The Latin name for spruce (Picea) comes from the ancient Roman word 'pix' - resin. Like millennia ago, now these evergreen beauties, living up to 300 years old, are loved by gardeners. There are about 50 species in the spruce family, and many of them, thanks to breeders, have decorative forms with a weeping or columnar crown, with blue, silver or gray-green needles, with a very different trunk height - from 40 cm to 50 m.
Winter is the most difficult period for any houseplant. But for the most flowering, this is also the most important season. After all, how the plant “rests” determines whether it will delight you with flowers in spring or summer. Flowering plants almost always requires cool temperatures, which are not always easy to create in ordinary apartments.
Gathering raspberries, many gardeners lament the insignificant crop yield. However, you should not get upset - the plants were able to give exactly as much as external factors allowed them and how much is embedded in the potential of their variety. Influencing the number of berries is absolutely real. The yield is, in most cases, the result of our labor.
The older generation of readers still remembers the large cans of Bulgarian eggplant caviar, on a modest white label which is painted a large blue eggplant, and inside there is a thick mass of not the most appetizing color, slightly poured with orange vegetable oil. But what a taste and consistency! I tried many times to repeat this culinary masterpiece and now I declare with confidence - it worked!
The festive and cheerful look of the not so modest annual ursinia invariably evokes a smile. Undemanding, modest in care, but impressive and catchy, this beauty is able to become the star of the collection of fashionable summers. Golden baskets and bright green growing in breadth, but easily controlled bushes, and the modest demands of ursinia can only compete with its endurance.