Category: Miscellanea


Verbena Miscellanea

Verbena

This plant community includes over one thousand two hundred herbaceous perennials, shrubs and woody plants, divided according to different sources into 35-90 genera. They grow in the warm and temperate climate of the Southern Hemisphere. In Europe, only one species grows. The leaves of vervain are often covered with pubescence - ordinary, glandular, stellate or scaly, but among them there are plants with bare leaves.

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Trout hunting Miscellanea

Trout hunting

Fishing Bikes Hiding in the tall grass, I threw a small spoon with a spinning rod into the rare gaps between the willow bushes, a wall stretching along the bank of a forest river. Occasionally biting: I caught three undersized trout, which I immediately released, and a pike. There were a few more empty bites. Making another wiring, I heard a loud splash coming from the opposite bank.

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Powdery mildew Miscellanea

Powdery mildew

Powdery mildew (leucorrhoea). Signs of disease: The first sign of a disease such as powdery mildew on your favorite houseplant is a white bloom on the leaves. The stems are gradually affected, and as a result, the whole plant is completely: the leaves wither, darken, dry out and fall off. And this is already a sure sign of the death of the whole flower.

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Beets: planting before winter - when and how Miscellanea

Beets: planting before winter - when and how

Garden plants Published: Last edits: Beets are valuable for their taste and useful properties, therefore they are cultivated not only in private plots, but also on an industrial scale. The yield of this root crop largely depends on when the seeds were sown outdoors.

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How to grow tomato seedlings Miscellanea

How to grow tomato seedlings

A crimson treasure trove of vitamins. Part 3 Read the previous part: What is a tomato plant and what it loves Growing tomato seedlings In the conditions of the Leningrad region, you can get a high yield of tomato fruits, including mature ones, both in open and in protected ground, only by planting an over-aged (55-60 days) potted seedlings.

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Aubrieta: growing from seeds, planting and care in the open field, photo Miscellanea

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

Garden plants Published: Last revisions: Aubrieta plant (Latin Aubrieta), or aubretia, belongs to the genus of creeping evergreen herbaceous perennial flowering plants of the Cabbage family, numbering 12 species.Aubriet is grown in rock gardens and gardens throughout Europe, and in nature it can be found in the Balkans, Italy, southern France, Asia Minor and even South America, where it lives on rocks and river banks.

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Growing winter garlic: agricultural technology Miscellanea

Growing winter garlic: agricultural technology

Small secrets of large garlic. Part 1 I get this winter garlic every year There have already been a lot of publications about growing garlic in the magazine. This is especially true for the cultivation of winter garlic. Communicating with our Omsk gardeners, I noticed a sad tendency: recently, many people have not succeeded in garlic.

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Garden trees Miscellanea

Garden trees

CatalogsGarden treesTrees are a plant form with a clearly expressed lignified main axis - the trunk. In total, there are about three trillion trees on the planet, but each year their number is steadily decreasing by one and a half dozen billion due to deforestation. Trees are divided into deciduous and coniferous, deciduous and evergreen, fruit and ornamental, valuable and shipborne, northern and tropical.

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Late autumn edible mushrooms Miscellanea

Late autumn edible mushrooms

The first serious autumn frosts, as a rule, discourage mushroom pickers from going into the forest with a basket. The season is closed! However, if the frost is followed by a thaw, as happened this October, the residents of the Leningrad Region have every chance to please themselves with a “quiet hunt” even in late autumn and diversify the menu.

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7 flowers to plant in January to see a beautiful garden in June Miscellanea

7 flowers to plant in January to see a beautiful garden in June

January is a good time to plant seedlings of flower crops. In winter, you should plant the seeds of perennial plants that have a long growing season, and then in June they will delight with long and abundant flowering. Terry petunias Terry petunias attract attention with unusually colorful flowers.

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Correct planting of cabbage in open ground Miscellanea

Correct planting of cabbage in open ground

One of the main conditions for planting many vegetable crops in open ground is good lighting. Cabbage is no exception. However, intense sunlight can damage the plant, resulting in burns on the leaves. There is only one way out - you need to find a place with partial shade. Is it possible to plant cabbage in the shade?

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Growing strawberry and Peruvian physalis Miscellanea

Growing strawberry and Peruvian physalis

This sweet physalis Harvest of berry physalisIn the 80s of the last century, the seeds of edible physalis first appeared in our sale. Physalis is a plant from the nightshade family that came to us from South America. Gardeners were already familiar with the beautiful orange lanterns of the garden decorative physalis, but in fact for the first time they learned that there is also an edible physalis that produces fruits - berries hidden in a case.

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Preparing the garden for winter in late autumn Miscellanea

Preparing the garden for winter in late autumn

Preparing the site for the winter The real owner and in late autumn in the garden there are many urgent matters. It will be about plots of any area and any degree of cultivation. Gardeners in the fall need to do the work without which it would be unthinkable: - normal harvest of fruit and berry crops in the new season; - original, inherent only to the style chosen by the owners of the site, the type, shape and size of ornamental plants; - the ability of the soil to reproduce existing plantings and susceptibility to innovations, regardless of the purpose (harvest, interesting design, exotic plants).

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Episode Miscellanea

Episode

The Episcia plant is a representative of the Gesneriev family. Differs in unpretentiousness, therefore, has long won the interest of many flower growers. In nature, episodes live on the South American continent, as well as in Central America. There are about 12 species in their genus. The description boasts not only its beautiful flowering, but also gorgeous leaves, which, with their magnificent appearance, quite often overshadow the flowers themselves.

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How to care for an azalea in summer and during flowering; how to buy an azalea and tips for growing an azalea Miscellanea

How to care for an azalea in summer and during flowering; how to buy an azalea and tips for growing an azalea

Houseplants Published: Aug 29, 2012 Reprinted: Last edits: Azalea is one of the most beautiful flowering plants that can be grown at home. Romantics compare azalea flowers with tutus - ballerinas' layered, airy skirts. With good care, different varieties of rhododendrons (azaleas) delight the eyes of their owners with delicate and lush flowering almost throughout the year.

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Pereskia Miscellanea

Pereskia

The plant pereskia (Pereskia), or peyreskia belongs to the genus Cactus, which is native to South and Central America. For the first time, representatives of this genus were described by Charles Plumier in 1703. This genus was named after Nicolas-Claude de Peyresque, who was a French scientist. Karl Linnaeus initially attributed these plants to the genus Cactus, but in 1754 they were separated into an independent genus by Philip Miller.

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Abyssinian well: do-it-yourself needle well device Miscellanea

Abyssinian well: do-it-yourself needle well device

The issue of water supply to a suburban area must be resolved, otherwise it is not even necessary to talk about minimal comfort. If water is needed and the budget is limited, it's time to remember about the low-cost technical structure available to most summer residents. Moreover, the technology with which you can install an Abyssinian well with your own hands is not particularly difficult.

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Planting potatoes upside down will speed up and increase yields Miscellanea

Planting potatoes upside down will speed up and increase yields

The bush, planted with sprouts down, and the harvest from it For several years of communication with amateur potato growers in the Omsk club of potato growers, I had to answer many questions. Most often, gardeners were interested in the schemes of planting tubers. They asked: “What is the best width for the aisles? How often should the tubers be arranged in a row?

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Black flowers in the garden and nature: 30 species and varieties with names and photos Miscellanea

Black flowers in the garden and nature: 30 species and varieties with names and photos

Elegant, mysterious black flowers in floristry have become popular not so long ago. Increasingly, the colorful palette of garden plants is diluted with this deep, unusual shade. We will tell you about the varieties, features and meaning of dark colors in our article. The special magic of black plants Many centuries ago, a black flower symbolized fertility, spiritual harmony, the desire for self-knowledge.

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 Nutria maintenance - basic rules to promote animal health Miscellanea

Nutria maintenance - basic rules to promote animal health

Recently, keeping nutria at home has become an extremely fashionable trend. But it is necessary not only to pay tribute to fashion, but to properly care for animals. After all, we are always responsible for those who were once tamed. Features of keeping nutria at home Keeping nutria at home requires maintaining an acceptable ambient temperature. As a rule, the breeding of these animals requires minimum adherence to conditions.

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