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What to fertilize for garlic when planting in the fall

What to fertilize for garlic when planting in the fall

Garlic is a spicy culture with a bright aroma, a strong antiseptic and antioxidant, an irreplaceable spice for canning, cooking and salads. Garlic is used on the farm almost every day, so it is impossible to imagine a garden without a large garden bed of this useful spice. The guarantee of a rich harvest of this unique vegetable will be the introduction of fertilizers in the fall during planting.

 How to restore the former cleanliness of garden paths

How to restore the former cleanliness of garden paths

Garden paths, no matter what material they are made of, require careful maintenance. In particular, they need to be cleaned regularly. This is because the accumulation of dirt, moss, lichens and snow can destroy even the most reliable surface. Bleaching agents Even if you regularly sweep the paths, remove dirt from them, over time, stone or concrete will still absorb it.

When to dig out gladioli for wintering

When to dig out gladioli for wintering

Beautiful and graceful gladioli leave no one indifferent. This spectacular flower is found in almost all household plots. However, it is not winter-hardy, which means that it is necessary to be able to accurately determine the time of digging out the bulbs. It depends both on the characteristics of the variety and on the climatic conditions of the region.

Jerusalem artichoke

Jerusalem artichoke

The herbaceous plant Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus), also called tuberous sunflower, is considered a representative of the genus Sunflower of the Astrovye family. Also, this plant is popularly called the Jerusalem artichoke, bulb, earthen pear or drumstick. Jerusalem artichoke comes from the name of the Indian tribe Tupinamoas, which lived in the territory where modern Brazil is located today.

Indoor plants on C

Indoor plants on C

Below is a list of indoor plants whose names begin with the letter C. In the 18th century, the Swedish king Charles II introduced the so-called language of flowers into court use, in which gloxinia means “love at first sight”. And this definition is completely consistent with the impression that the plant makes on others: the one who first saw the velor gramophone of Gloxinia immediately becomes its enthusiastic admirer.

Detailed description and characteristics of the banana tomato variety

Detailed description and characteristics of the banana tomato variety

Recently, we have not heard anything about the Banana tomato variety. But a newcomer to the market for gardening quickly gained popularity due to the fact that it was zoned specifically for the middle lane. These tomatoes give excellent yields, they bear fruit well both in greenhouses and in the open field. Today, several varieties of banana tomatoes are known, which differ mainly in the color of the fruits.

The best varieties for growing strawberries in Siberia

The best varieties for growing strawberries in Siberia

Strawberries with their taste attracts gardeners from many regions with different climatic conditions. Breeders made sure that people from different regions could enjoy the taste of strawberries grown on their site. The inhabitants of Siberia did not remain offended either, because there are varieties suitable for growing in this harsh (in climatic aspect) region.

Using potash fertilizers (part 2)

Using potash fertilizers (part 2)

Potassium Fertilizer Mysteries Potassium in Soil The total potassium content in soil is almost always higher than phosphorus and nitrogen combined. Most of all potassium is found in heavy soils, as it is a part of clay minerals. In clay and loamy soils, the total amount of K2O often reaches 2, and sometimes even up to 3.

Growing tomato seedlings in

Growing tomato seedlings in "diapers", forming a bush

The experience of growing tomatoes near St. Petersburg, part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5. Growing tomato seedlings in a greenhouse at late sowing dates Talking about the time of sowing tomatoes, I named two terms. But I use one more. I sow only determinant varieties or hybrids in the apartment on April 2-6. I do little seedlings, I grow them according to all the rules, trying not to forget about hardening.

Characteristics and description of Zhuravinka potatoes

Characteristics and description of Zhuravinka potatoes

Holland has long been recognized as an exemplary state in floriculture and vegetable growing. It is not for nothing that tulips and other flowering crops, as well as vegetables from this country, are valued in the world. Holland potato varieties are also considered to be among the best in taste and simple growing conditions, yield and disease resistance.

Mechanical and chemical methods of weed control, prevention

Mechanical and chemical methods of weed control, prevention

How to defeat weeds on a garden plot Honestly, although I have been working on the land all my life, I have never seen a truly weed-free garden-vegetable garden - not at my place or at someone else's. Is that in the pictures in various encyclopedias. In reality, probably beauty! True, you think about what it might cost, and the desire to see your garden without weeds somehow disappears by itself.

Decorative almonds

Decorative almonds

An excellent plant for a hedge, pleasing with colorful flowering Amateur gardeners quite often strive to have some novelties or plants brought from abroad on their site. plums - almonds and thorns.

Portulacaria

Portulacaria

Portulacaria (Portulacaria) belongs to the purslane family and is common in the arid regions of South America. This succulent plant can be found both as a tree and as a shrub. As an ornamental plant, the species Portulacaria is popular. Caring for Portulacaria at home Location and lighting Portulacaria needs a lot of light, and even tolerates exposure to direct sunlight, if the plant is accustomed to them gradually.

Mini vegetables for home, balcony and garden

Mini vegetables for home, balcony and garden

Garden plants Published: Last edits: Hello, dear friends - summer residents and gardeners, I want to talk with you on such a topic as growing miniature vegetables in containers. I am sure that this will interest many, because not everyone has their own plot, and the desire to have at least a small vegetable garden is quite natural.

Description and characteristics of cucumber variety Marinda f1

Description and characteristics of cucumber variety Marinda f1

Cucumbers are usually eaten unripe. This is what makes them special in comparison with other vegetables. Early maturing varieties with a high degree of productivity have gained immense popularity. Such varieties include Marinda - this cucumber has already gained immense popularity among gardeners and has huge advantages over competitors.

Growing earthworms varieties Penelope

Growing earthworms varieties Penelope

Zemplunika is a divine berry. I am not the only one who thinks so. What kind of culture is this - a dugout? This is a strawberry-strawberry hybrid obtained by crossing varieties of large-fruited strawberries and strawberries of Milan. There are many varieties, but I will tell you about my favorite variety, Penelope, which I have been growing for about fifteen years.

 Kumato - world-famous semi-savage tomato

Kumato - world-famous semi-savage tomato

Dark-skinned tomatoes are more and more firmly entrenched in the gardens of Russians. Their fruits are superior to red ones in the concentration of vitamin C, fructose, and contain anthocyanins, which are not only powerful antioxidants, but also effective aphrodisiacs. In the early 2000s, dark tomato seeds were still in short supply, which explains the excitement around imported Kumato tomatoes.

 Making a rabbit feeder with your own hands, and what homemade feeders should be

Making a rabbit feeder with your own hands, and what homemade feeders should be

Store-bought ceramic feeders are suitable only for small domestic rabbits, while large animals will constantly turn over bowls, scatter food, and sit hungry. To protect food from contamination and provide rabbits with food for a week, experienced rabbit breeders use semi-automatic feeders for loose feed and nursery feeders for hay, branches, grass.

3 diagrams of how to pinch a pumpkin outdoors

3 diagrams of how to pinch a pumpkin outdoors

Pumpkin has a well-deserved reputation among gardeners: it is an irreplaceable source of carotene and various vitamins. It is not only tasty, but also healthy. It is grown in all regions of the country in the open field. Every gardener, for sure, has a desire to plant this berry, if he planted it at least once on his site.

Water into a house from a well: how to make a well water supply system?

Water into a house from a well: how to make a well water supply system?

One of the conditions for a comfortable suburban life is a reliable water supply in the cottage. Since the central water supply outside the city is a rather rare phenomenon, the owner of the site has to solve the issue of establishing an autonomous water supply system on his own. Water supply to a private house from a well is one of the most convenient ways to provide everyday comfort.