Garden 2023, February

Beans - An Overseas Guest In The Legume Family (part 1)

Beans - An Overseas Guest In The Legume Family (part 1) (2023)

Few of the housewives did not buy bags of frozen vegetables, in which you could find cauliflower, broccoli, and green beans. Admittedly, this is very convenient. And it's tasty, and vitamins are available, because everyone knows that they are almost completely preserved in frozen products

Hospital Gardens - A Revival Of Tradition

Hospital Gardens - A Revival Of Tradition (2023)

It is well known that in ancient times, vegetable gardens and greenhouses were cultivated and actively used at many medical institutions. With their help, both staff and patients replenished their diet with "food from the garden." For various reasons, the subsequent years did not contribute to the development of truck farming and gardening at medical institutions, even in rural areas

Growing Winter Garlic, Interesting Varieties, Useful Properties

Growing Winter Garlic, Interesting Varieties, Useful Properties (2023)

Winter garlic must be planted in such a way that it has time to take root before the onset of frost. In early spring, seedlings appear as soon as the snow melts. And the spring should be planted in the spring, as early as possible, while there is a lot of moisture in the soil

What To Make Mulch From, Materials For Mulch, Which Mulch Is Better

What To Make Mulch From, Materials For Mulch, Which Mulch Is Better (2023)

Mulching, as an agricultural technique borrowed from nature, has long been familiar to farmers. It is also well known that mulch weakens moisture evaporation, protects the soil from leaching of nutrients, reduces soil temperature fluctuations, prevents soil crust formation, intensifies the activity of microorganisms, inhibits the growth of weeds

Common Fennel (pharmaceutical Dill) And Vegetable Fennel: Cultivation And Varieties. Fennel Recipes

Common Fennel (pharmaceutical Dill) And Vegetable Fennel: Cultivation And Varieties. Fennel Recipes (2023)

Fennel is one of the world's favorite spice plants. Distinguish fennel ordinary, or pharmaceutical dill ( Foeniculum Vulgare Mill. ), and vegetable or sweet fennel, Italian ( Foeniculum Vulgare ssp. Vulgare ( Miller ) Thell. )

All About The Radish. Part 1: What Is A Radish?

All About The Radish. Part 1: What Is A Radish? (2023)

The history of the radish. The value of the radish. Biological characteristics of the radish. The ratio of radish to growing conditions. Radish varieties

Potato Varieties Recommended By The Rosselkhoznadzor For The Leningrad Region

Potato Varieties Recommended By The Rosselkhoznadzor For The Leningrad Region (2023)

When evaluating varieties, attention is paid to such signs as good yield, keeping the tubers during storage, resistance to cancer, late blight, viruses, scab, rhizoctonia and golden potato nematode

Growing Beets: Feeding, Watering, Loosening The Soil

Growing Beets: Feeding, Watering, Loosening The Soil (2023)

It is better to plant beet seedlings in the hole, adding a ladle of water there, you cannot deepen the growth point, otherwise it will take root for a very long time. All Dutch hybrids, when transplanted, do not form a fork in root crops. The distance between the plants in a row is 8 cm. After the plants have 4-5 true leaves, we feed them with a nitrophoska solution - 40 g per 10 l of water; you can add 0.5 g of boric acid to this solution

Rules For Growing Peking And Chinese Cabbage

Rules For Growing Peking And Chinese Cabbage (2023)

Peking cabbage and Chinese cabbage are quite close. The Chinese one differs from the Peking one by the presence of a coarser petiole. The Peking one has more delicate leaves and forms a loose head of cabbage, while the Chinese does not form such a head of cabbage, only a rosette of large and juicy leaves

Technology Of Planting Seedlings Of Vegetables

Technology Of Planting Seedlings Of Vegetables (2023)

I mark the landing holes according to the equilateral triangle scheme. This ensures efficient use of the area, and the arrangement of plants at equal distances reduces the intensity of the struggle for the feeding area

Beet Varieties, Agricultural Technology. Preparing The Beds And Planting Beets

Beet Varieties, Agricultural Technology. Preparing The Beds And Planting Beets (2023)

If you list all the medicinal properties of beets, then they can overshadow any promotional food supplement. What is the problem? Why did we prefer some pizza to our Russian vinaigrette? And there are not so many gardeners among gardeners who like to grow table beets ( I hope there will be more of them ). I think one of the reasons is that we often prefer to buy beets in the store than to occupy a garden for them

Rules For Making Foliar Dressings. Fertilizer Selection

Rules For Making Foliar Dressings. Fertilizer Selection (2023)

Basic rules to be followed. How do plants respond to foliar feeding? What fertilizers should be used in nutrient solutions? Benefits of using ready-mixed fertilizers

Necessary Work In August In The Garden And In The Greenhouse

Necessary Work In August In The Garden And In The Greenhouse (2023)

August is a fertile time. The heat subsides. The garden and the vegetable garden delight and thank the gardener for his work. However, it's too early to relax - it's time to water, loosen the soil, remove weeds, feed the plants and protect them from pests and diseases

Daikon - Japanese Radish: Cleaning And Storage, Varieties

Daikon - Japanese Radish: Cleaning And Storage, Varieties (2023)

The "Japanese radish" ripens in September and can be stored in the refrigerator for up to one and a half months, and in the cellar, subject to optimal storage conditions, for 3-4 months - I have it until December, but this is not an indicator, because I grow a little daikon and by December it just ends up on its own with ). There is information in the literature that the daikon can be preserved even until March, but I have not verified this statement

Daikon - Japanese Radish: Beneficial Properties, Sowing And Care

Daikon - Japanese Radish: Beneficial Properties, Sowing And Care (2023)

The Japanese are known to consume more vegetables than the inhabitants of other industrialized countries. And far from the last place among vegetables is occupied by the daikon, which is called "Japanese radish" all over the world

Mulching The Soil - A Step Towards Harvest

Mulching The Soil - A Step Towards Harvest (2023)

Mulching the soil with organic materials together with microbiological preparations ensures the complete transfer of biological substances into the soil, as well as reducing labor costs. Thanks to this agrotechnical method, you can not only get a large harvest, but easily and quickly enough increase soil fertility and turn depleted land into a blooming garden

Music Affects The Harvest

Music Affects The Harvest (2023)

Man lives in the world of sounds and music. It is known that music affects our health in different ways: hard rock increases blood pressure, increases heart rate, and classical music, on the contrary, normalizes the work of many systems. And how do plants react to music?

Lupine. Using Lupine As A Green Manure

Lupine. Using Lupine As A Green Manure (2023)

Knowing the state of affairs in summer cottages and garden plots, it can be argued that in recent years, due to the shortage and high cost of manure, quite a few of their owners have begun to show interest in green manure plants. Scientists have found that the best green manure is annual lupine. By itself, any lupine as a legume enriches the soil with nitrogen and improves its structure

Biology Of Turnip Development And Its Relation To Environmental Conditions

Biology Of Turnip Development And Its Relation To Environmental Conditions (2023)

Turnip is a biennial plant. In the first year of life, forms a rosette of leaves and a root crop. The root vegetable is fleshy, of various shapes. It distinguishes between the head, the neck and the root itself. The color of the bark in the underground part of the root is white or yellow, sometimes purple, in the aboveground part it is sometimes the same or green, purple, bronze. The pulp of the root vegetable is white or yellow, sometimes with crimson-red foci, juicy, tender, sweetish, wit

Arrangement Of Ridges And Crop Rotation On The Site

Arrangement Of Ridges And Crop Rotation On The Site (2023)

All beds are directed from north to south in length. Their surface was leveled. This had to be done, since the entire surface of the site has a slight slope to the south

Plant Horoscopes, Which Zodiac Signs, Which Crops Are Suitable

Plant Horoscopes, Which Zodiac Signs, Which Crops Are Suitable (2023)

They say that for the success of any magazine there must be three things in it: an astrological forecast, a crossword puzzle and a TV program . Therefore, I also decided to make my own contribution to the popularity of our beloved magazine with you, dear readers, and to present you with a certain forecast compiled for me by my childhood friend - astrologer Alexander Vronsky

Growing Potatoes Under Straw

Growing Potatoes Under Straw (2023)

I have been using this method for three years now, and always get good yields. For some varieties this year I received more than 500 kg per hundred square meters, in dry 2004 it was more than 600 kilograms

How Do I Grow Carrots On Loam

How Do I Grow Carrots On Loam (2023)

My soil is heavy loam, and few people believe me that on it, and even without digging, you can grow good carrots. Can! But after digging, I will no longer undertake - carrots grow a little thicker than mouse tails. Why? And all because of the clay

What Conditions Does Potato Prefer

What Conditions Does Potato Prefer (2023)

Potatoes, like any other crop, have their own preferences. These are: an area that is not flooded even with heavy rains, good illumination, fertility and looseness of the soil, timely watering and an optimal temperature of 18 … 20 ° С

Frame Bed - The Most Effective Of The Beds

Frame Bed - The Most Effective Of The Beds (2023)

If you closely follow the literary novelties, periodicals and advertising in the media, then we will definitely note that in recent years, Russian summer residents and gardeners are systematically weaned from the agricultural technology of our ancestors

Growing Parthenocarpic Dutch Cucumber Hybrids

Growing Parthenocarpic Dutch Cucumber Hybrids (2023)

Parthenocarpic or "self-fertile" plants form ovaries without fertilization, in contrast to self-pollinated plants. Possessing a lot of advantages, they are not suitable for obtaining seed, since their seeds are not viable

Rhubarb: Growing Rhubarb, Rhubarb Recipes

Rhubarb: Growing Rhubarb, Rhubarb Recipes (2023)

Rhubarb and sorrel are perhaps the earliest vegetables on our table. Rhubarb successfully replaces both fruits and berries, and it ripens in early spring, when the gardens are just beginning to bloom. Young rhubarb stalks are not only tasty, but also healthy. They have an almost complete range of vitamins

Turnip Growing: Agricultural Technology, Seed Preparation, Sowing, Care

Turnip Growing: Agricultural Technology, Seed Preparation, Sowing, Care (2023)

Turnip ( Brassica rapa ) - the oldest vegetable culture in Europe and Asia, which has and was of great importance in human nutrition, especially before the spread of potatoes. In ancient times, it was grown in Babylon and Assyria. Long before our era in Greece, young turnips were eaten, and the overgrown and excess harvest was fed to domestic animals and birds

Growing Conditions And Propagation Of Asparagus

Growing Conditions And Propagation Of Asparagus (2023)

Asparagus is generally an unpretentious plant, but it needs to create certain conditions. It grows well on loose sandy loam soil rich in nutrients. On poor soils, shoots become fibrous and tough

Agrotechnics Of Natural Farming - APZ

Agrotechnics Of Natural Farming - APZ (2023)

According to rumors, there are gardeners who do not work almost on the site, do not dig, do not weed, do not loosen, hardly water, and do not appear on the site every weekend, but they all "are rushing", and the harvest! In general, they know the "cock's word". What is this word? This is a well-forgotten and modernized agricultural technology of natural ( organic ) agriculture ( APZ )

Crop Rotation Of Potatoes In A Summer Cottage

Crop Rotation Of Potatoes In A Summer Cottage (2023)

With this method of growing potatoes using catch crops, the loss of humus is reduced by 0.14%, the biological activity of the soil increases by 2.8%, the incidence of diseases is reduced by 2.1 times, the yield is increased by 0.6 t / ha

Radish Varieties. Sowing Radish. Radish Care

Radish Varieties. Sowing Radish. Radish Care (2023)

When choosing radish varieties, you should take into account their characteristics. Early ripening varieties quickly become flabby with a delay in harvesting. The fastest ripening varieties of European radish

Interesting Ways To Grow Potatoes

Interesting Ways To Grow Potatoes (2023)

The literature on potato agricultural technology usually recommends one way of growing it - the ridge - and does not pay attention to the obvious finds made by summer residents on their plots. I will tell about some of them

Petrovsky Vegetable Garden In Strelna

Petrovsky Vegetable Garden In Strelna (2023)

During his travels, the attention of Peter I was attracted by the park ensembles of Holland and Vrantia - Fontainebleau, Versailles. What he saw inspired him to the idea of ​​arranging gardens in Russia. Strelna ensemble occupies a special place among the first royal summer residences

The Practice Of Growing White Cabbage

The Practice Of Growing White Cabbage (2023)

We begin to grow all cabbage for seedlings in April - numbers 1-10 When sowing seeds to a depth of 1 cm, seedlings appear on the 3-4th day at a temperature of 18-20C. 7-10 days after germination, the first true leaf appears

Asparagus - Biological Features And Healing Properties

Asparagus - Biological Features And Healing Properties (2023)

Asparagus plants can grow in one place for up to 15-20 years. They are very hardy. They winter well in flax conditions. areas even with a small layer of snow, because the rhizomes of adult plants can withstand frosts of -30 ° С

About Varieties And Hybrids Of White Cabbage

About Varieties And Hybrids Of White Cabbage (2023)

Immediately I will make a reservation that I will give a description of only those varieties and hybrids that we grow on our site. We give preference in choosing a variety to Dutch hybrids, although we also plant some Russian varieties

My Favorite Varieties Of Tomatoes, Peppers And Cucumbers

My Favorite Varieties Of Tomatoes, Peppers And Cucumbers (2023)

I make planting holes with an ordinary garden drill, right along the unmown siderata. I mow them only a week after planting tomatoes and mulch the planting with them. I don't do this before because they perfectly shade the seedlings and regulate the water balance

Growing Radishes In Greenhouses And Open Field

Growing Radishes In Greenhouses And Open Field (2023)

Radish in everyday life is most often called a radish. However, it is more correct to call it a radish. The name of the plant comes from the Latin "radix", which means "root". He has been known to people for a long time. In ancient Greece, radishes were sacrificed to Apollo on a golden platter. In our country, this vegetable has spread relatively recently - only at the beginning of the twentieth century. Now it is one of the most revered vegetable crops

Combined And Not Combined In Growing Crops

Combined And Not Combined In Growing Crops (2023)

We have all heard a lot about combined and uncombined products, but few people thought about compatible and uncombined vegetable crops, the joint cultivation of which can greatly affect the quality and quantity of the crop for good or bad