Botanix – A journal about plants and gardening

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Planting flower bulbs and seedlings

Take out the flower bulbs and seedlings that you have received by postal service out of the packaging, and let it stand in the shade for around 2–3 days. A second possibility is to plant them immediately and keep them in the shade for a few days so that they are not exposed to any direct sunlight.

Wednesday 10th November 2010 22:23 | print | How to grow

Growing Oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus)

Oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus) is even more popular these days than the common mushroom (champignon mushroom)! In relation to common mushroom, Oyster mushroom has one huge advantage – it cannot be confused with the toxic „death cap“ (Amanita phalloides).

Monday 8th November 2010 21:24 | print | Mushrooms

How to mow your lawn correctly?

It is necessary to mow your lawn correct in order to obtain a thick grass carpet. No conifer will look good with dying lawn surrounding it!

Saturday 6th November 2010 19:52 | print | Lawn

The planting of a new lawn

In Europe the best time for planting a new lawn or the planting of extra grass in an existing lawn is from May until June. If there is very little rain in the spring, July might be the best time to plant.

Friday 5th November 2010 19:40 | print | Lawn

NOVODOR FC for fighting the Colorado potato beetle

I do not think I need to specially introduce the Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata) as everyone knows this enormous pest that is very damaging for the potato and is not possible to get rid of without the use of chemicals. In the meantime, nobody knows of any biological cures that could be used for the Colorado potato beetle.

Thursday 4th November 2010 19:07 | print | Pests

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