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Gypsophila: queen of calcareous soils
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Gypsophila: queen of calcareous soils

The name of the gypsophila plant translates as "loving lime." Indeed, the plant prefers limestones. There are many types of gypsophila: perennial and annual, semi-shrubs with open, bare erect or branched stems. Let's consider some of them. The species diversity of Gypsophila paniculata lives in Central Asia, Europe, Mongolia, and Southern Siberia.

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Do-it-yourself step-ladder for giving: tools, material, assembly

You can, of course, buy a ready-made ladder in the store, but after all, a summer residence is such a place where, in theory, you should try to do everything yourself, applying your own work, skills and ingenuity. So that later you could look around your domain and feel a surge of legitimate pride in the work of your own hands. So why not make a stepladder with your own hands?
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Illumination at the cottage: choice, advantages, installation

Lighting of the summer cottage is important not only in a festive setting or in winter, combined with a fluffy layer of white snow, but also simply in the dark. Today we will consider the illumination in the country and practical lighting for any well-known occasion. Of course, the conversation should start with the fact that each occasion has its own illumination.
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How to grow a peach tree from a stone

In theory, if everything goes well, then a planted seed will give a sprout in due time. Of course, you need to create the conditions that a peach likes. In particular, since it is a heat-loving culture, in order to increase the chances it is better to take a seed from the local peach varieties growing in your region, such seeds will differ in the necessary cold resistance.
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Wooden arches in the country: types, purposes, stages of construction

Wooden arches in the country house are not only decoration of the territory and the general exterior, but also practical structures for creating shade, growing plants, placing lighting fixtures and decor. The creation of wooden arches in the summer cottage allows you to make the site much prettier and more practical, correctly place the light, let the climbing plants in the right direction, divide the territory.
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How to organize a vacation in the country in spring and summer: the best ideas

In anticipation of the warm season, it makes sense to think not only about working in a summer cottage, but also about interesting vacations and activities that can be held in private areas. Therefore, today we decided to distract from everyday life, and discuss the best holiday in the country in spring and summer. Not so long ago, we raised a similar topic and talked about how to spend time in the country in the winter.
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Features of caring for roses in spring

Existing varieties of roses are obtained by crossing and breeding several varieties of wild rose hips, due to which they are characterized by relative unpretentiousness. However, in order to obtain a plentifully flowering and healthy decorative plant in the country or in the garden, garden roses need to be properly looked after, especially in early spring, which will allow the culture to quickly recover after winter.
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Country carts and cars: types and purposes

Country carts can be the most diverse and have a completely different purpose, but because we decided to consider this garden equipment in more detail, telling you about its characteristics and positive aspects. So, carts for giving, and what they can be. Everyone understands what a standard country car or cart is.
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Growing turnips in the country: the choice of varieties and features of agricultural technology

Although turnip was previously considered the food of the poor and was not the most popular culture, at a certain time it acquired a “name” and began to be used even at expensive banquets and banquets. Today, the culture is grown in every second country house and takes its place on the table, like a vitamin and quite tasty fruit. There are a lot of recipes with turnips, although many of us know only a few of them, and even never cooked root vegetables.
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How to build a tall garden or garden in the country

Not so long ago, we talked about high gardens in the country, their advantages and amenities for the person who processes such beds. Today, we are raising an even more interesting topic and telling readers how to build tall gardens and beds with their own hands. At first glance, the formation of such a garden is a painful undertaking, which can take a lot of time, as well as some finances for the necessary materials.
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Funny tasks for New Year's Eve

Not only kids, but also adults love Christmas gifts. This game has such easy rules that even the youngest participants in the party will be able to play it. Forfeits are very popular, because they are suitable for any company. With them, the New Year will definitely pass unforgettably. And it doesn’t matter who will be nearby on this magical night - colleagues, family or friends.
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How to buy a cottage: useful tips

Acquisition of a summer residence is a crucial step. It doesn’t matter why you make such a serious purchase - for work, leisure or just as an investment, the main thing here is to correctly prioritize and pay attention to many serious points. Buying a summer house is very simple ... many people think so. Why, just chose a plot and a house, looked at the garden, gave the money and received the documents - that’s all.
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Practicality and economy: fiberglass reinforcement in the country

Country buildings, the design of the territory, the garden and the vegetable garden, as well as many other factors require certain expenses from us. Today we will try to significantly reduce their use of only one material - fiberglass reinforcement, and at the same time we will not lose a single gram in quality! Arriving at the summer cottage, we evaluate the situation every day ... it’s time to pull down the house, build a new shower room and a temporary hut, on the right you need to put a greenhouse, and plant tomatoes on the left.
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Bredina: features of planting and care

Bradina is often called the Iva Goat. This plant belongs to the Willow family, is found in Europe, excluding alpine forests and tundra. You can meet willow on the hillsides, forest edges, wastelands, along roads, among shrubs, in light forests, quarries, and gravel pits.
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White nut - a rare ornamental plant

Kalopanaks seven-bladed, so-called as dimorphant and white nut, belongs to the Araliev family. The birthplace of the tree is the Far East (Sakhalin, Kuril Islands, Primorsky Territory), also found in Korea, Japan, Northeast and Central China. It grows both singly and in groups in broad-leaved forests located in river valleys, low mountain slopes.
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What to do with peonies

In fact, most of the known peonies are represented precisely by grassy peonies. According to experts, this is a fairly strong and unpretentious plant that can quietly develop in partial shade, and sometimes in the shade. That is, it is a shade-tolerant plant that is not afraid of close proximity to higher bushes and trees, and therefore does not suffer from the peony bush that grows nearby.
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Derain: types and features of reproduction

Dogwood is one of the genera of the dogwood or derain family, which includes several dozen species. Under natural conditions, they choose a temperate zone for growth: the Far East, Europe, Siberia, North America, and the north of China. Shrubs of this kind are particularly decorative, often used in landscape design, used in landscaping.
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Methods of combating spider mites on cucumbers in a greenhouse

In greenhouses made of polycarbonate, glass, in greenhouses, thermoses and other types of similar structures, infections and pests are very common. This is due to the high requirements for the microclimate of the greenhouse, which is quite difficult to observe. But not only the temperature and humidity inside the building can cause plant diseases and pests, but also plant debris in the fall, weeds, contaminated soil and fertilizers.
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How to get rid of powdery mildew on gooseberries

Gooseberry powdery mildew is a really serious problem that should be approached with caution. To poison plants with chemistry is not always convenient, since the fruits are sung quite quickly, and other methods do not always help. So what should summer residents use in the fight against gooseberry powdery mildew? Today, DachaDecor specialists.
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