Fungi on plants you should know

Fungi on plants you should know

Many plant diseases are caused by fungi. Parasites are organisms that weaken and kill their host and are sometimes difficult to control. The fungi in indoor plants and grown under glass can be controlled by variations in temperature, ventilation, and risk for the plant recovers. However, this is more difficult to achieve in the yard, but you avoid ponding and […]

Tips to combat cochineal grooved

Tips to combat cochineal grooved

Mealybugs like aphids are the most common pests in our garden, and there are various species of these insects. If you have a lemon tree in your house, you ‘ll probably find some cotton wool spots on the stem of the tree. If so, you’re in the presence of cochineal grooved. Why do we call it? Because they have grooves […]

How to treat anthracnose?

How to treat anthracnose?

These spots expand and produce defoliation of branches and drought fruit, causing their death. This disease is caused by various types of fungi (Discula, Septoria, Venturia, Phyllosticta, Marssonina, and Colletotrichum) and affects fruit and forest trees, grasses, and vegetables. The best way to prevent the presence of Anthracnose is by doing an excellent clean soil material where the spores to […]

8 plagues Geraniums

8 plagues Geraniums

Although they are really rustic and sturdy, these are not spared from attack by pests such as the African fly, mealybugs, green mosquito, nematodes, aphids, whiteflies, caterpillars and red spider. 1.African Mosca It is one of the plagues of the Geranios most important and harmful. If you perceive that there are holes in the stems of your copies, the leaves […]

How to prevent rust?

How to prevent rust?

It may occur particularly in the aerial zone of plants such as fruits, stems, leaves, and flowers. The main cause is moisture or excess water. This disease is caused by two fungi: Puccinia and Melampsora and generally occurs in shrubs, trees, vegetables, fruit trees and vegetables. Usually it distinguished by the presence of a brownish or reddish lumps in the […]

What is mosaic virus?

What is mosaic virus?

Solanaceae such as potato, tomato, eggplant, and peppers, among other herbaceous or woody plants. It can also affect legumes, vegetables, and vegetables, like onions, beans, celery and soy, and so on. Notably was the first discovered virus, although since the late 19th century until 1930, it was known that there was an infectious disease that damaged crops snuff and tomato, […]

How to have a vertical garden at home

How to have a vertical garden at home

The advantages of vertical gardens are many and varied. Decoration lovers will, in such ornaments, the perfect partner to make your patio or balcony a place worth admiring for visits. Also, since it is vertical spaces, not only they do not require ample space for installation but can have all those plants or flowers we enjoy seeing on one hole, […]

Tips for growing herbs

Tips for growing herbs

There are many fresh herbs that, fortunately, can be planted inside the house during the winter. Although these will not grow vigorously as they would in summer so yeah maintain a constant production until early spring. Aromatic plants that will support growing inside your home during the winter will be marjoram, thyme, rosemary, parsley, and chives, among others. Pay attention […]

How to grow spinach?

How to grow spinach?

The Arabs were the ones who introduced the spinach for the first time in Spain in the eleventh century and from there spread to other countries in Europe and America. Classification of varieties and spinach The two varieties of spinach that are usually grown are curly leaf and smooth leaf. The first usually sold fresh and is adapted to grow […]

Tips to control the wire worm

Tips to control the wire worm

Its scientific name is Agriotes spp, although these names commonly know it: wireworm, alambrillo, doradilla, orovivo, brad, and so on. This pest threatens the quality of the harvest, and this causes impacting negatively on the value of production. The longevity of beetle larvae can live up to four years and usually develop in moist soil, so it affects the beans, […]

How to easily get rid of the cottony cushion scale?

How to easily get rid of the cottony cushion scale?

Cottony cochineal insect-plant is a light-colored oval-shaped, covered with cottony silk is protecting the eggs. It is one of the most common garden pests and often attack a variety of plants. Both are tropical, vines, shrubs and ornamental trees, fruit trees, conifers, citrus, palms, geraniums, ficus, herbs, and so on. There is sexual dimorphism, which means that the male is […]

The most common garden pests

The most common garden pests

What are the most common pests in the garden and the garden? When insects begin to invade your plants, you can remove them by hand or with chemicals that are generally sold in powder or liquid and come in a variety of brands. Trips Thrips tend to cause them much damage to the flowers as they pierce and scrape the […]

What is botrytis and how to control it?

What is botrytis and how to control it?

One of the causes of the appearance of botrytis is moisture since it is essential for their development. This means that when higher the level of moisture in the atmosphere, the more likely it will have your plants get this fungus. Ideal for botrytis round between 17 and 25 ° C temperature display, but can also occur at much higher […]