Category: Miscellanea


Growing garden strawberries according to a simplified program (part 2) Miscellanea

Growing garden strawberries according to a simplified program (part 2)

Fragrant strawberries - every summerRead the previous part of the article: Growing garden strawberries according to a simplified program (part 1) Strawberry harvest Care during the growing season When further caring for strawberries, in general, there is nothing complicated - you just have to strictly follow the "rules of the game." That is, to provide protection against diseases and pests (I put this in the first place, because if they are available, for example, in our climate, there is simply no harvest), as well as balanced nutrition, sufficient irrigation and timely removal of whiskers and old leaves.

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The influence of music on plants Miscellanea

The influence of music on plants

Our competition & 34; Summer season & 34; Although I am a completely beginner gardener (our beloved summer residence is only two years old), I would like to share my little observations of plant life. Somehow in the nineties I read an article in one of the scientific popular magazines about the influence of the sounds of music on the human body, animals and plants.

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Symptoms and treatment of myxomatosis in rabbits Miscellanea

Symptoms and treatment of myxomatosis in rabbits

Rabbit breeding is a popular household branch. After all, these domestic animals are highly fertile, and their meat is of high value. However, breeding does not always go as smoothly as we would like. Many rabbit farmers know that these animals are susceptible to diseases that lead to serious consequences.

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How to feed garlic planted before winter Miscellanea

How to feed garlic planted before winter

Often, for growing garlic, a technology is used that provides for planting before winter. But the harvest does not always meet expectations, which is due to non-compliance with the bait schedule. Although the culture is considered unpretentious, it requires some attention, especially in matters of fertilization at the beginning of the season, in anticipation of the period of increased growth.

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Plantains Miscellanea

Plantains

The representatives of this community are worldwide shrubs and herbaceous annuals and perennials that grow in the temperate climate of both hemispheres. There are several species in the family adapted for life in the tropics. There are more than one thousand six hundred plantains in total, they are divided into one hundred and twenty genera, which form twelve tribes.

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 Jerusalem artichoke: how to plant or transplant an earthen pear Miscellanea

Jerusalem artichoke: how to plant or transplant an earthen pear

Jerusalem artichoke is a plant that is unique not only for its healing properties, but also for its cultivation method. The culture grows on any soil, in the sun and in the shade, absolutely does not require maintenance, it winters safely in the ground. To get a crop for many years in a row, it is enough to plant the tubers in the ground once.

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Bacterial diseases of tomatoes: hollowness, mottling, apical rot Miscellanea

Bacterial diseases of tomatoes: hollowness, mottling, apical rot

Read part 1 Bacterial diseases of tomatoes: bacterial cancer, black bacterial spot How to prevent bacterial diseases of tomato in greenhouses Necrosis of the pith of the stem (hollow stems) In recent years, it begins to pose a great danger. This bacteriosis is also characterized by high severity: the decrease in yield from premature death of plants in the household plots reaches 20-30.

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Rogersia Miscellanea

Rogersia

If you want to decorate your garden with an unusual exotic plant, then you should pay attention to Rogers. This plant is becoming more and more popular with gardeners every year, but today it is not often seen in gardens. Such a large-leaved plant is highly decorative and undemanding in care.

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Vologda apricot, reproduction and cultivation Miscellanea

Vologda apricot, reproduction and cultivation

Read the previous part. ← A hybrid of common apricot and Manchurian - the basics of agricultural technology What is Vologda apricotOver a year ago, the magazine "Flora Price" published my article "Northern Apricot". Unexpectedly, it caused a large number of responses and questions from readers. I will try to give answers to some of them now.

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Plants on P Miscellanea

Plants on P

Plants on R List of plants with the letter P, which are grown at home, in the garden and in the garden. Crinum (Latin Crinum) is a genus of beautiful bulbous plants of the Amaryllidaceae family, common in the tropics and subtropics of both hemispheres. There are more than a hundred species in the genus. Most of the cultivated plants are grown at home, well known to flower growers and aquarium krinum, and the hybrid Powell krinum is a popular garden plant.

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Construction of paths in the country - 1 Miscellanea

Construction of paths in the country - 1

BUILD A PATH BY YOURSELF ... What paths and paths will help make life in the country convenient The overwhelming majority of summer residents and gardeners either do not arrange paths at all on the site, or, having poured on the ground, in their opinion, suitable material: sand, gravel, slag, they believe that a garden path ready. Therefore, after winter or heavy rainfall, such paths are deformed and very soon become unsuitable for walking.

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How to plant radishes and when Miscellanea

How to plant radishes and when

Radish is one of the most popular early vegetables. Crispy, bitter root vegetables are the first to appear on our table after a harsh winter, and during this period they are almost the only vitamin product, apart from greens. Not a single vegetable garden can do without radishes, since the culture is not only useful, but also unpretentious.

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 Scales, bulbs, babies or seeds - what is the best way to propagate lilies? Miscellanea

Scales, bulbs, babies or seeds - what is the best way to propagate lilies?

Not everyone can afford to buy bulbs of various varieties of lilies in the store every year. Therefore, fans of these beautiful flowers face the main question: how to propagate lilies without spending too much? Useful tips Those gardeners whose hearts have been won over by exquisite lilies can find it difficult to resist the temptation to decorate the entire plot with these flowers.

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 3 best ways to test seeds for germination at home Miscellanea

3 best ways to test seeds for germination at home

The yield of crops largely depends on the quality of the seed. Small and light seeds cannot give the germination the strength necessary for active growth, and therefore the plant from it will turn out to be frail. And some seeds may not sprout at all. Then you will have to reseed the beds, but time will already be lost.

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Growing hoya - wax ivy and ceropegia Miscellanea

Growing hoya - wax ivy and ceropegia

Hoya or wax ivy in your apartment Representatives of the gusset family have long and firmly settled in our homes. True, not everyone knows them & 34; by sight & 34; and by name. Their homeland is hot Africa, and the family got its name because of the similarity of the opened mature fruit with ... the tail of a swallow. The most common genus of this family is hoya, or waxworm.

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Pennisetum Miscellanea

Pennisetum

Pennisetum (Pennisetum), or pinnate bristle is a flowering perennial or annual, a representative of the Cereals family. The culture unites about 150 species in its genus. The flower prefers to grow in moderate climatic conditions and is not endowed with sufficient cold resistance. The plant is widespread in the warm African and South American climates.

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Purslane Miscellanea

Purslane

The purslane plant (Portulaca), which is also called dandur, is part of the Purslane family. In nature, it is found in the Northern Hemisphere, or rather, in areas with a tropical climate. According to data taken from various sources, this genus unites 100-200 species. Portulac prefers to grow on sandy moist soil along the banks of various reservoirs, including rivers, and it can also be found in fields, orchards and vegetable gardens.

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