Category: Miscellanea


Pizonia Miscellanea

Pizonia

The genus Pizonia is directly related to the Nyctaginaceae family. In nature, they can be found in the subtropical and tropical regions of Australia, America, as well as the islands of the South Pacific Ocean and Hawaii. These numerous species have one feature that distinguishes them. And these are thin elongated fruits, on the surface of which there is a layer of a very sticky substance.

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We prepare the substrate for seedlings on our own Miscellanea

We prepare the substrate for seedlings on our own

Houseplants Published: Last edits: Gardeners are always looking forward to the onset of spring, when they can go to their summer cottage and take care of the plants. However, preparation for the new season does not begin in spring, but in winter, when it’s time to sow seeds for seedlings.

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 Phlox care in autumn Miscellanea

Phlox care in autumn

Unpretentious and unpretentious phlox can grow without any care and attention from the gardener. However, they are able to reveal their decorative qualities to the maximum only with the presence of appropriate competent care, one of the most important conditions of which is the autumn preparatory measures.

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Description and characteristics of pumpkin varieties Sweetie Miscellanea

Description and characteristics of pumpkin varieties Sweetie

The history of the pumpkin is more than 7 thousand years old, and the culture came to Europe from America in the 16th century. I fell in love with it for its pleasant sweetish taste, unpretentiousness, the ability to be stored for a long time (up to 6 months) under normal conditions and at the same time retain taste and useful qualities. Pumpkin pulp The candy contains a lot of useful minerals, vitamins, and pumpkin seeds are a unique product in terms of their chemical composition and benefits for the body.

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The benefits and harms of plums for human health Miscellanea

The benefits and harms of plums for human health

Plum is considered to be a natural hybrid of blackthorn and cherry-plum. They are used in medicine, cosmetology and naturally in cooking. Plum is found in almost every garden area due to its pleasant taste. It grows on all continents except Antarctica. According to scientists, about 2000 varieties have been bred among domestic plums.

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How to grow cucumbers without chemicals Miscellanea

How to grow cucumbers without chemicals

Growing cucumbers in the country, many people do not want to use chemistry. The fact is that these vegetables, saturated with various pesticides and other chemicals, can always be purchased at the store, but is it possible to grow cucumbers without using chemistry? How to do it right? Those who are engaged in organic farming assure that cucumbers grown using organic fertilizers almost always yield excellent yields.

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 Milk-flowered peonies - Chinese guests in our gardens Miscellanea

Milk-flowered peonies - Chinese guests in our gardens

Milk-flowered peony, or scientifically lactiflora (Paeonia lactiflora), belongs to herbaceous flowering perennials of the Peony family. In the common people, this specific wild-growing plant is more often called the Chinese peony, since it was from it that many varieties and hybrids were bred, the first of which were brought to Europe from China back in the 18th century.

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Formation of tomatoes from superdeterminate to indeterminate Miscellanea

Formation of tomatoes from superdeterminate to indeterminate

& 34; Tomatoes are the fruits of love! & 34; And it's true! Rarely does any other vegetable boast such love and distribution in the world as a tomato. As you know, his homeland is South America. In the Aztec language, the tomato was called & 34; tomato & 34;. Christopher Columbus brought bright red fruits to Europe. Europeans were surprised at the curiosity and began to call it & 34; love apples & 34 ;.

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 Violet does not want to bloom: what is the reason and how to cure the plant Miscellanea

Violet does not want to bloom: what is the reason and how to cure the plant

Having been seduced by beautiful pictures on the Internet, you buy the most attractive varieties of violets, anticipating how delightful they will look in your apartment. But time passes, and the flowers do not appear ... What's the matter? Possible reasons why the violet does not bloom Do not rush to blame the sellers who slipped you low-quality plants, because there are many reasons why they refuse to bloom: lack of nutrients or an excess of fertilizers , improper soil or water for irrigation, improper room temperature, or improper placement of a flower pot.

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Eggplant: variety selection and growing seedlings Miscellanea

Eggplant: variety selection and growing seedlings

Little blue ones ask to go to the kitchen & 34; Little Blue & 34;, but in fact both & 34; little white & 34; and & 34; black & 34; and & 34; striped & 34; and & 34; red & 34; etc. is the popular name for one of the world's most revered plants of the nightshade family - eggplant. The world's cuisines abound in excellent dishes from this vegetable.

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Interesting varieties of medium-sized bearded irises Miscellanea

Interesting varieties of medium-sized bearded irises

Medium-sized bearded irises - the golden mean Last year I talked on the pages of a magazine about growing tall bearded irises. These are quite popular plants, I think that several varieties of such irises can be found in almost every garden of flower lovers in Russia. And now I want to talk about the class of bearded irises - medium-sized, still unfamiliar to most flower growers.

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Triple Crown Blackberry: Triple Crown of Plenty Miscellanea

Triple Crown Blackberry: Triple Crown of Plenty

Blackberries have long been considered a wild berry. For industrial cultivation and breeding in personal plots, breeders develop garden varieties of blackberries. The defining requirements for cultivated varieties are: pleasant taste of berries, large-fruited, adjustable yield, the absence of thorny thorns on the stems for easy berry picking.

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Growing seedlings Miscellanea

Growing seedlings

The seedling method of growing plants from seeds has long gained popularity among amateur gardeners, since seedlings planted in open ground are much more resistant to diseases and pests than those grown after sowing directly into the ground, and in addition, they develop much faster. the timing of sowing crops, and it does not hurt to check your calculations with the horticultural lunar calendar of the current year.

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Propagation of sheflers by cuttings, seeds and aerial roots; transplant chefs Miscellanea

Propagation of sheflers by cuttings, seeds and aerial roots; transplant chefs

Houseplants Published: Last edits: The other day I went to visit a friend who got a job in a well-known company. The office is simply gorgeous, but what fascinated me especially was the fact that there are flowerpots everywhere. There was no one in the office except us, so I could not resist and pulled on the planting material to root at home.

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 Asparagus pinnate and other, popular and not so popular, types of asparagus Miscellanea

Asparagus pinnate and other, popular and not so popular, types of asparagus

In Soviet times, pinnate asparagus was a real "lifesaver": it was necessary to add a couple of fluffy twigs to a bouquet made with your own hands, and the composition immediately became more graceful and elegant. Gradually, the hearts of flower growers were won by other, no less interesting species and varieties of this overseas culture.

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Glassware on currants: fight and prevention Miscellanea

Glassware on currants: fight and prevention

This secretive pest is always in the middle of currant branches, and it is very difficult to defeat it. The glass pot damages the core of the shoots, and therefore the whole plant. You can try to get rid of it with various chemical and organic means, but it is better to start with preventive measures.

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When and how to plant snapdragon when grown from seed: recommendations of experienced florists Miscellanea

When and how to plant snapdragon when grown from seed: recommendations of experienced florists

Snapdragon, or antirrinum, is a flowering herb of the Plantain family. It is also known under popular names: Russians call flowers dogs, Ukrainians call flowers, for the French it is a wolf's mouth, and for the British it is a biting dragon. For flower growers, snapdragon is one of the favorite plants for decorating balconies, terraces, rock gardens, flower beds and borders.

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