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Crocuses

Crocuses Bulb plants, crocuses bloom in late winter or autumn, and among about one hundred species, the vast majority comes from the mountains of the Mediterranean region. The best known Crocus Chrysantes and Crocus Vernus are spring-flowering and are one of the first flowers to blossom as spring approaches. Crocus Speciosus and Crocus Sativus are […]

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The tulip origin

The tulip, The Tulip was originally a wild flower that grew at the foot of the Himalayas. After the conquest of this region by Sulman the Magnificent, these pretty flowers arrived in Constantinople. For a long time, the Tulip remained a secret jewel of Persia. The Ottoman sultans adored it, and the palace gardens were […]

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But where does Valentine’s Day come from

? But where does Valentine’s Day come from? It is first the story of a saint, so a martyr of the Roman time, it goes without saying. Valentin was a Christian priest who had defied the order of Emperor Claudius in celebrating runaway marriages. The emperor had prohibited these marriages, since the Christians, once married, […]

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A Tree’s Social Life

A Tree’s Social Life   We human beings are very social beings. We need to communicate with each other to survive. Trees too are very social beings and they care for each other. The big old trees are like mother trees that feed their kin. Trees entertain a network of underground roots and mychorriza fungi through […]

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How to care for fresh flowers

Simple steps to follow for the caring of your flower Choose a clean vase Fill the vase with water at room temperature.  Hot water accelerates the opening of the flowers. Keep the clip that holds the flowers together to maintain the shape of the bouquet, or remove it to rearrange the flowers in the vase. […]

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Cactus and succulent maintenance

Cactus maintenance:  Light: They require plenty of light. Watering: Touch the potting soil to make sure it is dry before watering the cactus.  Normally, one watering per month is enough. In winter time, when the light and the temperature go down, the cactus enters into a dormant period.  It is very important to stop any fertilizers […]

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