Orchids are a family of monocotyledonous plants, of this family, a genus much loved in Italy and abroad is that of Phalaenopsis. The phalaenopsis orchid genus includes about 50 species, all native to Asia and the Pacific and Indian Ocean archipelagos. Phalaenopsis orchid is also known as "butterfly orchid" due to the similarity of the flower to the shape of butterflies; also the name Phalaenopsis is due to this similarity: the word Phalaenopsis derives from the union of the Greek words phalaen (butterfly) and opsis (similar to).
To proceed with the optimal drying of a plant, it must be harvested at the appropriate time: if the plant is to be dried for ornamental use, it must be collected when there are more flowers, on the contrary, if we need to dry a plant to use it as a remedy natural, this must be collected when, presumably, it contains a high number of active ingredients.
Just like us humans, our four-legged friends also suffer from the cold. The dogs most at risk are elderly, short-haired ones and puppies born recently; low temperatures can create a lot of discomfort in dogs that even go so far as to show tremors. This is why it is important to protect dogs from the cold, both if they live indoors but even more so if the dog lives in the garden.
You have to be good and have a lot of patience to read and understand the electricity bill. The document with which the energy carriers present the bill of electricity consumption has the air of something written on purpose so as not to be understood, and perhaps the purpose is partly this because if the various Enel, Terna and so on wanted to make themselves understood they wouldn't write like that.
For many families, saving money at home is almost a must to make ends meet. The domestic economy is a delicate matter and because of the crisis, many Italians have given up on electric heating, so more and more attention is paid to energy efficiency and the reduction of waste, even in the kitchen!
In choosing the Christmas tree to decorate, many opt for a pine or a real fir:: in Italy the most popular Christmas tree is the spruce or spruce. It is certainly more suggestive, however many forget that it is a living being, which could not bear being inside our homes: in nature, fir trees grow in areas with an alpine climate, so indoors they could suffer from the heat.
On beautiful sunny days it is very welcome to have lunch outdoors with tasty grills; there are those who go to ad hoc equipped areas and then there are those who organize themselves in their garden or terrace. For those who have a large space outside, can reserve a corner for the barbecue. There are different types on the market, built with different materials: iron, stainless steel, cast iron or stone, with gas, wood, electric, coal and solar power.
Mold is a fungus that grows in humid places especially in some environments such as kitchens and bathrooms; the typical signs of mold are represented by a thin "spongy" layer of a typically dark color. Unfortunately, mold does not only involve an aesthetic problem, but also a hygienic-healthy one, therefore it is good to resolve the problem.
Marble is a natural material that requires special care in its cleaning. On sale we find many ad hoc cleaning products, however they are conventional polluting products both for the environment and for the home. Being a natural material why not treat stains with equally natural elements?
What treatments can natural fabrics be subjected to during the production of the raw material and processing of the products? Are cotton, linen, silk and wool natural fabrics even after being transformed into fabrics or packaged into clothing? Only a transparent and certified supply chain can give some guarantees and if you know one (not that there are many) contact that one.
Have you ever smelled musty odor on your clothes? Here, most likely they are infested with mold spores! Before resorting to drastic methods such as throwing clothes in the garbage, you can first try some methods that we will show you below. Let's see in detail how to eliminate the smell of mold on clothes by following our instructions.
Today we will see how to make focaccia! But which focaccia? There is the Genevose focaccia, Apulian type, the stuffed focaccia ... Let's clarify immediately, the classic focaccia is the Genoese one.The Apulian focaccia sees the addition of cherry tomatoes and oregano, the stuffed focaccia provides a filling ... then there are many variations: focaccia with pesto , with anchovies, with capers, with rosemary, with radicchio ... in short, the only limit is imposed by the tastes of your palate.
If you are trying to understand how to cook with the pressure cooker you have opened the right page! Cooking with the pressure cooker, through steam cooking, allows you to preserve the properties of food unaltered, even better if organic. To cook with the pressure cooker, we recommend that you follow the appropriate recipes, especially if you are a beginner: the difficulty of cooking with the pressure cooker lies in understanding and managing cooking times.
The cold, the use of too aggressive detergents or detergents can ruin our hands making them dry and chapped. What to do to protect them adequately? Of course, we find many hand creams on the market but inside we find ingredients that are harmful to the environment! In this regard we will show you how to make a DIY hand cream at home, using only natural ingredients.
Blame the sun, skin aging, taking antibiotics .... it is true that the dark spots on the face are ugly to behold! Fortunately, nature is our friend, so much so that it gives us many effective ingredients against dark spots on the skin. In this regard, here is how to lighten skin blemishes using natural remedies.
In the article "How to transfer succulents" we saw what type of soil to choose, how to calculate the size of the new pot and when is the right time to repot succulents. In the following guide we will see the procedure, step by step, to repot succulent plants in the most suitable way and in full compliance with the needs of succulents.
In this article we will discuss how to eliminate squeaks, those little noises that become annoying in the long run. The squeaks can occur in different contexts a classic example is represented by the hinges of the doors, of the windows that make friction on the underlying surface. But it can be the door of a piece of furniture in the kitchen: in this case the problem is the hinges that should be lubricated.
Vitamin deficiency, stress, poor nutrition can cause hair loss! It is not necessarily necessary to resort to an invasive remedy, fortunately there are many remedies to strengthen the hair, fighting its fall. In this regard we will show you how to strengthen your hair, using natural methods.
To clean the pots in the dishwasher it is not necessary to resort to the classic detergents that we find on the market which, among other things, contain ingredients that are harmful to the environment. With a few natural ingredients readily available at home, we can prepare excellent and effective ecological do-it-yourself dishwasher tablets able to make your dishes shine like new.
Without adequate protection, sunspots can appear on the face; this is due to an excessive concentration in one area of the skin of melanin, the pigment that gives the skin its color. Sunspots hardly go away on their own immediately; we can cover with makeup but it doesn't always turn out to be an effective solution!
To ward off flies, we don't necessarily have to resort to spray insecticides which, among other things, contain substances that are harmful to both the environment and humans! We can resort to natural remedies that are equally effective. In this regard, here's how to get rid of flies without having to turn your home into a gas chamber with pesticides and chemicals.