Potatoes planted on the grass on virgin soil I began to grow varietal potatoes eight years ago, having purchased potatoes of the varieties Nevsky, Lugovskoy, Elizaveta, Vesna and Udacha in a seed store. Later, I added the variety Pamyat Osipova to them, which, as I was told, was resistant to diseases: late blight, scab, and nematode resistant.
By: Mary Ellen EllisSucculents are more popular than ever these days, and why not? They are easy to grow, come in a range of sizes, shapes, and colors and they just look really cool. A newer hybrid cultivar called Sedeveria ‘Lilac Mist’ is a great choice if you are just getting into succulents and a perfect addition to any current collection.
By: Mary Ellen EllisYour October to-do list for the garden will depend on where you live. Knowing what to do in the garden for the month will help you prep it for the winter and make sure you’re hitting all the appropriate regional garden chores.What to Do in the Garden NowGardening in October depends on local climate, but there are some chores everyone can do this time of year.
By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistPlant lovers are always looking for easy to grow, unique plants with a fun aspect. These East African and Arabian natives are wonderful in the interior container garden or as warm climate additions to the patio display. Caring for desert rose plants requires a full sun location and well-drained soil.
By: Liz BaesslerAloes are great plants to have around. They’re beautiful, tough as nails, and very handy for burns and cuts; but if you’ve had an aloe plant for a few years now, chances are it’s getting too big for its pot and needs to be transplanted. Or maybe you live in a warm enough climate that you can grow your aloe outdoors and you’d like to divide it or just move it to a new spot.
By: Teo SpenglerHolly is an attractive evergreen tree or shrub with shiny leaves and bright berries. There are many species of holly (Ilex ssp.) including the popular ornamentals Chinese holly, English holly, and Japanese holly. Unfortunately, for those who live in chilly zone 5, few of these are hardy holly varieties.
The olive leaves contain a particular extract that has been used in different cultures for medical purposes for several centuries: this extract has also been thoroughly studied by the modern scientific community. , first of all, to propose a beneficial action not only against microbes, bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites, since it is also able to guarantee the carrying out of a therapeutic activity for different situations related to health .
If you need to build a reliable and durable roof, many developers choose slate, despite the availability of more modern materials. An advantage can be considered the possibility of self-assembly, but only on condition of strict observance of the instructions. Slate: technical characteristics, service life In translation from German, slate ("schiefer") means "slate".
MAURITANIA Crossroads between the Muslim world and black Africa by Antonietta Peroni and Giovanni Camici Parc national du Banc d & 39; Arguin (nature reserve) - Teichot (Mauritania, state of West Africa) Parc national du Banc d & 39; Arguin (nature reserve) - Teichot ( Mauritania - state of West Africa -) Parc national du Banc d & 39; Arguin (nature reserve) - Teichot (Mauritania - state of West Africa -) Parc national du Banc d & 39; Arguin (nature reserve) - Teichot (Mauritania - state of West Africa -) Parc national du Banc d & 39; Arguin (nature reserve) - Teichot (Mauritania - state of West Africa -) Parc national du Banc d & 39; Arguin (nature reserve) - Ten Alloul (Mauritania - state of West Africa) 39; West Africa -) Parc national du Banc d & 39; Arguin (nature reserve) - Nouamghar (Mauritania - state of West Africa -) You will find other photos of my trip in the pages: Note This article was sent by one of our readers.
Most trees and shrubs grow better in light, well-draining soil than in heavy clay. The biggest problem with clay soil is that it holds onto water. Waterlogged soil can slow plant growth or rot the roots. There are shrubs that like clay soils though.If your yard has heavy soil, your best bet is to amend it to increase drainage, then select clay tolerant shrubs.
By: Amy GrantLovers of sunflowershave no doubt come across pollenless sunflower varieties, sunflowers grownspecifically for cutting. They are all the rage with florists and caterers, andwith good reason. Sunflowers without pollen obviously don’t shed the brilliantyellow pollen, a major blessing if you’ve ever tried to get the sticky goldenhue out of a starched white tablecloth or a bride’s gown.
By: Teo SpenglerThe common name, burning bush, suggests that the plant’s leaves will blaze a fiery red, and that’s exactly what they are supposed to do. If your burning bush does not turn red, it’s a great disappointment. Why won’t burning bush turn red? There is more than one possible answer to that question.
If you still did not know anything about the benefits of silt for the garden and only vaguely imagine what sapropel is, then it is time to start studying the properties of this fertilizer. And at the same time find out: where to get it, how to use it, and is it true that river silt is worse than lake silt. Why silt is a valuable fertilizer Silt is a mud-like substance that accumulates at the bottom of a reservoir.
By: Liz BaesslerFertilizing is a necessary aspect of gardening. Often, plants can’t get all the nutrients they need from garden soil alone, so they need a boost from extra soil amendments. But that doesn’t mean that lots of fertilizer is always a good thing. There are all kinds of fertilizers, and there are some plants and growth stages that actually suffer from the application of fertilizer.
By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterWhat is Lithodora? Botanically known as Lithodora diffusa, this plant is a hardy ground cover that produces masses of tiny, intensely blue, star-shaped flowers from late spring throughout most of summer. Want to know more about growing Lithodora ground cover?
The experience of growing tomatoes near St. Petersburg, part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5. Formation of determinant plants Figure 13 Most varieties of tomatoes, and even more old varieties, are all determinants. And the range of hybrids of this species is very large. They form 4-6 flower clusters on the central shoot (see.
Il mieleIl miele rappresenta un alimento classico, la cui produzione si deve alle api e, seppure in percentuale inferiore, anche alle vespe.Questo particolare alimento, estremamente diffuso sulle nostre tavole, può vantare un determinato e ben specifico ciclo di produzione, che ha come base il nettare e la melata.
The pilosella is a perennial herbaceous plant that grows spontaneously in areas of North Africa, Western Asia and also in Europe, especially in mountainous areas. It is also known by other names in the various local traditions, all linked to the particular shape: it is in fact also called mouse ear or cat's tongue, due to the rosette shape of the basal leaves; they are also covered by a down which is precisely the origin of the name of pilosella attributed to the plant.
By: Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY GardenIf you grow the beautiful and exotic plumeria,you may have questions about its care. Growing the plant in a containerrequires repotting a plumeria yearly, in most cases. This encourages optimum growthand beauty. Plumeria repotting is not complicated, requiring a gentle touch andclean pruners.
How to identify them, and how to deal with them Cactuses, like other indoor plants, are affected by a large set of pests - nematodes, worms, spider mites, aphids, sciarids (mosquitoes), scale insects, false scutes, wood lice, slugs and others. But the most dangerous for this plant are the first three of all named.