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When to plant tomato seedlings in a greenhouse

When to plant tomato seedlings in a greenhouse

Many novice gardeners do not dare to start growing vegetables in a greenhouse, considering it a difficult and troublesome business. In fact, it is not much more difficult than growing a plant outdoors. One of the most crucial stages in growing greenhouse tomatoes is planting seedlings. Mistakes made when replanting to a permanent place can significantly affect the yield.

Ornamental trees and shrubs: willow pear

Ornamental trees and shrubs: willow pear

Willow pear (lat.Pyrussalicifolia) belongs to plants of the genus Pear, of the Pink family. It was first described in 1776 by the German naturalist Peter Semyon Pallas. The tree gives an average growth of up to 20 cm per year. It is used in furniture production, to decorate garden and park areas, and also as a rootstock for cultivated pear varieties.

Description of the Legbar chicken breed, features + photo

Description of the Legbar chicken breed, features + photo

The Legbar breed of chickens is quite rare. Breeders Michael Pease and Reginald Pennett of the University of Cambridge Genetic Institute in the 30s were engaged in breeding a breed of chickens with autosex properties (the ability to determine the sex of chickens by the color of the fluff at day old), but at the same time, so that the chickens had a high egg production.

Increasing blackberries - 3 promising options for even more berries

Increasing blackberries - 3 promising options for even more berries

Do you like to snack on blackberries so that a shrub is no longer enough? Then increase it. The best way to do this is via countersinks, runners and cuttings. Blackberries can e.g. Increase via subsidence Who once planted blackberries in the garden can usually not get enough of them.

Manure bald spot (Stropharia manure): photo and description

Manure bald spot (Stropharia manure): photo and description

Dung bald spot is an inedible mushroom that, when consumed, has a hallucinogenic effect on humans. There is little psychotropic substance in the tissues of its fruiting body, therefore its psychedelic effect is weak. The collection, sale and use of this mushroom on the territory of the Russian Federation is prohibited.

Common dung mushroom: what it looks like, where it grows

Common dung mushroom: what it looks like, where it grows

Dung beetle mushrooms, or koprinus, have been known for three centuries. During this time, they were singled out as a separate genus, but researchers are still revising their conclusions regarding their edibility. Of the 25 species, the most popular are the common dung beetle, gray and white. Collected at a young age, they are edible, can be beneficial, and when properly cooked, they are a delicacy.