Marie Nováková

My name is Marie Nováková and anyone who knows me can confirm that I am a great lover of flowers. I have not only a house full of them, but also my garden. The beginnings of my attempts at growing were difficult, and I know how important it is for beginners to have good advice, and not just about ornamental plants. I am happy to share my knowledge, as well as many other interesting facts, hints and tips in my articles.

A bat in the garden is nothing to worry about, experienced gardeners advise keeping it on the property

Many people find them scary and some are even afraid of them. Bats are unpopular among humans because of their nocturnal activities. However, they are actually fascinating, a harmless mammal and can be a great help to gardeners in the woods and garden. Bats fly out after dark and feed on insects Source: Pixabay.com Netopians …

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Neither chemistry nor back bending is needed against snails. It’s enough to keep a prickly animal in your garden

Riders often wander, walk and stomp around parks, orchards or gardens at night. They are comfortable in varied and natural green spaces. They easily find a place to rest, raise their young there and seek shelter for the winter. This terrain also offers hedgehogs plenty of food. The hedgehog as a gardener’s friend, ridding him …

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The well-known plant is a unique natural remedy, but growing it can be a nut for beginners

Not all health problems need to be treated with chemistry. There are alternative methods of treatment for various ailments. For these, many herbs and plants are used which have a number of unique and effective substances that help. Among these plants is the well-known comfrey, which has many uses for common and less serious health …

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The basis of vegetarian meals can be grown by any beginner, without chemicals and better than from the store

Salad is a valuable vegetable. Originally, however, it was treated as a weed. In the Middle Ages, its leaves began to be used for food, and it was not until the early 20th century that the plant was deliberately cultivated and harvested. Today, many types of lettuce have been developed that are resistant to mildew …

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Cherry tincture can replace even medicines full of chemistry, properly stored will last for years at home

Homemade tincture is one way to prepare cherries for winter. Berry liqueurs have been very popular lately, plus they are an Old Slavic tradition. Moreover, the aromatic sweet drinks preserve all the medicinal properties of the fruit. On the Internet you can find many recipes for cherry tincture, which have been known for generations. How …

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Chemical aphids advise gardeners to use as a last resort, natural predators help better

An aphid is an insect of which there are over 3,500 species in the world. Several hundred species live here too, and they poison our flowers and other plants on which they parasitise. They occur in large numbers and sometimes it is a big problem to get rid of them for good. They can be …

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It only takes a wrong placement or watering to cause the plant to lose its leaves faster than we think.

The Glowing Ash or Crown of Thorns is a plant that blooms all year round if well cared for. Its flowers come in shades of white, yellow and red and stand out beautifully among the thorny stems. It is also a popular flower because of its longevity and easy cultivation. But how do you cope …

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People often start with vertical greenery for aesthetics, later discovering the benefits and the beneficial effect on the climate

Green areas, utility and ornamental gardens can be indulged even where space is scarce. Are you familiar with vertical gardens and green spaces? At a time when the topic of water retention in the landscape is gaining importance, vertical green walls are the solution. Utility vertical gardens Source: Pixabay.com We can also have them on …

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For depression without dangerous chemistry, or Instead of antidepressants, prefer familiar fragrant herbs

Cold and gloomy winter days are a time of stress, poor sleep, fatigue and depression for many people. Sunlight is waning, and this brings with it a decrease in activity and immunity. Herbs have incredible power at such a time. Growing them yourself or picking and drying them can add to their magic. Three plants …

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He buys bread a week in advance, knows a ten-second trick to keep it soft

Fresh, still warm bread is a real treat for our palates. But we don’t always have time to buy more and more bread every day, so we often resort to older bread. Sometimes, however, we end up having to throw some of the bread away because it is either mouldy or very hard. So what …

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