Category: Garden Tips

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Video: Why does basil always shrink at home?

Video: Why does basil always shrink at home?

Basil is one of the most popular culinary herbs. Whether classic with tomatoes or as a delicious pesto - it gives many dishes a very special aroma. It often grows in the garden in summer, but what about winter? Most of them use herb pots from the supermarket for convenience.

Video: cleaning and maintaining the chainsaw - instructions & tips

Video: cleaning and maintaining the chainsaw - instructions & tips

The chainsaw is one of a man's favorite tools. Here you can really let off steam and secretly become a small child again. Chainsaws are not cheap. Depending on the manufacturer and performance, between 100 and 700 euros are possible. There are of course rarely any upper limits.

Video: make lavender syrup yourself - it's that easy

Video: make lavender syrup yourself - it's that easy

Syrups are a real treat and so versatile. They can not only be used to refine drinks such as sparkling wine and water, they also give certain dishes and desserts that certain something. Since the purchased variants often contain colorants and preservatives, many simply make their syrups themselves.

Coriander chutney: 3 delicious recipe ideas to imitate

Coriander chutney: 3 delicious recipe ideas to imitate

Coriander is mainly used as a spice in Asian dishes. You can conjure up far more from the plant. Like a delicious chutney, for example. This is done quickly and also super delicious. Coriander chutneys can be made sweet and spicy Coriander is no longer just a spice.

Video: Garlic brew against aphids - it's that easy

Video: Garlic brew against aphids - it's that easy

Aphids are in high season, especially in spring. They appear almost out of nowhere and make life difficult for our plants. In addition to the voracious snails, aphids are the most common plant pests that cause many a gardener to despair. It goes without saying that the chemistry club in the garden has no business.

Black cumin cultivation and sowing: This is how it works in the garden

Black cumin cultivation and sowing: This is how it works in the garden

Black cumin is an exotic plant in private gardens, but can be grown there without any problems. But be careful: the weeds grow wild! In addition to the well-known types of fruit and vegetables, such as cherry, plum, carrot or lettuce in all variations, hobby gardeners are increasingly planting herbs in their garden.

Video: Build a raised bed from raster planting stones yourself - it's that easy

Video: Build a raised bed from raster planting stones yourself - it's that easy

Raised beds are a great invention. On the one hand, the back is protected during gardening and on the other hand, the plants also benefit from it. They get more light and are less likely to be infected by pests. Many choose a simple raised bed made of wood. This is available in almost every garden center and also online.

15 ideas: raised bed made of wood, stone or metal

15 ideas: raised bed made of wood, stone or metal

Previous1 of 15next Classic raised bed made of wood A raised bed is no longer only used to protect your back when gardening. Rather, it is increasingly used as a decorative element in a garden. This picture shows the classic variant, which probably everyone knows and which you can find in any hardware store or online (e.g.

Top 10 bestselling fire bowls & fire baskets

Top 10 bestselling fire bowls & fire baskets

As soon as the sun disappears on the horizon, small groups of people gather more and more around flaming fire bowls and fire baskets in Germany's gardens. In our garden too, this is almost compulsory among the neighbors every 1-2 weeks. 😉 So it's no wonder that the demand for the right fire bowl is increasing year by year.

Winter trumpets hibernate - so they survive the cold season very well

Winter trumpets hibernate - so they survive the cold season very well

Angel's trumpets are plants that are easy to care for. Only in winter do you have to take some precautions to survive the cold season. Angel trumpets are not winter hardy Angel trumpets owe their name to the beautiful, trumpet-shaped calyxes. With a little care, garden friends can enjoy the pink, yellow, white or even orange flowers in summer.

Potato gratin recipe - quick and easy to prepare

Potato gratin recipe - quick and easy to prepare

Potato gratins are extremely popular as a main course and as an accompaniment to meat dishes. With our simple potato gratin recipe, you can quickly and easily conjure up a delicious dish on the table. Potato gratins serve as a side dish or as a simple main course There are numerous recipes for a potato gratin on the Internet.

Cutting angel trumpets - everything you need to consider when cutting

Cutting angel trumpets - everything you need to consider when cutting

In order for angel trumpets to thrive, they should also be cut. However, there are a number of things you need to take into account so that the pruning is not at the expense of the flowers. Angel's trumpets must be cut Angel's trumpets should be cut at least once a year. Only in this way do they form many shoots during the growing season, on which the magnificent flowers will later grow.

Planting strelitzia - This is how the banana family thrives

Planting strelitzia - This is how the banana family thrives

If you love exotic flowers, you will love the strelitzia. It is a visual highlight and is also easy to plant. The strelitzia, also known as the bird of paradise, belongs to the banana family and originally comes from South Africa.

Angel's trumpet does not bloom - causes & tips for a beautiful bloom

Angel's trumpet does not bloom - causes & tips for a beautiful bloom

If angel trumpets just don't want to bloom, there can be several reasons. But don't worry, care errors can usually be corrected quickly. Regularly fertilize the angel's trumpet too little fertilized, too little watered, cut too deeply: these are the three most common reasons for the lack of bloom in the angel's trumpet.

Video: build a rustic garden bench from tree trunks

Video: build a rustic garden bench from tree trunks

A bench belongs in every garden. Here you can relax, read a good book and escape everyday life for a while. Who doesn't need that after a hard day's work? Very few. There are garden benches in the trade like sand by the sea, but none is really individual.

Multiply witch hazel - 3 best methods presented

Multiply witch hazel - 3 best methods presented

A witch hazel bush can by no means only be multiplied by grafting. It is also easier. Our three possibilities show how. The witch hazel is one of the few plants that bloom in winter. Already in January, when the temperatures are quite mild, the shrubs show their bright yellow to red flowers and then bloom until July.

Design planters from Tetra-Paks - smart idea for mini herb garden & other plants

Design planters from Tetra-Paks - smart idea for mini herb garden & other plants

Herbs must not be missing in a good kitchen. Unfortunately, because they don't have a garden, terrace or balcony, many think that they have to do without it. Not correct. Even in a small space, herbs can be planted and also magically staged. BLOOM's TV Deco & Lifestyle shows how easy it is in the video above.

Planting fan palm - this is how it thrives

Planting fan palm - this is how it thrives

Fan palms actually come from the Mediterranean. But they also thrive with us. Provided you plant the fan palm correctly. Fan palms like it warm The fan palm has expressive ribbed leaves that feel at home in both rooms and the garden. Even if the fan palm originally comes from the Mediterranean region, it still feels very comfortable in Northern Europe.

Video: Build flower boxes out of Douglas fir wood yourself - balcony decoration with that special something

Video: Build flower boxes out of Douglas fir wood yourself - balcony decoration with that special something

Flower boxes are in abundance in the garden trade and also online. The bigger they are, the more expensive they will of course be. Often you have your ideas, but you won't find them anywhere. Then just do it yourself! Although this involves a lot of effort, you will then have a decorative flower box according to your wishes.

Potato Diseases - Detect and Combat

Potato Diseases - Detect and Combat

Potatoes are actually quite robust plants. Nevertheless, they are susceptible to various diseases and parasites. Read here what these are and how they can be combated. Many hobby gardeners who have some space in their garden grow potatoes. These taste much better from your own garden than from the supermarket next door.