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Cabbages and Broccoli

There are many species of cabbage, all belonging to the Cruciferae family, but very different from each other: many are grown for the head, some for the inflorescences (broccoli and cauliflower), others for the stem that has the shape of a round ball (kohlrabi). Cauliflower, kohlrabi and savoy cabbage prefer a temperate climate, they tolerate the cold very well, while they fear drought...

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Cucumber Planting

There are several varieties, from fresh consumption and pickles, which differ in shape and color. Cucumber prefers a temperate-warm climate and a medium-textured, deep soil, rich in organic matter, fresh and well-drained...

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How to Regenerate the Lawn Before Winter

It is undeniable that a thick and well-kept lawn, a large green carpet, is preferable to a stripped one, with damaged areas and little grass. Today we see together the possible causes of these problems and the remedies to regenerate the lawn, to have it healthy and shiny.

Repair grassy areas damaged due to lack of light

The stripped areas of the lawn must be worked with a hoe to move the soil befo...

Autumn Gardening

The Superstars of the Season

Cyclamen, heather, ornamental cabbage, chrysanthemums and other precious plants to compose vases and bowls brightening up the balcony and garden until the frosts.

Autumn is a splendid moment for balconies and gardens: the seasonal colors are suggestive, and to create long-blooming spots durability seasonal plants come in handy, easily available in flower shops, stalls, garden centers, and supermar...

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Cacti at Home: The Pleasure of Succulents

Exceptional plants for beauty and resistance, cacti lend themselves to ignite curiosity: here are which ones to choose and how to treat them.

The charm of cacti is linked to their legendary ability to survive in extreme conditions of heat and drought, to which are added the sculptural and extravagant forms and, at times, a surprising flowering...