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Legume plants

Legume plants

Legumes are a family of very important plants for our organic garden. First of all, because they give us legumes, a type of vegetable that is essential for nutrition since it is the only class of vegetables that provides protein. They are therefore key plants in vegetarian diets.From the point of view of agriculture, the plants of the legume family are extremely interesting because they are able to absorb nitrogen from the air and release it into the soil, thanks to the action of bacteria that live in symbiosis with the root system of the legume.

Eliminate cochineal

Eliminate cochineal

The cochineal is an annoying pest for crops, which attacks mainly the orchard and ornamental plants but we can also find it on some garden crops.These very small insects behave very similar to aphids, they install on the leaves and on the young branches suck sap from plant tissues, producing honeydew and causing smoke that can damage plants.

How to make safe vegetable preserves

How to make safe vegetable preserves

When the garden is generous, you can decide to make preserves, in order to bring the flavors of the harvest to the table even out of season and to be able to keep the vegetables for a longer time. When making a preserve, however, you must be very careful to avoid running into dangerous toxins, such as Botox.

Cardon Cactus Care: Growing The Giant Mexican Pachycereus Pringlei

Cardon Cactus Care: Growing The Giant Mexican Pachycereus Pringlei

The Cardon cactus – Pachycereus Pringlei pak-ee-KER-ee-us PRING-lee-eye is a flowering cactus belonging to the cactus family Cactaceae.It’s the tallest cactus in the world and native to Northwestern Mexico in the states of Baja California, Baja California Sur, Sonoran Desert of Sonora, and Southern Arizona.

Lemon and rosemary liqueur

Lemon and rosemary liqueur

How to prepare the rosemary limoncello Wash the lemon and rosemary thoroughly and dry them well. With a knife or a peeler, get the lemon zest, taking care not to take the bitter white part. Put the rosemary zest and needles in a glass jar with alcohol and leave to infuse for 5-6 days, shaking it at least once a day.

Dieffenbachia Care: Growing The Dumb Cane Plant

Dieffenbachia Care: Growing The Dumb Cane Plant

Dieffenbachia plant pronounced (deef-en-BOK-ee-uh) known also as the “Dumb Cane” makes an excellent tropical houseplant. “Dieffs” tolerance of shade makes them a good plant to begin learning the basics of indoor houseplant care.In this article, we share care tips on common indoor Dieffenbachia care along with, answers to some of the most common questions on “dumb cane” regarding:How poisonous are Dieffenbachia plants to cats, dogs, and children?