Al Fresco Posts

15 August, 2016 / Nature

We’ve been on holiday. What has that to do with this blog? Well, I’d say it’s half relevant content, half off-topic because, among other places in northern Spain, we’ve been to the Asturian part of the Picos de Europa, one of the fifteen National Parks of the country. And, OK, you can also guess that this is a cheap excuse for not writing for a few weeks…

25 June, 2016 / Garden

I am in love with indoor plants. Not only are they interesting and fresh element, but also purify the air. What else can you ask for? I guess if they watered themselves, it’d be just perfect. However, not all of us live in one of those dream-like, Pinterest worthy houses: huge and full of enormous windows; with the soft breeze of spring caressing your skin and the light inundating the place like a silk veil. You know what I mean, right?

28 April, 2016 / Garden

Repotting is a “traumatic episode” for a plant, but it is essential for its growth and development. If we have already decided that our houseplant needs repotting, we will have to be veeeery careful not to damage it more than necessary.

24 March, 2016 / Vegetable garden

 

It might seem silly, I know (and probably it is). But you will impress your little gardener friends with this pill of botanic knowledge because… who knows how to tell which citrus tree is it without looking at the fruit? Just a few botany freaks.

21 March, 2016 / Nature