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Detailed description and characteristics of the tomato variety Kolkhoz yielding

Detailed description and characteristics of the tomato variety Kolkhoz yielding

The most popular among gardeners are varieties that can be grown both in greenhouses and in open beds. High yield is one of the main criteria for evaluating a tomato. The Kolkhoz yielding variety, or, as it is also called, Kolkhoznitsa, fully corresponds to its name. You will find a description of the characteristics of the tomato in the article.

Spirea

Spirea

Spirea (Spiraea), or meadowsweet is directly related to the genus of deciduous ornamental shrubs and to the pink family (Rosaceae). From ancient Greek "speira" is translated as "bend", this is due to the strong flexibility of its stems. This plant is considered unpretentious. This genus unites about 100 species, these plants prefer to grow in forest-steppe, steppes and semi-deserts.

Reproduction of violets. Part 1

Reproduction of violets. Part 1

The topic of reproduction of saintpaulias (violets) is very relevant at the present time. There are a lot of recommendations in magazines and on the Internet. All of them are interesting and relevant, I will tell you about the most important thing - what every novice florist should know. Let's start in order. Everyone knows that violets reproduce by leaf cuttings.

What should we build a house: an overview of 3 options for children's playhouses

What should we build a house: an overview of 3 options for children's playhouses

Remember your childhood. Remember when you played your adult life, in which you definitely had your own home? Let in fact it was just a small space under the table, curtained from the whole world by an old bedspread. It seems that all this happened so recently. And how many years have passed since then!

How to choose a pet

How to choose a pet

A gorgeous new Russian lady at a veterinarian's appointment talks about her cat and his problems. The doctor asks how the cat eats, drinks, sleeps, plays, urinates, and finally: - Tell me, does he have a chair? - What are you, doctor! !! What kind of chair ?! He has two luxurious armchairs! Well, armchairs are not armchairs, but nevertheless, your pet will need something, and let's think it through in advance.

How often to water the strawberries

How often to water the strawberries

Not all gardeners know how to properly water strawberries. The root system of the berry is not deep enough to feed moisture from the layers of the earth. Therefore, regular watering is important. Loamy soil requires abundant watering, in contrast to soil with mechanical content. Watering should be done in the morning to keep the ground dry at night.

When to plant carrots in October 2020

When to plant carrots in October 2020

Garden Plants Published: Last Edits: Carrots are one of the most popular root vegetables. Everyone knows about the benefits of carrots for human health, so it is not surprising that it is cultivated in every garden or summer cottage. Carrots are grown by sowing seeds directly into the ground: the seedling method is laborious and impractical.

Photo irezine Herbst and Linden

Photo irezine Herbst and Linden

Photos of indoor plants Published: February 27, 2012 Reprinted: Last edits: Briefly about leaving The lighting is bright, transfers direct rays. Prefers temperature around 18-24 degrees. Watering irezine is abundant in spring and summer, the rest of the time - in moderation. Humidity does not matter. Fertilizers are applied in spring, summer and autumn every week alternately mineral and organic.

Apple varieties of Professor E.S.Chernenko

Apple varieties of Professor E.S.Chernenko

Kandil, Polinka and others ... Ekaterina Semyonovna Chernenko Apple variety Dessert Budagovsky Ekaterina Semyonovna Chernenko is a worthy representative of the great Russian gardening dynasty "Chernenko - Budagovsky". The founder of the dynasty is her father Semyon Fedorovich Chernenko. A companion of IV Michurin, he bred dozens of apple varieties, creating the so-called "apple calendar", consistently ensuring the consumption of apples during all months of the year.

Columnar apple tree

Columnar apple tree

The columnar apple tree is a natural clone of the apple tree that lacks side branches. In British Columbia, in the village of Kelowna (located in Canada), on an old Macintosh apple tree, which was 50 years old, they found an unusual branch, or rather, it had an unusually large amount of foliage and fruits and completely lacked side branches.

The correct timing for planting potatoes and how to cut tubers

The correct timing for planting potatoes and how to cut tubers

When planting potatoes, it is very important not only to choose the right area with fertile soil, but also to prepare the seed. This procedure is responsible, it requires a lot of attention and dedication. Nevertheless, it is the prepared material and the correctly chosen planting dates that play almost a key role in the subsequent collection of a rich harvest.

Greening the facade of the house

Greening the facade of the house

Any even the most unique landscape design implies a set of measures aimed at decorating a building, thanks to which it will be considered a single composition in a common garden project. Agree that the nondescript and dull walls of the facade will not be able to fit into the chic plant reliefs created around or the spectacular flower gardens and ensembles planted out.

 Review of popular varieties of yellow zucchini

Review of popular varieties of yellow zucchini

Yellow-fruited zucchini on the plots of Russian gardeners are still relatively rare. Many simply do not take the risk of growing suspicious exoticism, fearing in advance its capriciousness and exactingness in care. However, the cultivation of yellow-fruited zucchini is not much different from the cultivation of all the usual varieties with white and dark green skin.

Formation and feeding of tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers and eggplants

Formation and feeding of tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers and eggplants

Read the previous part. ← Growing cucumbers and nightshades in a greenhouseIf tomatoes, eggplants, cucumbers, peppers and zucchini are not formed, they will continue to grow and branch indefinitely, form very small fruits, most of which obviously will not have time to ripen (tomatoes, peppers, eggplants) or do not bloom at all (cucumbers, zucchini).

 Verliok's tomatoes are a great choice for the garden

Verliok's tomatoes are a great choice for the garden

For those who want to get a good harvest of tomatoes, it is important not only to grow their plants correctly. The key to success is choosing the right variety. The Verlioka F1 variety has proven itself among gardeners, as it is distinguished by its undemanding and high yield with good care. The origin and description of the Verlioka F1 tomato Verlioka F1 is a hybrid of the first generation, bred by Russian specialists.

How to grow corn in a risky farming zone. Part 2

How to grow corn in a risky farming zone. Part 2

← Read the previous part of the articleAbout some aspects of corn farming in a greenhouseAbout the features of the root systemCorn roots are very powerful, and in large numbers are located horizontally in all directions within a radius of up to 1 meter. At the beginning of plant development, the roots actively grow mainly in the upper layers of the soil, and then they can penetrate into depths of up to 1-2 m (if, of course, there is a deep arable layer).

Reproduction of indoor plants. Reproduction by seeds.

Reproduction of indoor plants. Reproduction by seeds.

Plant propagation Published: October 13, 2011 Reprinted: Last revisions: General information Seeds are propagated less often than other methods, but this method does not become less fun, in addition, with the help of seed propagation, you can achieve the appearance of new forms of plants that differ in the color of flowers or leaves ...

Strawberries from seeds at home: from choosing a variety to planting seedlings

Strawberries from seeds at home: from choosing a variety to planting seedlings

It is possible to grow strawberry seedlings with seeds at home not only to heal the beds and get rid of problems associated with chopping fruits or diseases. By sowing fragrant strawberries in pots, you will decorate your home with a flower arrangement and you can enjoy ripe, juicy berries all year round!

Levkoy (mattiola)

Levkoy (mattiola)

There is accurate information from historical records that in the 19th century these beautiful flowers grew in every garden. But over time, the Levkoi left the gardens under the onslaught of their high-fashion brothers. This is a very sad fact. But in some villages you can still see mattiola-levkoy today. And how not to grow it, because it gives an amazing aroma that can rival any perfume.

Heavy-duty greenhouse Droplet: features and installation

Heavy-duty greenhouse Droplet: features and installation

Polycarbonate greenhouses are the best purchase for homeowners. One of these types is the Kapelka greenhouse, which is equipped with this modern covering material, so it will be appreciated by gardeners interested in high yields. Nevertheless, when buying a ready-made greenhouse, you must also remember about the quality of the assembly.