Aquatic Species: The Sword Plant (Echinodorus Bleheri)

Aquatic Species: The Sword Plant is an aquatic plant that grows with submerged leaves 30 to 60 centimeters long by 10 centimeters wide, attached to flat

The sword (Echinodorus bleheri) plant or sword of the Amazon, as its name suggests, is a species native to the longest river basin in America, and its use to ornament aquariums and freshwater ponds has become popular in almost all planet. It is an aquatic plant that grows with submerged leaves 30 to 60 centimeters … Read more

Aromatic Plants: The Lemon Grass (Cymbopogon Citratus)

The lemon grass grows and grows best in full sun to give a better flavor and aromatic power with more than eight hours a day of direct sunlight

The lemon grass (Cymbopogon citratus) is a species belonging to the family of grasses, native to Asia and Africa, which are attributed digestive properties, pharyngeal anti-inflammatory, sedative and antacid, as well as serving as a culinary spice and insect repellent. It is a herbaceous, perennial, aromatic and robust plant that can be grown in the … Read more

Clavelón (Zinnia Angustifolia): Cultivation, irrigation and care

The heads of the carnation flowers have envelopes that are mostly hemispherical

The carnation (Zinnia angustifolia) is a floral species native to northern and western Mexico and naturalized in parts of the southwestern United States, whose cultivation has been popularized in gardens of different parts of the American continent, both in its wild varieties and in their different series of hybrid cultivars developed from them. This plant, … Read more

Leroy Merlin: terrace and garden catalog 2016

you can also choose to buy individual pieces of furniture

Are you looking forward to a good time to start enjoying your terrace or garden? Well you’re lucky, because the spring is just around the corner. However, before the temperatures start to rise, you must get down to work with the conditioning of these outdoor spaces of your home, making the pieces of furniture and … Read more

Indoor hanging plants: the COLUMNEA

It is important to note that after flowering should reduce risks for the plant to rest for the winter and bloom again strongly in the next season

The COLUMNEA stands out in the world of Indoor hanging plants spectacle due to their masses of flowers orange-red overflowing hanging baskets in the spring and summer, and fish resembling “goldfish”, name which is also popularly used to refer to this beautiful plant genus. Most of the 160 species of COLUMNEA are native to tropical … Read more

Gardens decorated with stones

The vision of the stone frame the beauty of vegetation, especially if you make a correct selection among garden plants

In the decoration of gardens natural elements are perfect for designing harmonious decorations, anything that comes from nature will be an outdoor space perfect for recreating the natural atmosphere ideal for a relaxing moment. The gardens decorated with stones offer the possibility of focus points which highlight the tasteful design and exterior decoration. Like garden … Read more

Landscape Ideas: Ornamental Plants

The pots and planters are a very important element when placed both houseplants as foreign

In the decoration of interior and exterior home plants is an item you cannot miss. To highlight a setting and wear a corner of the house the decorative ornamental plants are perfect item, as well as for exterior designs where style and warmth of the garden will be given by the design and distribution of … Read more

Solar Rocks For Garden Lighting And Renewable Energy

Garden lighting gathering energy from sunlight and converts it into electricity

At present the use of solar energy is booming for several reasons, mainly because it is renewable energy and contributes to caring for the planet, but also it is a nice way to save money, avoid unsightly wires and potential problems with conventional electricity. The accessories and items that are sold today have reliable systems … Read more

How to do a Vertical garden: DIY Home Garden

How to make a vertical garden in your home

The vertical garden, wall or panel of cultivation, are gardens that are planted vertically on a wall using elements such as glass fiber coconut fiber substrate for plants to take root and grow roots. These types of gardens are very similar to hydroponic gardens, in which the fertilizer is supplied to the plants by nutrients … Read more