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Creepers in the garden
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Creepers in the garden

Question: creepers in the garden Hi, recently I bought a house with a garden, but on one side of the garden there are some pipes attached along the wall horizontally, in this part of the wall I would like to put a creeper to cover these pipes. I would like to know which creeper or which plant to put that grows within a year, in order to cover these tubes.

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Purple variety

Varieties of violet The species of violet from which the breeders started to obtain the large and showy pansies, which we admire today in many gardens, certainly do not have such showy flowers and so striking blooms; however they are pleasant ornamental plants and often more resistant than the hybrid relatives, being mostly perennial endemic plants in most of Europe; moreover, usually the flowers of non-hybrid violets are very fragrant.
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Pelargonium

Di-filippo-figuera - nursery-hollyhock- "title =" Around the Pelargonium of Filippo Figuera (Malvarosa nursery) - pelargonium "> Around the Pelargoniums of Filippo Figuera (Malvarosa Nursery) Let's see if I can. Let's see if I can talking about Pelargonium without ever calling them geraniums I promised myself to be careful not to make this mistake.
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Surfinia variety

Surfinia varietata Surfinie are the ideal plants to put on a terrace or on a balcony to have a rich and abundant flowering for the whole season, as long as the flowers are not exposed to full sun. The varieties of surfinia that we can find in garden centers and nurseries are very numerous and varied, able to satisfy any need of plant lovers.
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Autumn crocuses

Autumn Crocuses Anyone who loves flowers and gardens knows the crocuses, they are small spring-flowering flowers, widespread even in the wild in our peninsula, which are often planted even in the turf, to produce a more natural effect in the lawn; they are very easy to cultivate plants, which stand up well to frost, and bloom every year even in non-ideal cultivation conditions.
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Spartium junceum

General characteristics Spartium junceum is a deciduous shrub, native to the Mediterranean basin. It can reach 2-3 meters in height and has an erect, roundish habit with a very branched crown; the stems are thin, woody, very flexible, dark green or brown; the leaves are small, lanceolate or linear, dark green in color, very far from each other, they fall at the beginning of flowering.
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Annoying moles

About annoying moles About annoying moles, I also have the house surrounded by five thousand square meters of land in the open countryside. The anti-mole plants worked for a few years then passed quietly underneath. Last year, at the first attempt at an invasion, I tried to do so: I took a fairly large flexible plastic tube.
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Growing geraniums

The defense of geranium cultivated on the balcony The term geranium commonly identifies Pelargonium plants, belonging to the Geraniaceae family, a name that derives from geranos which means crane, to allude to the fruit that has the shape of the beak of a crane. The Geraniaceae family also includes the genus Geranium, which differs in having leaves with a deeply incised margin, from having simpler flowers, prostrate bearing and use in rock gardens and borders.
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Caryopteris

Caryopteris The genus Caryopteris combines some species of shrubs of Asian origin, the most widely cultivated species in the garden is actually a spontaneous hybrid, which originated in Europe in a botanical garden: Caryopteris x clandonensis; of this variety there are further hybrids, selected for the color of the flowers.
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Parthenocissus

Parthenocissus is part of the Vitaceae family and is a genus of about ten species of deciduous climbing plants, mostly native to China and the Himalayan Region. Of note are the affinities of this variety with the genera of Ampelopsis and Vitis. Like all climbers, this genus is also particularly suitable for pergolas, walls, trellises and other similar supports.
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Cycas

Question: cycas I thank you in advance for your reply. The problem is given by 6 plants of cicas, small in truth they are from 5 to 7 years, and punctually every year, the leaves of some little plants are filled with yellow dots, of other plants instead they turn yellow and therefore I must cut them. I tried to change the sun exposure, soil, to fertilize it with iron.
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Works of the month garden September

Works of the month garden September September is one of the golden months for vegetable garden, garden and orchard; by engaging during these weeks we can lay a solid foundation for the optimal development of our plants during the spring of next year. Many fairs and exhibitions held this time of year can help us choose new essences to be planted in our garden; we take advantage of September also to visit gardens and botanical gardens, the colors of the last blooms and the beginning of autumn will give us an unforgettable show, before having to think about the cold and the fog.
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Pelargonium Graveolens

Pelargonium graveolens Pelargonium graveolens is a branched, slightly hanging branching plant. It has palmate leaves, lobed toothed, rough on the upper part of light green color, which give off a characteristic odor, if rubbed. By stroking the leaves between the hands and passing them over the skin, a repellent effect is obtained against insects, especially mosquitoes.
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Surfinia

Question: Surfinia My shopkeeper told me that the surfinia plant should be thrown away at the end of each summer and bought again the following spring. I read your article on surfinia and the possibility of having other plants by means of cuttings and I wanted to know if this method is good only during the summer cycle or if it is possible to reproduce alone, as for the geraniums, the new plants the year next and if this is possible as you proceed.
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Works of the month garden november

Jobs of the month garden november During these weeks the garden must be prepared to overcome the coldest months of the year. Most of the plants are ending the summer blooms, the deciduous trees have taken on the fiery colors, typical of autumn, and many leaves are already falling.
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Delphinium or Speronella

Delphinium or Speronella The Delphinium are perennial or annual plants, the species are many, some hundreds, spread a little throughout the northern hemisphere and in Africa; in the garden they are cultivated mainly of hybrids, the annual ones are related to Delphinium ajacis, while the perennial varieties are generally crossed with Delphinium alpinum, a species widespread in nature also in Italy.
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Hybrid Verbena

Hybrid verbena characteristics The hybrid verbena plant has specific characteristics. First of all, they have small, rough and slightly leathery leaves, opposite alternate, more or less toothed, hairy and rough to the touch. They also develop on thin herbaceous stems that tend to turn into growth, into real groundcover.
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Acetosella - Oxalis acetosella

Oxalis acetosella Acetosella is a genus that combines many perennial herbaceous plants originating mainly from Africa and Latin America, but can also be found in Europe and North America. The shamrocks are generally small roundish cushions of trilobate leaves, similar to the trefoil, gray-green in color, between 10 and 15 cm high; for this reason they are particularly suitable for creating flowerbeds in the garden and thus decorate the available green space.
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Verticillium

Question: Verticillosis A part of a hedge of viburnum planted in a 50 cm wide and 60 cm high planter has the tip of the leaves just bloomed blackened and after a while they fall. In the ground, although watered there are parts that remain dry and are infested with yellow spores which subsequently become yellow mushrooms.
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Problems with Camellias

Question: Camelie I am a newcomer to camellias and would like to get an opinion on a problem. Towards the last months of January I purchased 6 camellias in a 14-pot: - R.L.Wheeler; - Ella Ward Parsons; - Hagoromo; - Wynne Rayner; - Adolphe Audusson; - Coral delight. with the aim of making them grow in pots (at least in the early years).
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Gerbere

Question: Gerbera I am not very fanatic of plants in general but GERBERA is my favorite; I bought 3 of these plants and put them in a single vase. 1) How should I look good for having them look as good as they are now? 2) Are they annual or perennial plants? I await your reply. Best Regards Lisa Blue Electric Gerberas, Roses and Royal White Purple Calla Lilies Bridal Wedding Bouquet Price
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