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Shrubs for distillation

Shrubs for distillation

Read the previous part. ← Winter forcing shrubs in an apartmentHow to prepare them for this And now let's move on to the intricacies of forcing certain crops. And let's start with the lilac. It is a kind of benchmark for forcing plant, this crop has a unique aroma and is perfect for forcing.

Licoris: planting and care in the garden, types and varieties, photo

Licoris: planting and care in the garden, types and varieties, photo

Garden plants Published: Last revisions: Lycoris (Latin Lycoris) is a genus of flowering perennials of the Amalillis family, consisting of more than 20 species. Representatives of the genus originate from East and South Asia: Japan, Thailand, Laos, South Korea, Nepal, Pakistan, from the east of Iran and the south of China.

Proper care for indoor pomegranate at home

Proper care for indoor pomegranate at home

In nature, pomegranate grows in the form of a tree or shrub. The culture got its name from the Latin word "pomegranate", which means fine-grained. The fruits of such a plant are quite large in size, painted in a rich red or burgundy color. Pomegranate pulp consists of many small grains. In nature, pomegranates grows on mountain slopes or in rocky areas, which explains the plant's unpretentiousness to the climate and soil composition.

 How to organize a riot of flowers - competent flower bed layout

How to organize a riot of flowers - competent flower bed layout

When arranging a flower bed, I want to fill it with the most beautiful flowers that only exist in your seed collection. But if you bring this idea to life, the result may turn out completely different from what you imagined. Instead of harmonious beauty that caresses the eye, real chaos will be created in the flower garden.

Characteristics and description of the Pink Leader tomato variety

Characteristics and description of the Pink Leader tomato variety

Among the pink varieties of tomato most demanded by gardeners, the Pink Leader can be distinguished, which has perfectly proven itself due to its positive technical characteristics. And the unique, according to the description, sweetish taste of the fruit allows you to use these vegetables not only fresh, but also in the preparation of salads, sauces, as well as in homemade preparations for the winter.

About asparagus, nasturtium

About asparagus, nasturtium "capers" and other unusual preparations

Nasturtium's "Nursery Beds" In the October issue of the magazine last year, I liked the article by O. Vinokurov & 34; Capers from a flower bed & 34 ;. Of course, this is a perfectly acceptable way to prepare a spicy seasoning. Although those who have tried real capers are unlikely to agree that they can be compared to green nasturtium seeds.

Necessary work in February in the garden, in the vegetable garden, in the home greenhouse

Necessary work in February in the garden, in the vegetable garden, in the home greenhouse

Calendar of works in FebruaryWith the arrival of the last winter month, the approach of the long-awaited spring is already felt. The length of the day is noticeably increasing, the sunshine is becoming more, but the heat is not expected at all - in February there are often frosts more abruptly than January. And therefore now the garden needs to be given special attention.

Detailed description of the Candy plum variety

Detailed description of the Candy plum variety

One of the most popular crops grown by the country's gardeners is plum. Such a tree is not demanding for care, but at the same time it brings a large harvest. When choosing a seedling, they pay attention not only to the taste of the berries themselves, but also to other factors that will speak about the endurance of the variety and its compatibility with the intended place of growth.

Snapdragon

Snapdragon

Snapdragon (Antirrhinum), or antirrinum, is an unpretentious flowering herb that does not require much time and effort to care and maintain and is characterized by a long flowering period that lasts from early June to mid-October. The flower brings a noticeable revival to any flower bed or flower garden, it is popular among amateur flower growers and among real landscape design professionals.

Rhododendron, azalea and boxwood in your garden

Rhododendron, azalea and boxwood in your garden

Read the previous part of the article: Junipers in your garden Rhododendron and Azalea The rhododendron has a myriad of species and varieties - among them there are twenty-meter giants and creeping ground cover plants. Flowers with a diameter of 0.5 cm to 10 cm are cup-shaped, bell-shaped or funnel-shaped. But all of these plants have common features.

Buddleya David: cultivation, use, types and varieties

Buddleya David: cultivation, use, types and varieties

"Autumn lilac" - pleases with flowering in late summer and autumn I am always amazed and admired by fast-growing herbaceous plants. Their ability to reach a height of 2-3 meters or more in just one season is simply amazing. And although buddlea is a shrub, it can also revive every spring from dormant basal buds and reach the same impressive size.

Coreopsis

Coreopsis

Coreopsis (Coreopsis), or Lenok, or Parisian beauty is a herbaceous flowering annual or perennial plant from the Asteraceae or Asteraceae family. There are more than 100 different species of this plant. Description of the flower Coreopsis Coreopsis is a herb or shrub with highly branched and erect stems that grow from forty-five to one hundred and twenty centimeters in height.

Duke blueberry - frost-resistant early ripening variety

Duke blueberry - frost-resistant early ripening variety

Blue grapes, as the people call blueberries, are famous not only for their dessert taste. Its sweet berries are a real elixir of youth, they inhibit the aging process and rejuvenate the body. Americans say: If you grow blueberries, you will never die. This berry culture is still a rare guest in our gardens, but interest in it is growing every year.

How to make work easier in the country: loosening the soil instead of digging

How to make work easier in the country: loosening the soil instead of digging

Techniques to reduce the cost of manual labor and the number of crop treatments Many of you and I (I mean avid gardeners and gardeners) do not feed bread - just let us tinker on your favorite site. And it's hard to believe when, again, many of us begin to complain about our own bitter fate, which condemns us to eternal picking in the ground.

 How clever raspberry planting saves you further bush problems

How clever raspberry planting saves you further bush problems

If you approach the cultivation of raspberries wisely, then the result will not be long in coming. For example, the correct planting of raspberries in a trench can double the yield, reduce labor costs, and the area for raspberries. But if you plant it incorrectly, then it is fraught with big problems, up to the freezing of the bushes in winter.

 Infectious and non-infectious diseases of turkeys, symptoms and treatment

Infectious and non-infectious diseases of turkeys, symptoms and treatment

Diseases of turkeys can cause quite tangible damage to the subsidiary poultry farms. And if a healthy turkey "contains" the owner, then with a sick bird the opposite is true - the owner has to spend a lot of time caring for sick turkeys, suffer losses due to the death of birds, being left without meat and eggs.

Amur velvet or velvet tree

Amur velvet or velvet tree

A relic plant will decorate your garden Amur velvet or velvet tree, Amur cork tree, phellodendron (Phellodendron amurense Rupr.) - a very original, slender and beautiful ornamental plant with odd-pinnate leaves forming a dense crown. It belongs to relict rocks and is native to the Far East, where it grows along river valleys, on gentle slopes of foothills.

 How to build a greenhouse from window frames with your own hands

How to build a greenhouse from window frames with your own hands

Old wooden windows do not always need to be thrown away if you have your own summer cottage and are gardening. They may well come in handy in order to independently make a good and inexpensive greenhouse or a greenhouse for growing seedlings and various vegetable crops; they will be an excellent alternative to expensive stationary greenhouses that are sold in specialized companies.

How to make prunes at home?

How to make prunes at home?

Dried plums are called prunes. Properly prepared prunes have excellent taste and are able to retain a huge amount of useful substances. Choosing the right plum Not every type of plum is suitable for making our favorite dried fruit. Hungarian plums are often used to make prunes.

How I fought moles on my site

How I fought moles on my site

I have already told in our magazine about how summer residents from a neighboring street in our village got rid of moles by pumping water into their underground passages. I also casually mentioned that the nearest molehills (heaps of earth on the surface) are a hundred meters from my site. And then it happened ... On the August morning of last year, opening the gate leading to the pond on the meadow, I found three fresh moleholes there.