Garden furniture is now sold in specialty stores in a variety of variations. There are plenty of metal and plastic samples on sale. But when you, for example, put in your garden a set consisting of a plastic table and chairs, quite often they look, to put it mildly, not quite appropriate and do not fit into the overall interior of the garden. They seem to be some kind of alien elements.
Many people like to relax by the river or pond, especially when the weather is hot. But not every owner of a dacha plot has it on the shore of a lake or river. It’s upsetting, but not fatal. After all, if you want, you can organize a water corner on any even the smallest site. A full-fledged swimming pool can also be built, but it is quite expensive, time-consuming and not every gardener can afford it. You can follow the path of minimalism. That is, to build a small decorative pool, pleasing to the eye.
Not every dacha has electricity and, therefore, there will be no place to store perishable products there due to the lack of a refrigerator. But you don’t really want to eat only canned food and concentrates. You can of course go every day to the nearest village store and buy the necessary food there, but it is not very convenient, especially if it is far away from your dacha. The way out is still quite simple. Let’s turn to our ancestors, who did not have refrigerators, but had perishable products. Continue reading
On some land plots, the ground water is too close to the surface, so it is not possible to make an underground or dig a traditional cellar. Building an above-ground vegetable storage facility is a rather expensive “pleasure”. But the harvest will not be lost? If you have a similar problem, you can arrange a cellar-thermos, and make one part of it half-buried, and the second to lift off the ground. Continue reading
Before proceeding to the description of the practical device of the monastic greenhouse, let’s talk about the principle of its operation, which is based on a well-known physical phenomenon: the contact of cold with heat forms condensate. Heat is obtained as a result of decomposition of biofuels (straw, sawdust, leaves). Well, the cold is produced by a special battery, which is a capacity, filled with antifreeze or some non-freezing solution, such as salt or used engine oil. Continue reading
From the carcass of a slaughtered pig, the internal fat is selected and re-heated. This is done as follows. The fat is cut into small pieces and put in a deep pan. Then the pan is put in the oven and the fat of the pork begins to peretopka. At the same time, the water evaporates, and the melted fat becomes Golden, and after cooling it becomes white, similar in appearance to skimmed cottage cheese. Continue reading
Heating your own home (cottage) is the primary concern of any resident of the countryside. Someone if possible conducts gas heating, someone puts electric boilers, well, some still use the good old air-heating stoves. In some homes, there are still “Russian stoves” that heat the room very well, but they are too bulky and voracious. For small houses as a heating center, the so – called “burzhuyki” – metal stoves may well be suitable. Continue reading