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Attract birds - this is how you get atmospheric chirping in the garden
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Attract birds - this is how you get atmospheric chirping in the garden

What would a garden be without birds? Animals also belong to nature, and birds in particular often give us a lot of joy with their twittering. But how do you attract them? Provide nesting sites One thing in advance: if there is a lot going on in the garden, children are there, loud music is being played or barbecues are held all the time, the chance that birds will nest here is extremely slim.

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Use rainwater in the garden

Many hobby gardeners are afraid that the costs of irrigation will go over their necks. Why don't you just take rainwater? Nobody can predict what the weather will be like in summer. Sometimes it rains like buckets, then another dry period follows. The fact is that your garden needs even watering.
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Garden plan - why you should create one!

Creating a garden plan makes sense. You can find out here why I use a garden plan and which 3D garden planner software I work with. A garden plan helps to determine the plants - First I was smiled at in my family for sitting down at the computer, drawing up a plan of our garden and drawing the plants and flowers in it.
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Dry flowers and use as decoration

Would you like to enjoy the blossoms of the garden all year round? Then just dry the flowers! From this you can conjure up beautiful decorations. The garden offers a large amount of flowers in summer and reveals many plants. You can also keep this bloom for autumn or winter by drying the flowers and flowers.
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Pond loses water - capillary lock can help

Creating a garden pond is a lot of work. All the better when everything is done. But what if the pond loses water? Is the pond leaking? There can be various reasons for water loss in the garden pond. A leaky pond liner appears the most obvious.
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Fighting nettles - how it works

There are weeds that can be tolerated and those that can become a real thorn in the side. These include e.g. Nettles as they can even be painful. Stinging nettles are very stubborn - weeds don't always mean that these plants need to be removed from the garden just because they don't have beautiful flowers or are deliberately planted.
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Use yellow boards against insects - how it works

Yellow boards or glue boards work extremely well against unpleasant insects. We will tell you how to apply the adhesive stickers here. Especially in summer you can see countless insects buzzing around all garden plants. Many don't bother, but there are also species such as the cicada that can cause considerable damage to the plant.
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Plants for the shade

Shadow beds are always a little challenge for hobby gardeners. Which plants ultimately thrive in the shade? Make no mistake, because there are enough. The foxglove thrives well in the shade - in our garden we have a bed that does not get a single ray of sunshine during the long day.
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Attract birds - this is how you get atmospheric chirping in the garden

What would a garden be without birds? Animals also belong to nature, and birds in particular often give us a lot of joy with their twittering. But how do you attract them? Provide nesting sites One thing in advance: if there is a lot going on in the garden, children are there, loud music is being played or barbecues are held all the time, the chance that birds will nest here is extremely slim.
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Foxglove - 4 idiosyncrasies you should know

Foxglove is a typical garden plant. But as beautiful as the thimble is, you have to pay attention to a few things and, above all, you should know the idiosyncrasies. The foxglove, Latin for digitalis, is a very pretty plant to look at. The flowers in particular, with their splendid colors, give every garden a spring-like appearance.
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When is a pumpkin ripe?

Growing pumpkins is not that difficult in itself. However, it seems much more difficult for most to recognize when a pumpkin is ripe. There are clear signs of this. No green spots? Then the pumpkin is ripe! Pumpkin plants are very popular in many gardens. This is not surprising, because they look good and can be used to conjure up the most delicious dishes.
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Cut boxwood - you have to pay attention to that

It is best to cut boxwood from March to September, whether as a hedge or solitary. There are a few things to consider for the perfect shape. Whether standing alone or as a hedge, the boxwood (Buxus sempervirens) can often be found in German gardens. The box belonging to the Buxaceae family is a very slow growing plant - so if you quickly expect a large box tree, you won't be happy here.
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Foliage from the neighboring property - who is right?

Leaves can quickly become a point of contention Unfortunately, neighborhood disputes are becoming increasingly common. Especially if you have a garden and your neighbor does things that don't suit you - or vice versa. Courts have to deal with such trifles on a daily basis. You could do a lot with a mere conversation.
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Planting errors uncovered - 3 gross mistakes when planting

Did you know? There are a number of mistakes that you make wrong when planting and wonder if nothing grows or if it breaks. We want to clarify three planting errors here: Put flowers out of the pot deeper into the earth. That is wrong! A plant is usually placed just as deep in the ground as it is in the pot in the ground.
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Harvest herbs correctly

It is best to always harvest herbs right before flowering. Can you do anything wrong when harvesting herbs? Well, maybe not wrong, but there are some tips on how to get more out of the herbs. In principle, herbs can be harvested all year round. Harvesting herbs before flowering The herbs are particularly tasty when harvested right before flowering.
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Filled roses - when the flowers are too heavy

The flowers are usually too heavy and kinking from roses are the favorite flowers of many people and there is hardly a garden where you can not find roses. Some like the normal flowers, others particularly like filled roses. These look really gorgeous, but they have one problem: they are very heavy!
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Implementing perennials - 4 tips on how to do it properly

There are a number of things to keep in mind when moving that it is not uncommon to want to remodel the garden from time to time. Of course, this also means that you want to implement perennials in order to create new beds. If perennials are to be given a new place, then there is a little something to consider so that they survive the move well.
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Relocate ants and don't kill them

Ants are very useful in the garden. Like everything in the garden, ants can be moved. Yes, you read it right. It happens every now and then that the small animals spread out in places where you just can't use them. Then many resort to ant poison, baking soda or pour hot water into the ant building.
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Privacy screen in the garden - there are options

There is also a kind of screen as a mobile screen. Natural screen in the garden is still the best. There are two options: either the fast-growing, which usually comes from plants that are only one year old, or the slower-growing, which is permanent, but also takes several years to become dense.
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Chrysanthemum rust - How to fight the pest

The chrysanthemum rust is a pest of the chrysanthemum that settles on the leaves in the form of greenish-white or yellow spots. The "imperial flower", the chrysanthemum, should not be missing in a garden. As a busy autumn flower, it is just as popular as gladiolus. The white chrysanthemum rust is a pest that can damage the chrysanthemum.
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