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Phosphatovit® microbiological fertilizer

Phosphatovit® microbiological fertilizer

Phosphatovit® is a microbiological fertilizer that increases the availability of phosphorus and potassium for plants The role of phosphorus and potassium in plant life Have you thought about how many essential plant nutrients are in the soil? And how efficiently can plants assimilate these nutrients in one form or another?

Bird’s Nest Spruce Care: How To Grow Bird’s Nest Spruce Shrubs

Bird’s Nest Spruce Care: How To Grow Bird’s Nest Spruce Shrubs

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistDwarf Norway spruce is one of the best small evergreen shrubs for the landscape. It produces a perfect small mounding form that compliments any bed, foundation planting, container, or pathway edge. The plant is also known as bird’s nest spruce (Picea abies “Nidiformis”).

Gooseberry varieties

Gooseberry varieties

Our "northern grapes". Part 3 Read the previous part of the article: Growing gooseberries in standard form. Gooseberry pests and diseases Varieties Among the gooseberry varieties, there are old varieties that are unusually resistant to diseases and pests. Unfortunately, most modern large-fruited and very tasty varieties are susceptible to this heinous disease.

Eliane's strawberries are a Dutch guest in domestic gardens

Eliane's strawberries are a Dutch guest in domestic gardens

The benefits of strawberries for the body are known to everyone - they contain a large amount of vitamin C, fiber, folic acid, antioxidants. In the warm season, we enjoy eating fresh berries with pleasure, and in winter it is so nice to open a jar of fragrant jam or brew tea from dried leaves.

Information About Black Medic

Information About Black Medic

Get Started Black Medic In Gardens – Tips For Growing Black Medic HerbsBy Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterBlack medic was originally introduced to North America from Europe and Asia many years ago for agricultural purposes. Although black medic is considered a common weed today, it does have certain herbal uses.

Coleus - Coleus blumei

Coleus - Coleus blumei

Coleus Coleus is an evergreen plant grown as an annual. It is highly appreciated for its leaves that can take on different colors. This plant belongs to the Coleus genus, to which about 150 species belong, and to the Labiatae family. The name "coleus" derives from the Greek "koleos" which means "sheath", referring to the filaments of the stamens which are gathered in bundles.

Apricot Vs. Armenian Plum – What Is An Armenian Plum

Apricot Vs. Armenian Plum – What Is An Armenian Plum

By: Teo SpenglerThe Armenian plum tree is a species of the genus Prunus. But the fruit called Armenian plum is actually the most commonly cultivated apricot species. The Armenian plum (commonly called “apricot”) is the national fruit of Armenia and has been cultivated there for centuries. Read on for more Armenian plum facts, including the “apricot vs.

Apricot Saratov ruby: a find for the middle lane

Apricot Saratov ruby: a find for the middle lane

Apricot Saratov Ruby is one of the new varieties characterized by bountiful annual harvests. The variety is distinguished by increased resistance to diseases and very high frost resistance, due to which it is planted both in amateur gardens and in large agricultural enterprises. Description of the variety Apricot variety Saratov Rubin is intended for cultivation both in the south of the country and in central Russia.

 Bell peppers in Russia

Bell peppers in Russia

Sweet peppers with a complete lack of bitterness have long been called Bulgarian, although they all come from South America. And just like relatives in the common family of nightshades, potatoes, tomatoes and tobacco, peppers were introduced to Eurasia after the discovery of America. Over the centuries, these plants have adapted, moved far to the north, and thanks to breeders, new varieties have appeared that have long and deservedly been considered local.

Myrtle - Myrtus communis

Myrtle - Myrtus communis

The myrtle is a shrub known and appreciated for its medicinal qualities by almost all the ancient peoples of the & 39; Europe. The myrtle has always populated a huge number of legends. In particular, myrtle is linked to the tradition of the cult of Venus. In fact, according to some, after the choice of Paris fell on her, the goddess wrapped her head with a myrtle crown.

What vitamins vegetables provide us with

What vitamins vegetables provide us with

← Read the previous part of the article Part 3 Vegetables and fruits are the main source of vitamins. Various types of vitamin deficiency in humans lead to the appearance of his skin becomes unhealthy. Vitamin A (retinol, provitamin A - carotene) is a beauty vitamin.

 Sea buckthorn - useful properties and possible harm

Sea buckthorn - useful properties and possible harm

As noted above, sea buckthorn berries are rich in a high content of vitamins and minerals that are so necessary for normal human life. Vitamin B6 is important, first of all, for ensuring the exchange of amino acids. In addition, this vitamin has a beneficial effect on the functioning of the nervous and immune systems.

 Pests and diseases that are most often found on garden strawberry plantations

Pests and diseases that are most often found on garden strawberry plantations

If you have not yet observed strange-looking spots, wrinkled leaves, twisted shoots, gray bloom and small bugs on your garden strawberries, consider yourself incredibly lucky, since the pests and diseases of garden strawberries are extremely diverse. how many insects and various viral, fungal, bacterial pathogens can damage the plants in your area, ruining the entire berry crop.

Growing zucchini in the open field

Growing zucchini in the open field

Read the previous part. ← Zucchini, varieties and growing conditions Zucchini variety MalchuganCultivation of zucchiniSelection of a site and preparation of the soil. Zucchini on the site is placed in a well-warmed by the sun and protected from the wind. In areas with a moderate amount of heat, it is better to grow it on the ridges, placing them from east to west so that the plants in the row do not shade each other.

Why rose leaves turn yellow: the main causes and ways to eliminate them

Why rose leaves turn yellow: the main causes and ways to eliminate them

Rose is a capricious culture that reacts sharply to mistakes in care, illness or attacks of insect pests. Any of these factors causes a change in the appearance of the plant. Most often, flower growers are faced with a situation when the leaves of a rose turn yellow. It is necessary to find out the cause and help the plant at an early stage, otherwise the bush may die.

Senecio crassissimus (Vertical Leaf Senecio)

Senecio crassissimus (Vertical Leaf Senecio)

Scientific NameSenecio crassissimus HumbertCommon NamesLavender Steps, Propeller Plant, Vertical Leaf, Vertical Leaf SenecioScientific ClassificationFamily: AsteraceaeSubfamily: AsteroideaeTribe: SenecioneaeSubtribe: SenecioninaeGenus: SenecioDescriptionSenecio crassissimus is a succulent subshrub with erect, thick, purple stems that hold silver-grey leaves with vivid purple margins facing outwards.

Dust Storms And Gardens: How To Protect Plants From Desert Storms

Dust Storms And Gardens: How To Protect Plants From Desert Storms

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistPlant damage can stem from a variety of sources. These may be environmental, cultural, mechanical or chemical. Sand storms in the desert wreak some of the most severe havoc on your garden. Desert garden protection methods can help prevent the damage that drying wind, scorching sun and scouring sand can cause on tender plant leaves, roots and trunks.

Blackberry Triple Crown or Triple Crown of Plenty

Blackberry Triple Crown or Triple Crown of Plenty

Blackberry Triple Crown came to us from America, where it was bred by breeders. The berry bush is characterized by high yield, excellent quality and fruit taste. Another feature is the absence of thorns on the bush. We'll talk more about this blackberry in our article. Features of the blackberry variety The Triple Crown variety of blackberry ripens for a rather long time: the crop can be harvested at the end of July-August, in some territories - a week earlier.

Why Use Colored Plastic Mulch: Learn About Different Colors Of Mulch

Why Use Colored Plastic Mulch: Learn About Different Colors Of Mulch

If you’re a gardener who has always used a standard type oforganic mulch, you may be surprised to learn about the popularity of plasticmulch. It has been used to increase crop yields for decades. Plastic mulch isnow available in an array of colors, with different mulch colors said to assistin different garden tasks.

Lithodora Cold Tolerance: How To Overwinter Lithodora Plants

Lithodora Cold Tolerance: How To Overwinter Lithodora Plants

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistLithodora is a beautiful blue flowered plant that is half hardy. It is native to parts of France and southwestern Europe and likes a cooler climate. There are several varieties of this spectacular plant, all of which tend to spread and make a lovely ground cover.