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 Four-pitched roofs: stylish geometry

Four-pitched roofs: stylish geometry

Four-pitched roofs have been known to builders for a long time. This form of roofing is suitable for structures for various purposes and for covering from various materials. Of the many types of such a design, you can choose one that suits your taste, which will look stylish and modern not only on a private house and country buildings, but also on a high-rise building.

How to make a do-it-yourself rabbitry: examples of homemade designs

How to make a do-it-yourself rabbitry: examples of homemade designs

Living in your own home outside the city limits attracts many: fresh air, the absence of the usual fuss and, of course, physical labor, which bears certain fruits. It doesn't matter what exactly you will grow on your site. You can limit yourself to just flowers. When you hold in your hands a banal cucumber, which you yourself have grown, you experience an unusual sense of pride and joy from unity with nature.

Alder gray

Alder gray

This tree is up to 20 meters high and belongs to the birch family. The trunk of an alder can have a curved shape, rarely even, with a diameter of about 50 cm. It can reach the age of 50-60 years, it is hygrophilous and shade-tolerant, but it develops better in areas that have a lot of light. Often found as a bush.

Water for plant irrigation: useful and harmful water for flowers

Water for plant irrigation: useful and harmful water for flowers

Houseplants Published: 03 December 2011 Reprinted: Recent edits: The quality of water for irrigating plants is just as important as the quality of drinking water for humans. With a lack of moisture, our plants literally starve, because water is involved in the processes of photosynthesis, the assimilation of mineral compounds from the soil.

How to plant a pine tree correctly

How to plant a pine tree correctly

Pine is a valuable coniferous culture that not only has a majestic and beautiful appearance, but is also a wonderful and useful natural air flavoring agent. With proper planting and proper care, the pine tree will decorate the site and delight its owners for many decades. Transplanting a young coniferous tree from the nearest forest into your territory seems simple at first glance.

Gooseberry Malachite, or an old friend is better than two new ones

Gooseberry Malachite, or an old friend is better than two new ones

Gooseberries are often called northern grapes; this name is a fruitful shrub that rightfully deserves not only a similar appearance, but also a wonderful set of nutrients in its composition. In countries with temperate climates, more than a hundred varieties can be counted today. Berries perfectly tolerate transportation, are suitable for all kinds of conservation and preparation of confectionery delights, even medicine has not ignored him: the fruits are effectively used as a diuretic and choleretic agent.

Anemones - species and reproduction

Anemones - species and reproduction

Wonderful primroses for your garden Anemone or anemone (Latin Anemone) is a beautiful decorative perennial of the Buttercup family, it is especially effective during flowering. It is popular in horticultural culture and has been used for several centuries, mainly as a spring flowering plant, although there are species with a later - summer-autumn flowering period.

An essential tool for maintenance of the territory - the lawn mower

An essential tool for maintenance of the territory - the lawn mower

A lawn mower is one of the key tools behind a house or suburban area. Its use allows you to trim the lawn grass in the shortest possible time. Depending on the characteristics of the soil and the complexity of the processing of a particular area, it is necessary to select a separate type of lawn mower to obtain the maximum result.

Peonies

Peonies

Peony (Paeonia) belongs to a monotypic genus of perennial herbaceous plants. This genus is the only one in the peony family. There are about 40 types of such plants. Among them there are herbaceous, treelike, and also species combining traits of both treelike and herbaceous. Under natural conditions, such plants can be found in the subtropical and temperate regions of Eurasia, as well as North America.

Limnantes - scrambled eggs flower in your garden

Limnantes - scrambled eggs flower in your garden

The limnantes flower comes from North America, the name of the plant was coined by the Greeks (it means blooming in a damp ditch), and a funny and undoubtedly accurate comparison with scrambled eggs (due to the yellow center and white petals) came to the mind of the British. Florists and summer residents of Russia learned about Limnantes not so long ago, but they already managed to appreciate its high decorative effect and undemanding care.

Vegetable crop rotation: scheme for organic beds

Vegetable crop rotation: scheme for organic beds

Every experienced summer resident knows that it is impossible to plant the same vegetable crops in the same area every year. This will negatively affect the harvest. The landing site must not only be changed annually, but must also take into account the predecessors. If such recommendations are followed, the future harvest will only increase each time, because vegetable plants will no longer suffer from pests and various infectious diseases, from numerous weeds.

How to fertilize the garden in spring: tips for choosing high-quality feeding

How to fertilize the garden in spring: tips for choosing high-quality feeding

In the spring, along with the awakening of nature, summer residents also become more active, because the hot season is coming. To get a good harvest in the fall, it is necessary from the beginning of the season to prepare the soil for future beds, choosing the right fertilizers in the required quantities. At the same time, the needs of the crops with which they plan to plant the beds are taken into account.

Pachypodium

Pachypodium

The pachypodium is a plant that will appeal to both cactus lovers and fans of lush foliage. Due to its dense stem and spreading crown, it resembles a small palm tree, it is no coincidence that pachypodium is translated from Greek as “thick leg”, growers even call it the Madagascar palm tree, although it has absolutely nothing to do with palm trees.

Monstera: growing from seeds, reproduction and transplantation, species and photos

Monstera: growing from seeds, reproduction and transplantation, species and photos

Houseplants Published: 03 January 2012 Reprinted: Last revisions: Botanical Description Monstera (Latin Monstera) belongs to the family of Aroid plants and includes up to 50 species. The habitat is considered to be South and Central America. The monstera plant got its name because of its large size and scary appearance (monster - monstrum).

 What needs to be done in the garden in October so that there are no slugs next year

What needs to be done in the garden in October so that there are no slugs next year

If there were a lot of slugs on your site in the summer, then it's time to take action. Otherwise, in the next season, their number will increase many times. The most crucial time Slugs lay eggs in the fall, after which they burrow into the ground to hibernate or die. Each individual is capable of laying up to 500 eggs. After winter, not all will hatch, but the livestock will grow significantly.

The benefits and harms of red beets for the human body

The benefits and harms of red beets for the human body

Beetroot is an annual, biennial and perennial plant. Belongs to the Amaranth family. Beet has 13 species and only 2 of them are cultivated plants. It is bred in vegetable gardens to extract sugar and as a vegetable crop. For many years, beetroot has occupied a worthy place in folk medicine, in cooking and in cosmetology.

Black spot

Black spot

Black spot is one of the diseases that affects plants. There are different causative agents of this disease. For example, Marssonina rosae is a fungus that infects roses. It is he who is the cause of the appearance of black spots on the foliage. Another pathogen is called Syringae. It can be observed when the lilac is defeated.

Detailed description and characteristics of the kiwi potato variety

Detailed description and characteristics of the kiwi potato variety

Kiwi potatoes are a fruitful and late blight-resistant variety that is preserved for a long time if the storage conditions of the product are observed. It is widely used in cooking, but does not differ in taste. Potatoes have excellent pest and disease resistance. A description of this variety is given below.

 Felt cherry, its pros and cons, planting and care rules

Felt cherry, its pros and cons, planting and care rules

When it comes to growing cherries, most often we mean the common variety, which is widespread in Russian gardens. How to plant felt cherries, and what you need to consider? Felt cherries However, some gardeners like felt cherries much more, and there are reasons for this: fruits felt cherries are fragrant, very juicy, tender, sweet with a slight sourness or without it; the pulp contains polysaccharides, vitamin C and substances that have a beneficial effect on blood pressure, blood composition, heart muscle function and the digestive system.

Golden currant - little-known, unpretentious and very fruitful

Golden currant - little-known, unpretentious and very fruitful

Golden currant is an unpretentious and fruitful plant. Suitable for cultivation in almost any area. However, to get a good harvest, you need to choose the right variety for your region. History of Golden Currant Growing Golden currant is one of the lesser-known varieties of this plant.