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Skirpus (reed)

Skirpus (reed)

Skirpus (Scirpus) is a representative of sedges, which is also often called reeds. The homeland of the plant is considered to be the Italian islands - Sardinia and Corsica. Skirpus grows on the banks of water bodies. It can be found both in tropical latitudes and in temperate climates. Growing in width, the skirp forms a spherical bush.

300 years to the first palace and park ensemble in the vicinity of St. Petersburg, happy anniversary, Oranienbaum! - 3

300 years to the first palace and park ensemble in the vicinity of St. Petersburg, happy anniversary, Oranienbaum! - 3

The first suburban palace and park ensemble in the vicinity of St. Petersburg marks 300 years. lose interest in Oranienbaum.

What is the best manure for the garden: an overview of fertilizers

What is the best manure for the garden: an overview of fertilizers

As you know, manure is an incredibly valuable aid when caring for a garden and a vegetable garden. The abundance of species makes it possible to choose a fertilizer for any crop, type of soil. The main thing is to ask the question - which manure is better and when to apply it? Because several important things depend on this: the amount of material required, the source of production, the concentration per square meter of the garden and, finally, the plants that need to be fertilized.

A coffee tree

A coffee tree

Originally a coffee tree from Ethiopia. At first, it traveled to various countries, and then ended up in Europe, where it was rather successfully grown by flower growers in indoor conditions. The genus Coffee unites about 40 species and is part of the Madder family. The most valuable of them are considered to be such species as: Congolese, tall, Liberian and Arabian.

 7 reasons for top rot on tomatoes

7 reasons for top rot on tomatoes

Small brown spots on the top of tomato fruits are a classic sign of rot. It is caused by an imbalance in calcium. There are several reasons that limit a crop's ability to absorb enough of it: Acidic Soil Most plants, including tomatoes, thrive best with an acidic or neutral acid-base (pH) soil balance because it allows them to absorb nutrients.

 Raspberry Beauty of Russia: if a beauty does not reciprocate, you need to take care of her.

Raspberry Beauty of Russia: if a beauty does not reciprocate, you need to take care of her.

Breeding work on raspberries, starting from the end of the last century, was reduced to two main directions: obtaining high-quality remontant varieties and increasing the size of berries on varieties of traditional fruiting. What we managed to achieve in the second direction, let us consider the example of the Beauty of Russia - a variety whose description is fascinating, and the reviews make you think about the early acquisition of a seedling.

Broom (tsitius): home care, growing from seeds, species, photo

Broom (tsitius): home care, growing from seeds, species, photo

Houseplants Published: June 15, 2012 Reprinted: Last revisions: Botanical description Broom (Latin Cytisus) is a genus of plants belonging to the legume family and numbering (depending on the source) 35-50 species. Distributed in Central Europe and along the Mediterranean Sea.

 The harvest is great: which tomatoes are distinguished by an unprecedented return

The harvest is great: which tomatoes are distinguished by an unprecedented return

On the eve of the planting season, any gardener faces a responsible choice: which tomatoes will prevail in the beds - large-fruited, "cream" for pickling, cherry tomatoes or with fancy fruits. But no one ever thinks about the yield - every farmer hopes to get an unprecedented harvest, regardless of the variety of tomatoes and their growing method.

Garden plants, from which summer residents are in a hurry to get rid of

Garden plants, from which summer residents are in a hurry to get rid of

Growing ornamental plants in the country, you need to be careful in their choice. Some have to get rid of for various reasons.It is a perennial garden plant up to 1-1.2 m in height, with a large green mass and tall stems with medium-sized yellow flowers.

Lupine. Using lupine as a green manure

Lupine. Using lupine as a green manure

Siderat, which is not worse than manure, it can be argued that in recent years, due to the shortage and high cost of manure, quite a few of their owners have begun to show interest in green manure plants. in it about sideration of soils is extremely scarce.

 Everything about apricot care

Everything about apricot care

Apricot is a popular culture in the post-Soviet space. It has long been grown in most household farms in the south, middle zone, the Urals, Siberia and the Far East. At the same time, he is often not given any increased attention due to the unpretentiousness of the culture. But still, with proper care, you can achieve much better results and get rid of possible problems (diseases, pests, freezing, etc.)

Growing astilbe, varieties and hybrids

Growing astilbe, varieties and hybrids

The plant in question has decorative leaves and flowers, but especially openwork, as if saturated with air inflorescences. Their light, foamy pattern will decorate any garden, especially since Astilbe is a very unpretentious plant. Astilbe belongs to the saxifrage family. It is found wild in the Himalayas, East Asia, Japan and North America.

Some examples of urban vertical gardening

Some examples of urban vertical gardening

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Characteristics and description of the belozerka pepper variety

Characteristics and description of the belozerka pepper variety

Sweet peppers are a necessary crop, the fruits of which are used in cooking, folk medicine and conservation. Choosing the right sweet pepper variety will help you achieve high yields with the least maintenance. Choosing Belozerka, you can achieve a high-quality harvest in any type of soil and regardless of climatic conditions.

Fittonia argyroneura (Fittonia argyroneura), growing in an apartment

Fittonia argyroneura (Fittonia argyroneura), growing in an apartment

Under the sign of the horoscope Aquarius The sign of Aquarius (January 21-February 18) according to the horoscope corresponds to many indoor plants, well known to many flower growers. Among them are pleasant stromanta, calathea, dracaena Gosfera, Rowley's cross, gouty jatropha, arrowroot tricolor, coleus, striped abutilone, beautiful poinsettia, silver-veined fittonia.

Siderata

Siderata

Siderates Siderates are plants that are used to sow plots before the main crops are grown on them, in order to mow and embed them in the topsoil for rotting. The roots of green manure loosen the soil, thereby improving its structure and supplying air. Some of them release substances into the soil that retard the germination of weed seeds.

 Domestic rabbits - briefly about the main thing

Domestic rabbits - briefly about the main thing

Domestic rabbits are varieties of the wild rabbit that have gone through a long period of domestication and produced a wide variety of breeds, which are now bred on almost all continents. The domestic rabbit has a fairly high intensity of reproduction, multiple births, early sexual maturity, rapid achievement of marketable conditions, combination of pregnancy and lactation.

 How to maintain the right air humidity for indoor plants

How to maintain the right air humidity for indoor plants

The enemy of indoor plants is dry air Insufficient humidity in the room is one of the main limiting factors in the development of indoor plants. Cordilins, dracaena, conifers are especially sensitive to a decrease in moisture content. The decoration of indoor flowers deteriorates sharply, the plant is attacked by many diseases (spider mites, thrips), and flowering under such conditions may not occur at all.

What varieties of cucumbers are best planted in open ground for pickling

What varieties of cucumbers are best planted in open ground for pickling

Who among us does not like crispy cucumbers: fresh, lightly salted, canned, salted. We use most of them in salted form. No good holiday table is complete without such an appetizer as pickles. They are present in almost all salads from autumn to spring, without them and vinaigrette or vinaigrette.

Detailed description of the grape variety nadezhda azos

Detailed description of the grape variety nadezhda azos

Today there are a lot of grape varieties that differ in their taste, appearance and other properties that are important for any winegrower. Today we will get acquainted with such a hybrid form as Nadezhda AZOS, which has gained its popularity in recent years. A description of this variety is presented below.