Potatoes with red skin have recently appeared on our shelves. Previously, we knew only the white root vegetable with a grayish skin. The “Red Scarlet” variety cannot be called a novelty, but it appeared on the tables of Russians relatively recently. Today, it is successfully grown in private plots.
Dried apples, dried apricots, prunes and dried melon are ideal for compotes, as well as an independent delicacy. Due to the enormous yield of melons, its drying becomes relevant with each onset of fruit harvesting. This gourd culture is ideal for curing, so the process of its preparation is simple and familiar to most gardeners.
It will not be possible to grow a good harvest in the summer cottage without arranging irrigation. Not every summer is rainy, and if there is a greenhouse, artificial irrigation is indispensable. However, performing this procedure manually every day is very difficult. The way out is the system of automatic watering, which is quite simple to make with your own hands.
Quail Russians did not so long ago, less than half a century ago. But the eggs of these birds have always been in demand by gourmets. The cost of quail meat and eggs is quite high, so growing quails for sale is a profitable business. People always prefer high quality products with dietary properties.
Every gardener is well aware that on depleted, impoverished soils good yields of garden and garden crops are not obtained. In the old days, our ancestors used only organic dressings. Many farmers today are not going to give up on them. With the development of chemistry, mineral fertilizers have appeared that improve the structure of the soil and have a beneficial effect on the development of plants.
One of the most numerous sporting half-breeds in Europe - the Hanover horse - was conceived as a universal breed suitable for agricultural work and service in cavalry. Today it is hard to believe that in the 18th century the appointment of horses that were bred at the state stud farm in Celle was to work in harness in peacetime and to transfer artillery to the war.