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Dry flower drying techniques

Dry flower drying techniques

Dry flower drying techniques There are various drying techniques, some of which are more suitable for certain types of plants / flowers. In relation to the type of flower, in fact the techniques for obtaining dried flowers vary between them; for some varieties it is possible to proceed by arranging bunches to hang upside down in an airy and sheltered environment, away from the sun's rays to prevent the colors of dried flowers from losing their intensity.

Mushrooms: Lactarius vellereus

Mushrooms: Lactarius vellereus

Class: Basidiomycetes Scientific name: Lactarius vellereus (Fr.) Fr. Common name: Velvety milkman Morphological characteristics Hat: 8-22 cm, fleshy, convex then depressed, finely tomentose-velvety (hence the name), white, often stained with ocher, with margin involved when young. Lamellae: white with blue reflections, then cream-reddish, spaced, more or less decurrent.

Breeds of dogs: Sloughi - Arabian Greyhound

Breeds of dogs: Sloughi - Arabian Greyhound

Origin, classification and historical background Origin: Morocco F.C.I classification: Group 10 - greyhounds. The Arabian Greyhound or Sloughi is a breed present for millennia in North Africa. It is in all probability native to the Orient. The Arabs, who despise all other dogs, consider this a noble animal, together with the other "sacred greyhound", the "Saluki".

Cochineal

Cochineal

Question: cochineal I own a dracena for 20 years it has always been in the apartment. Last summer I completely pruned it leaving only about 50 cm of log, because it seemed completely extinct. Then it is miraculously reborn, now it is huge and wonderful but I think it has the cochineal because on the leaves there is a white substance like burr.

Gardenia

Gardenia

Question: gardenia I have had a large potted gardenia for about 5 years; for some months, however, I have noticed a progressive yellowing of the leaves, followed by a dark brown that starts from the apex to complete the entire leaf, provided that this does not fall off first. Thus, gradually, the plant is almost completely stripping, but it is strange how all the apicals of the branches (even the youngest ones) carry buds.

Carnivorous plants: Brocchinia reducta

Carnivorous plants: Brocchinia reducta

Classification, origin and description Name: Brocchinia reducta Baker, 1882 Genre: BrocchiniaFamily: BromeliaceaeBrocchinia reducta is a plant belonging to the Bromeliads family and is native to the Tepui region (Venezuela). Like few other species in this family, it is a carnivorous plant.