If you see many small black spots under the leaves on pears, quince, apple trees, eggplants and the leaves on the top are discoloured and lose their green colour, then you have an infestation of Tingidae (Lace Bugs). The Tingidae family of insects, often referred to as Lace Bugs, are very small insects that infest […]
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).
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 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