Echinochloa crus-galli

Cockspur grass – Echinochloa crus-galli

The cockspur grass (Echinochloa crus-galli) is an annual grass that loves heat.It is usually encountered on moist soils, rich in humus and in nutritious, clay-sandy elements.Common name: ockspur, barnyard millet, Japanese millet, water grass, common barnyard grass, or barnyard grass.

Poa annua

Annual bluegrass – Poa annua

The annual bluegrass (Poa annua) is an annual herb, or annual-hibernating plant that grows as a shrub. It prefers moist soils that are rich in nitrogen.Common names: poa, annual meadow grass, annual bluegrass

Sorghum halepense

Johnson grass – Sorghum halepense

The Johnson grass (Sorghum halepense) is one of the most damaging pest plants for many crops. It will mainly affect the corn crops, sunflower and soy plants, but it will also have negative effects on other crops, such as: the flax, peas, sorghum, chickpeas, beans, sugar beet, etc.Common names: Johnson grass or Johnsongrass, Sorghum halepense.

Alopecurus myosuroides

Slender meadow foxtail – Alopecurus myosuroides

The slender meadow foxtail (Alopecurus myosuroides) is an annual grass that grows as a shrub. It prefers medium and stiff soils, rich in calcium, with groundwater or moderately moist.Popular names: slender meadow foxtail, black-grass, twitch grass, and black twitch.

elder sambucus nigra

Elder information, tips for growing and looking after this shrub

The elder (Sambucus nigra) is a species that is part of the Caprifoliaceae family and it is very spread in South-East Europe. This plant species also spontaneously grows in areas surrounding forests and rivers. People have started considering it a crop due to its fruits, but it is also used by landscape artists as they have planted it in parks, gardens or other recreation areas. The elderflower plant’s flowers contain essential oils and sugars and these elements are essential for preparing a good elderflower cordial.

almond amygdalus communis

Almond information, tips for growing and looking after this fruit tree

The almond (Amygdalus communis) is a fruit tree that is part of the Rosaceae family and that has been planted since Greek and Roman times. It is highly appreciated for its fruits. These can be consumed either fresh, or in the food, pharma industries, etc. The limiting factor for the almond crop is the temperature. This is why this fruit tree species is only planted in hot areas.

rose rosa

Rose information, tips for growing and looking after this flower

The rose is a shrub that is part of the Rosaceae family. These plants are cultivated for their esthetic aspect, their flowers are considered the world’s most beautiful flowers. Besides the esthetic role, the rose flowers (petals) are used in the cosmetic, syrup, jams, oils manufacturing industries. For these purposes, no sub-species can be cultivated. The most important petal intended rose sub-species are: Rosa rugosa, Rosa damascena and Rosa centifolia.

clover trifolium

Clover treatments, most common diseases and pests of this technical plant

The clover is the common name for all the Trifolium species, that contains around 250-300 leguminous species. The clover species can be planted for forage purposes, or to improve the soil qualities (the clover forms knots which enrich the soil with nitrogen), or for decorative purposes (it can replace the lawn), or medical purposes or as a honey plant.