Category House and garden

The main finishing materials for the garden
House and garden

The main finishing materials for the garden

Finishing materials for a country house can be for indoor and outdoor use, for insulation, sheathing, waterproofing or decoration. But in this article we will present the most popular of them, which can help with high-quality home improvement in the country. The site already has feature articles about some heaters, finishing materials for floors, walls, roof finishes.

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Rules for the creation of a rock garden at the cottage

Today we will talk about all the details of the construction of a rock garden on the site with our own hands. One of the most common mistakes made by beginners here is to plant ordinary flowering plants between the stones. After all, in fact, for such plants as physalis, daylily, phlox and other garden flowers, a slide is not needed.
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Plant Pest Management

When caring for plants, everyone, whether it is a gardener with a high level of professionalism or an amateur with a small summer cottage, should know certain rules that will help protect plants on the territory from pests. There are many methods of struggle and influence, both well-known and those that people invent themselves, but each of them brings a certain result that helps plants for a long time to please the eye and bear fruit.
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The benefits and healing properties of Indian onion

In appearance, Indian onions resemble onions. It has a powerful white root system and a green bulb that lives up to 30 years. From the bulb leaves grow. They are drooping, at the ends are folded into a tube. They can't stand right. Having broken a leaf, you can see milky juice. Indian onions are characterized by growth even after the leaves have dried.
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Ways to combat fruit rot

Fruit monilial rot along with scab is the most common fungal disease of the apple tree, and in its harmfulness it often even exceeds the scab. It is able to infect fruits both on trees and during storage, making them practically unsuitable for consumption. No less dangerous is the fungus that causes fruit rot for shoots when mass drying of fruit wood and overgrowing branches occurs, and in severe cases the whole tree.
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Lingonberry: shrub with healthy and tasty fruits in your country house

Such a garden bush, like lingonberry, is known to every summer resident, old and young. But not everyone has it on the site. This article will tell us how to properly grow lingonberries in the garden and always get healthy fruits. Application of lingonberry Lingonberry berries are very tasty and healthy. There are a huge number of ways to consume lingonberries - berries are eaten fresh, pickled, soaked, dried, etc.
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Greenhouses heating: main types and advantages

Having built a greenhouse on our own site, each of us has repeatedly thought about how to extend its useful life and get the most out of it. In spring and summer, when weather conditions make it possible to grow a variety of crops indoors without artificial heat sources, we rejoice at a good harvest, obtained thanks to labor and time costs.
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Diseases of vegetables in a greenhouse: definition and prevention

Growing vegetables in a greenhouse, we hope for a good harvest and high quality of the resulting fruits. But often we get only losses and a bad mood. This is accompanied by a lack of experience, free time, as well as diseases of crops that can develop in a greenhouse and affect plants. In order to fight diseases that can deprive us of the crop, you need to have some idea about them and know how to properly prevent greenhouses.
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Greenhouse - we build ourselves

A greenhouse is a necessary building for every summer resident who wants to have a good and plentiful harvest throughout the year. We have already talked about what types of greenhouse constructions are possible on the territory of a garden plot and how to place them correctly, we have considered the types of greenhouses and the types of their frames.
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We choose a film for pools

PVC film for pools is widely used in their manufacture and decoration. This is a fairly durable and high-quality material that meets many requirements. Today we will find out what a film is for pools, in what cases it is used and how exactly the process of finishing the pools with film takes place. PVC film is used to decorate ponds and pools with great success, which is why it has become so popular among summer residents who build pools in their own areas.
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How to choose equipment for fertilizing the soil

Fertilizing in the soil for planting a variety of crops is very important, but the method that is used for application is no less important. If you are the owner of a small plot where you only grow berry bushes or flowers, you will need enough carts and some garden tools, but if the cultivated area is much larger, and this is a garden or even a field, then you should think about special technical means for fertilizing .
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Polycarbonate fences in a summer cottage

Polycarbonate fences appeared on the market not so long ago, but have already managed to gain noticeable popularity. The reason for this is a considerable number of advantages, which distinguishes polycarbonate fences from other types of fences. Technical characteristics of the material, ease of assembly and installation, as well as an additional list of the positive qualities of polycarbonate fences, often bring them to the forefront of sales, among other assortment of fences on the market.
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Moorish lawn: the main characteristics and features of growing

The lawn is one of the most common elements of landscape design. All existing grass mixtures for lawns can be classified according to the purpose and nature of use. For example, a Moorish lawn is ideal for creating a spectacular flowering meadow in a plot. Features, advantages and disadvantages Classic lawns take a lot of time from their owners and require constant financial costs.
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Cosmea: the natural magnetism of colorful daisies

Cosmea, from the Latin Cósmos, is an annual and perennial herb from the family of Astrovidae or Compositae. This very elegant and unpretentious plant forms simple, but very attractive flowers of white, pink, red or purple color, which allows you to widely use the flower "cosmos" as a decorative garden culture.
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Garden swing - the key to a comfortable stay

Each summer resident, who knows a lot about quality rest, perfectly understands the need for special furniture in the country, which will provide it. One of the items of such furniture is a garden swing, which will help you relax and unwind on any fine day. It is not difficult to choose and buy this interior decoration item of the garden today, but in order to get to a high-quality and durable product, you need to be guided by the manufacturers, technical specifications and types of swings.
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How to grow home-grown gerberas: varieties, planting, care

Gerbera, or transvaal daisy is a very beautiful flower. It was discovered by the Dutch botanist Reman in South Africa over 100 years ago. Due to the fact that this plant is very plastic, today the market is ready to offer more than 100 different varieties of it. At the same time, about 30 new products have recently been created.
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Visual increase of the site: basic techniques and methods

The small territory of the summer cottage is no longer a problem, because with the help of certain design techniques, you can visually enlarge the site and make it not only cozy, but also spacious, for example, for additional plants and small architectural forms. To date, there are several ways to visually increase the cottage allotment, and they work great.
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Rooting stumps in the country: the best ways, their advantages and disadvantages

After the removal of trees, stumps always remain on the summer cottage, which not only spoil the aesthetics of the landscape, but also often interfere with further cultivation of the land. There are several ways to uproot them, and today we will consider each of them. The stump remaining after removing the old tree only for the first time can look interesting on the site, be used as a table or some kind of decoration, but after a few years it becomes a real center of malicious organisms that spread rapidly around the site.
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