Cucumbers are thermophilic vegetables, but by no means should they be considered a southern culture. On the contrary, it is in central Russia that various holidays and festivals dedicated to the cucumber are held. And the names of the old varieties - Muromsky, Vyaznikovsky, etc. - indicate that cucumber feels quite comfortable in the central regions.
By: Teo SpenglerSpider plants (Chlorophytum comosum) are very popular houseplants. They are great for beginners since they are tolerant and very difficult to kill. After you’ve had your plant for a few years, you may find that it has grown very large and isn’t doing well. If that happens, it’s time to start dividing spider plants.
By: Ilana Goldowitz Jimenez, Plant Scientist & WriterVines have many uses in the garden, including filling narrow spaces, covering arches to provide shade, forming living privacy walls, and climbing up the sides of a house. Many have ornamental flowers and leaves, and some feed pollinators and wildlife with their nectar, fruits and seeds.
This year, Allt om Trädgård's grand prize goes to Garden Architect Ulf Nordfjell because through his efforts he has created gardens that give beauty and are innovative in both the choice of plants and architecture. In addition, he has exported Swedish gardens! Ulf Nordfjell is Sweden's most internationally renowned and recognized landscape architect.
By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistYou don’t have to be a fan of lamb or mojitos to love the scent and flavor of mint. Having it nearby in the garden attracts bees and allows you to access that zippy aroma and refreshing flavor for teas, seasonings, pest repellent, and even household deodorizing.
According to some studies, onions have been cultivated and eaten by humans for over 5,000 years. The healing properties of the vegetable are mainly due to the presence of volatile substances - phytoncides. Onions survive well, and green feathers in our climate can be successfully grown on a windowsill and saturate the body with biologically active substances.
Read the previous part of the article: Features of the culture and its agricultural technology: soil preparation; selection of varieties and preparation of seeds. Vegetable peas - a valuable and useful vitamin product Sowing peas Care of crops Harvesting peas Sowing peas using an iron rake, after 2-3 days this work is repeated in the transverse direction.
Many schools, parks, and homeowners are doing their part to replace native habitat lost to urban sprawl and global climate change. By building a micro prairie full of native plants and grasses, they can provide food and shelter for native insects and pollinators. Keep reading for tips on how to grow a micro prairie.
This flower is beautiful and amazing. In addition to the fact that it is very beautiful, and this, perhaps, can be said about all representatives of the amaryllis family (amaryllis, hippeastrum, clivia), nerine begins to bloom in the midst of autumn. Although at this time most of the indoor plants, to one degree or another, are prepared for the dormant period during the winter.
Someone even from barren stony soil manages to collect a gorgeous harvest, and someone can not really grow anything on black soil. It turns out that successes and failures in gardening are largely determined by the sign of the zodiac. Taurus: You love plants and the earth, and they love you. You can easily grow both the most unpretentious and exotic crops.
SucculentopediaCeiba speciosa (Silk Floss Tree)Ceiba speciosa (Silk Floss Tree), formerly known as Chorisia speciosa, is a large, semi-deciduous tree with several unique and attractive…
Lychee trees, which bear sweet, red fruits, are gaining popularity in subtropical home gardens. While it is nice to grow different, unique plants in the landscape that not everyone else in the neighborhood is growing, you may feel completely lost and alone if problems occur on an exotic plant. Like any plant, lychee trees can experience certain disease problems.