Category: Miscellanea

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Heptapleurum
Heptapleurum

Heptapleurum is a fast-growing plant that is directly related to the genus Araliaceae. Approximately 10 leaflets extend from the petioles. The shiny leaves are oval in shape and are pointed at the tips. The flowers look like whitish panicles, but flowering occurs very rarely in an apartment. In nature, this plant is found in all, without exception, the southern regions of the planet.

Phoenix palm
Phoenix palm

The phoenix palm is also called the date palm. This genus unites more than 15 types of palm trees. In nature, these plants are found in subtropical and tropical regions of Africa and Asia. Such a plant is dioecious, and its trunk reaches a height of 12 to 30 meters. Its feathery leaves are quite large and can be up to 45 centimeters long.

 Is it possible to grow an apple tree from a seed, and how to achieve a good harvest
Is it possible to grow an apple tree from a seed, and how to achieve a good harvest

Probably, everyone in childhood asked a naive question: "Will a real apple tree grow from a bone?" And the most inquisitive children even tried to bury the bone in the ground and see how it turns into a tree with delicious apples. Of course, children's expectations in most cases could not be crowned with success, because experienced gardeners know how much work it takes to achieve good fruiting from an apple tree.

Sweet peas: sowing, care and varieties
Sweet peas: sowing, care and varieties

How to grow Lathyrus odoratus in the garden and on the balcony General information about sweet peas Openwork gray-green wall, and on it - a cloud of colorful moths. These are sweet peas. Now, when everyone is trying to fence their gardens with metal mesh, sweet peas have found their place in the garden - it climbs the mesh, clinging to it with its antennae.

Decorative vines of the North-West zone
Decorative vines of the North-West zone

& 34; Lianas are called a large group of plants of different species, genera, belonging to different families. They are united by a certain commonality of structure, mainly, the stem - flexible, unable to stand upright on its own. In order to rise up, the stem of the vine must have a support. Twisting around it, or clinging to it with the help of leaves, tendrils, thorns, roots and other devices, it can be held in the appropriate position & 34 ;.

Variegated Green Bean Salad
Variegated Green Bean Salad

Variegated Green Bean Salad Serves 4: 500 g green beans, salt, 2 eggs, 3 tbsp. tablespoons of white wine vinegar, pepper, 1 pinch of ground ginger, 2 tbsp. tablespoons of sugar, 6 tbsp. olive oil, 125 g shallots, 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper, 1 head of lettuce, 2 sprigs of parsley. Peel the green beans.

Patisson: growing seedlings from seeds, planting and care in the open field, photo
Patisson: growing seedlings from seeds, planting and care in the open field, photo

Garden plants Published: Last edits: The squash vegetable, or dish pumpkin, is a type of common pumpkin. It is a herbaceous annual, widely known in culture, but not found in the wild. The squash brought from America to Europe already in the 17th century gained such popularity that two centuries later they began to grow even in Siberia.

How to transplant an orchid correctly - soil renewal, choosing a pot, transplanting process
How to transplant an orchid correctly - soil renewal, choosing a pot, transplanting process

Transplanting Plants Published: Last Edits: Let's discuss the most important agronomic issue for an orchid: how to transplant it. When I transplanted an orchid for the first time, I was very afraid that I might accidentally break its roots, and it is through them that the orchid receives nutrients from water and air.

How to grow pomegranates correctly: tips for beginners
How to grow pomegranates correctly: tips for beginners

Pomegranate is an unpretentious fruit plant that only needs a mild subtropical climate to grow. Where the pomegranate grows, there should always be a lot of sunlight and warmth, and then the tree will thank you with long flowering and sweet fruits. In the temperate climate of the middle zone, as well as in the northern regions, it is possible to grow a pomegranate tree only at home.

Mealybug: how to fight, remedies and drugs
Mealybug: how to fight, remedies and drugs

Plant pests Published: Last revisions: Mealybugs (lat. Pseudococcidae), or pseudopods, or felt insects represent a family of hemiptera, including more than 2,200 species. Only 330 of these are found in Europe. The mealybug is a widespread insect that damages forage, greenhouse and indoor plants, including cacti and succulents.

Phlox exhibition, interesting varieties
Phlox exhibition, interesting varieties

Two views at one exhibition Phlox time For me, the time from the beginning of August to the end of September is the time of the phlox. Although many cultures bloom during this period, my gaze catches in flower beds, first of all, the caps of paniculata phlox. There are plants with more spectacular flowering, there are plants with an amazing flower shape, but you can't order your heart!

Minerals for the treatment of atherosclerosis: iodine, selenium, zinc, copper
Minerals for the treatment of atherosclerosis: iodine, selenium, zinc, copper

Elements of health and life. Part Two Iodine - lowers cholesterol Antioxidants and atherosclerosis Selenium - one of the strongest antioxidants Zinc - an immunity enhancer Copper Iodine - lowers cholesterol Iodine takes an active part in the metabolism, in particular, fats. It was found that with the use of iodine-containing drugs in patients with atherosclerosis, there is a tendency to a decrease in blood cholesterol.

Syngonium
Syngonium

The Syngonium plant is a representative of the Aroid family. This genus is a climbing vines that are held on supports with the help of air roots. They live in Brazil and other South American countries, as well as in Central America. Syngonium is relatively unpretentious, therefore it is quite widespread in indoor floriculture.

Ochanka
Ochanka

Eyebright (Euphrasia) is a plant of short stature, which is related to the family Norichnikovye. Wild plantations of culture are found everywhere in the countries of Eastern and Central Europe. In agriculture, grass is classified as a crop-damaging weed, but eyebright has long been trusted in medicine and is in great demand as one of the most medicinal remedies.

Children of the sun: 10 beautiful yellow plants for your garden
Children of the sun: 10 beautiful yellow plants for your garden

Yellow flowers on your backyard will fill it with beauty and warmth. In addition, the bright color, according to psychologists, improves mood and allows you to get rid of depression. And with the right selection of plants, they will delight with their flowering from spring to late autumn. Rudbeckia This species includes many annual and perennial herbaceous plants.

Fishing tales. Colleagues
Fishing tales. Colleagues

I made my way with a fishing rod through a thicket of bushes along the bank of a forest river. Having got out of the bushes onto the path, he quickly moved in the direction from which the noise was heard. After about a hundred meters he found himself on a narrow clearing and along it carefully began to descend to the river. When I heard the gurgling of water on the rift, I again climbed into the thicket of bushes, from there I went down a little and, pushing the branches apart, looked out ... In a fork, on the trunk of a huge tree leaning over the water, a hefty bear settled down.

Useful properties and contraindications of walnut leaves
Useful properties and contraindications of walnut leaves

A tree up to 25 meters high with a spreading crown and gray bark. The aroma around the tree is very peculiar, and the leaves, large, with the next placement - this is a walnut. Everyone knows about the benefits of its seed for the brain, but few people have an idea that other parts of the plant have both useful and medicinal properties and contraindications.

What is Cantaloupe Melon
What is Cantaloupe Melon

Today, a large number of melons are known, including this variety. It perfectly tolerates the cool and humid summer season in Europe. Cantaloupe's second name is cantaloupe. Outwardly, the plant is distinguished by oval or slightly flattened shapes, the fruits are yellowish or orange, the foliage is dark green.

How and what to water tomato seedlings to grow better
How and what to water tomato seedlings to grow better

When choosing seedlings, preference is given to strong specimens that could painlessly take root in a new place. Therefore, when growing seedlings on their own, gardeners use different techniques that have a beneficial effect on the development of young shoots. And the main means in achieving this goal are water and fertilizers.

 New quality standard - Dutch cucumber SV 4097 CV
New quality standard - Dutch cucumber SV 4097 CV

Cucumber SV 4097 CV is one of the most popular today. It is grown by greenhouses, buyers are willing to sort it out on the market, and simple gardeners are testing it on their own plots. This hybrid surprises with its strength of growth, amazing external and taste qualities of zelents, as well as its sensitivity to diseases.