temperatures rise: spring has arrived. Even the plants in the apartment during the winter go through a period of semi vegetative rest; with increasing daily sunshine hours they start to develop again, producing new buds and floral buds.
Host plants and damage The two aphids come from the areas of the Atlas chain and are specifically dedicated to coniferous trees of the genus Cedrus. Cedrobium laportei preferably attacks Cedrus atlantica and Cedrus libanotica, while Cinara cedars is common on Cedrus atlantica and on Cedrus deodora. They are both cortexicles and live in thick colonies arranged in a sleeve on the branches of diameter less than 2 cm and on the smaller twigs, forming an abundant honeydew that falling, like a very fine rain, smears the soil and the things underlying the plants.
Alcantara Description The "Alcantara®" (Noare) rose is a beautiful, ever-present red ruby-colored rose that contrasts with the bright green foliage. An excellent fluffer, it resists disease and pollution very well. Use The "Alcantara" rose, a splendid fleece in urban and private spaces, can be used for balconies, vases, garden corners and large spaces.
Euroflora 2001: In a strip of land compressed between sea and mountains for centuries the city of Genoa scrutinizes the horizon in search of ships and sailing ships that plowing the seas and oceans cleverly land in its enchanting port. As a major port during the maritime republics, when trade took place by ship, the city of Euroflora has been able to maintain its primacy worthy of a large sea port, which has always been open to trade with the whole world and at the dawn of third millennium still retains the charm of its narrow streets of its colorful and colorful houses hanging on the mountain.
"Title =" The history - English roses "> The history The English roses are born from the inspiration of one of the greatest European hybridisers, David Austin; his intent was to combine the best features of the ancient varieties of roses with the details winners of modern roses: from successive crosses between modern roses and old roses, starting from the 1960s, he began to produce very elegant shrubs with bushes, the flowers of English roses follow the shapes of old roses, with large rosettes in the shape of a rosette, of a cup, often divided into quarters, overflowing with petals, with an intense fragrance, whereas, like modern roses, the English have the advantage of being very flourishing, with good resistance to disease.
Climber plants Climber plants are shrubs, perennial or annual, that have a rapid and vigorous development, and produce very elongated, flexible and fast-growing stems; this type of development gives rise to very large and enlarged shrubs, definitely very decorative, suitable as hedges, wall coverings and walls, canopies or gazebos.
Stuttgart Botanical Garden: Stuttgart Botanical Garden This time we take a look at 10 parallel lines and visit the Stuttgart Botanical Garden. In January, the German countryside paints with a continuous white tint. Arrival in the city of Stuttgart, capital of Baden-Wurtemberg.
The regeneration of the turf A good and constant maintenance of the turf allows us to maintain in good health even the most difficult "lawn"; remember that many turf mixtures require constant shearing, watering and fertilizing for balanced and compact development.
Autumn Crocuses Anyone who loves flowers and gardens knows the crocuses, they are small spring-flowering flowers, widespread even in the wild in our peninsula, which are often planted even in the turf, to produce a more natural effect in the lawn; they are very easy to cultivate plants, which stand up well to frost, and bloom every year even in non-ideal cultivation conditions.
1. Introduction The desire to have a garden pond can be easily achieved using special fiberglass tanks or PVC sheets. The main feature of the pond is its uniqueness: no two are the same, as each pond is the result of the imagination of those who make and care for it.
The oleander The oleander is a shrub typical of the Mediterranean vegetation, it is widespread throughout Italy in cultivation, in southern areas it is also present in the natural state; a plant well known to garden and non-garden enthusiasts, the oleander is a vigorous evergreen shrub, which produces beautiful fragrant flowers throughout the warm season, gathered in racemes at the apex of the flexible branches.
How to choose your Christmas tree First of all it accurately measures the height of your home ceiling. Don't forget to consider the height of the tip to decorate the tree and the base in which to place it. These tips can be very useful for saving money if the tree is sold according to height.