Gardening Tips

Urban Gardening: Vegetables From The Balcony In Best Organic Quality

Urban gardening is far more than a trend, it is an expression of a philosophy of life. More and more people are realising their desire to grow their own vegetables, herbs and fruit in organic quality, even though they have a balcony instead of their own garden. “Organic gardening succeeds even on a few square …

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Growing Potatoes On The Balcony

I have been the proud owner of a garden since last summer. So my family and I are still relative gardening novices. Since we like to try out all kinds of things and always try to do a lot ourselves, the green “four walls” are a great happiness for our little family. We enjoy every …

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Water for Bees Without the Drowning Risk

After intensive reporting on the massive insect mortality, everyone wants to help the bees. By consciously consuming organic products, by planting flower meadows and building insect hotels. But what many people do not know: Insects also need water. Especially in hot weather and in spring, they depend on finding something to drink. Why do bees …

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Bird Hedges: Planting Habitats for Birds and Insects

Bird Hedges: Planting Habitats for Birds and Insects

Hedges are not only a design element and aesthetic enrichment of the garden and the cultural landscape, but also fulfil numerous other tasks: For example, they improve the microclimate, filter dust and exhaust fumes from the air, dampen noise and provide privacy. They are also a valuable habitat for numerous animals. Bird hedges also contribute …

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Best Time To Collect Wild Herbs

Best Time To Collect Wild Herbs

April and May are the best times for gathering edible wild herbs, because now the young tender leaves and shoots are sprouting from the earth everywhere. These fresh greens are particularly suitable because they taste very mild. Older leaves become increasingly bitter, fibrous or tannic. It is best to limit your collecting tour to a …

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