Spread and habitat It is found in Europe, Asia and North America. Migratory species wintering in Africa. It inhabits marshy areas, tundras and brackish coasts. The name derives from the long tail. Beautiful-looking duck, shy and suspicious, to be bred requires large spaces (large ponds) and easily coexists with other species.
Blister on stone fruit Blister on stone fruit is a disease caused by a fungus, called Taphrina deformans. This tiny mushroom overwinters on fruit trees, especially on peach trees, hidden near the buds, or in cracks in the bark. The development occurs mainly in cool and rainy periods, with temperatures below 18 ° C; in fact, this pathology occurs mainly in the regions of central and northern Italy, in the spring period.
Type of protected area - Where it is located Type: State Natural Reserve; established with D.M.A.F. of 7 April 1977. Region: Marche Province: Macerata The State i Montagna Torricchio Nature Reserve, established in 1970 and recognized in 1977, is located in the Macerata hinterland north of the Monti Sibillini National Park, in the municipality of Pievetorina.
Garden center Recently, the centers dedicated to gardening have undergone an evolution and are increasingly becoming a "trendy" meeting place, enriched by tea rooms and rich sectors reserved for objects rather than for the care of our animal friends. This development of collateral business has certainly made these places accessible to a greater number of users but, perhaps, has also made the ancient magic a little distorted.
Type of protected area - Where it is located Type: Regional Natural Park; established with L.R. January 28, 1991, n. 8.Region: VenetoProvince: Padua, Treviso, VeniceThe Sile River Natural Park affects the banks of a long stretch of the homonymous waterway, south of Castelfranco Veneto up to the edge of the Venetian lagoon: 4.
The Cactaceae family Succulents require little attention and have a particular beauty. They are characterized by the ability to store water in their tissues, and then use it slowly over time. This is why they survive well even in pre-desert and very hot areas, where rainfall is zero in certain periods and intense in others, or in regions where drought is constant but there is fog that provides the necessary humidity.