Each building must have a small land can use to make small garden. This small land will largely determine to increase the beauty of your home. Green leaves on trees and rocks black and white eye make surely this is cool and brings its own impressions. Beautiful garden with lush plants and tidy, you can also have. And for that, you can create one yourself.
It’s just that sometimes we do not understand, where to start. Whether buying or setting up the first crop land. Well, a beautiful garden setting, together with gardening in such a way as to establish the actual nature. Display a garden certainly did not depend on the size and extent of the land. When done with care and a mature design, a small garden can beautify the house as a whole. There are various ways to impress a cute little garden and amazing. Having a small garden at home is highly recommended because in addition to beautify the face of the house will also be very good for health and psychological.
Three points to consider in managing the garden are:
First, if we have limited land (narrow) one rule is, do not have the desire to want to move other people into the garden itself. This is because people tend to want to have what has been owned by a neighbor or someone else. Because we have limited land, make a small garden with various species of plants are too small (dwarf) it is to achieve a balanced proportion between the garden with the facade of our house.
Second, what about the direction of sunlight, this will affect the garden lighting conditions with the choice of plants. If the park does not get enough sun, can choose the type of plants that like shade (not too need sunlight). EDAR direction the sun is very important because it affects the photosynthetic process in plants in our garden.
Third, soil conditions and water absorption. To produce a good garden, it needs a fertile soil conditions. Categorized fertile soil if high levels of top soil making it easier to absorb water. For larger cities, usually less fertile soil conditions for the necessary treatment before make park. That is by mixing the soil with manure or compost.
Here are the steps that you can follow to construct the plant and its image.
Plant high / vertical at the very back and the highest land. For example you can choose the type of Pinang (red, green, yellow, pine and others.
Susnan The following is a plant that grows can be arranged. For example crop plants (green or yellow) and other soft-shelled.
The next crop is a type of short plants such as Lili Paris, Sianto or type grasses such as purslane.
Last stacking rocks. If funds allow, mix it with pond water garden. And keep in mind, the combination of plants can be added to the composition of four or five plants.
Importantly, remember the sequence and the high and low plants. Well, happy gardening. Enjoy your small garden.
Chrysanthemum, aster, cyclamen and Cotinus: agreements flamboyant
A big pot of chrysanthemums to Japan’s small coppery orange flowers produced an explosion of color. The show is enhanced by the Smoke tree (Cotinus coggygria ‘Grace’) at the beautiful purple foliage tinged with orange in the fall. In the manner of a painter, the gardener has added a mini cyclamen flowers scarlet and purple aster to balance the picture.
Flowering: August to October for the fall aster, from September to November for chrysanthemums and from September to March for the cyclamen.
Our advice: protect asters by a veil of winter or return to a local frost when temperatures are negative.
The adult is a brown butterfly (Cacyreus Marshall) who flits around in the summer of pots of geraniums (mistakenly called geraniums).It is sometimes called “brown” geranium.
a green caterpillar eats the buds, stems and wins in which it bores a gallery. Three successive generations in the year.
Damage: stews with no little flower and stems dry out completely mined.
Targets: the ivy and zonal geraniums. The real geraniums(Geranium perennial) of our regions are spared.
Affected areas: the insect appeared in the south of France in 1997.
Treatments: buttons attacked and undermined the stems must be destroyed. Only regular treatments during the growing season(every 7 to 10 days) with a microbiological insecticide containingBacillus thuringiensis are effective.
Flowering: August to October for asters, from October to March for the heather, cabbage, thoughts and violas.
Our advice: replace the asters by winter-flowering plants such as bulbs, perennials . All containers are clay, but a different shape to give unity and depth to the composition.
up the gardener. Sedges comans’Bronze’ Heuchera foliage and copper are there to fall down. While the little Japanese Skimmia ’Rubella’ is the transition between the warm colors and browns.
Flowering: May to July for Heuchera, from September to March forchrysanthemums from Japan. Japanese Skimmia door knobs red-brown in winter and white flowers in spring.
Our advice: Skimmia Japanese transplant in the ground after the spring bloom. Uproot chrysanthemums to install perennial or annualsummer-flowering: Coreopsis, Carnation of India, marigold.
Compliance of the local flora, especially of mountain meadows, isthe surest way of succeeding plantations. Using the species within them, you save hassle as the subjects are well acclimated. You can add this assortment with horticultural varieties.
Aim your choice to species from the same family as the local species. Although the resulting hybrids or crosses, they are likely to have retained the simplicity of their mountain cousins. For them integrate successfully, book them a privileged position and test their acclimatization before final adoption. Alpine flora: an inspiration
Before any planting, determine the nature of your land by observing the alpine meadows, rich in flowers. Pastures on acid soils host lupine, bluebell, knotweed, digital or avens. Many species that have horticultural cousins who have real ability to acclimatize at altitude. Calcareous soils host asters, buttercups, rock rose, forget-me and the famous edelweiss. Again, but similar varieties of horticultural origin are preferred.
Prairie existing improvement Keys to success and robustness, flowers grazing create beautiful floral designs less demanding. Complete with varieties of the same species or with other alpine species. Existing in a field, enclose small plots and loosen the soil to plant in May, lupine, daisies or queen-of-meadow plant purchased. Let the flowers set seed to ensure a spontaneous seedlings and colonize the whole field.
The marshmallow (Althaea officinalis), everything is good: leaves, flowers and roots. To give young and old. This plant called chest is particularly rich in mucilage. These release a sticky substance that is deposited on the mucous membranes - mouth, pharynx, stomach and intestines - that they reduce the irritation and inflammation. Marshmallow is therefore suitable for preparing herbal teas cough. The mucilage also promote intestinal transit. Flowers and leaves are picked in late summer, while the root is harvested in the fall.
The root is useful to treat gingivitis and toothache. To prepare the mouthwash, pour 25 ounces of cold water 3 or 4 table spoon schopped roots leer cut menu. Let marinate a day (or night). Go and do 2 or 3 rinses. Repeat if necessary the next day with a new maceration. Feel free to chew on a toy marshmallow (root piece of10 cm in length) to a child who ”teething”. Her pain will be eased quickly Dement, and his gums désen flées. You can find the root sand herbal pharmacy.
Discover the little fittonia ’Mosaic Kings Cross‘: a lovely green plant, easy to grow that illuminates the house of his variegated foliage.
The fittonia ’Mosaic Kings Cross is a miniature plant that does not exceed 5 cm. Yet it is eye catching with its small leaves dotted with whitish green, with serrated edges. Accentuate the decorative sideby providing a container that will put much value or plant a few feet into the mound of large plants, it will cover in style. It also finds its place in ”mini pay sages”.
Cultivating fittonia ’Mosaic Kings Cross’
To install its plants, provide a cup equipped with drainage holes.
Fill in part of a layer of gravel, then a mixture of peat soil, peat and compost.
Eject several fittonias and put them in the cup. Filling the empty pack and water.
This plant dislikes direct sunlight.
Stevia has finally been allowed in France as an herbal sweetener. You can grow it in pots or in the garden when she came in the winter.
Stevie (Stevia rebaudiana) is a representative of the family Asteraceae. This plant is 40 to 60 cm high. She is alive, provided the return to winter. Well protected, it is sometimes in the ground, but this is risky. It produces small white flowers in late summer. Ground side, if it does not lack water, it is very demanding and it therefore appreciate a good mulch. These are the leaves that are harvested to be dried, crushed and used as a sweetener, they have the taste of sugar without the drawbacks. The harvest begins in late summer when the leaves are loaded with Stevia side (a substance that gives the sweetness).
It is possible to plant the stevia, but the results are not achieved, it is better to purchase cuttings from a grower. It is interesting to always maintain a mother plant in a pot. earthen Stevia, which is rather chilly, is taking place in the garden when the risk of frost is no longer to be feared. Plant it along with your tomatoes.
cuttings From the moment the plant starts to grow well, you can take cuttings. The multiplication is easy. Make of it to distribute or produce your own plants next year.
Before the first cold, think about your return so that stevia does not freeze. If it is too cumbersome, fold it and make new cuttings.