Growing climbing hydrangeas: tips on varieties, care & propagation

Growing climbing hydrangeas: tips on varieties, care & propagation

Everything about climbing hydrangea – from planting and propagation to different varieties, including expert advice on the toxicity and care of the climbing hydrangea – can be found in this article. Climbing hydrangeas (Hydrangea petiolaris) are becoming increasingly popular among hobbyist gardeners. And now wonder:…

Agapanthus: growth, care & varieties

Agapanthus: growth, care & varieties

African lilies have magnificent flowers. We will tell you what is important when planting lilies of the Nile and what you have to consider when caring for the agapanthus in terms of fertilising and watering. The African lily (Agapanthus), also referred to as lily of…

Pruning & pinching out tomato plants

Pruning & pinching out tomato plants

The pinching out of tomato shoots is a controversial topic among gardeners. We reveal when it makes sense to prune tomatoes and how to prune a tomato plant properly. Rarely does a topic divide tomato lovers as much as the removing of tomato side shoots.…

How to plant lily of the valley: instructions & expert tips

How to plant lily of the valley: instructions & expert tips

Lily of the valley is an easy to care for perennial for shady places. Here you can find out everything about flowering time, location and care. Lily of the valley (Convallaria majalis) flowers in May, when it boasts a myriad of dainty white flowers that…

Companion plants for tomatoes: which plants are best to grow with tomatoes?

Companion plants for tomatoes: which plants are best to grow with tomatoes?

Which plants are most compatible with tomatoes? We will show you which plants make the best neighbours for these delicious fruits and will give you expert tips for companion planting tomatoes. Companion planting is probably the most primitive form of growing vegetables of different species…

Growing carrots: expert advice

Growing carrots: expert advice

As probably the most popular root vegetables of all, carrots are a must-have for every garden. You can find helpful advice on planting and cultivating carrots here. Growing carrots (Daucus carota subsp. sativus) in your garden has one advantage in particular: the tasty roots can…

Growing sweet potatoes: care, varieties & harvesting

Growing sweet potatoes: care, varieties & harvesting

How to grow sweet potatoes at home? Here are the best varieties of the sweet potato and tips on planting, care, fertilising and harvesting. Already in the 16th century, the sweet potato (Ipomea batata) conquered the European market, even before the omnipresent regular potato. However,…

Geranium care: maintenance & diseases

Geranium care: maintenance & diseases

The flowers of geraniums are stunning. Here is our guide to geranium care from the right way to prune, water, fertilise and avoid diseases. Pelargonium (also known as geranium) belongs to the family Geraniaceae. Most of the approximately 250 wild species are native to South…

10 tips for raised garden beds

10 tips for raised garden beds

Farewell to back pain! These are our ten ways to improve you raised garden bed. Raised beds are probably one of the biggest garden trends at the moment. And there is no surprise why: they are an effective way to make your garden look neat…

Planting strawberries: when & where

Planting strawberries: when & where

The sweet strawberries simply taste best from your own garden. We’ll tell you how best to plant strawberries. Growing strawberries (Fragaria) in your own garden or on the balcony is actually not difficult. With the right soil in the right location, correct maintenance, fertilisation and watering,…