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Diseases of the vine: biological defense of the vineyard

Diseases of the vine: biological defense of the vineyard

The vine is a plant that can be subject to various fungal, bacterial and viral diseases capable of compromising the quantity and quality of grapes produced.In this article we offer a description of the most common pathologies and propose solutions with the lowest possible environmental impact, to avoid the use of products commonly and improperly called "pesticides".

Asiatic Jasmine Care: Tips On Growing Trachelospermum Asiaticum

Asiatic Jasmine Care: Tips On Growing Trachelospermum Asiaticum

Jasmine plants are a garden staple, from its scent and inflorescence to its use as a popular tea.But did you know there’s another plant in the same family as milkweed and dogbane (Apocynaceae) that serves as a great substitute?Trachelospermum asiaticum (tray-kee-low-SPER-mum ay-see-AT-ih-kum) is a native to Japan, and Korea, China, and India, with a scent surprisingly similar to true jasmine.

The diseases of potatoes

The diseases of potatoes

Potatoes are relatively simple vegetables to grow, but during their long life cycle and even after harvesting they can suffer infections from fungi and bacteria capable of compromising the harvest, so success should never be taken for granted. Fortunately, these adversities can also be faced with ecological methods and that is precisely what we are dealing with in this article.

Mexican Petunia: Learn Ruellia Brittoniana Growing and Care

Mexican Petunia: Learn Ruellia Brittoniana Growing and Care

Ruellia brittoniana (Ru-EL-lee-a brit-toe-nee-A-na), more commonly known as Mexican Petunia belongs to Acanthaceae family and Ruellia genus.As the name suggests, this plant is a native to Mexico.However, it is also found abundantly in the Caribbean and South America.Over the years, the plant has been known with multiple names including Ruellia angustifolia (Nees) Lindau, and Cryphiacanthus angustifolius Nees among others.

35 of the Best Indoor Plants For Your Home!

35 of the Best Indoor Plants For Your Home!

NASA recommends adding indoor plants to your home environment to help clean the air and overall improve indoor air quality.Common sense will tell you that having living plants in the home adds color and beauty along with reducing stress and brightening your mood.In this article, we’ll share 35+ of the best indoor plants, low-maintenance houseplants and office plants that are easy to grow, even if you do not have a green thumb.

Is Pothos Plant Poisonous?

Is Pothos Plant Poisonous?

Pothos, bearing the scientific name Epipremnum aureum, is an evergreen flowering plant from the Araceae or arum family.The Epipremnum aureum plant is native to Mo’orea, which is part of the Society Islands in French Polynesia.But, it has become naturalized in many tropical and sub-tropical forests worldwide, including the West Indies, the Pacific Islands, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and Northern Australia.