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How and when to pick tomato leaves in a greenhouse
How and when to pick tomato leaves in a greenhouse

When growing tomato plants in a greenhouse and open ground, it is supposed to work on the formation of bushes. This measure is necessary to improve the growth of tomatoes and the ripening of fruits on them. As a rule, you need to pick off excess leaves and tomato shoots, which are called stepchildren. They only increase the amount of green mass on the bushes, consume the nutrients necessary for ripening tomatoes.

Heliconia
Heliconia

Heliconia (Heliconia) is a spectacular herb belonging to the family of the same name. Natural habitat - tropics of the central southern parts of America, southeast Asia. There is an assumption that the plant is named after Mount Helikon, on which, according to Greek myths, beautiful muses lived.

 Learning to grow juniper from seed
Learning to grow juniper from seed

Many gardeners enjoy growing junipers in their garden plots. This unpretentious plant feels good even in adverse conditions and has a pronounced persistent coniferous aroma. One way to breed junipers is from seed. It is not very popular as it is considered difficult and painstaking.

Amaranth
Amaranth

A plant such as amaranth (Amaranthus) is also called shiritsa, and it belongs to the genus of the amaranth family. Under natural conditions, it can be found in India, America and China. Amaranth tricolor in East Asia is grown as a vegetable. At the same time, this species, along with sad and tailed amaranth, is often grown as an ornamental plant.

When is it better to plant a pear, depending on the region
When is it better to plant a pear, depending on the region

Each fruit and berry crop has certain planting dates that must be observed. Only in this case the seedling will successfully take root and grow. Planting pears is possible both in spring and autumn, but you need to take into account the climatic features of the region where this plant is supposed to be cultivated.

Medicinal properties of ivan tea (fireweed)
Medicinal properties of ivan tea (fireweed)

I remember an old meeting. In the middle of summer, I was cycling along a country path and passed two elderly women. They walked, talking, and each carried, pressing to the body, large bouquets-brooms of blooming willow-tea. "Well, and bouquets!" - I could not restrain myself and commented. " β€œAnd these are not bouquets, but future medicinal and healthy tea,” the women retorted my remark.

Apricot - how to grow, plant and care for the harvest to delight you
Apricot - how to grow, plant and care for the harvest to delight you

In the wild, apricots can be found not only in the southern regions, but also in Eastern Siberia and Manchuria. These plants became the ancestors of many winter-hardy varieties, which made it possible to grow apricots in colder climates. How an apricot grows In good conditions, apricot grows up to 8 meters in height, but more often these deciduous trees are much shorter, only 4-5 meters.

Dwarf apple tree
Dwarf apple tree

Novice gardeners today are increasingly choosing apple trees that are grown on dwarf rootstocks, they are also called dwarf apple trees. The fact is that such an apple tree does not cause trouble to care for, and it is also very compact and therefore takes up very little space. Plus, such plants begin to bear fruit already in the third year after planting in open soil, they need less nutrients, and even those areas where groundwater is relatively high are suitable for planting.

International Exhibition of Floral Decoration and Landscape Design
International Exhibition of Floral Decoration and Landscape Design "Blooming Planet"

Exhibition of trends in modern landscape design On September 15, the fifth anniversary International Exhibition of Floral Design and Landscape Design "Blooming Planet", located along the central alley of the All-Russian Exhibition Center and lasted for almost three months, finished its work. 27 landscape and flower expositions, performed by professionals from Moscow, took part in the main competition. Bratsk, Stary Oskol, Tomsk, Ulyanovsk, two participating companies from Germany.

Daylily breeding video - the process of dividing and planting
Daylily breeding video - the process of dividing and planting

Reproduction Published: Last edits: Video about the breeding of the daylily. How to dig a daylily, how to divide a bush into several parts, how to properly plant a daylily after dividing Daylily breeding video 4.7511111Rating 4.75 (8 votes) Dieffenbachia breedingLily scale propagation 1 Sections: VideoAfter this article is usually readAdd a comment

 Tomatoes Pink cheeks - fast growth and great taste
Tomatoes Pink cheeks - fast growth and great taste

The new tomato variety Pink Cheeks in a short time managed to gain recognition among tomato lovers. The variety is designed for connoisseurs of fleshy and dense fruits. But to achieve the effect of "fleshiness" the gardener needs the peculiarities of the tomato. The history of the breeding of tomatoes Pink cheeks Tomato Pink cheeks were developed by Russian breeders.

Onions: how and what to process before planting
Onions: how and what to process before planting

Garden plants Published: Last edits: Hello, dear friends - summer residents and gardeners! I live in the Dnieper region, which is located in central Ukraine, and in mid-April it is time for us to plant onions in open ground. Before planting, I always process the seedlings from diseases and pests using different means.

Rosehip wrinkled
Rosehip wrinkled

Rosehip hedges provide a supply of vitamins All fruits and vegetables are good for you. Some to a greater extent, others to a lesser extent. The most important indicator of usefulness is the content of vitamin C. But the absolute champion in this indicator is the rosehip! There is 100 times more vitamin C in rosehips than in lemon and 10 times more than in wild garlic!

My grapes
My grapes

I have grown grapes recently, but the taste of juicy, aromatic berries ripened on my vine is already well known to me and my family. I have four grape varieties so far. I really like the varieties Krasa Severa, Isabella, Zilga. I grow grapes according to the & 34; Guyot & 34; - a multi-arm scheme. I also try another method of growing, I want, as they say, to try and check everything myself in order to choose the best.

Jerusalem artichoke recipes
Jerusalem artichoke recipes

Read the previous part: Growing and using Jerusalem artichokeUsing Jerusalem artichoke in cooking Unlike many other vegetable crops, Jerusalem artichoke tubers almost do not absorb heavy metal salts and radionucleides. Therefore, it is one of the environmentally friendly food products. Almost all parts of the plant are used for food - young shoots, stems, flowers and roots.

Features of breeding rabbits in pits
Features of breeding rabbits in pits

Raising rabbits is fun and challenging, but our ancestors have been raising rabbits since ancient times. Having no idea about possible adaptations for keeping these pets, they equipped them with the most natural conditions: they dug a hole and placed several families of rabbits there, gave them food and water.

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

Garden plants Published: Last edits: The plant is an ordinary primrose (lat.Primula vulgaris), or primrose ordinary - a herbaceous perennial from the genus Primrose. Naturally, primrose grows in Europe, northern Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia. Primrose is known since time immemorial - the ancient Greeks considered it a medicinal flower of Olympus and called it "dodecateon" - the flower of the twelve gods.

Indoor plants on T
Indoor plants on T

Below is a list of indoor plants whose names begin with the letter T. Tabernaemontana (lat.Tabernaemontana) is a genus of evergreen shrubs of the Kutrovy family, common in the coastal zone of South and Central America, Southeast Asia, as well as tropical and subtropical regions of Africa.

Pine
Pine

Pine (Pinus) is a type genus of conifers, trees or shrubs, which is a representative of the Pine family. This genus unites approximately 120 species. In nature, such plants can be found throughout the entire Northern Hemisphere (from the equator to the arctic). In regions with temperate and subarctic climates, pines form extensive forests in both mountainous areas and plains.

Curb flowers: choosing edging for flower beds and garden paths
Curb flowers: choosing edging for flower beds and garden paths

Pictures of famous masters are highly valued, but completeness to any canvas is given by its frame. The overall impression of the work of art depends on how the frame matches the picture. Border flowers create a kind of frame, bordering flower beds, paths, beds in gardens with a geometric layout.