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As I looked into the water
As I looked into the water

Which fisherman has not tried to look into the hole in winter? Probably everything. As a child, when I came to the banks of the river, I often liked to do it. The late grandfather even used to say: you like to poke your nose where you don't need to. In the transparent depths, I saw the real magic kingdom of Neptune himself. The ridges of stones and pebbles did not look at all the same as in the aquarium.

 Meatlider method for growing a high yield of potatoes
Meatlider method for growing a high yield of potatoes

On summer cottages and household plots, less and less space is allocated for the beds, and more and more space is freed up for relaxation (gazebos, mini-pools, barbecue, etc.). Because of this, many summer residents and gardeners have to puzzle over how to grow tomatoes, cucumbers, zucchini, peppers on the remaining hundred square meters, and even plant potatoes.

Ideas for arranging tire beds
Ideas for arranging tire beds

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 Is it necessary to accelerate the maturation of compost and why summer residents do not favor maturation accelerators
Is it necessary to accelerate the maturation of compost and why summer residents do not favor maturation accelerators

The maturation of compost can be accelerated by using special preparations. This allows you to get fertilizer much faster. But in some cases, the use of such products is necessary, and in some it is not advisable. Let's figure out why you need to accelerate the maturation of compost Compost is one of the most popular organic fertilizers.

How to properly grow an apricot from a stone at home
How to properly grow an apricot from a stone at home

The fact that you can find different varieties of apricot seedlings on sale does not stop gardeners from wanting to grow them on their own. The idea to get a large tree out of a small bone, some arises because of the high price of seedlings, while others - for the sake of experiment. Fearing that the apricot will not grow, gardeners are looking for a solution to this problem on the Internet.

Astilba
Astilba

At the summer cottage, more and more often the eye is attracted by such a beautiful plant as astilba. It is successfully grown by both amateurs and professional florists. The perennial plant has decorative foliage and a beautiful panicle inflorescence, so it can become a decoration of the garden for many years. Description of the flower Astilba is a representative of the Kamnelomkovy family.

Viral diseases of indoor plants - control and prevention. Causes and symptoms of the disease
Viral diseases of indoor plants - control and prevention. Causes and symptoms of the disease

Houseplants Published: Last edits: Sometimes you grow a flower, grow it, and then suddenly you notice that its leaves are rapidly beginning to turn yellow, become stained or fall off. And while you figure out what's what, half a flower has already disappeared. Moreover, interestingly, the flower itself did not seem to die, but stems and single leaves remained from it.

Features of cultivation, diseases and pests of raspberries - 4
Features of cultivation, diseases and pests of raspberries - 4

Raspberry farming tricks August Regular watering and weeding. Harvesting. If necessary, top dressing with potash fertilizers. At the end of the month, additional top dressing with complex fertilizers. In this case, I prefer fertilizer diluted in water & 34; Berry giant & 34; or & 34; Kemira & 34 ;.

What to do if cucumbers taste bitter, and why does this happen?
What to do if cucumbers taste bitter, and why does this happen?

The homeland of cucumbers is India, or rather its tropical forest zones. Cucumber is a capricious and demanding culture, does not like hot and cold weather, as well as sudden temperature fluctuations, prefers to grow in conditions of sufficient humidity in the soil and in the air. If these conditions are not met, then vegetable plants, being under stress, produce a special substance to neutralize stress - cucurbitacin.

Choosing potato varieties. Part 3
Choosing potato varieties. Part 3

Read the previous part: Choosing potato varieties. Part 2 Variety of Radonezh, breeding of CJSC "Vsevolozhsk selection station". Zoned 2006. A promising variety for dining purposes. The tubers are oval, creamy with pink spots, the eyes are small, red, sometimes not colored. The pulp of the tuber is creamy, does not darken when cutting.

How to grow radishes
How to grow radishes

Radish is one of the main vegetables that we enjoy eating after a long winter.Our body receives the first vitamins and microelements from this root crop. The positive properties of this vegetable include: High content of vitamin B, which is so necessary for the nervous system.

Dodder: plant parasite
Dodder: plant parasite

Dodder (Cuscuta) is a dangerous weed that can cause tremendous damage to cultivated plants growing in the garden. If earlier only one species of this weed was included in the Povilikov family, today breeders have about 200 varieties of dodders. She prefers to coexist next to crops of fodder, melons and vegetables.

Growing watermelons outdoors in warm beds
Growing watermelons outdoors in warm beds

180 kilograms of excellent watermelons over the summer When Galina Prokopyevna Romanova came to the editorial office for the first time, I was surprised by the very fact of the visit: she came to us from Kolpino only to find out if the editorial office would be interested in their family's experience in growing watermelons and melons near St. Petersburg, and to show pictures.

Classification of garden paths from the masters of landscape design
Classification of garden paths from the masters of landscape design

Garden paths are guiding threads connecting all functional areas of the site and other elements of landscape design into a single ensemble. It is impossible to achieve the artistic completeness of the garden without garden paths. The choice of the configuration of the paths laid along the territory of the site is carried out at the stage of landscape design.

 Cherry Vladimir: we grow an unpretentious fruitful variety
Cherry Vladimir: we grow an unpretentious fruitful variety

Cherry Vladimirskaya is one of the most common crops in the middle lane, which gardeners appreciate for a high-quality harvest. The berries have a pleasant taste and have a universal purpose. What is remarkable about the Vladimirskaya cherry variety? The history of this variety goes back several centuries. The origin of Vladimirskaya has not been established for certain.

 It's not a shame to serve, but they'll eat it - it's not a pity: 5 tasty cabbage preparations for the winter
It's not a shame to serve, but they'll eat it - it's not a pity: 5 tasty cabbage preparations for the winter

In winter, there is an acute shortage of variety in nutrition and, of course, vitamins. Seasonal fruits and vegetables are no longer on the shelves, which is why home preservation is so popular. For example, from ordinary white cabbage, real gastronomic masterpieces are obtained, which will be highly appreciated by all family members and guests.

Growing irises in the garden - briefly about the plant
Growing irises in the garden - briefly about the plant

Fruit and berry plants Published: Last edits: Irises can often be found in city flower beds and in areas near residential buildings. It is one of the most common and beloved perennials. Unpretentious, hardy, persistent, they delight the eye with magnificent flowers. Wild specimens are found in Europe, Asia and North America.

Folk omens help gardeners
Folk omens help gardeners

Signs are true - not superstitious & 34; Try to observe various signs. The shepherd and agriculture in infancy years, Looking at the heavens, at the western shadow, They know how to predict both the wind and the clear day, And the rains in May, the young fields will delight ... & 34; BUT. S. Pushkin Our whole life is inextricably linked with the weather (or, perhaps, it would be more correct to say, with Nature).

Drimiopsis
Drimiopsis

A deciduous evergreen plant like Drimiopsis is also called Ledebouria. Native to the tropical regions of South Africa, this bulbous plant is a perennial. Dark green spots are randomly scattered on the surface of the pale green leaf plate.

Sprekelia
Sprekelia

Sprekelia is a flowering plant belonging to the Amaryllis family. It originates in the highlands of Guatemala and Mexico. It begins to bloom in early spring or in summer with large beautiful flowers. Sprekelia formosissima is an evergreen bulbous plant that grows up to 30-35 centimeters.