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Plants In The Bedroom: Which Ones To Choose For Peaceful Sleeps

We have known since we were children that most plants release oxygen during the day and carbon dioxide during the night, so that’s why we rarely see plants in the bedrooms. However, there are many plants suitable for our bedroom that can purify the air from pollutants and some that can release oxygen even during […]

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Hemp As A Garden Plant

Hemp should not be misunderstood (at least as far as common use is concerned) with marijuana. The first refers to the plant in general, whether male or female, considered as a plant species that can be used for different purposes, including embellishing a garden (especially we dare say), the second refers to the female plant […]

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Lemongrass Plant: A Powerful Anti-mosquito And Not Only

Also known as lemongrass, lemongrass is a perennial, evergreen, herbaceous plant native to Southeast Asia that grows wild in the Mediterranean basin. It belongs to the genus Cymbopogon and to the family of the Poaceae and includes about fifty species of caespitose and rhizomatous grasses. But those with the greatest repellent power, used to produce […]

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The Olea Fragrans And Its Unexpected Scent

Olea fragrans, also known as osmanthus or osmanthus, is a plant that at first glance does not particularly impress with its aesthetics and may appear almost insignificant. But it has the particularity of producing very small flowers, which expand a very recognizable and very pleasant scent. It is also one of the few plants that […]

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Gerberas And Their Natural Beauty

With a shape reminiscent of daisies, but with longer, sharper petals and brighter, brighter colors, ranging from white to yellow to shades of dark red, gerberas are flowering plants used for ornamental purposes. Very decorative and appreciated not only for the simple elegance of its flowers, the gerberas, used as cut flowers have also a […]

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Narcissi, Their Meaning And Care

Narcissi are perennial plants with scented and fascinating flowers, which embellish the gardens with their elegance and intoxicating scent. Its name comes, in fact, from the Greek word “narkào”, or “stunner”, because the ancients believed that the scent of its flowers had a power, precisely, narcotic. But narcissi also evoke the Greek myth of the […]

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How To Transplant Roses

Transplanting a rose is a frequent operation as roses are flowering plants that are very easy to grow and for this reason they are often chosen as an embellishment of public and private gardens. The rose, of the family Rosaceae, is a genus which includes about 150 species, subdivided in several varieties, which vary in […]

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The June

A well-balanced diet is essential for general health and well-being. Everything you eat has a positive or negative influence on the organs and various processes in your body. Your diet also plays a role in the quality of sleep and stress levels. An important part of a well-balanced diet is the consumption of fruit and […]

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The Convolvulus: A Fairytale Species

The convolvulus is a species native to Asia, North Africa and Europe. It belongs to the Convolvulaceae family and includes over 250 different varieties. Its scientific name is convolvulus, but it is also called “beautiful by day” because it opens its flowers in the morning and closes them as soon as the darkness falls. The […]

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The Spatifillo: Everything You Need To Know

The spathiphyllum, known by the common name of spatifillo, spatafillo or even spoonful plant, is one of the most common indoor plants. It is a perennial herbaceous plant native to tropical areas, which belongs to the genus Spathiphylleae and the Araceae family. Its particularity is the total lack of stem: the leaves grow directly from […]

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