Learn how to increase fruit production on productive trees such as apple and pear trees with this simple technique. It has long been observed that the branches of deciduous productive trees (e.g. apple, pear, peach, lotus, quince, cherry, apricot, etc.), which had a certain slope relative to the trunk, produced more fruit. What was the […]
Many people do not know that the cucumber plant has both male and female flowers. With the help of insect pollinators, the female flowers are pollinated by pollen carried to them by the male flowers. It is the female flowers that give us cucumbers. If, for whatever reason, there is no pollination, what we observe
Easy digging in the garden – Trench how and metal shovel – Two tools that make digging in the garden an easy task!
Garden means soil. And dirt means digging! Digging is one of the most common tasks in the garden. And it’s not an easy job! See how it can be made easier with the right tools. Two tools that have helped me a lot in the garden Next, I’ll introduce you to the two tools that
Below is a practical guide to which fruit tree you can graft onto which other tree. E.g. graft a quince tree to a pear tree, a pear tree to a muskmelon tree, a water chestnut tree to a lemon, orange, kumquat or other citrus tree. The combinations are many and useful. Before grafting a fruit
We find out what the ideal garden type is.Garden types. A historical journey through the gardens of modern Greece and their use.What is the ideal garden type and why. Our opinion on what the ideal garden is is pretty much a personal matter. Some people want to have a beautiful garden where everything is neat
A Chinese proverb says: “If you want 1 year of prosperity, plant corn. If you want 10 years of prosperity, plant trees. If you want 100 years of prosperity, educate the children.” It is no accident that he makes special mention of trees. I imagine he is referring to productive trees that bear fruit for
The first year I grew the garden (everything), the water bill came to 250 Euros from the 30 we used to pay. And that was a big shock. The cost of water for irrigation was something I hadn’t honestly considered as a new grower. Suddenly the tomatoes I grew in the garden turned out to
If you want to create new rose plants from some rose plants you already have, you should check out the propagation methods shown in this video. The first 3 methods are simple and can be applied by all amateur growers. If you have one or more rose bushes in your garden that make big, beautiful,
Grafting / Staking of sour orange tree in orange with a bud. One of the best grafting techniques for fruit trees
Do you want to graft a sour orange tree in orange tree? This is probably the best bud grafting technique for orange trees and fruit trees in general that I have come across. I’m sure you’ll find many instructions and videos describing various techniques for bud grafting into orange trees. So do I. I’ve watched
Summer is a season when there are often very high temperatures and sometimes even heat waves. Our garden plants suffer. If the high temperatures or heatwave lasts for many days, they are just trying to survive. What can we do to help them and keep them alive and healthy? Plants, trees and vegetables in the
What problem do ants cause on sunflowers, what did I do and how did the ants deal with it in a way I had never seen before. Almost a month and a half ago, I sowed sunflower seeds in the seedbed. They went very well and almost all the seeds germinated. When the seedlings grew
We usually sow the seeds to create new seedlings that we will then transplant, in special plastic seed containers. Why not use old newspapers and make our own seed containers in the dimensions we want? Newspaper pots for seed containers We can easily create containers with paper that we can fill with soil and plant
Why myopia increases in children. The relationship with the garden, the sun and nature will surprise you!
Myopia is a condition of the eyes in which you cannot see clearly in the distance. In high degrees of myopia it can lead to blindness or other serious eye diseases. Since 2010, there has been an epidemic of myopia in children in East and Southeast Asia, but also in Europe and America where the
In this article you will find information about the life span of fruit trees in years and after how many years they start to produce fruit. You will find information about: Almond tree, Pear tree, Apricot tree, Damask tree, Olive tree, Citrus tree (Lemon, Orange, Mandarin), Walnut tree, Cherry tree, Cherry tree, Pine tree, Cinnamon
Autumn (September, October, November) are the months when we plant lettuce and onions in the garden. You can find lettuce seedlings at nurseries and farm supply stores in your neighborhood. Lettuce To plant lettuce, dig a small hole by hand. Place the lettuce seedling inside and dig it in. Press the soil so that it
In mid-October, I pruned the dry “stems”, stems from the artichokes. The artichokes had already started to put out new leaves and grow again. The stems were dry and “dead”. Some of the dry artichoke stems were thick and I had a hard time cutting them into pieces for compost. So I sliced them in
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
I have been involved in gardening, plants and hobby farming for over 10 years in Greece. I grow mostly in the cottage, and occasionally in pots in the city, namely Athens, Greece. Before (I’m not ashamed to admit it), I had nothing to do with the land. As I say,“I hadn’t stooped, stone unturned.” A
The Duchess with the chickensDeborah Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire(1920 – 2014) The next time someone tells you that it is humble to deal with the land, that it is not appropriate, tell them this story. A story of inspiration. Deborah Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire in England, inherited a lot of debt and a large estate.
On a walk in Nea Smyrni, Greece, passing outside the store Figures World, I met dear ET the alien, reminding us to use mask and gloves in a very sweet and effortless way. Remember this is the Covid virus time, all over the world. I don’t usually do this, but I stopped and took a