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4 of my favorite eggplant varieties that boast great yields
4 of my favorite eggplant varieties that boast great yields

I can't imagine life without eggplants, because they can be salted, fried, stewed, and baked. And how good eggplant caviar is, it is impossible to describe at all. Therefore, I try to plant at least 1-2 interesting varieties of eggplant on my site every season. Kirovsky Kirovsky is an excellent early-maturing variety that will show a stable high yield for at least 95-105 days.

 Malina Bryansk marvel: large-fruited beauty in the garden
Malina Bryansk marvel: large-fruited beauty in the garden

Raspberry Bryanskoe Divo is a versatile variety that is suitable both for personal consumption and for sale. The fruits are large in size, excellent taste, and also retain their marketable appearance for five days after harvest. But when growing a crop, you need to know several important features.

Characteristics and description of the black prince strawberry variety
Characteristics and description of the black prince strawberry variety

Strawberry black prince is still little known among domestic gardeners. But the varietal characteristic allows us to put it on a par with promising species. The black prince garden strawberry is excellent for cultivation in various regions of our country, including the northern ones. Description of the variety Black prince is a product of ten years of work of Italian breeders.

 Fitosporin - a biological assistant loved by summer residents in the fight against plant diseases
Fitosporin - a biological assistant loved by summer residents in the fight against plant diseases

To combat plant diseases, gardeners have recently preferred to use biofungicides instead of aggressive chemicals. Phytosporin is one of them. What is Phytosporin The essence of biofungicides is that special bacteria, which are in their composition in an inactive form, begin to multiply rapidly when the agent is dissolved in water.

 Dressing rabbit skins at home, step-by-step instructions
Dressing rabbit skins at home, step-by-step instructions

The quality of the fur also depends on how correctly the dressing of rabbit skins is performed. It is not always possible for rabbit breeders to find such specialists who flawlessly make rabbit skins, so the question arises: how to make the skin of a rabbit on your own?

How to make a window binding with your own hands
How to make a window binding with your own hands

Being a shabashnik for many years in Soviet times, in conditions of a chronic shortage of joinery products (and even more so in rural areas), I learned to find a way out of the most difficult situations. Especially often there was a lack of window sashes. And I got the hang of making them from scrap materials. This is what I'm going to tell you about ... No, I do not urge to immediately make complex bindings with doors, vents, transoms, but I suggest starting with the simplest ones, with one or two slabs (Figure 1).

Disinfection of seeds: three reasons why you should not skip it, so as not to be left without a crop
Disinfection of seeds: three reasons why you should not skip it, so as not to be left without a crop

Disinfection of seeds before planting is an important procedure that should not be neglected. But among the many methods of preliminary processing of planting material, you need to choose the right one. Excessive exposure can lead to the fact that the plant does not even germinate.Increasing germination vigor Regardless of the quality of the planting material, many gardeners are faced with the problem of not germinating a large number of seeds.

Donskiye Zori grapes: characteristics of the variety and recommendations for cultivation
Donskiye Zori grapes: characteristics of the variety and recommendations for cultivation

Grapes are the only plant that is studied by a whole science - ampelography. Thanks to her achievements, gardeners have the opportunity to choose from a colossal number of resistant varieties and hybrids of grapes the one that suits the climatic conditions of the area and will be to their taste. One of the promising hybrid forms with such characteristics can be called the Donskiye Zori grapes.

Preparing the soil for planting onions
Preparing the soil for planting onions

← Read the previous part & 34; Interesting varieties of onions & 34; Site selection and soil preparation The special requirements of onions to soil fertility determines the choice of a site for its cultivation. Warm and sufficiently moist soils are taken under the onions - sandy loam or light loamy is better.

Work calendar in June: garden, vegetable garden, flower garden, home greenhouse
Work calendar in June: garden, vegetable garden, flower garden, home greenhouse

Calendar of works in June This folk wisdom is not accidental.Everything requires attention: the garden, the vegetable garden, and the flower garden - just have time to move! Garden in June Garden in June Flower garden in June Home greenhouse in June Garden in June In June, the ovaries of the fruits of the upcoming harvest form, during this period it is especially important to give the trees and bushes enough moisture to prevent shedding of the ovaries.

 Useful tips for storing potatoes on the balcony or in the cellar
Useful tips for storing potatoes on the balcony or in the cellar

Potatoes have become a part of our daily diet - we boil it, stew it, fry it, bake it, prepare holiday dishes from it. It is difficult to imagine a whole winter without this irreplaceable vegetable, especially given the beneficial properties of potatoes and their nutritional value. Therefore, in every family with the onset of autumn the question arises: “How to store potatoes?

Iridodictium
Iridodictium

Iridodictium (Iridodictyum) is a perennial bulbous plant belonging to the Iris family. In this regard, earlier the flower was called iris - snowdrop or reticulated iris. The area of ​​growth of the culture is the mountains of Central Asia and Transcaucasia. But due to its unpretentiousness, iridodictium can grow in other places.

Beautiful petunia flower beds: an overview of the 5 best ways to break a flower garden
Beautiful petunia flower beds: an overview of the 5 best ways to break a flower garden

Petunia is a beautiful unpretentious flower with a delicate aroma. A huge variety of colors and varieties allows you to create beautiful petunia flower beds. In modern landscape design, these are some of the most popular colors. It is not difficult to care for petunia, it is a drought-resistant plant that is not afraid of heat.

Indoor plants in your kitchen
Indoor plants in your kitchen

The kitchen, without a doubt, is exactly the room that creates a special, unique atmosphere for every home. And if earlier this place was intended exclusively for cooking and was even located in the background of the house so that the heat and smells did not reach the living rooms, now the situation has completely changed.

 5 delicious sandwiches with sprats that are perfect for New Year's table
5 delicious sandwiches with sprats that are perfect for New Year's table

Gourmet sandwiches with sprats will certainly become a decoration of the New Year's table, because the combination of crispy baguette and tender fish, generously diluted with various ingredients, will appeal to both connoisseurs of classic dishes and lovers of unusual recipes. We have collected for you 5 delicious recipes that are suitable for cozy New Year's gatherings.

Biological products for plant protection against various diseases
Biological products for plant protection against various diseases

Biologics help improve plant formation and growth, increasing plant vitality, which enhances immunity. This article will tell you about the drugs that act specifically on the causative agents of various plant diseases. These drugs are based on viruses, bacteria and antagonist fungi that can stop the development of harmful bacteria.

Compost tea: what it is and how to make it
Compost tea: what it is and how to make it

Compost tea has long been used by farmers in Western countries, but in our country this remedy is still considered new and not very well known. It is used to renew the state of the soil, as well as to improve the quality characteristics of the crop and increase the yield. You can prepare this tea yourself. This requires mature compost and regular water.

Description and characteristics of the rosemary tomato variety
Description and characteristics of the rosemary tomato variety

Tomato Rosemary is a godsend for all gardeners. Since this hybrid will delight you with its high yield and taste. This variety is loved not only by adults, but also by children. Description and characteristics of this variety are presented below. Description and characteristics of tomato varieties Rosemary Rosemary hybrid F1 refers to mid-season varieties of tomatoes.

Ways to hide grapes for the winter
Ways to hide grapes for the winter

How to prepare grapes for wintering Grapes are a very important and welcome guest of our household plots. A variety of varieties in terms of taste and ripening time allows you to have fruit bushes in your country house for every taste. But there are two problems associated with grapes: where to find and buy the variety you like and how to preserve the grapes in winter.

 Barberry Thunberg and all the variety of varieties of bright and spectacular shrub
Barberry Thunberg and all the variety of varieties of bright and spectacular shrub

Thunberg barberry is a spectacular and popular shrub. But this is just one species among the vast variety. How to choose the most suitable seedling for the implementation of landscape ideas? A detailed classification will help to determine without any problems! Berberis vulgarisBarberry ThunbergIn natural conditions, the common barberry grows in the Crimea, the Caucasus and in the forest-steppe zone of Russia.