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Growing celery in the country

Growing celery in the country is not difficult, which means that we can take on board the advice of specialists, master agricultural technology and proceed to work that promises us good results. Perhaps it’s worth starting with what culture is. It is a member of the Umbrella family, a vegetable crop and herbaceous plant that can be biennial or perennial.
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Cabbage: from variety selection to harvest

White cabbage is one of the leading vegetable crops and is very widely cultivated by gardeners in personal plots. A wild relative of culture is currently not known for certain. Biological features White cabbage is a vegetable crop belonging to the Brassicaceae Burnett family and the Cabbage genus (Brassica L.
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Growing marjoram on the site

Marjoram has long been interesting to people as a pretty ornamental plant and spicy seasoning, which is suitable for many dishes. Therefore, growing it in the country has become quite popular. Marjoram is a perennial plant that is most often grown as an annual. Grassy culture is quite demanding on soil, temperature and care, and therefore, it is not so easy for everyone to grow marjoram on their own plot.
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DIY brick-made barbecue stove

A metal barbecue is wonderful. But, in addition to the functionality of the oven, I also want beauty. Attractive appearance without loss of function has a barbecue. There are models that lay out with their own hands from brick without experience in a couple of days. And there are intricate ones - whole mini-complexes. Spreading such stoves without experience is not worth it, but a barbecue or brick grill can be built.
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Growing parsley on your own plot

Summer salads, soups, slices and sandwiches can never do without fresh and fragrant herbs, the main role among which is most often played by green parsley. And, if you have not managed to sow the beds with this wonderful crop, we will tell you about how to grow it in the country. Growing parsley has never been a difficult and costly task, since parsley can be grown on a small plot of land for itself, just by sowing seeds.
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DIY cultivation of blue spruce from seeds

Growing a blue spruce with your own hands is a real art. Too many summer residents are trying to reach the master's level, creating a masterpiece, but, unfortunately, not everyone succeeds. Today we will try to help you with this activity, which is very interesting and fascinating. To grow a blue spruce in the country is really difficult, especially since not all of the trees planted will be blue.
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We make a cozy terrace with our own hands

Do-it-yourself terrace is the pride of any owner of suburban real estate. Independent construction and design of such a building in the country will not require significant financial costs and special skills. What is the difference between a terrace and a veranda Before you start building a veranda or terrace, you need to know that the first cottage building can be represented by a glazed or open room, built into or attached to the house, and the second option involves the arrangement of an open flooring on a previously prepared base .
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DIY chimney cleaning

Most of our cottages are equipped with stove heating, which is able to qualitatively heat the whole house. But heat is only possible if there is good fuel and a working stove, and therefore, we decided to tell you how to clean soot and the chimney. Why is it necessary to clean soot in the chimneys of furnaces?
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How to choose and install shutters for a summer residence

Until recently, we did not think about such a rare decoration of a country house, like shutters. But today, at the time of the return of the old and even classic fashion, such decorative elements are becoming increasingly popular. Each of us remembers the shutters on the windows in the old village houses where we visited with grandparents, in fairy tales and children's films, which were often broadcast on television not so long ago.
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Greenhouse in the fall: cleaning, disinfection, fertilizers, general care

Autumn work in the greenhouse is very important, since it will be very right to take care of the summer assistant, which constantly gives us the opportunity to grow a quality crop. Caring for the greenhouse in the fall is an important stage in preparing the summer cottage for the winter. Proper preparation of the greenhouse and careful care will provide it with many years of life, which means that once purchased or built with your own hands, the design will last you a very long time.
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How to choose the right heaters for greenhouses

Each summer resident understands how important heat is for growing a variety of crops. It is also necessary in the greenhouse, and in order to extend the season as much as possible and collect several crops at once, we decided to choose and install a heater for the greenhouse. Greenhouse heaters in a strong combination with the correct agricultural technology of plants and the right lighting will help to grow crops even in winter, and in early spring to get strong seedlings ready for further development in open ground.
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The best varieties of cherry plum for growing in the suburbs

Almost every person who enjoys juicy and sweet or sour fruits loves to enjoy cherry plum. But in order to grow cherry plum of large sizes and invariably wonderful taste in the country, you need to study the varieties and choose the best for yourself. Every day we talk about so many fruit trees that can be grown in the country, and if there is a base - apple trees, pears, cherries and plums, then cherry plum is not.
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Warming of the veranda in the country inside and outside

In winter, it is cold in the country, and even more so in the unheated rooms that we completed in the summer. Therefore, today we are studying how to insulate the veranda in the country, so that in winter it would be nice to spend time talking and having a family dinner. Warming the veranda in the country can be carried out at any time of the year, since there are several ways of warming.
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What should be the lighting for plants in a greenhouse

Most plants require 12-16 hours of illumination per day for normal development, if the duration of illumination drops to 10 hours or less, then development is inhibited. But round-the-clock lighting of plants can be harmful. So, let's carefully understand what kind of lighting plants need and how to provide it in their greenhouse.
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Motor pump for a summer residence: what you should pay attention to

A motor pump is a pumping device characterized by high performance. Its main function is pumping liquid, but unlike pumps, it is able to do this in large volumes. Therefore, motor pumps are actively used when draining ponds, fighting fires, and in the country, where electricity is not supplied, they perform the work of an individual water supply and irrigation system.
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We make a veranda of wood with our own hands

The veranda made of wood, made by hand, from the point of view of structural features is a special attached to the house or built-in space. The dimensions of the structure being built on the garden plot are selected individually. A summer house of this type is very popular and functional.
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Programs for landscape design: our recommendations

You will probably enjoy working in the program “Our Garden Crystal 10.0”, which has an interface in Russian and is not difficult to learn. The creators of the program along with the design capabilities included in it an extensive encyclopedia of plants, which will be very useful for summer residents. In the visual aspect, the program pleasantly surprises with the high quality of 3D models, the number of which has been significantly increased since the last version.
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