2 mobile apps that really look like magic regarding plant identification. These apps use artificial intelligence and machine learning to identify from a photo what a plant is suffering from and what kind of plant it is. Especially the second app, I have tried it many times with amazing results. It’s almost like nagic! Plantix […]
Growing pomegranate trees will reward you in many ways as they provide us with delicious pomegranates. Scientific name: Punica granatum, genus PunicaceaeCommon name. Punicaceae. The pomegranate is a shrub native to southern or western Asia, which in ancient times was transported to the Mediterranean area where it has adapted very well. Tradition has it that
Want to learn about growing apricots in your garden or in pots in the city? Here you will find tips and valuable information. Figure 1. Apricot flowers. Apricot flowers have the same shape as peach flowers but are white. Apricot is a fruit tree, deciduous and is cultivated in all temperate countries of the world.
Disease and pest infestations on vegetables are one of the biggest problems that the amateur gardener has to deal with in his garden. As you will see below, there is not much we can do about our vegetables as a drastic preventive measure. I will give you tips about 14 vegetables. How to avoid unpleasant
Peach cultivation is one of the most important in Greece, with table peaches accounting for 40% and industrial peaches or concentrated peaches for 60%. Other European countries that produce large quantities of peaches are Spain, France and Italy (mainly table peaches). Figure 1. Peach fruits Picture 2. Peach blossoms Greek name. Ροδάκινο, ροδακινιά (rodakino, rodakinia).
Preventive tree spraying is what we can do for our trees to prevent diseases. S.O.S.: We need to know that no matter what we read, no matter what we are told, no matter what we hear, it is good to act in accordance with the agricultural warnings for our area and consult with local agronomists.
Want to know about growing pear trees in the garden or in pots on the balcony? A useful article about cultivation care, pests, diseases, deficiencies. The production of pears in Greece in the past exceeded 120.000 tons. Figure 2. Pear blossoms. Nowadays there is a shortage of pears in Greece, and our country imports mainly
Want to learn how to grow apple trees in the garden or in pots on the balcony in the city? A useful article about apple trees cultivation care, pests, diseases, nutrient deficiencies. Apple cultivation, is the fourth most important crop after that of olives, citrus and peach. The apple tree has a rich root system,
Want to know how to grow carrots? Scientific name of carrots: Daucus carota, οικ. Umbelliferae. Description of the carrot plant The carrot originated in Asia but is nowadays cultivated all over the world. The carrot is an edible species grown as a vegetable and belongs to the family Apiaceae or Umbelliferae ( Carrot or Parsley
The information on the symptoms of nutrient deficiencies in tomatoes (trophic deficiencies) comes from “The Diagnosis of Mineral Deficiencies in Plants by Visual Symptoms” by Thomas Wallace, M.C., D.Sc., A.I.C., published in 1943. I found this source from the blog “The Perdic Cafe”, looking for why my tomatoes are opening this year. I have planted
Blossom end rot, or Dry rot, or dry top or is a common problem that occurs on tomatoes, but also on peppers and eggplants. The appearance of the problem starts with a dark spot 1 to 2 cm in diameter at the bottom of the tomato fruit. The spot is dark in color. At the
The species of the genus Citrus belong to the family Rutaceae and the tribe Citreae. All members of the genus have a characteristic fruit, the esperidium, which is a type of yellow-colored rachis and the rind does not separate from the flesh. These species are the lemon, citron and grapefruit. Lemon is a cultivated hybrid
Do you want to grow cherry trees in the garden? The cherry tree forms a lot of white flowers, which is why it is also used as an ornamental tree in city parks. The production of cherry trees in Greece depends on the weather conditions during the flowering and harvesting period. Rainfall during the flowering
Not only grape vines are infested by Pierce’s disease, but also several other species including olive trees (Olea europaea), almond trees (Prunus amygdalus), oleander (Nerium oleander), citrus trees, peach trees, apricot trees, alfalfa, oak trees (Quercus spp.), rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis), myrtle (Myrtus communis) and ramnus (Ramnus alaternus). Symptoms of Pierce’s disease on grape vines The