Category: Miscellanea

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Growing undersized creeping early ripening Besseus cherry
Growing undersized creeping early ripening Besseus cherry

Low-growing, early-ripening Bessey cherry is a useful fruit and ornamental crop American creeping cherry (the second name of this culture is sand cherry (low micro cherry) - Bessey) was brought to Russia at the end of the 19th century, but still has a very limited distribution area. Basically - in Siberia, but here, in the North-West, it is very rarely found among gardeners, although for a number of properties it deserves some attention and wider distribution, especially its selective forms.

Characteristics and description of Lily of the valley grapes
Characteristics and description of Lily of the valley grapes

The best grape varieties are those that are bred by selection experts among the latter, for example, Lily of the Valley. The fact is that the maximum number of shortcomings has been removed in them, there are only improvements that bring crops closer to ideal plants. Most of all, this applies to winegrowers who themselves love grapes and carry out breeding work for personal purposes.

Biennial and perennial carnations: varieties and cultivation
Biennial and perennial carnations: varieties and cultivation

Read the previous part: Annual carnations: varieties and cultivation Perhaps this is the most popular carnation. Small flowers up to 1.5 cm in diameter, simple or double, are collected in dense inflorescences, bouquets, very elegant.

An example of adding a terrace to a house
An example of adding a terrace to a house

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Exhibition of flower decoration and landscape design
Exhibition of flower decoration and landscape design "Blooming Planet", new trends in landscape design

Planet in bloom The beginning of a new summer cottage season in the vastness of our large country is approaching. Warm days will come, and gardeners and summer residents will return to their beds, flower beds and lawns. It seems that many of them will be interested in learning about new trends in landscape design, which were vividly demonstrated on the territory of the All-Russian Exhibition Center (VVC) from July 9 to September 15 last year.

Description and characteristics of a tomato variety lazy for growing in central Russia
Description and characteristics of a tomato variety lazy for growing in central Russia

The tomato is a well-known and beloved vegetable. This storehouse of vitamins is grown everywhere today. Thanks to the painstaking work of breeders, varieties have appeared that feel great and bear fruit perfectly not only under the gentle southern sun, but also in much harsher natural conditions.

18 of the best gooseberry varieties
18 of the best gooseberry varieties

Gooseberries can be found in almost every site in the central region of Russia. Gardeners often think about which variety to choose and plant. Let's try to figure it out together by reading the description of the most popular ones. The varieties are divided according to many criteria; Kolobok, Grushenka, Russian yellow and Amber are most suitable for the Moscow region.

How to feed black currants: tips for the seasons
How to feed black currants: tips for the seasons

Quite often, gardeners complain: the currant bush grows poorly, sets few berries, diseases and pests settle on the leaves, in winter the shoots freeze out. Poor nutrition can be the cause of these and many other problems. If the currant does not receive all the necessary elements, then it will not be able to develop normally, resist diseases, give healthy growths and buds.

Fatty
Fatty

The extensive Tolstyankovye family consists of 39 genera and more than one and a half thousand species of dicotyledonous plants, which are common in both hemispheres, but the greatest species diversity of these plants is found in Mexico, East Asia and southern Africa. A significant part of the family members are succulents.

4 green fertilizer recipes that have proven effective over the years
4 green fertilizer recipes that have proven effective over the years

Despite the abundance of effective chemical fertilizers in stores, the relevance of self-prepared bioferments is gaining popularity. The reasons are the environmental friendliness of the funds, their availability, as well as the positive impact they have on the growth, development and productivity of cultivated crops.

 Forcing tulips by March 8 - selection of varieties, planting bulbs and forcing rules
Forcing tulips by March 8 - selection of varieties, planting bulbs and forcing rules

It is pleasant for any woman to receive flowers on International Women's Day, it is even more pleasant when delicate buds bloom at home on the windowsill right for the holiday - such magic can be achieved by distilling tulips by March 8. And it doesn't matter if you haven't had to deal with tulips before, even beginner growers can learn how to drive these flowers at home.

Celery, parsley and parsnips in cooking and folk medicine
Celery, parsley and parsnips in cooking and folk medicine

Read Part 1: Growing Celery, Parsley and Parsnips Uses of White Roots and Their Health Benefits Parsley, celery and parsnips are vegetable plants whose leaves and roots are used as a spice in soups and sauces, as well as in side dishes and salads. widely used in pharmacology, and parsley and celery are also used in cosmetics and perfumery.

Characteristics and description of the Stolypin tomato variety
Characteristics and description of the Stolypin tomato variety

Stolypin tomato is an excellent tomato crop. It is considered one of the new ones, but has already gained popularity among many gardeners. When choosing tomato novelties for growing, it is recommended to pay attention to this culture, its description and characteristics, which gives an excellent yield of large, even, oval-shaped fruits.

How to make lobio beans
How to make lobio beans

Lobio is not a specific bean dish with a Caucasian flavor. Lobio is simply the Georgian name for beans, respectively, and all dishes prepared from it. Beans in their taste are superior to other types of legumes, for example, peas and lentils, it is used in cooking both fresh, frozen, and dried or canned version.

How to lure ladybugs into the garden - the main enemy of aphids
How to lure ladybugs into the garden - the main enemy of aphids

Ladybugs are prized among gardeners for their ability to control unwanted pests in the garden. Faced with an aphid invasion on your site, you can count on the help of these insects. Attracting ladybugs and, more importantly, keeping them is easy when you know a few simple facts and tricks.

 Good Tomato Volovye Heart: variety description
Good Tomato Volovye Heart: variety description

Among the official terms describing the fruits of a tomato, the delicate "heart-shaped" one that characterizes Volovye Heart tomatoes has been lost. Only after trying it, you understand that it received its "heart" status not for its shape or size, but for the delicate taste of mouth-watering raspberry fruits. Growing history The Russian breeding Volovye Heart variety was announced at the very end of the twentieth century.

What you need to do before transporting a cat or dog to the country, prepare your pet for the summer
What you need to do before transporting a cat or dog to the country, prepare your pet for the summer

Summer has come. On Fridays, lines of cars stretch from the dusty, stifling city to nature. During the long winter, everyone missed the warmth and the sun. Summer residents and gardeners carefully take care of their seedlings, buy the necessary seeds and seedlings. They try to get the tools and devices they need for the job. In anticipation of weekends and vacations, the wardrobe is being updated.

 What are the health benefits of dill seeds and how can they be used?
What are the health benefits of dill seeds and how can they be used?

Many grow dill on their plot or on the window only for the sake of fragrant greenery, but you should not ignore the seeds of dill - the beneficial properties of each part of this vegetable plant are so high that you can significantly improve your health by simply adding dill to your daily diet in any form, not limited only to greens.

7 life hacks that will make your summer cottage life easier
7 life hacks that will make your summer cottage life easier

Very often, simple actions can greatly simplify a person's life. This is especially true of the dacha. Little tricks can make the job much easier and easier. Increasing the size of a wheelbarrow This simple technique can increase the size of a wheelbarrow many times over. To upgrade it, you need to sew a large bag from smaller ones.

Not a driftwood, but a fish
Not a driftwood, but a fish

Fishing Bikes Several years ago I had a chance to fish in the northern part of Lake Sukhodolskoye in winter. From the name it is clear that I did not intend to catch any fish, namely pike perch! (As they say, dreaming is not harmful ...). And although the weather, it would seem, favored biting: a calm, cloudy, moderately frosty day, the biting was still unimportant.