Garden 2023, February

Growing Melons In A Greenhouse: Sowing, Shaping, Watering And Feeding

Growing Melons In A Greenhouse: Sowing, Shaping, Watering And Feeding (2023)

Melon is demanding on light, at low illumination the interval between the beginning of flowering of male and pistillate flowers reaches 32 days, and under normal conditions - 3-5 days. In our climate, you should not rush to plant melon seeds

Belarusian Potato Varieties

Belarusian Potato Varieties (2023)

Early, mid-early and mid-season potato varieties are suitable for the Leningrad Region, as they manage to get a full-fledged crop of tubers in time and get away from the onset of rainy weather and late blight

Harvests Free Of Nitrates And Toxins

Harvests Free Of Nitrates And Toxins (2023)

Constantly communicating with gardeners and gardeners, I noticed the following tendency: many of them want only one thing - to find ( acquire ) some kind of miracle drug that would solve all problems with harvest, fertility and, of course, with protection from pests. At the same time, almost every second person is ready to use anything, if only it helps today, without thinking at all about what will happen tomorrow

Anniversary Of The Club Of Amateur Gardeners "Zeleny Dar"

Anniversary Of The Club Of Amateur Gardeners "Zeleny Dar" (2023)

Gardeners club celebrated its 5th anniversaryFor the fifth year in the municipal entity "Shuvalovo-Ozerki" there has been a club of amateur gardeners "Zeleny Dar", organized in 2003 with the financial support of the deputy of the Legislative Assembly from our municipal formation A

How To Grow Tomatoes On A Windowsill Or Loggia

How To Grow Tomatoes On A Windowsill Or Loggia (2023)

Those who do not have their own piece of land can grow tomatoes on the windowsill, balcony, loggia. I will tell you how to do this in this article

Green Goo Is An Excellent Plant Fertilizer

Green Goo Is An Excellent Plant Fertilizer (2023)

The use of green slurry in the garden area allowed one and a half times to increase the yield of all crops

How To Grow A Large Pumpkin, The Story Of The Winner Of The "AgroRus" Exhibition

How To Grow A Large Pumpkin, The Story Of The Winner Of The "AgroRus" Exhibition (2023)

My wife and I decided to grow one record-breaking pumpkin - especially for the AgroRus exhibition. We started looking for pumpkin seeds for this purpose. Our choice fell on the pumpkin Russian size XXL F1 from "Russian Garden". The seed manufacturer guaranteed that in good weather and excellent care, the pumpkin will gain weight up to 150 kg, and the taste will be beyond praise. But this pumpkin ripens in 120-140 days. Such a large fruit can only be grown in seedlings

How To Grow A Good Harvest Of Juicy Radish; Agricultural Technology And Radish Varieties

How To Grow A Good Harvest Of Juicy Radish; Agricultural Technology And Radish Varieties (2023)

In Russia, this culture has been known for a very long time. Our ancestors appreciated the virtues of radishes as a great snack. And all "snack cultures" are considered to be of domestic origin. And now you can already count hundreds, maybe thousands of scientific dissertations on the topic of sowing radish

Winter And Spring Garlic: Reproduction And Diseases, Planting Schemes

Winter And Spring Garlic: Reproduction And Diseases, Planting Schemes (2023)

The main difference between winter garlic and spring garlic is that winter garlic is planted in autumn, and spring garlic - in spring. But there are other nuances as well. Winter crops give large heads, but are worse stored, spring crops - small heads that are well stored

Kohlrabi: Culture Features, Seedling Preparation

Kohlrabi: Culture Features, Seedling Preparation (2023)

Although kohlrabi is not like other "cabbage" brethren, it is still a cabbage. Unlike other "congeners", it does not form a head of cabbage or a head. The fruit is formed in the form of a thickening in the lower part of the stem, for which it is called a stem

White Cabbage: Growing Requirements And Main Pests

White Cabbage: Growing Requirements And Main Pests (2023)

When choosing a place for planting, it should be borne in mind that cabbage of all types does not really like acidic soils. Because on them it is most often affected by the keel (keel is the formation of growths and swellings on the roots), which causes the root system of plants to rot and collapse

Features Of Different Varieties And Hybrids Of Pepper

Features Of Different Varieties And Hybrids Of Pepper (2023)

Pepper itself does not grow in our climate, and if you have little time to care for it, but at the same time want to get a solid harvest, then you need to forget about the exotic and stop at the most cold-resistant and high-yielding hybrids

No-till Technology For Growing Early Potatoes

No-till Technology For Growing Early Potatoes (2023)

To speed up the melting of snow, I scatter coal dust. The sun heats up the dust particles, and the snow melts faster. Another technique is a slope to the south. It is almost invisible, but a slope to the south of only 1 degree is equivalent to moving the site 100 km south

Delicious Tomatoes: Varieties, Hybrids, Subtleties Of Agricultural Technology

Delicious Tomatoes: Varieties, Hybrids, Subtleties Of Agricultural Technology (2023)

I sow seeds at the end of March, soak in plain water. Our windows face south, the seedlings grow well. I don't wait for the end of the frost, I plant the seedlings in open ground on May 10. Two days before disembarkation, I cover the arcs with a film, and I plant the seedlings in the heated soil

Early Spring And Sub-winter Sowing Of Carrots

Early Spring And Sub-winter Sowing Of Carrots (2023)

The soil for carrots is prepared in the fall. After harvesting early crops, deep moldboard loosening is carried out. To grow carrots, deep autumn tillage with the introduction of humus or compost is required, if it was not introduced under the predecessor

Foliar Dressing Of Fruit And Vegetable Crops - How To Avoid Plant Starvation

Foliar Dressing Of Fruit And Vegetable Crops - How To Avoid Plant Starvation (2023)

In the area where a lack of nutrients is observed annually, fertilizers, regardless of the culture, are best applied to the leaves in advance, without waiting for the visible manifestation of signs of plant starvation

Growing And Planting Seedlings Of Tomatoes And Peppers

Growing And Planting Seedlings Of Tomatoes And Peppers (2023)

In the late 90s, out of inexperience, we grew a huge amount of seedlings. In 1997, we raised seedlings: tomatoes - 116, peppers - 76, eggplants - 40 cups, and this year: tomatoes - 45, peppers - 18, eggplants - 14 cups. And the harvest is bigger

The Experience Of Growing Watermelons And Melons In A Greenhouse

The Experience Of Growing Watermelons And Melons In A Greenhouse (2023)

The number of shoots on each melon plant was left as follows: the main stem plus 4 first side shoots. I lay the main stem on the ground to a length of 70-80 cm and pin it, and the first 4 lateral shoots go up from it. I remove the rest of the shoots

Botanical Characteristics And Varieties Of Carrots

Botanical Characteristics And Varieties Of Carrots (2023)

Carrots (Daucus carota L.) are celery and have a two-year development cycle. But when grown under unusual conditions, flowering sometimes occurs already in the first year of life, often without the formation of root crops

Promising Potato Varieties

Promising Potato Varieties (2023)

I believe that many varieties of potatoes created by N.M. Gadzhiev and V.A. Lebedeva, are varieties of the XXI century. I grew many of them and now I want, taking into account my personal experience, to tell the readers about them

Paperpot - Cassette Technology For Growing Cabbage Seedlings

Paperpot - Cassette Technology For Growing Cabbage Seedlings (2023)

When growing cabbage seedlings in boxes, transplanting it into the ground does not go unnoticed for the plants. Therefore, I want to cite another, effective method that has received recognition almost all over the world. This is the so-called cassette technology

Signs Of Starvation Of Berry And Fruit Crops And The Elimination Of Starvation

Signs Of Starvation Of Berry And Fruit Crops And The Elimination Of Starvation (2023)

Almost all the described signs of starvation in adult plants are irreversible, they cannot be completely avoided, even by spraying the plants with the appropriate fertilizers. They most often serve as a signal for action in the next year and in the years to come. Therefore, there is no need to wait for obvious signs of plant starvation. It is always better to carry out preventive spraying of plants, which will avoid the appearance of irreversible phenomena during plant starvation

How To Choose A Pepper Variety Or Hybrid That Suits You

How To Choose A Pepper Variety Or Hybrid That Suits You (2023)

Choosing a pepper variety or hybrid that suits you with modern variety is not an easy task. What to be guided by when choosing and what you should pay attention to - this will be discussed in today's article

How To Properly Water The Beds

How To Properly Water The Beds (2023)

It is best to water the plants through a mulch cover. Organic mulch with a layer of 5-7 centimeters suppresses weeds, serves both as food and a home for microorganisms, retains moisture, preventing its evaporation. The soil under the mulch is always loose, airy and does not require loosening. Even in the hottest weather, it does not overheat, remaining cool

How To Create A Warm Garden Bed

How To Create A Warm Garden Bed (2023)

I managed to create a high, warm bed on my site, devoid of all these disadvantages. It contains inside itself, instead of manure, complex organic matter, consisting of gardening components

Salad: Varieties, Varieties, Basics Of Agricultural Technology - 2

Salad: Varieties, Varieties, Basics Of Agricultural Technology - 2 (2023)

Iceberg-type lettuce varieties are the most available for our zone: Diamond, Design, Barcelona, ​​Galera, Crispino. They are early, can withstand cold and heat, are resistant to diseases, have excellent taste, they tie a dense head of cabbage well. Oak

Effective Techniques For Improving Potato Planting Material

Effective Techniques For Improving Potato Planting Material (2023)

There are several ways to select tubers, and ideally all should be applied. To begin with, nest selection. Tubers from each bush are folded separately, then tubers are selected from the best bushes. Another way is hydro sorting

Celery Varieties And Cultivation, Seed Preparation, Celery Seedling Cultivation

Celery Varieties And Cultivation, Seed Preparation, Celery Seedling Cultivation (2023)

There are root, leaf and petiole varieties & nbsp; & nbsp; celery. In root varieties, nutrients and aromatic substances are more concentrated in the root, in leafy and petiole varieties, respectively, in the upper part of the plants, but this subdivision is to some extent arbitrary. Root celery forms fleshy, well-developed root crops weighing up to 500 g. Their shape is from round -flat to nearly spherical. The pulp is sometimes void. I cover the fibrous lateral roots in most varieties

Celery: Nutritional Value, Medicinal Properties, Requirements For Growing Conditions

Celery: Nutritional Value, Medicinal Properties, Requirements For Growing Conditions (2023)

About twenty species of this plant are known. Fragrant celery ( Apium graveolens L. ) it got its name from the Latin "gravis" - heavy, sharp, and "olens" - odorous. It is widely cultivated as a valuable vegetable garden

How To Plan And Build A Greenhouse

How To Plan And Build A Greenhouse (2023)

Features of the layout and construction of a greenhouse in which all heat-loving vegetables grow and ripen together. Article with drawings by the author

Growing Vegetables In Narrow Beds, How To Effectively Plan A Vegetable Garden

Growing Vegetables In Narrow Beds, How To Effectively Plan A Vegetable Garden (2023)

Our limited plots in most cases require the use of every piece of land

How To Prepare Seeds For The Season

How To Prepare Seeds For The Season (2023)

So another summer cottage season has passed, and I wanted to share my experience with fellow gardeners. I am lucky to meet interesting people, and now I am also lucky with new country neighbors who came here from Valdai two years ago. They very quickly, with enviable persistence and hard work, developed an abandoned site and surprised everyone with a rich harvest of cucumbers, tomatoes and other vegetables

Beans - An Overseas Guest In The Legume Family (part 2)

Beans - An Overseas Guest In The Legume Family (part 2) (2023)

About the main preferences of beans1. Beans are very thermophilic plants (they grow rapidly at daytime temperatures of about 20 … 25 ° С), therefore, it is difficult to get their harvest in cold summer outdoors. Even in the conditions of the Moscow region in the spring, it is advisable to cover the beans with a film and place them in places protected from the winds, and there is no need to talk about the Urals. Wit

Scorzonera Or Goat - Black Root, Growing On Your Site

Scorzonera Or Goat - Black Root, Growing On Your Site (2023)

When in the spring of 1950 I received a plot of twelve acres of land for a garden in collective gardening, I was incredibly happy, because I had dreamed about it for a long time. Having started the development of my land, I, unlike many neighbors, did not become confined only to my hundred square meters, but began to attend agricultural exhibitions - both ours, in Leningrad, and even went to the capital

How To Grow Rocumball Garlic

How To Grow Rocumball Garlic (2023)

In the spring, shoots appeared that were different from the usual garlic. The time has come for cleaning - and my surprise was great, because during the digging, a head the size of a man's fist appeared and even with a large family of children

Creating Fertile Soil On The Site, How Best To Plant Apple Trees

Creating Fertile Soil On The Site, How Best To Plant Apple Trees (2023)

The new season is still far away, many gardeners use this time to replenish their knowledge: by studying gardening literature or engaging in hobby clubs - floriculture, horticultural, landscape design. I want to share my experience in a magazine: how we made a completely dry and fertile garden from a damp plot

How To Germinate Seed Potatoes At Home

How To Germinate Seed Potatoes At Home (2023)

Much has been written about preparing for planting seed potatoes, but for many gardeners this information remains inapplicable in practice. The reason is trivial - there is no place in the apartment, and there is nowhere else to cook it. How to be?

Garden And Garden Work In October

Garden And Garden Work In October (2023)

In the first ten days of the month, gardeners finish harvesting root crops. You need to dig up the celery and radish with a shovel or pitchfork. Their tops must be cut off at the neck level. Small roots of celery and parsley can be left in the winter. At the same time, late-ripening white cabbage and Brussels sprouts are harvested. This cabbage can be dug in the basement to extend its consumption

All About The Radish. Part 3: Application Of Radish

All About The Radish. Part 3: Application Of Radish (2023)

The use of radish in medicine. The use of radish in cosmetics. The use of radish in cooking

All About The Radish. Part 2: Growing Radish

All About The Radish. Part 2: Growing Radish (2023)

Site selection and soil preparation. Fertilizers. Seed preparation and sowing of radish. Radish care. Protection from pests and diseases. Harvesting and storage of radishes