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Escallonia

Question: Can I make an escallonia hedge? Hello, my question is: could Escallonia be planted as a room divider in a road with a high traffic concentration? Aldo Escallonia: Answer: the flowering hedges Gentile Aldo, although the escallonia is not widespread in Italy, it is a fairly resistant and vigorous evergreen shrub, it fears the cold winter winds, but for the rest it well bears the brackish air of the coast and even the polluted air of our streets, in fact, is often used for street furniture; if you want a flowering hedge you can also plant the classic oleanders, which resist almost everything, except for very intense frost, have the advantage of producing flowers for a long period of time, and of not having big problems in summer, when the climate is particularly dry.
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Equipment

Spade

Description The spade is a means of plowing the earth, moving the clods (this allows you to aerate the earth and not only) consisting of two main portions, one in metal which constitutes the blade and another portion, generally in wood which constitutes vice versa the handle. The working principle of this tool is a system based on the physical lever principle.
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Flowers

Meaning lily

Meaning of lily In the language of flowers, lily takes on many meanings. The lily was and is used as a symbol in many different areas and is always associated with positive feelings or characteristics. The plant The lily is a perennial bulbous plant and belongs to the genus Lilium. Its origins lie in Asia Minor and the Balkans, in Europe it was imported later.
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Apartment plants

Potato cultivation

Cultural information The cultivation of potatoes, solanaceae from America, is not complex but needs some small knowledge about soil, irrigation, climate, sowing and diseases. From the soil point of view, potatoes need a light, drained and very fertile soil.
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Apartment plants

American potatoes - Ipomoea batatas

Generalities American potatoes originate from central and southern America, where they are grown for their edible tubers, rich in starch, slightly sweetish; these climbing perennial herbaceous plants can also be grown as decorative houseplants. They develop thin stems, very flexible, with a climbing or hanging habit, very well branched; they have numerous large elongated and pointed trefoil leaves, dark green in color, slightly leathery.
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Garden

Catalpa - Catalpa bignonioides

Catalpa The catalpa is a small tree, about ten species belong to the genus, originating in the United States and Asia; these are fairly long-lived trees, with a fairly rapid development in the first years of life, then tend to grow slowly; so in 5-6 years we will already have a tree a couple of meters high, but in 15-20 years we will get a small tree, max 5-6 meters high.
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