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48 poisonous houseplants that can kill

Florists often don’t know that many of the green pets that they care so much for are poisonous indoor plants. Most of them will not cause irreparable harm to a person, especially an adult, but for a curious kid or cat the consequences of meeting these plants become fatal ....

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Why geranium does not bloom: problems and solutions

Geranium is highly appreciated for its magnificent spectacular flowering, which sometimes lasts several months. Large inflorescences with bright petals have a delicate aroma. But it happens that the long-awaited flowering does not occur or passes unnoticed (flower stalks are weak, and there are very few corollas). What to do in this case and how to help your pet?...

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Gymnocalycium: a daisy on top of thorns

The gymnocalycium is well known to lovers of succulents. Originally from South America, this cactus is most often small (up to 8 cm), but there are varieties that grow larger than 25 cm. Another feature of the succulent is its flowering. Large bright inflorescences with delicate petals bloom on a small spherical cactus, the beauty of which The photo is not able to transmit....

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17 popular types of echinopsis with photos and names

The prickly echinopsis family is the most popular cactus species that adorn our window sills. Echinopsis cactus is multifaceted and multifaceted, it can appear in front of you in the form of a small hedgehog, and a huge porcupine. And it is also appreciated for its beautiful flowers, which turn a modest prickle into an exotic beauty....

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Pelargonium zonal - 13 species on the windowsill

Zonal pelargonium, often called "zonal geranium", is characterized by an unpretentious disposition, long bright flowering and a huge set of useful properties. Often fragrant pelargonium and zonal pelargonium are grown together, which makes it possible to combine a spectacular look and a pleasant aroma. Care for geranium does not require significant effort , even a beginner will cope with it....

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How to grow avocado from seed at home

Growing avocados at home from the seed has become a kind of sports competition. Many people bring seeds and seeds of exotic fruits from holidays, and then show social photos of their own bushes grown on social networks. Avocado is an unpretentious tree that can reach impressive sizes even at home, and its foliage perfectly cleans the air in the room....

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To stir up a sloth: why amaryllis does not bloom?

Amaryllis easily spread throughout Europe, although its homeland is South Africa. The plant was described by Karl Linney, the name of the flower is translated from Latin as “sparkling.” At home, hybrid forms of beautiful amaryllis are grown, which is distinguished by spectacular flowering. What does amaryllis bloom look like? Amaryllis is a perennial bulbous plant....

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Aglaonema: features of home care

Judging by the photo, in the natural environment the aglaonema lives in the shaded part of the tropical forests of New Guinea, the Malay Archipelago and East Asia. It is hygrophilous, prefers diffuse lighting, since it grows in nature in the lower tiers of the forest, that is, in a space with diffuse lighting. Features leave an imprint on the comfortable conditions for an aglaonema in the apartment....

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Seven popular types of callistemon for home growing

The birthplace of this tall tree is Australia. Callistemon in nature is common in Tasmania and New Caledonia, where the growth of individual specimens of 14 meters is not the limit. When grown in an apartment, callistemon has a more modest size, but even in an apartment, a tree can reach two meters in height, given the long life of this member of the family Mirtov....

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Best Ways to Grow Mango from the Bone

Modern florists, having gained almost unimpeded access to the overseas flora, are trying to plant different exotics, such as mangoes at home. Its seeds are highly germinated, so attempts to grow fruit at home are highly likely to succeed. Do not overlook the fact that growing at home from the seed of a healthy plant does not guarantee fruiting....

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Tulip-shaped geranium - an exquisite plant for the home

Tulip-shaped geranium is little known among domestic flower growers, but those who contain the beauty of the house appreciated pelargonium. Its bright inflorescences will not leave anyone indifferent. Even the most high-quality photos cannot convey the true charm of such a flower as tulip-shaped pelargonium: a variety of colors, the shape of inflorescences, and the sophistication of appearance will make her the queen of our window sills....

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Features of Arabica coffee care as a houseplant

Fans of growing exotic flowers at home are not so rare, however, they do not always know what an arabica coffee house plant may require. It seems that coffee is difficult to care for, whimsical and requires increased attention. However, the eyes are afraid, and the hands are doing: to grow a coffee tree on the windowsill even the beginner grower can afford....

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King Geranium: 5 Popular Varieties for Home Growing

Royal pelargonium is perhaps the most prominent representative of the Geraniev family. Many flower growers mistakenly consider the royal geranium to be a completely independent type of real geranium. Although it is part of the same family, it has individual characteristics. Pelargoniums are distinguished by their capricious nature, but their lush flowering more than redeems the difficulty of leaving....

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We grow ginger at home - seasoning, medicine and beauty

The popularity of this spicy root has recently grown incredibly. Ginger is a wonderful seasoning for any dishes (even desserts), for people with a large body weight it is suitable as a food supplement that speeds up metabolism. Ginger tea is the first aid for colds and nasal congestion. This is a very interesting indoor plant that disinfects the air and just looks great, which is easy to see by looking at the photos of this plant....

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How to transplant a cactus: a simple step-by-step instruction

Many succulent lovers delay the transplant of prickly pets into another pot until the last possible moment, considering the procedure difficult and difficult. In fact, if you follow a few simple rules, then even the most inexperienced florist will be able to conduct master classes in a couple of procedures, showing how transplant a cactus....

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15 popular indoor myrtle species

Myrtle is extremely beautiful and, judging by the photo, can successfully adapt to life in room conditions. Various signs and superstitions, as well as mythological plots, are associated with the myrtle. Thus, it was Adam who took the twig of the myrtle from the Garden of Eden in memory of him. In Greek mythology, there is a legend about the appearance of a unfading plant, and it is associated with the tragic death of the impudent nymph Mirsina, who dared to defeat Athena Pallada herself in the contest....

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Tuber begonia: care, wintering, reproduction

Tuberous begonia is an interesting hybrid obtained by breeders from several species of plants of the Begoniaceae family. Having a high decorative qualities, the flower is easy to care for, grows well in the shade and is suitable for growing at home and in the open ground. Varieties and varieties of begonia with photo Natural species and bred varieties of plants They are divided into four types: large, small, medium flowered and ampelous....

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Muraiya: amazing flowering and delicate aroma

Delightful flowers, the most delicate aroma and tasty fruits - all this is muraya. A rare guest in home gardens, the muraya flower rightfully requires worthy care. With careful attention to it, it will delight you with year-round flowering, abundant harvest and always beautiful appearance. Description Photo cannot convey all the beauty of this magical plant, which was worshiped by the imperial families of Japan and Of China....

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9 types of Waller balsam - growing and care

Balsam, or Vanka wet, is a popular plant for decorating flower beds and balconies. It is unpretentious, has a long flowering period and a variety of shapes and colors. At the same time, balsamins are compact, there are varieties that are suitable for long-term cultivation, but more often the plant is cultivated as a flowering annual....

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