Orchids are flowers that always and almost all cause genuine amazement and delight. However, not all amateur gardeners and novice florists know that such an unusual plant began to be bred absolutely by accident. In addition, in the West until recently, flowers from the orchid family were considered inconspicuous and did not appreciate at all.
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Wild garlic is an amazing plant that combines the properties of onions and garlic. At the same time, it is used not only in cooking, but also in traditional medicine in the treatment of a number of diseases. Botanical description of wild garlic The wild garlic plant has many other names: garlic grass, bear onions, leverda, wild garlic, forest garlic, and it is also called a bulb, since the root crop (onion head) resembles a narrow cone.
How many of us have not seen wormwood walking in the woods or on the road to the lake? This plant ruthlessly breaks out in dachas and vegetable gardens, but do not treat it so disdainfully. Wormwood can help in the treatment of certain diseases, relieve parasites and relieve pain. Botanical description and area of common wormwood Not everyone knows that the other name for common wormwood (or Artemisia Vulgarius in Latin) is Chernobyl.
Anise officinalis is a plant distributed worldwide. The main ability is the effect of carminative drugs. This is a relief of pain, spasm, increased gas formation. The aroma of healing herbs is present in many medicines, tablets and tinctures against colds. Botanical description of anise Anise is a group of annual plants known for many eras.
Field wildlife, or delphinium: description, medicinal properties and characteristics of the use of a medicinal plant
Delphinium, shingles, larkspur, fern - this is not a complete list of names of one- or perennial herbaceous plants belonging to the Lyutikov family. All of them are poisonous, as they contain alkaloids. Larkspur is growing in many areas of Eurasia, North America and Africa. Description of the species of wildlife. About 4 hundred species of plants are known, united by a common name.
People are used to eating only bean fruits, but not everyone knows that bean leaves are no less useful. The use of pods in medicine, both classical and traditional, helps to cure many ailments. The healing and beneficial properties of bean leaves The common bean pods contain a storehouse of useful elements, which makes them indispensable for medicinal purposes.
Dogrose (rose Canina) - a famous plant that scares with its prickly spikes, but attracts with special healing properties. The popularity of shrubs comes from antiquity. What dog rosehips look like (Canina rose) The shrub looks similar to a wild forest rose. That is why the second name of the wild rose, better known among the people, is a wild rose.
To make a topiary of natural material with your own hands, you do not need to have special talents and skills. The richness of shapes and colors of seeds, nuts, cones and dried flowers allows you to create amazing souvenirs from literally nothing. It is enough to prepare beautiful fruits and flowers, spikelets of cereals, moss, twigs and other materials in the summer and autumn.
To grow Beijing cabbage (petsai) is possible for any vegetable grower, it is important that the gardener knows that Chinese cabbage has its own characteristics. This vegetable has been recognized in different countries for its nutritional qualities and ease of cultivation. The culture is diverse, various varieties can be grown from spring to late autumn.
Karl Linney, referring the Chinese plant Pak Choi (bok-choi, or literally "horse's ear") to the cruciferous family, considered it a cabbage. Modern scientists attribute it more to a variety of turnips. But according to tradition, this early vegetable culture is called Chinese cabbage, though not simple, but leafy. Description of Chinese kale Bok-choy Chinese kale (Brassica chinensis), and in English bok choy, or pak choy, turnip cabbage looks like a leaf beet or salad.
The proper storage of tuber begonia in winter is of interest to many beginner growers, because the plant, due to its heat loving ability, is not able to winter in open ground. Therefore, during the cold weather, you have to dig up begonia tubers and put them in storage, providing the plant with peace. Only with the right wintering will it be possible to count on lush flowering in the coming season.
Black Walnut (Juglans nigra) - a plant belonging to the type species of trees and the Walnut family (Juglandaseae). This valuable tree in vivo grows in North America. Description of black walnuts An unusual tropical culture for adequate fruit formation needs sufficient heat.
Honey mushrooms include several species of mushrooms that are united by habitat, namely, that they usually grow on tree trunks. Summer mushroom is one of the common mushrooms that are eaten. How mushrooms look like summer mushrooms The size of the hat reaches 6 cm in diameter. In a young fruiting body, it is convex, and when growing older, it becomes flat with a central tubercle.
Pale grebe (Amanita phalloides) belongs to the kingdom of the Mushrooms and the family Amanita. There is a mortal danger beneath an unprepossessing appearance: it contains toxic substances that can lead to death of a person if it enters the body. What does a pale toadstool look like and where does it grow? It is a cap and agaric, the fruit body of which first has the shape of an egg, covered with a special film, and then becomes flat.
Forsythia, or Forsythia, can be found in many corners of the globe. Virtually no city in Western Europe can do without this tree with a long history: in early spring, Forsythia adorns the streets with its bright yellow-gold inflorescences densely covering the branches. The article is dedicated to gardeners who want to provide the beauty with the best conditions for wintering.
Weigela - a shrub plant from the family Honeysuckle (Сarrifoliaceae) needs proper care not only throughout the spring-summer period, but also in autumn. General principles of care for Weigel in autumn After flowering, in the autumn period, seed material massively ripens on the ornamental shrub, which can be collected around November.
Only experienced mushroom pickers know that the abundance of honey mushrooms in the forest is an alarming sign of his troubles. These mushrooms often parasitize on birch, spruce, aspen, which for some reason get sick and disappear. Among the edible varieties of these forest gifts, their dangerous counterparts - false mushrooms, often grow. Botanical description of false mushrooms. Not all mushroom lovers can recognize inedible or poisonous species among forest gifts.
Description of champignons is well known. To distinguish edible mushrooms on your own, you need to know what types of champignons are. How mushrooms look like champignons Adults, fully ripened and ready to harvest fruit bodies, are represented by a massive, fairly dense, rounded or more flat hat with a white or brownish surface, smooth or covered with dark scales.
Landing of zucchini is carried out according to the lunar calendar. One of the pressing issues of summer residents is related to the dates during which it is possible to plant zucchini in 2018. In this matter, one can focus both on general rules related to the climatic conditions of a particular region, and on the dates of the lunar calendar.
Independent breeding of arborvitae in the local area is not a difficult and very exciting event. However, it is necessary not only to propagate correctly, but also to correctly plant the conifer. Advantages of thuja autumn propagation by cuttings The main advantage of coniferous reproduction in the autumn period is the possibility of obtaining a full-fledged plant in three years.
Every poultry farmer knows that raising chickens is a troublesome task that requires a lot of money. The purchase and rational consumption of feed is the main concern of the farmer. Appropriate feeders will help greatly reduce its costs. Convenient factory-made feeders are expensive, to save money you can make a container for feeding the birds yourself.