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How and what to feed lemon at home
How and what to feed lemon at home

Growing a lemon tree at home is not difficult. A beautiful exotic plant will not only decorate the interior, it will saturate the air in the room with phytoncides and give a fragrant fruit rich in vitamins for tea. But in order for the lemon to develop and bear fruit, it must be fed.

Brussels sprouts: growing seedlings, care, fertilization and feeding
Brussels sprouts: growing seedlings, care, fertilization and feeding

Read the previous part. ← Brussels sprouts: useful properties, growing conditionsCultivation of seedlings of Brussels sproutsSeedlings of Brussels sprouts are grown in the same way as white cabbage. Before sowing seeds on a school, it is recommended to treat them with microelements (boron, copper, manganese). To do this, they are soaked in solutions of preparations of these elements or sprayed from a spray bottle with solutions of boric acid - 0.1-0.5 g / l, copper sulfate - 0.01-0.05 g / l, manganese sulfate - 0.5-1 g / l.

Reproduction of room violets by a leaf
Reproduction of room violets by a leaf

Indoor plants Published: Last edits: Hello, dear friends - summer residents, gardeners and indoor plant lovers! Today I want to tell you about the simplest way to propagate indoor violets. Reproduction of violets by leaf cuttings. parts of the leaf plate or peduncles.

Tincture
Tincture

The mother tincture represents a liquid preparation that can be obtained through the extraction activity carried out by an excellent solvent such as alcohol.The mother tincture has a particular defect, namely that of being neither standardized nor titrated and can boast a presence of active ingredients that remains at rather low levels.

What Are Willow Galls: Learn About Galls On Willow Trees
What Are Willow Galls: Learn About Galls On Willow Trees

By: Teo SpenglerWillow tree galls are unusual growths that appear on willow trees. You may see different varieties on leaves, shoots, and roots. For more information about galls on willow trees, read on.What are Willow Galls?If you don’t know about galls on willow trees, you are not alone. They are unusual growths on willow trees caused by various insects and bacterium.

Characteristics and description of the Golden Heart tomato
Characteristics and description of the Golden Heart tomato

In addition to the usual red color for tomatoes, more and more multi-colored varieties are emerging. Heart of Gold is one of such unusual varieties of tomato, loved by gardeners for its properties. Description and characteristics of the variety Heart of Gold This tomato owes its name to its appearance. The bright orange or yellow fruits grow into a symbolic heart shape.

5 Secrets to Get a Crown of Thorns to Bloom
5 Secrets to Get a Crown of Thorns to Bloom

Euphorbia milii, commonly known as Crown of Thorns, adds drama to plantings indoors or outside. Colored bracts in tones of red, pink, yellow, orange, and white grace stems that can reach up to 3 feet (90 cm). Bright green, oval leaves do not completely hide the sharp horns that make this succulent a focus of religious legend.

Lychee Cutting Propagation: Learn How to Root Lychee Cuttings
Lychee Cutting Propagation: Learn How to Root Lychee Cuttings

By: Amy GrantLychee is a subtropical tree native to China. It can be grown in USDA zones 10-11 but how is it propagated? Seeds lose viability rapidly and grafting is difficult, so that leaves growing lychee from cuttings. Interested in growing lychee from cuttings? Read on to find out how to root lychee cuttings.

Garden ovens
Garden ovens

What they are Garden ovens represent a rather interesting element of open space because they offer the possibility of cooking outside, and at the same time furnish and complete the space. The choice is so vast that it confuses ideas. Over time, the models have diversified to ensure that the garden oven becomes perfectly integrated with the space, whatever the style present.

Tips For Care Of Fountain Grass
Tips For Care Of Fountain Grass

By: Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious GardenFountain grass (Pennisetum) is a mound-forming ornamental grass and a garden favorite, as the care of fountain grass is easy. The cascading leaves on this plant have a fountain-like appearance. Clump-forming grasses grow in mounds or clumps, making them ideal for many areas without becoming invasive.

Learn More About Long Stem Roses
Learn More About Long Stem Roses

By: Stan V. Griep, American Rose Society Consulting Master Rosarian, Rocky Mountain DistrictWhen most of the general public thinks of roses, the Hybrid Tea Florists roses, also known as long stemmed roses, are what first come to mind.What is a Long Stem Rose?When we refer to long stemmed roses, we are typically speaking of Hybrid Tea roses.

How to Grow and Care for a Tree Aeonium
How to Grow and Care for a Tree Aeonium

Aeonium arboreum, commonly known as Tree Aeonium or Houseleek Tree, belongs to the Crassulaceae or Stonecrop family. This succulent is native to the Canary Islands, where its natural range includes arid desert regions. Tree Aeonium has waxy foliage that forms rosettes. It grows quickly and produces abundant yellow flowers on racemes from late winter through early spring.

Growing cucumbers in low greenhouses
Growing cucumbers in low greenhouses

Cucumbers are traditionally grown in tall greenhouses with a garter to a trellis and removing the first ovaries, with a pinch of lashes or spread out along a ridge. It seems to gardeners that it is warm in the greenhouses, and for the cucumbers there it is good, but the heat is only in the upper part of the greenhouse, approximately at the level of the head and chest of a person, and below, at the level of the legs, where the roots of the cucumbers are, the temperature is much lower.

Propagation Scaling Of Bulbs: What Types Of Bulbs To Use For Scaling?
Propagation Scaling Of Bulbs: What Types Of Bulbs To Use For Scaling?

By: Anne BaleyYou can propagate flowers by planting their seeds and bushes or by rooting sections of their stems or cutting, but what about all those spring and fall flowers that sprout from bulbs? There should be a way to produce more of these plants to fill up your garden. There is, and it’s called scaling.

Boston Ivy Cuttings: How To Propagate Boston Ivy
Boston Ivy Cuttings: How To Propagate Boston Ivy

By: Anne BaleyBoston ivy is the reason the Ivy League has its name. All those old brick buildings are covered with generations of Boston ivy plants, giving them a classic antique look. You can fill your garden with the same ivy plants, or even recreate the university look and grow it up your brick walls, by taking cuttings from Boston ivy and rooting them into new plants.

Laurel
Laurel

Laurel is a rustic plant that was widely used even many centuries ago and has the peculiarity of having leaves characterized by a typical scent and a unique flavor, which makes them not exactly the best to eat, but particularly suitable for flavoring This explains why after briefly using them to give a greater flavor to different dishes, they are removed from the plate, because it could cause choking or even cut the tongue.

Golden Cross Mini Cabbage: Tips For Growing Golden Cross Cabbages
Golden Cross Mini Cabbage: Tips For Growing Golden Cross Cabbages

By: Mary Ellen EllisIf you have limited space and want an early variety, Golden Cross cabbage plants should be your top choice for cabbage. This miniature cultivar is a green hybrid cabbage that grows in tight heads and allows for closer spacing and even container growing.You’ll also get fully mature, tiny cabbage heads sooner than almost anything else in your vegetable garden.

 Schnitt, shallot, batun - popular varieties of onions
Schnitt, shallot, batun - popular varieties of onions

We are used to adding white onions to food or decorating dishes on the table with the bright green of its leaves. But there are other varieties of onions that deserve no less attention. Why not experiment with different types and varieties of onions - suddenly you find a variety that you like more than the usual onions and surpasses it in other characteristics.

Information About Horehound
Information About Horehound

Get Started Horehound Plant: How To Grow HorehoundBy Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistThe horehound herb plant is a member of the mint family and looks quite a bit like the popular herb. Crinkled, slightly hairy leaves are characteristic of the plant. Learn more about growing horehound here.

How to create an artificial reservoir at a summer cottage
How to create an artificial reservoir at a summer cottage

Creation of artificial reservoirs in summer cottages and country estates What could be more romantic on the site? The multicolored spots of nymphs (water lilies), like stars, are reflected on the dark surface of the pond. Over the long dark green lanceolate leaves, exquisite arrows of irises proudly released: yellow - marsh, blue - Siberian.