Author: Christopher Brickell

Christopher Brickell, former director of the Royal Horticultural Society, is an eminent horticulturist. In 1976, he was awarded the Victoria Medal of Honour for services to horticulture, followed by a CBE. A former editor of The Plantsman, he has also chaired the International Commission for the Nomenclature of Cultivated Plants. He has worked on several publications with DK including the previous editions of Plants & Flowers and A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. He is assisted by a team of plant specialist contributors, who will identify the latest and best plant varieties.
30 September 2020

Pine Ophir, growing experience

I’d like to share my experince with pine Ophir. In 2016, I thought of building a coniferous corner on my site, and I began to choose plants for it: junipers, thuja, spruce, pines, When we began to form an order for spring 2017, one of the girls offered to pay attention to the mountain pine Ophir. Seeing it in the photo on the Internet, I […]

30 September 2020

6 best homeplants for bedroom

6 best homeplants for bedroom: Begonia Thanks to essential oils, begonia works as a filter, purifying the air from bacteria, dust, and has a positive effect on the respiratory tract. It is better to put the pot in a light place, begonia likes to water, but it is not worth spraying it. Many moms are worried about pubescence on the stems of the plant. But […]

29 September 2020

How to grow Lysimachia nummularia

Today we will learn how to grow Lysimachia nummularia. Not only that, it is surprisingly beautiful flowering and unpretentious in care, it can easily reproduce. Are you intrigued? I won’t keep you waiting for a long time, get acquainted – Lysimachia nummularia. Botanical dossier Lysimachia nummularia is a member of the Primulaceae family. It was born in Europe, naturalized in some parts of the eastern […]

29 September 2020

6 best plants for children’s room

Properly selected 6 best plants for children’s room create a special microclimate in the room, soothe the child, collect extra dust and fill the air with delicate scents and oxygen. These colors have special requirements: they must not be poisonous, prickly, strongly smelling or capable of causing allergies. Therefore, the task of selecting potted plants for children is very nontrivial. However, we coped with it […]

28 September 2020

How to set up a fireplace at a cottage

A man is probably drawn to the fire from the cave times. If you like to sit by the fire, look at the flames, cook something on, keep reading out article on how to set up a fireplace. And if a massive structure is not part of your plans – at least for now – you can start with a small: to organize a place […]

27 September 2020

Autumn planting of tulips

The spring glory of tulips pleases our eyes with an abundance of lush colors. Now it’t time to learn about autumn planting of tulips. After a long and cold winter, these spring flowers fill the garden with uncontrollable energy. In order not to miss this month of spring fireworks, you should not forget to plant them in the fall, following very simple rules. Autumn planting […]