Science

How to make flowerpot with capillary irrigation

February 9th, 2017 by
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1. Introduction Those dedicated to the noble art of gardening can not be separated from the use of water. This importance is reinforced when the soil quality is not enough. When you live in a rather dry place, or if you just want to save a bit of water, a very interesting choice is made […]

How to make a purifier filter for tap water at home

February 9th, 2017 by
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  1. Introduction Purifier filters for water are very useful both in town and in the countryside, especially when there is no drinking water. Each liquid may be purified with the aid of a sand or gravel filter , it is also able to prevent very serious diseases such as cholera. In the following lines, […]

The weed that we should use everyday

February 9th, 2017 by
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Purslane is a plant that is wrongly considered a pest but in fact has a large number of properties. This plant has small leaves and fleshy oval shape with a bright emerald green. The ramifications instead have a color ranging from brown to purple and are also particularly meaty. Purslane grows crawling on the ground […]

How to grown champignons at home (in few easy steps)

February 9th, 2017 by
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1. Introduction The mushrooms are different compared to plants because they grow without the need to have roots and do not have leaves and stems of any kind. They are not part of either animal or vegetable kind and are formed by sequences of filamentous cells. In addition, they feed on organic matter from the […]

The 10 highest mountains in the world (ranking)

August 8th, 2016 by
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INTRODUCTION The mountain is already impressive when you consider it by itself, but often the ones we have around are not that high. The highest mountains of the world have much higher heights than the ones we are used to. Mont Blanc, to take for example one of the highest peaks of our Italy, reaches […]

How to keep flies away with 5 cents coins

July 14th, 2016 by
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1. INTRODUCTION Keeping the flies away is one of the most challenging tasks that you must face, especially during the summer season. In addition to mosquitoes and ants, in fact, even the flies are able to be particularly bothersome, especially if you’re having lunch or dinner on the balcony: unpleasant and not really nice, they also have […]

How to paper the garden with these 5 types of plants

July 7th, 2016 by
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1. INTRODUCTION Papering the garden with plants allows you to expand your green space in an original and enjoyable way. While it is customary to cultivate a large number of ornamental plants, it is equally true that there are many varieties from which you can choose, based on the needs and taste you want to […]

Bathing after having eaten: how long should you wait?

July 5th, 2016 by
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1. INTRODUCTION Swimming immediately after eating is prohibited by the mothers and grandmothers of all around the world: it is one of those teachings that characterize our childhood and that, of course, we do not forget even when we grow up. But is it really so dangerous to dive into the water after lunch or […]

An orchard on the balcony: growing fruit without having a garden

July 5th, 2016 by
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People say it is a talent being able to grow flowers and trees lush and strong, even if you do not have much space. We are talking about the “green thumb”, that touch almost magic that allows you to create small tropical oasis in the heart of the metropolis drowned in gases of cars. On your balcony […]

The grass that is green even without any treatment

June 29th, 2016 by
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It’s called Zoysia tenuifolia and its name doesn’t mean anything to most people reading this article. Yet it is a turf that has truly unexpected properties, able to remain fully flourishing under any circumstances. In practice, there is no need to lift a finger to care for its maintenance, but the grass is always green in all conditions and seasonal weather. Let’s […]