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Eschsholzia

Eschsholzia

The Eschscholzia plant, or Californian poppy, is a representative of the Poppy family. The genus includes about 12 different species that live in western North America. The flower got its scientific name from the surname of von Eschsholz, a Russian botanist. It was thanks to him that the flower came to Russia.

Magnolia

Magnolia

Sweet cherries boiled with walnuts are no longer jam, but just a luxurious delicacy. Even the mother-in-law ...

13 best varieties of Renclode plum

13 best varieties of Renclode plum

Many gardeners grow plums on their plots. This culture has more than 250 varieties, some of which are grouped together. One of these families is called Renclaude, the varieties included in it have a number of similar characteristics, but at the same time they differ from each other. Let's take a closer look at this type of plum.

Fence, hedge, screen, wattle, lattice, picket fence - fence off your site.

Fence, hedge, screen, wattle, lattice, picket fence - fence off your site.

Reliable fences guarantee privacy and safety for summer residents Fences are serious structures. They must be reliable, safe, providing quiet privacy, defining the boundary of the site. Their purpose is to protect people and animals, add aesthetics to the garden, improve its microclimate, reduce noise and keep dust from passing traffic.

Rapid development of the garden area. Part 2

Rapid development of the garden area. Part 2

Read part 1. ← Rapid development of the garden plot Part 2 Potatoes Potatoes, seedlings When growing potatoes on turf, the most promising option is planting tubers on growing hills, which allows you to get a small number of tubers already in the first year and at the same time form a certain amount of fertile soil, which will later be required for the formation of ridges.

How to choose a variety and grow remontant strawberries

How to choose a variety and grow remontant strawberries

Strawberry harvest ... until frost The most romantic, the tastiest, the brightest, the largest, with cream, with condensed milk, in the form of jam or just fresh, just from the garden - it's all about garden strawberries. In one of the recent issues of the magazine, our readers could read an article about growing garden strawberries, but she has a sister - remontant strawberries.

Juniper Cossack: description of varieties with photos, planting and care, reproduction, pruning

Juniper Cossack: description of varieties with photos, planting and care, reproduction, pruning

Garden plants Published: Last edits: Cossack juniper (lat. Juniperus sabina) is a coniferous shrub, the most common species of the genus Juniper of the Cypress family. In the wild, this species is found in forests and groves of the steppe zone, on sand dunes and rocky slopes of Minor and Southeast Asia, Central Europe, the Caucasus, Primorye, the Urals and Siberia.

Lawns, flower beds, borders and groups - types of decorative and floral design - 2

Lawns, flower beds, borders and groups - types of decorative and floral design - 2

Types of decorative and floral design Narrow ribs are best decorated with one type of plant. Floral stripes of roses, peonies, asters, host, bells, salvia, dahlia are also good. There are many combinations of different plants.The surface of the double-sided ridges is made slightly raised towards the center. The one-sided ones have an elevation on the back side.

 How to cover a roof with a plank

How to cover a roof with a plank

Tes - a reliable roof, proven for centuries In Soviet times, in Leningrad, Detgiz published a series of books under the general title: "Know and be able." Some of them talked about what kind of crafts exist and how to become in them, if not a real master, then at least have an idea of ​​what is what.

Should you trim the mustache on garden strawberries? When to do it?

Should you trim the mustache on garden strawberries? When to do it?

From letters to the editor: Do I need to cut off the strawberry mustache? And if so, when is it better to do it? Will the bushes hurt after that? Marina This question, as they say, is an interesting one. It's all about what you want from the plant. First of all, I want to say that the mass use of the name "strawberry" is fundamentally wrong.

Miniature and indoor roses

Miniature and indoor roses

Growing miniature and indoor roses Temperature control and lighting indoor roses Indoor roses, like other types of roses, belong to the Rosaceae family. The so-called miniature and indoor roses are most suitable for growing in a residential or office environment. They, in any case, are not as capricious as the rest, and they can more easily endure life within four walls.

How to cook dried apricots at home in a dryer and more

How to cook dried apricots at home in a dryer and more

Transcaucasia, China, Iran and Central Asia have been famous for their dried apricots for a long time. Apricots delight people in summer, but you can keep their pleasant sweet taste until winter by drying at home. This procedure is based on the removal of 80-90 moisture in the dryer, due to which the microbes lose their ability to reproduce.

 Savoy cabbage - features of growing and caring for it

Savoy cabbage - features of growing and caring for it

Savoy cabbage is a garden plant, which in its taste and nutritional qualities can compete with the white cabbage familiar to the inhabitants of our country. Its tender and juicy leaves are indispensable in summer salads, and are also great for making cabbage rolls, cabbage soup and vegetarian soups.

Video about peonies - classification of peonies, why peonies do not bloom, garter of peonies and flowering

Video about peonies - classification of peonies, why peonies do not bloom, garter of peonies and flowering

Peonies - videoClassification of peonies by flower shape It is probably worth starting a conversation about peonies with morphology. Let's talk about the classification of peonies by flower shape. The first is a simple form. The flower has 1-2 rows of ordinary petals (petalodia). In the center of the flower are real stamens and pistils.

Brainia

Brainia

Breynia (Breynia) or evergreen "Snowy bush" belongs to the Euphorbia family, which originated from the Pacific Islands and tropical Asian countries. Only Breynia snows grows at home - this perennial plant has strong strong branches with wide bright green leaves about 5 centimeters in length and in large spots of white.

Monantes

Monantes

The succulent monanthes (Monanthes) is a perennial and is directly related to the family Crassulaceae. The name monantes is formed from 2 words of the Greek language: "mono" - "one", "anthus" - "flower". Monantes is represented by compact shrubs or herbaceous plants, which are perennials.

Is corn a vegetable, fruit or cereal?

Is corn a vegetable, fruit or cereal?

We all know what corn is - an oblong ear with yellow, juicy kernels. However, if you ask what type of corn can be attributed to, most people will not be able to answer. Grain? Vegetable? Or maybe even a fruit? For some reason, some people think that these are legumes. In this article, you will learn how to properly classify corn, how this crop is beneficial, and how to choose the right ears for your food.

Patio area in the country: DIY step-by-step arrangement + design ideas

Patio area in the country: DIY step-by-step arrangement + design ideas

An open-air living room in the shade of plants is a cozy corner on the site, where it is pleasant to retire from the hustle and bustle of the street, enjoying unity with nature or communication in a pleasant company. With the help of such an element of landscape design as a patio in the country, you can equip a kind of inner courtyard on your site, in which you can enjoy spending time, devoting it to your favorite activities or rest.

Promservice - sale of lumber in St. Petersburg and Leningrad region

Promservice - sale of lumber in St. Petersburg and Leningrad region

Company "Promservice" - production and sale of lumber for construction organizations and individuals SPb and LOAddress: SPb, Strelna, st. Nizhnaya Kolonia, 84 Tel .: (921) 957-22-96, (812) 421-38-54, (812) 421-38-56 Working hours: Mon-Sat: 9-18, lunch: 13-14, Sun - day off E-mail: [email protected] Thanks to the use of a full production cycle, our company produces both lumber of natural moisture: bar, edged board, timber, lath, and chamber-dried lumber, in the process of which a block house, floor tongue, lining, imitation of timber, platband, plinth and other products.

Samson sweet pepper from Israel

Samson sweet pepper from Israel

Read part 1 American long tomatoIsraeli & 34; sun & 34; I have tested more than a hundred varieties of vegetable sweet pepper. There are good old varieties such as Health and Californian Miracle, there are newer ones, such as Tikhonovsky, Dobrynya, but really few impress. Of course, there is no dispute about tastes, but who would not like a pepper fruit 25-30 cm long, golden - yellow, orange when fully ripe, with a wall thickness of 0.7 cm and a weight of 400 g.