Category: Miscellanea

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Cultivation of
Cultivation of "stemless" succulents - Lithops and Conophytums

& 34; stemless & 34; succulents lithops and conophytums - amazing plants from the deserts of South Africa According to the horoscope, the zodiac sign Capricorn (December 22 - January 20) corresponds to plants: dracaena deremskaya and fragrant; yucca elephant; fan palms (squat hamerops, Fortune trachikarpus, Chinese Livistona, Washingtonia threadbearing); fat woman silver and crescent (& 34; money tree & 34; & 34; monkey tree & 34;); laurel noble; coniferous crops; ficus (rubber, Bengal, Benjamin, lyre); & 34; live stones & 34 ;.

Centaury
Centaury

The herbaceous plant centaurium (Centaurium) is a member of the gentian family. This genus unites about 20 species. Under natural conditions, representatives of this kind can be found in areas with a subtropical and temperate climate of Eurasia, Australia, as well as North and South America.

How to deal with bad weather in the garden and vegetable garden
How to deal with bad weather in the garden and vegetable garden

Our competition & 34; Summer season - 2005 & 34; Joyful moments of my success, which came after the news that I became the winner in the competition & 34; Summer season - 2004 & 34;, were supplemented by the main prize - a greenhouse & 34; Comfortable & 34; ... This prize of mine brought a lot of joy to our family, and then did a good job.

 Cherry pruning - how to properly work with a young and old tree
Cherry pruning - how to properly work with a young and old tree

Cherry pruning is a matter of controversy among many gardeners. Beginners hesitate to prune branches, fearing that this will significantly reduce the number of fruits. More experienced gardeners consider this activity useless and even harmful, because it weakens the tree, and its energy is spent on "licking wounds." Although in the overwhelming majority of cases, the main reason is a banal ignorance of how to work correctly.

 How to dry basil at home correctly
How to dry basil at home correctly

Dried basil is an excellent condiment and is used in various dishes. In a number of countries, it is added not only to meat, soups and gravies, but also to cottage cheese, and even yogurt. But in order for the herbs to retain their aroma during drying, they must be properly processed. When and how to harvest basil correctly Before drying basil at home, you need to choose the right time to collect it.

How to make a fish pond with your own hands
How to make a fish pond with your own hands

An artificial reservoir in a private area can become a source of not only aesthetic, but also gastronomic pleasure. With some effort in fish farming, you can get a good help in providing yourself and your loved ones with valuable fresh product. And if you get down to business on a grand scale, then you can make money.

Planting evergreens from containers and transplanting large trees
Planting evergreens from containers and transplanting large trees

Planting a Plant from Containers Prepare a planting hole before planting a plant in a container. It should be deep enough so that after planting, the top of the earthy coma is 3 cm below the soil level. The width of the hole should be sufficient so that a clod of earth is surrounded on all sides by a layer of planting mixture with a thickness of 7-10 cm.

Temperature for indoor plants
Temperature for indoor plants

How the plant feels, grows and develops, directly depends on the air temperature.Indoor plants, or rather, most of them come from the subtropics or tropics. In other latitudes, they have to be grown in greenhouses, where the necessary microclimate is created for them. However, this does not mean at all that absolutely all houseplants need high air temperatures.

 Assembling a wooden skeleton: methods of attaching rafters
Assembling a wooden skeleton: methods of attaching rafters

The rafter structure is the skeleton of the roof, which must take over and evenly distribute the weight of the roofing materials. If you correctly assemble a wooden frame for insulation, a waterproofing film and a topcoat, you will get a noticeable increase in the carrying capacity of the rafter system.

Making a flower bed with your own hands
Making a flower bed with your own hands

Well-groomed flower beds and lawns, neatly trimmed shrubs and trees in the garden area - this is the ideal picture that every gardener dreams of. But specifically, the flower bed is designed to decorate the entire site and raise the mood during the entire warm season. It takes a lot of time, patience and creative imagination to create it, but the result will be worth it.

 Strawberry Fireworks is one of the best mid-season varieties
Strawberry Fireworks is one of the best mid-season varieties

Strawberries are a time consuming berry, and so that efforts do not go to waste and bring the maximum possible result, you should choose the best varieties, preferably zoned. One of them, which grows well in different climates and brings good yields of very tasty berries, is considered the mid-season variety Fireworks. Description of the variety of garden strawberries Fireworks

Best green manure plants: legumes
Best green manure plants: legumes

Plants from the legume family can greatly improve the condition of depleted soil. Legume green manures provide the soil with the necessary amount of nitrogen, thereby restoring its fertility. The choice of green manure depends on the soil available on the site. There is a suitable green manure for each type of soil.

Melon Kolkhoz Woman: open field cultivation
Melon Kolkhoz Woman: open field cultivation

As you know, melons are extremely whimsical plants that need special conditions for growth and fruiting. Most varieties grow well in the southern regions, but they are not suitable for the middle zone and the north. The Kolkhoz woman melon comes to the rescue, which is intended for cultivation in open ground or in a greenhouse in central Russia.

How, what and when to vaccinate rabbits?
How, what and when to vaccinate rabbits?

Timely vaccination of rabbits is the only way to avoid mass deaths from infectious diseases. For those who keep rabbits, it is imperative to know when to vaccinate, at what age and at what time. What diseases are dangerous for rabbits? There are two types of dangerous diseases in rabbits.

Favorite juicy zucchini: planting seeds in open ground and in a greenhouse (with photo and video)
Favorite juicy zucchini: planting seeds in open ground and in a greenhouse (with photo and video)

Zucchini, although an unpretentious plant, but in order to get a good harvest, you still need to take care of choosing a site, preparing seeds, and taking into account planting dates. Having familiarized himself with the main stages of cultivation of this melon crop, even a novice gardener can plant and grow it. Choosing a place for planting, preparing soil and beds For growing zucchini, it is necessary to allocate a well-lit and sun-warmed area, since the culture is warm and photophilous.

How to grow leek and celery seedlings
How to grow leek and celery seedlings

How to get high-quality celery and leek root vegetables When buying celery and leek seeds, you probably dream of getting a large root vegetable with a diameter of 7-15 cm and a thick juicy bleached false onion at least two fingers thick by the fall. But many will be disappointed. From seeds sown in open ground, even in early or mid-May, by the end of the season grows a bearded root vegetable the size of a walnut and a pencil-thin leek.

Hamedorea graceful (elegance)
Hamedorea graceful (elegance)

Hamedorea elegant is also called Chamaedorea elegans (Chamaedorea elegans). It is directly related to the palm family (Arecaceae). Under natural conditions, it can be found in the dense moist forests of eastern and southern Mexico and the Guatemalan region. This plant is shrubby and has a creeping trunk.

Duranta: how to grow a heavenly flower
Duranta: how to grow a heavenly flower

Duranta is not often found in the collections of florists, and in vain. An attractive bush with flowers of a sky-blue or lavender shade is not picky about care when grown at home, will decorate any interior and give the owners joy of contemplation. In addition, breeders have bred a number of varieties that differ in the color of both flowers and leaves.

 Roof insulation with polyurethane foam
Roof insulation with polyurethane foam

One of the popular modern thermal insulation materials is polyurethane foam. This is a subspecies of gas-filled plastics, which, due to its structure, has high thermal insulation characteristics. For the manufacture of polyurethane foam, vegetable raw materials and petroleum products are used. The material that is applied to the surface to be insulated is obtained as a result of a chemical reaction that occurs when isocyanate and polyol are mixed.

How to get rid of frigidity with herbs
How to get rid of frigidity with herbs

And the riot of the eyes, and the flood of feelings In some cases, the basis of frigidity may be congenital insufficiency of psychosexual functions. In this case, it is believed that such frigidity is constitutional and a woman is never, under any circumstances, able to experience sexual satisfaction.