Category: Miscellanea


Revitalization of frozen or broken plants Miscellanea

Revitalization of frozen or broken plants

Experience in plant resuscitation There is hardly a summer resident or gardener who would not have encountered cases of wilting of seedlings and cuttings, freezing of crowns and roots of fruit trees, as well as breaking of branches and stems under the weight of the crop or from careless handling. such plants are doomed to perish.

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 How to keep harvested tomatoes fresh and strong for a long time Miscellanea

How to keep harvested tomatoes fresh and strong for a long time

To keep tomatoes longer without resorting to canning, you need to follow a few rules. When the harvest is large, this is especially true. Correct harvest To pick tomatoes, choose dry weather, it is better to do this on a sunny day. When the morning dew is completely dry on them, get to work. Do not postpone harvesting until the cold weather.

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Indoor saxifrage Miscellanea

Indoor saxifrage

The saxifraga (Saxifraga) is a herbaceous plant and originates from the saxifrage family, which includes about 400 perennial and annual species. Moreover, perennials prevail in this botanical list much more. The severe frosty climate is the main habitat of the wild saxifrage.

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Correct planting of strawberries at their summer cottage: what should not be planted next to the garden Miscellanea

Correct planting of strawberries at their summer cottage: what should not be planted next to the garden

Strawberries are one of the most labor-intensive berry crops. But also one of the favorite berries of our children. Therefore, it is imperative to plant it on your site. The health of the bush, as well as future harvests, depends on the correct planting. Where to plant strawberries Strawberries should grow in loose and breathable soil with low acidity (pH value is about 5.5).

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Violets Miscellanea

Violets

Violet, or saintpaulia, is a genus of herbaceous flowering indoor plants of the Gesneriaceae family. Her homeland is the East African mountains of Tanzania, where it is always warm and humid. For the modern world, the plant was discovered by Baron Walter von Saint-Paul at the end of the 19th century. Small, constantly blooming Saintpaulias quickly won the hearts of flower lovers.

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Harvesting vitamin greens Miscellanea

Harvesting vitamin greens

Vitamins for future use Celery, parsley, leeks are well preserved until winter if they are buried in the basement, on the loggia and grown at a temperature not higher than 4 ... celery is coarse and difficult to eat in large quantities.

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 Harlequin grapes - a promising young variety Miscellanea

Harlequin grapes - a promising young variety

Grapes are a perennial shrub vine, the fruits of which are used as food without processing or for preparing juice, raisins, wine, compote. This plant began to be cultivated in ancient Egypt for six thousand years BC. To date, breeders from different countries have created hundreds of varieties and hybrid forms of this plant.

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Growing seedlings of celery and parsley Miscellanea

Growing seedlings of celery and parsley

Read the previous part: Growing seedlings for a new harvest The very first vegetable crop that is sown at home for seedlings is celery root. It has the longest growing season - more than 160 days, and therefore, to get large root crops, sowing begins at the end of January - v. Before sowing, the seeds are washed from essential oils for 2-3 days, changing the water daily, after which they are dried to a free-flowing state.

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Growing and using Jerusalem artichoke Miscellanea

Growing and using Jerusalem artichoke

Environmental circumstances, the situation in the economy and agriculture, the state of health of the population - all this forces us all to return to the study of the experience of growing Jerusalem artichoke. Our family began to grow Jerusalem artichoke from the moment my nephew returned home after participating in the liquidation of the Chernobyl accident.

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Video about Fittonia - care, reproduction, transplantation, species Miscellanea

Video about Fittonia - care, reproduction, transplantation, species

About Plants Published: February 28, 2012 Reprinted: Last Edits: Video about Fittonia - a lot of useful information about the plant. They talk about the basic conditions for caring for Fittonia, proper transplantation and reproduction, as well as the most widespread types of Fittonia. Video about Fittonia Read more in the encyclopedia of indoor plants about caring for Fittonia.

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We propagate black currants by cuttings correctly Miscellanea

We propagate black currants by cuttings correctly

Black currant is a unique culture in every way. It's no secret that the berries of this plant are a real storehouse of vitamins and microelements, and the leaves and buds are a valuable ingredient not only in cooking, but also in medicine. The bushes of this culture are one of the first to smell in the spring, and until late autumn they delight the eye with juicy greenery.

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Tips for growing cauliflower Miscellanea

Tips for growing cauliflower

Popular among culinary experts and so far underestimated by gardeners, Cauliflower is already widely known to Russians, first of all, with the help of vegetable departments of supermarkets, but this cabbage is not yet actively grown on six acres. Its fruit-heads are not only the usual snow-white color, but also green, yellow, purple.

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Osteospermum Miscellanea

Osteospermum

Osteospermum (Osteospermum) is a beautiful flowering and unusual perennial herb or shrub from the Astrovye family. South America and the Arabian Peninsula are considered the birthplace of osteospermum. Hence the second name of the plant - African chamomile. You can meet such a flower in almost every garden.

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Pereskia: home care, reproduction, flowering, photo Miscellanea

Pereskia: home care, reproduction, flowering, photo

Houseplants Published: Last edits: Peireskia, or Pereskia (Latin Pereskia) - a genus of cacti from Central and South America, whose representatives were first described in 1703 by Charles Plumier. The genus got its name in honor of the French scientist Nicolas-Claude de Peyresque. At first, these plants were attributed by Karl Linnaeus to the genus Cactus, but in 1754 Philip Miller singled them out as an independent genus.

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Secrets of growing vegetables and fruits Miscellanea

Secrets of growing vegetables and fruits

Little secrets for elderly gardenersCucumber secretsYour tomato - the most delicious "Light" peppersOnion - to chooseFlowers and grapesWe don't get old on earth ... On earth, work never ends, it always requires attention and attracts people who merge with its soul. And it is no coincidence that all these swamps around St. Petersburg, all waste areas, where there was no fertile layer at all, have now been turned into fabulous worlds where everything blooms and bears fruit.

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Brugmansia Miscellanea

Brugmansia

Brugmansia is a tree-like shrub with unusually beautiful and fragrant flowers - phonographs. The plant belongs to the Solanaceae family and prefers to grow in tropical and subtropical climates. Popular types of brugmansia Aromatic brugmansia or fragrant (Brugmansiasuaveolens) - this species is called fragrant or aromatic.

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