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greenduck

Viele Gartenfreunde nutzen den Winter auch, um das Gartenwerkzeug und die Geräte zu reinigen und zu pflegen, damit sie im Frühjahr in Topform sind.

Author: 

greenduck

Viele Gartenfreunde nutzen den Winter auch, um das Gartenwerkzeug und die Geräte zu reinigen und zu pflegen, damit sie im Frühjahr in Topform sind.

Testplanting in the fall
© BdB

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greenduck

The best time to plant trees and shrubs is immediately after the plants were planted in the nursery in the fall. The shorter they are stored between digging out and planting, the better.

Fall leaves
© w.r.wagner / pixelio

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greenduck

If you throw away the autumn leaves from the garden, many nutrients lost for the natural cycle of growth and decay get lost. The dead leaves of trees and shrubs are a very valuable part of the compost and supplement other green waste.

Goldfish
© FLH

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greenduck

What many don’t know: Even fish can perceive sounds. The ancient Chinese took advantage of the hearing of their goldfish and called the animals with a bell to the pond’s edge at feeding time.

Heath
© Thomas Max Müller / pixelio

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greenduck

Heath offers an enormous richness of color and many variants for fall and winter. She loves open and exposed spots and can never get too much sun. Heath grows best in moist, well-drained, acidic soil.

Strawberry plants
© Lubera

Author: 

greenduck

Strawberry plants offer the potential of harvesting fruit even in tight quarters. The berries can be eaten raw — in yogurt, for example, in cereal, or as a wholesome snack.

Feeding birds
© GPP/Welzhofer

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greenduck

Feeding wild birds was once a topic for the winter month. During the cold season, the bird feeders and suet balls where hung and sunflower seeds spread.

Foxgloves
© Himi / pixelio

Author: 

greenduck

Now is the time to sow two-year summer flowers such as hollyhocks and foxgloves. They regularly saw themselves in late summer but often flourish in other colors then. Who wants to achieve a certain color effect should therefore better buy seeds.

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