Mowing, fertilization, lawn irrigation and aeration
Lawn mowing is the most important care procedure. In the past, lawns were mowed regularly once or twice a week. This is no longer the case at present. In England, and on the mainland, the mowing time was adjusted to the growth of the grass. First you need to determine how high … read on
Establishing a lawn
It is not a difficult task, however, it must be carefully executed. A lawn grows in one place for many years, so you need to prepare them well in advance. If the seeds are sown in the spring (in April), in the summer of the previous year, the selected area must be measured and properly prepared. A sandy loam soil is best, oh good … read on
To learn more about how to set up and care for a lawn, it's worth getting acquainted with its history. The first larger lawns were established in England. However, very early descriptions of lawns come from the European continent. Albert Magnus (1193—1280) described the benefits of a lawn, which surrounded a garden with medicinal herbs in a medieval monastery. Lay people and clergy … read on
The lawn is treated as a monoculture, despite the fact that various species of grass grow on it. A good lawn should grow in fairly compacted soil, which is achieved by special treatments. Admittedly, the grass will grow well in loose soil, but cannot be walked on, much less mow with its tools. Walking on … read on
In the cultivation of plants in frames, foil tunnels, low tents and small greenhouses it is important to make the best use of them, because they are expensive devices. However, they enable the cultivation of tasty ones, and often very delicate vegetables, at any time of the year.
In large horticultural plants, very time-consuming frames are installed less and less frequently, in small gardens … read on