Category Archives: For gardeners and gardeners

A safe way to deal with the Colorado potato beetle

fighting the Colorado potato beetleIn almost all regions of Russia, the Colorado potato beetle, which is the worst enemy of potatoes, is rampant in every summer season. Gardeners have to spray potatoes with insecticides several times during the summer. Some summer residents are afraid to process potatoes with chemical means and collect the larvae and the Colorado beetle itself manually. If there are a lot of them, and a potato field rather big, then this procedure turns into a hell of a job. Continue reading

How to save yourself from weeds on the infield paths

Getting rid of weeds on the pathsMany summer residents are wondering: how to get rid of weeds on garden paths or paths between beds. Of course, vegetable beds can not be spilled from weeds with strong solutions, but they are simply irreplaceable on paths. Experienced owners of cottages advise several options for getting rid of weeds on the paths. All of them work perfectly to one degree or another – the main thing is to treat weeds in the early morning. Continue reading

How to quickly destroy fungus and mold in the cellar?

fungusFungus and mold in the cellar can be destroyed using several different methods. The most common method of getting rid of the fungus is to whitewash the walls and shelves with slaked lime. This is done as follows: quench the lime with water (when the lime reacts with water, it sizzles, boils and becomes hot). Here is this hot solution of lime and you need to whitewash everything in the cellar
– you can even sprinkle on the floor, or even whitewash, too, if the floor is wooden or brick or concrete. Continue reading

Propagation of gooseberries by horizontal layering

Propagation of gooseberriesGooseberries retain the properties of a particular variety only when propagated vegetatively. Most often, its propagation of gooseberries is made by horizontal layering, since the plant can successfully develop additional roots on branches covered with soil. For rapid propagation by layering on the Bush, choose healthy annual and perennial branches that run from its base. Continue reading

How to plant gooseberries correctly. Preparing the soil for gooseberries

How to plant gooseberriesOften, Amateur gardeners plant gooseberries in 1-2 rows along the fence or along the borders of the plot, leaving a distance of 70 cm between the bushes in a row and 2 m between the rows. This scheme is suitable for planting young, still immature plants. Although it is preferable to plant gooseberries according to the scheme: the distance between plants in a row is about 125-150 cm with a row width of 5-6 m. Continue reading