Strawberrys with leafs 2 image by ewa kubicka from Fotolia.comRipe red strawberries fresh from the garden provide a burst of sweetness rarely reproduced by the store-bought varieties. If you don& 39;t have room in the garden for these small fruits, growing them in a barrel allows you to enjoy them in a small space.
Classification and host plantsClass: InsectsOrder: ColeopteraSuborder: PolyphagesFamily: BuprestidaeGender: CapnodisSpecies: C. tenebrionis L. Bibliographic reference: "Phytopathology, agricultural entomology and applied biology" - M.Ferrari, E.Marcon, A.Menta; School edagricole - RCS Libri spa Guest plants: Stone fruit and Pome fruit.
Photos.com/Photos.com/Getty ImagesWeeds want the same water, food and light you give to your strawberries. To keep weeds out of your strawberry beds, you need to start early. About a year before you plant strawberries, start controlling weeds in that area, or your strawberry patches will produce less fruit with poor quality.
Mexican roses (Echeveria elegans) are also known as Mexican snowballs, Mexican ghost plants and hens and chicks. Mexican roses have grayish green leaves and pink flowers that bloom in the spring and summer. Mexican roses can be planted outdoors in the spring in USDA hardiness zones 8 to 11. However, they can also be grown indoors or in greenhouses most anywhere.
Plant image by cherie from Fotolia.comHow to Use Gibberellic Acid on PlantsGive your plants a boost by applying a natural growth hormone to them during stressful times. Using this hormone on your plants in the proper amounts can help to keep you plants healthy and overcome issues such as a lack of blossoms or too few fruits.
House fly image by vashistha pathak from Fotolia.comA Venus flytrap (Dionaea muscipula) is a well-known carnivorous plant that has gained popularity for its snap (or steel) trap. There is only one type of Venus fly trap since it is a monotypic genus, but scientists have created different cultivars. They all have one constant though: the spiky mouth closes when something brushes against it.