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Hoya- Apocynaceae - Cultivation and care of the Hoya plant
Hoya- Apocynaceae - Cultivation and care of the Hoya plant

HOW TO CULTIVATE AND CARE FOR OUR PLANTS HOYA Plants of the genus Hoya are also known as wax-flower plants for the spectacularity of the flowers that look like wax for their delicacy. : see the paragraph «Main species» GENERAL FEATURES The species belonging to the genus Hoya of the Apocynaceae family are extremely variegated plants as we find evergreen perennial species, bushy creepers, other shrubs or creeping ones and some epiphytes.

Gentian - Gentiana lutea
Gentian - Gentiana lutea

Descrizione e caratteristicheAnzitutto, incuriosisce un nome così particolare assegnato a una pianta: “Genziana”, secondo la consueta tradizione, deriverebbe infatti dal nome Gentius, vale a dire il re degli Illiri che la scoprì per primo. Più propriamente, però, si tratta del nome volgare che viene attribuito alle specie più grandi del genere Gentiana, e specialmente alla cosiddetta Gentiana lutea, conosciuta in modo più comune come Genziana maggiore.

White sauce - Discover the original recipe on
White sauce - Discover the original recipe on

White sauce, the recipe White sauce is easy to confuse with béchamel sauce. It happens sometimes, even in large cooking sites that have many recipes from passionate Internet users. The white sauce is made with butter, flour and water (possibly improved), where the béchamel sauce is made with milk instead of water.

Laelia - Orchids - Cultivation techniques and main species of the Laelia Orchid
Laelia - Orchids - Cultivation techniques and main species of the Laelia Orchid

LE NOSTRE AMICHE ORCHIDEELAELIATecniche di coltivazionePagine 1- 2 -3CLASSIFICAZIONE BOTANICARegno:PlantaeClado: AngiospermeClado: MonocotiledoniOrdine:AsparagalesFamiglia:OrchidaceaeGenere:LaeliaSpecie: vedere pagina 2CARATTERISTICHE GENERALILe Laelia sono orchidee sempreverdi originariedelle zone tropicali delle foreste pluviali comprendendo quindi un aerale moltovasto che va da Cuba fino all& 39;Argentina con alte concentrazione in Brasile e inMessico.

Lawn garden
Lawn garden

Description The lawn, in the garden, almost certainly represents one of the "green" elements of fundamental importance for its aesthetic performance and for the duration of the natural external environment. The lawn of the garden is used to be able to easily walk on the ground, to allow children to play outdoors without getting hurt, for pets to run around outside in an environment that is perfectly compatible with their needs.

Arabic nativity scene
Arabic nativity scene

Arab Nativity We have already talked about many types of nativity scenes, but we have only mentioned the historical or oriental nativity scene; this, however, we can say, is one of the most traditional nativity scenes because it faithfully traces the place where Jesus was born. In fact, Bethlehem is known to all, it is located in the Middle East and therefore the settings that are usually used are, so to speak, poetic licenses that actually have very little to do with the historical origin of the nativity scene.

Borage: language of borage flowers and plants
Borage: language of borage flowers and plants

LANGUAGE AND MEANING OF FLOWERS AND PLANTS Borage Borago officinalis (family Boraginaceae) Borage does not have a canonical meaning in the language of flowers but if we want to attribute it to it unique it is certainly that of contentment and serenity. a meaning of joy and strength has been attributed and the numerous traditions that accompany it bear witness to this.

Sound and verse of Acherontia atropos or death's head butterfly -
Sound and verse of Acherontia atropos or death's head butterfly -

SOUNDS EMITTED BY ANIMALS The sound of Acherontia atropos The death's head sphinx or death's head butterfly that is to say the Acherontia atropos of the family Sphingidae is a butterfly, unique in the world, that emits sounds (both adult and the larva) thanks to a pharynx. When threatened, it emits a high-pitched sound that can be heard from many meters away.

Plants, Allamanda, Allamanda cathartica, Allamanda neriifolia, Allamanda blanchetii, Allamanda violacea, Allamanda schottii, plant
Plants, Allamanda, Allamanda cathartica, Allamanda neriifolia, Allamanda blanchetii, Allamanda violacea, Allamanda schottii, plant

HOW TO GROW AND CARE FOR OUR PLANTS ALLAMANDALS Allamanda are beautiful evergreen plants very similar to Plumeria (they belong to the same family) widely used to adorn walls or trellises. They are very decorative plants both for the beauty of the leaves and for the abundant blooms.

Geological and physical parameters of Cilento
Geological and physical parameters of Cilento

GEOLOGY AND MARINE BIOLOGY Geological and physical parameters of the area in front of Cilento The area in question, Cilento (between approximately the Gulf of Salerno and the Gulf of Policastro, in the southern area of ​​the region), has a varied morphology, formed by mountains and plains , which overlook the Tyrrhenian Sea with cliffs and small beaches.

Car covers
Car covers

The car cover is a protection made of different materials that allows the car to be sheltered from the elements. Its main function is to offer shelter to the car, a covered space that protects it from the intense summer sun and adverse weather conditions during the winter.

Hyssop: medicinal properties, method of use and benefits
Hyssop: medicinal properties, method of use and benefits

ISSOPOHyssopus officinalis (family Lamiaceae) GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS Hyssop, scientific name Hyssopus officinalis L., belongs to the Lamiaceae family and is a plant that has always been mentioned in sacred and classical texts for its therapeutic characteristics and even today it is grown industrially both as aromatic plant that for its medicinal properties.

Acanthus, Sowing, planting, flowering, maintenance
Acanthus, Sowing, planting, flowering, maintenance

Acanthus, a mythical plant, like an ancient goddess ... Lyrical! The acanthus is a superb plant, cultivated for centuries. An original plant with glazed foliage and erect inflorescence.The leaves are very indented, and the flowers in spikes, erect like spears, with thorny bracts, form a mixture of a great class, and which can reach 1.8 metre !

Sedum - Sedum spurium
Sedum - Sedum spurium

Sedum belongs to the Crassulaceae family and its origin is mainly north of the equator.This genus of plant is used to living in places where drought is present for most of the year. They are plants that grow spontaneously on rocky walls or in arid soils.

Meteorological culture
Meteorological culture

Why does a comic program contribute to the meteorological culture better than the articles of many experts? Those who have followed us in all these years will have felt a certain discomfort on our part with regard to those articles which, in the widely circulated press, often reproduce the news that appeared on specialized scientific publications on the Climate, misrepresenting them especially in the conclusions and arriving at dramatic predictions to upset the existence of humanity.

Hymenoptera
Hymenoptera

Hymenoptera Hymenoptera are a class of insects that includes more than 120 thousand species spread all over the world. These insects are very interesting not only from a morphological point of view, but also from an agricultural point of view, because the larvae of many of them represent the most common and dangerous pests of plants.

Dioico: definition and meaning
Dioico: definition and meaning

BOTANICODIOICODIOIC DICTIONARY refers to plants that have male reproductive organs (stamens) and female reproductive organs (pistils) on different plants. Therefore there are male plants and female plants (for example the Beaucarnea, the Araucaria, the Aucuba, etc.). Botanical Dictionary from A to Z.

Heel cutting made in 4 steps, the info
Heel cutting made in 4 steps, the info

Heel cutting in 4 steps: In the garden throughout the season, more generally from the very end of winter to the following fall, we have to make cuttings that will take place in the garden. There are different types of cuttings (stem cutting, crossette cutting, leaf cutting, heel cutting, etc.) for which you will have to respect “prerequisites”: such as working only with sharp and disinfected tools. , select the cutting segments from healthy plants, trees and shrubs, and adapt the type of cutting to the plant to be grafted.

Caper: cultivation, properties and benefits of the caper
Caper: cultivation, properties and benefits of the caper

CAPER (Capparis spinosa L.) Note 1 The Capparis spinosa plant of which we use the delicious flower buds to flavor our dishes and which we commonly call capers. ; within the genus Capparis we find over 350 species, including the Capparis spinosa species, commonly known as capers (and in particular spiny capers), typical of areas with a Mediterranean climate.

 Coleus - Lamiaceae - How to care for and grow Coleus plants
Coleus - Lamiaceae - How to care for and grow Coleus plants

HOW TO GROW AND CARE FOR OUR PLANTS Coleus are plants native to the tropical areas of Africa and Asia and are highly appreciated and cultivated for the beauty of their leaves. : Coleus - PlectranthusSpecies: see the paragraph «Main species» GENERAL CHARACTERISTICSThe genus Coleus belongs to the Lamiceae family and includes more than 150 species.