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Flowers

Sowing

Question: sow good morning, I sowed seeds of the dwarf blue agerate about 2 weeks ago, but nothing has grown yet. How long does it take before something is born? the sowing is near a window that acts as a greenhouse effect Answer: sowing Dear Katia, sowing is a very pleasant activity that gives great satisfaction; in addition to this sowing our plants also allows us to obtain them in large numbers from a small sachet of seeds.
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Gardening

The blooms

Generalities The flower is defined botanically as the complex of organs deriving from the transformations of leaves that allow the higher plants to reproduce. The fundamental purpose of flowering in natural conditions is precisely the multiplication of the plant, which occurs through the fertilization of specific organs, which will later turn into fruits and seeds capable of spreading the species.
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Garden

Duranta repens

Generalities Duranta repens is a small creeping or partially erect shrub native to Central America; the thin semi-woody stems are densely branched, arched, light green in color; the foliage is oval in shape, and small in size, is evergreen in areas with mild winter weather; from late spring to autumn, at the apex of the stems, small purple or blue flowers with five petals, with white margin and light eye, bloom in long pendulous panicles.
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Garden furniture

Small garden projects

Designing a small garden To realize small garden projects, one cannot ignore the small size of the surface that will have to be treated. This does not mean, however, that the creation of a small garden is disadvantageous compared to the creation of a large garden; on the contrary, many times the opposite happens, since a small green space can be looked after, irrigated and maintained with greater ease than infinite expanses that require money, space and time.
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Gardening

Lawn aeration

Generalities The common lawn, the one cultivated with grasses, is made up of innumerable small ground-covering perennial plants, which develop close to each other; between them fall leaves, debris, residues of the mowing, which over the months make up a thick layer, called felt. This layer of decomposing plant products creates a real barrier over time, difficult to pass through by water and mineral salts brought from the outside.
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Stetsonia coryne

Generalities this genus is composed of a single species of columnar catus originating in South America, found mainly in Argentina and Bolivia. It has an erect stem, very branched, which has 8-10 very evident ribs, along which numerous areolas with long spines, yellow-black, which become greyish with age, rigid; it is medium green in color, sometimes tending to bluish; in nature it can reach 7-9 meters in height, with a stem diameter close to 40-50 cm.
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