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7 ways to say goodbye to whitefly from wise grandmothers

7 ways to say goodbye to whitefly from wise grandmothers

Whitefly is a dangerous pest that can carry fungal and viral diseases, such as powdery mildew or gray rot. The growth and development of vegetables is significantly affected by it. Fortunately, proven folk remedies help to quickly get rid of an insect infestation. Onion peel Infusion from onion peel will scare away insects with its pungent smell.

Watering and feeding seedlings

Watering and feeding seedlings

When growing seedlings, in addition to maintaining optimal illumination and temperature, the plants are regularly watered, fed, and the soil is loosened. Usually, the seedlings are watered 1-2 times a week so that the soil is soaked to the full depth of the container. Excess water from the pallets must be removed after 2-3 hours. If the bottom of the pot is constantly in water, the root system suffers from a lack of air.

How to properly dry parsley at home so that it does not turn yellow (5 methods)

How to properly dry parsley at home so that it does not turn yellow (5 methods)

Most people know parsley only as a spice used to prepare all kinds of dishes. However, the scope of its application is much wider. Traditional medicine and modern cosmetology also cannot do without it. But it is also necessary to dry it correctly, prepare it for the winter, so that all the useful properties do not disappear and should not turn yellow.

Lychee from the bone at home, useful properties and contraindications

Lychee from the bone at home, useful properties and contraindications

Houseplants Published: Last changes: Litchi (lat. Litchi chinensis), or Chinese litchi, is a plant of the Sapindaceae family, which is also called ligi, fox, laysi or Chinese plum. There is documentary evidence that in China this fruit tree was cultivated already in the II century BC, but now it is grown in all countries of Southeast Asia.

How to make DIY tomato pegs

How to make DIY tomato pegs

Tomato is one of the most popular types of vegetable plants grown in our country today. The tomato gained wide popularity due to its nutritional and dietary properties, a huge variety of species and varieties, high productivity in various climatic conditions. However, to get a good harvest, proper tomato care is necessary, which includes a garter to the pegs.

Step-by-step instructions for pruning raspberries

Step-by-step instructions for pruning raspberries

Raspberries, like other horticultural crops, require careful and constant care. Only with sufficient watering, fertilizing, loosening the soil and removing weeds can you expect good yields. Also, for the correct development of the bushes, it is necessary to carry out timely pruning. Below we will tell you what pruning of raspberries is, why you need to carry out such manipulations and get acquainted with different types of pruning.

Indoor geranium - care and transplantation, reproduction of geraniums at home and illness

Indoor geranium - care and transplantation, reproduction of geraniums at home and illness

Houseplants Published: 04 September 2012 Reprinted: Last edits: At one time I worked at a school. As in all establishments of this type, there were different flowers in the offices everywhere. Including geranium. And then one fine day I noticed that all the pots with geraniums had disappeared somewhere.

 Cucumbers Satina F1: a worldwide popular Dutch hybrid

Cucumbers Satina F1: a worldwide popular Dutch hybrid

Due to their undoubted advantages, Dutch varieties of vegetables are popular not only in their homeland. They were also appreciated by Russian gardeners. One of their many achievements is the Satina F1 cucumbers, officially tested and included in the national State Register of Breeding Achievements. Description of the Satina F1 cucumber variety The Satina F1 cucumber hybrid is an achievement of the world famous Dutch agricultural company Nunhems B.

How and where to store tools: savvy summer residents share secrets

How and where to store tools: savvy summer residents share secrets

With the onset of warmth, gardeners and gardeners get tools and various household equipment from sheds and closets. In the midst of spring work, everything that a summer resident needs should be at his fingertips. There is a constant need for shovels, rakes, shovels, forks and pruners. On the one hand, they need to be as close to the work site as possible.

 A reliable basis for the harvest: spring processing of a polycarbonate greenhouse

A reliable basis for the harvest: spring processing of a polycarbonate greenhouse

The greenhouse is our nurse, especially in the harsh conditions of the Urals, Siberia and the North. The zealous owner cares about her no less than about his own house. Keeping the greenhouse clean and tidy allows you to get a good harvest and spend less effort and money on growing it. Spring is the time for pre-sowing cleaning and processing of a polycarbonate greenhouse.

Ceropegia

Ceropegia

The plant ceropegia (Ceropegia) is a representative of the Lastovnev family (or Kutrovs). Natural places of its growth are the Asian and African tropics. This genus includes over 180 different species, which are succulents with long shoots. The name of ceropegia comes from the word "candlestick" and is associated with the unusual appearance of its flowers, reminiscent of a fancy flashlight.

 My trick for making onions crisp and juicy

My trick for making onions crisp and juicy

On my site, along with cucumbers and tomatoes, I prefer to plant onions. Firstly, such a neighborhood helps to collect salad directly from the garden in a matter of minutes, and secondly, the onion itself is an excellent product in cooking and an excellent remedy for colds. Having collected the harvest, I put it in a ventilated bag and store it until the next season.

 Everything you wanted to know about humic fertilizers

Everything you wanted to know about humic fertilizers

After decades of using garden chemistry, many gardeners are increasingly imbued with the importance of preserving the natural balance, increasing the number of beneficial microorganisms in the soil, increasing the plant's own immunity instead of using agents against diseases. Only the lazy has not heard about natural farming.

All about the radish. Part 1: What is a radish?

All about the radish. Part 1: What is a radish?

The history of the radishThe value of the radishBiological features of the radishRelation of radish to growing conditionsRadish varieties & 34; How evil! & 34; - we say, praising the spicy, juicy radish. Mustard oil, which makes it angry, is found in all root vegetables of the cabbage family, close relatives of mustard, and in tender radishes, and in sweet turnips, and in rutabagas, and even in cabbage itself.

Zozulya F1 cucumber: a well-known greenhouse hybrid

Zozulya F1 cucumber: a well-known greenhouse hybrid

Ten years ago, Zozulya F1 cucumber was very popular among Russian gardeners, especially in those regions where only greenhouse cultivation of cucumbers is possible. But in recent years, there has been a rapid increase in the number of various varieties and hybrids, as a result of which it has lost its position. Nevertheless, Zozuli's admirers are in no hurry to abandon him and persistently plant him on their plots.

Growing Phlox Drummond - Phlox drummondii

Growing Phlox Drummond - Phlox drummondii

They say that even the light flies to the constellation closest to the Earth for several years. But do not believe the scientists - there is a constellation that itself can come to you. This is a flower. And his name is Drummond Phlox. It is a small plant with a maximum height of 40 cm. But what flowers! ... They really look like stars. Phlox drummondii is a member of the Polemoniacea family.

Indoor flowers from seeds - purchase, selection, storage, seed preparation, planting, care

Indoor flowers from seeds - purchase, selection, storage, seed preparation, planting, care

Houseplants Published: May 22, 2013 Reprinted: Last edits: Hello, dear friends - summer residents and gardeners! Probably, many, while resting from their gardens and orchards, switch their attention to growing houseplants that brighten up our cold winter evenings.

Actinidia in the Urals: suitable varieties and recommendations for growing

Actinidia in the Urals: suitable varieties and recommendations for growing

Actinidia is a two-in-one plant. She very successfully combines showiness and visual appeal with the presence of tasty and healthy fruits. This vine is not yet the most common culture in the areas of Russian gardeners, but it is confidently gaining popularity due to its unusual appearance, general unpretentiousness in care and the ability to adapt to not always favorable climatic conditions, which are very different from its native subtropics.

Calendula

Calendula

Calendula, or marigolds, is a flowering herb from the Astrov family.The flower is found in the usual natural environment of the Mediterranean and Western Europe, and has about 20 species and varieties of annuals and perennials. Each of the types has its own characteristics and differences. Some have high decorative properties, while others are medicinal plants widely used in traditional and folk medicine.

Mulberry Recipes

Mulberry Recipes

White mulberry is a very promising and profitable fruit crop, bears fruit almost annually and abundantly. Its fruits are sweet, even sugary, sometimes slightly sour: they contain up to 11-12 sugars (mainly glucose and fructose), vitamins, pectin and tannins, iron; acidity is mostly low - 0.1-0.6 (apple and lemon prevail).