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Purple leaves in tomatoes: causes and methods of treatment
Purple leaves in tomatoes: causes and methods of treatment

Violation of the technology of growing garden crops under the conditions of home gardening often causes a change in the appearance of plants and a significant decrease in yield. A symptom of the disease is often a change in the color of the foliage. In tomatoes, purple leaves are quite rare, however, this problem requires increased attention and the use of the correct treatment or prevention regimen.

Orange Joy: Apricots for the Winter
Orange Joy: Apricots for the Winter

At the word "apricots" we immediately see warm Abkhazia and Adjara, vacation time - sea beaches and golden sand. In winter, you can resurrect these memories by opening a jar of canned fruit, prudently prepared in the summer for the winter. Preservation of fruits for the winter with halves in syrup What to prepare: apricots - 1 kg; fructose - 0.5 kg; water (mineral non-carbonated) - 1 l.

Canned and pickled tomatoes with lemon acidity
Canned and pickled tomatoes with lemon acidity

Canned tomatoes are literally a godsend for the winter holidays. But how to make them not only tasty, but also healthy? Everything is quite simple, instead of vinegar, you can add to jars of citric acid. This simple ingredient can create the necessary acidic environment in which microbes die quickly and can be stored for a very long time.

Description and characteristics of the strawberry variety Symphony
Description and characteristics of the strawberry variety Symphony

Good day. I am interested in Strawberry Symphony: description of the variety and reviews about it. Before, I did not do gardening and did not intend to, but I was in the summer in the country and through the fence I saw large bright red berries from a neighbor. And I also wanted to plant strawberries. I will not make jam, only for food (myself and close friends in the city).

Strawberry variety Little Red Riding Hood: reviews
Strawberry variety Little Red Riding Hood: reviews

Hello. I heard that there is a strawberry Little Red Riding Hood, I would like to hear reviews about it too. I have a late variety growing in my country house, but I want an early variety. Tell us about the benefits of a little red riding hood, please. What do they say about her? I'm afraid to make a mistake, spend time and money in vain. About strawberry Little Red Riding Hood reviews are more positive.

Tomato Dubrava: variety description and cultivation features
Tomato Dubrava: variety description and cultivation features

Tomato Dubrava is one of the most popular and productive ultra-ripening varieties that are perfect for cultivation in the open field, where a high yield of high-yield and tasty fruits is formed. The originator of the variety, which gave its characterization and description of the variety, was VNIISSOK.

Interesting recipes for canned squash for the winter
Interesting recipes for canned squash for the winter

Squash are the closest relatives of squash and pumpkin. Preserving them for the winter is easy. In addition, when they are canned, sometimes they use the same recipes as for zucchini. The result is always good! However, there are still some differences. For example, it is not recommended to wrap up rolled up banks.

Preparing cans for canning
Preparing cans for canning

The canning process is not only an exciting and interesting creative activity, but also a good way to significantly reduce the number of nerve cells. This happens especially often if in preparation for working with blanks they are treated irresponsibly without checking the quality of the devices used. The ceiling and basement walls, covered with mouth-watering adjika or aromatic jam after the explosion, are evidence that a gross mistake was made during the preparation of preservation.

Spicy herbs and shrubs for the garden
Spicy herbs and shrubs for the garden

Summer residents without fail at their site allocate a place for greens, this is the usual dill, beloved parsley, sour sorrel. These plants are familiar to our eye. How to diversify your garden and diet? We need to decide on something new. Annual herbs: Mustard salad - cold-resistant, grows very quickly, large leaves suitable for food (not only in salads, but also for fish and meat dishes) Properties: antiseptic, stimulates appetite.

Vinegar for canning: how to choose
Vinegar for canning: how to choose

Summer is the time when every housewife tries to hide in the jars as many tasty fruits as possible, which on a frosty winter day will remind you of the sun, the lush greenery of trees and grasses. Before canning, it is not only the choice of the most delicious recipes that worries, but also the question of how the preserves are preserved. Torn lids, spoiled contents, incomprehensible unappetizing sediment in banks - all this will by no means add to the mood on New Year's holidays.

Description and characteristics of the strawberry variety Vicoda
Description and characteristics of the strawberry variety Vicoda

Hello! I'm interested in Strawberry Vikoda - a description of the variety. In the spring I plan to plant strawberries at my site, my friends advised this particular variety. Our family loves this berry, so I plan to plant a large garden. I am interested in which soil is more suitable, how to properly care. In general, I would like to know as much as possible about this species.

Canned hodgepodge for the winter: 6 good recipes
Canned hodgepodge for the winter: 6 good recipes

It is no secret that hodgepodge is not only a delicious dish with indescribable taste. It can serve as a terrific appetizer and side dish. Practically all housewives canned a hodgepodge for the winter. The cooking methods of this dish have many variations. The standard preservation, prepared according to all Russian traditions, includes cabbage and mushrooms, and for many years has not lost its popularity.

How to collect and plant hyacinth seeds
How to collect and plant hyacinth seeds

Hello. I am interested in one problem - how to get hyacinth seeds and grow an adult plant from them. I have been engaged in floriculture for a long time. I have a lot of all kinds and varieties on the site, but most of all I like bulb plants - they usually have large and bright flowers. I especially enjoy the hyacinths.

How to deal with gourds aphids on cucumbers
How to deal with gourds aphids on cucumbers

If gourd aphid appeared on cucumbers, how to deal with it? This question is very common among gardeners. After all, even with proper care, aphids can still affect cucumbers. And this happens due to different factors. Before considering ways to control aphids, you should familiarize yourself with the features of this pest.

Preserving cucumbers with an air grill
Preserving cucumbers with an air grill

The canning season is a difficult and tiring time for good housewives trying to preserve the aromas of summer and the amazing taste of vegetables and fruits for a long time. Of course, it’s nice to open jars of delicious marinades or stewed fruit in the winter, but first you need to spend a lot of time by the stove, then pouring over thirty degrees of heat.

Dwarf irises: just plant and just admire
Dwarf irises: just plant and just admire

Everyone knows beautiful tall flowers with xiphoid leaves - irises. You will see overgrown bushes of these flowers of various colors at the end of May - June in many gardens: among amateur gardeners and enthusiastic breeders and collectors. But far from everyone knows about dwarf species of these flowers!

Spring edible mushrooms: characterization of species and cooking tips
Spring edible mushrooms: characterization of species and cooking tips

The first spring or earliest mushrooms collected by connoisseurs of quiet hunting appear on European territory in March. Edible, as well as inedible and poisonous mushrooms form their fruiting bodies in the spring almost immediately after the snow mass has disappeared in the forest. Many species grow on thawed patches and forest edges.

Hot pepper preservation for the winter
Hot pepper preservation for the winter

Hot pepper as a seasoning is much more often used in southern countries: its fruits are added to meat, fish, vegetables. The beneficial properties of the product made Europeans reconsider their attitude to these burning pods. Alcohol tincture from it helps with intestinal upset, since it has a broad antibacterial effect.

Hibiscus: cultivation, types and varieties of the flower of death
Hibiscus: cultivation, types and varieties of the flower of death

Hibiscus, which is also known by the names Sudanese rose, mallow, Sharon rose and even the flower of death, is considered by the botanists to be part of the Malvaceae family, and grows in nature on a vast territory. Plants of this genus are found in Asia Minor, Haiti, North Africa and the southern regions of Europe. The popularity of this plant among flower growers is due to the long flowering and ease of cultivation.

Preservation of porcini mushrooms
Preservation of porcini mushrooms

For a long time, porcini mushrooms were famous for their wonderful taste and nutritional properties. Eating this product as food is the key to good health and well-being. Everyone knows how beneficial they are for the body. From fruiting bodies, you can cook a delicious soup, use it as an ingredient for numerous salads.