Category: House and garden

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Spider Lily: Mysterious Oriental Guest
Spider Lily: Mysterious Oriental Guest

Spider lilies or licorice, from the Latin Lycoris, are flowering plants that are well-known in many countries. The genus includes more than twenty species from the Amaryllidaceae or Amaryllidaceae family. Description and Characterization Translated from English Hurricane lilies sounds like "hurricane lily."

Tree lily: a marketing move or a new hybrid
Tree lily: a marketing move or a new hybrid

Today, tree lily is not known to many. She is able to capture the imagination of not only a beginner, but also a quite experienced florist with her unusual appearance and impressive size. But do not flatter yourself and hope to grow an almost fantastic hybrid that will just have a breathtaking smell and look like a real lilac "tree", so often found in advertising pictures.

Currant pies: tasty, healthy and fast
Currant pies: tasty, healthy and fast

Fragrant sour berry will be a worthy filling for baking. One problem - when baking, it gives off a lot of juice, which overshadows the joy of the hostess. The fact that the filling has leaked is signaled by the characteristic smell of burnt berry caramel. There are 2 ways to avoid the flow of the filling - heat treatment of the berries before laying in the pie or an additional layer between the filling and the dough, which can be dried flour or potato starch.

Pepper "California Miracle": features of the variety of American selection
Pepper "California Miracle": features of the variety of American selection

Sweet pepper, despite the thermophilicity, is an extremely popular plant and is widely cultivated in the soil and climatic conditions of central Russia. Pepper "California Miracle" is one of the most beloved and widespread varieties of bell pepper in our country from the American selection.

Canned Tomatoes - The Most Delicious Recipes
Canned Tomatoes - The Most Delicious Recipes

Marinades are divided into two categories. Some are poured hot, while others are chilled. The need for sterilizing cans before rolling depends on this. The use of cooled marinade dictates the roll-up after preliminary sterilization of not only the can itself, but also its contents. Tomatoes - a product that gives its own acid, therefore, 4.5% vinegar is used to preserve this product.

Technology of raspberry transplantation to a new place in autumn and spring
Technology of raspberry transplantation to a new place in autumn and spring

Common raspberries (from the Latin Rúbus idáeus) are cultivated by gardeners of our country very actively for many years. Transplanting raspberries to a new place is one of the most important agricultural practices used in growing berry crops in home gardening.

Scab of apple and pear: the best control measures
Scab of apple and pear: the best control measures

Scab of apple and pear is very common in the conditions of home gardening in our country, a fungal disease. If the pathogen Venturia inaequales Wint causes the apple tree disease, then the pear plantations are affected by Venturia pirina Aderch. Features of the disease Such popular seed crops as apple and pear, subject to agricultural practices and the implementation of preventive treatment, are not too often affected by scab.

DIY flower pot
DIY flower pot

The cache-pot allows not only optimizing and relieving free space by hanging flowers, but also significantly diversifying the interior. An original and beautiful product can be created with your own hands from improvised materials. You do not even need to check the statistics to understand the importance of house plants in the life of every person.

Kokhiya: a gentle cloud in a garden decor
Kokhiya: a gentle cloud in a garden decor

Cochia, from the Latin Kóchia, is known to many amateur gardeners under the names Prutniak, Isen. This is an ornamental plant, annual or perennial grass from the Marev family (Chenopodiaceae). By many experts, the genus belongs to the Amaranthaceae family. Mostly, the plant is distributed in the steppes and deserts in Eurasia, African countries and North America.

We prepare tasty and healthy dishes from canned pink salmon
We prepare tasty and healthy dishes from canned pink salmon

Canned pink salmon is an excellent semi-finished product that can be used to prepare numerous dishes for both everyday and festive tables. The benefits of this product are more than offset by the harm that canning does. After all, even in iron cans, polyunsaturated fatty acids are stored, which are necessary to maintain the health and beauty of the human body.

Raspberry preservation: preparing healthy treats for the winter
Raspberry preservation: preparing healthy treats for the winter

Raspberries contain many vitamins and acetylsalicylic acid, so it is useful for colds, but it is so tasty that they eat it with appetite and just like that, for pleasure. Therefore, in the summer season it would be rash not to stock up on her for the winter. You can cook jam from it, make compote and confiture, and raspberry leaves are often used to preserve tomatoes.

Rosa Alyonushka: description of the variety and the rules of combination with other plants
Rosa Alyonushka: description of the variety and the rules of combination with other plants

Hybrid Tea Alenushka (Hybrid Tea Alenushka) is a fairly new variety that is perfect for growing in soil and climatic conditions of central Russia. Hybrid tea roses were obtained as a result of crossbreeding a tea rose with a remodeling cultivar.

The best recipes for strawberry compote for the winter
The best recipes for strawberry compote for the winter

The strawberry season is so short, and I want to extend it for the whole year. How to do this? The easiest way is to freeze the berries in the freezer, but there are plenty of recipes that will preserve the aroma and taste of this beloved red berry. Many do not even imagine how much variety of strawberry preservation can be prepared for the winter.

The best varieties of cucumbers for different climatic conditions
The best varieties of cucumbers for different climatic conditions

Almost all summer residents are interested in cucumber varieties (Cucumis sativus), which can be grown in open ground. In order for the crop to be of high quality and high, it is necessary to choose the right variety of cucumbers depending on the region of cultivation. The best varieties of cucumbers for the suburbs Cucumbers for growing in the suburbs should be bought taking into account their compliance with the climatic conditions of the region.

White and red: preserve currants
White and red: preserve currants

Well, when you open the door of the refrigerator, and you are looking at a few jars with a variety of canned products. Canned cucumbers, tomatoes, zucchini and, of course, preserves, jams and other sweets. Take care in advance - enjoy the result. It is especially pleasing to the eye when, among this variety, there is a jar or other of canned red and white currants, or assorted ones.

Canned adjika - spicy sauce with the aroma of summer
Canned adjika - spicy sauce with the aroma of summer

Adjika is a sauce that has an incredible, rich, piquant taste. It is used in the culinary of all countries without exception. In addition, depending on how it is cooked, how sharp it turned out, it can be used not only as a sauce, but also as an independent dish. Adjika perfectly complements absolutely any food, whether it be pasta, potatoes or meat.

Rosa Sophia Loren: the standard of femininity in garden decor
Rosa Sophia Loren: the standard of femininity in garden decor

Rose Sophia Loren from breeder Mathias Tantau, Jr. was obtained in Germany in 1967 and belongs to the tea-hybrid varieties with repeated flowering. The variety Sophie Loren conquers the characteristics and description of the variety with its splendor, and its description is known to almost every experienced florist in Russia and abroad.

Rosa Angelica: amber favorite of flower growers
Rosa Angelica: amber favorite of flower growers

Rose Angelique (Angelique) was bred by foreign breeders and introduced to our country's flower growers 30 years ago. The author of this hybrid tea variety and its description is the famous German rose grower Raymer Cordes. Rosa Angelica is characterized by abundant flowering and uniform distribution of large bright flowers on a compact bush.

Halved apricots
Halved apricots

On hot summer days you need to not only relax, but also think about winter. Preservation: a lot of things need to be done in order to make stocks of healthy and tasty for your family. And the lion's share in this process can take apricot canning. This amazing and sunny fruit is not only tasty, but also healthy.

Do I need to soak cucumbers before canning and other subtleties
Do I need to soak cucumbers before canning and other subtleties

Those housewives who are engaged in the conservation of cucumbers for the first time, know a lot of subtleties. But there are those who do this for the first time, they have many questions. For example, is it necessary to soak cucumbers in water, what kind of water is needed for this, for how many hours does it need to be done? Today we will talk about all the secrets of preserving this vegetable.