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Potatoes "Skarb": a promising Belarusian variety
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Potatoes "Skarb": a promising Belarusian variety

The medium-term maturity of Scarb potatoes deserves close attention of gardeners due to the large number of positive qualities. The description of the variety bred by the Belarusian Research Institute of Horticulture and Potato, characterizes Skarb potatoes as very promising for homestead farming.

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Potato "Labella": description and growing rules

Early ripe, table-setting Labella potatoes from the originator Den Hartigh are included in the State Register of the Russian Federation for the North Caucasus Region. Variety characteristics indicate high productivity and excellent adaptability to adverse cultivation conditions. Description of the variety Labella potato bushes are medium in height, very well-leafed, semi-upright, with attractive red-violet inflorescences.
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Grapes "Monarch": description and cultivation agricultural technology

Currently, there are a significant number of very decent wine and table grape varieties. Of the table varieties, monarch grapes are very popular among most amateur gardeners. Variety characteristic Hybrid form “Monarch” was obtained by breeder E. G. Pavlovsky as a result of work using the parent pair “Talisman” and “Cardinal” with the participation of a mixture of grape pollen.
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Grapes "Libya": description and proper cultivation technology

Grapes "Libya" despite the relatively recent cultivation has already attracted the attention of professionals and amateur winegrowers with its quality characteristics and is gaining popularity in homestead viticulture. Variety characteristics The author of the variety is Ukrainian amateur breeder V.V. Zagorulko, who received the Libya grapes as a result of crossing the Flamingo and Arcadia varieties.
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Potato "Agatha": a productive Dutch variety

Potato "Agatha" from Holland belongs to the early varieties, popular both in Russia and abroad. The variety forms a high yield within 50-55 days. Characteristic varieties of tubers have a high marketability. They have an oval-oblong shape and small eyes. The starchiness of the potato pulp is 12% -14%.
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Potato "Dolphin": a worthy variety of the Belarusian Research Institute of Potato

Potato "Dolphin" refers to mid-season table varieties developed by a well-known and popular company. Information on this potato variety is included in the State Register for the North-West Region. The initiator is TsKB-Agro, Scientific and Practical Center of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus for Potato and Horticulture. Description of variety Potato bushes of medium height, semi-erect, with an intermediate type of growth.
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Features of the grape variety Gift Nesveta

Grapes “Gift of Light” is one of the promising hybrid forms from amateur selection. Description of the variety is of interest to both experienced and beginner growers who are set to cultivate new products. Variety characterization New hybrid form of table grape from selection E.
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How and when to water potatoes

Potato is a moisture-loving crop, which in a short growing season increases not only a large green mass, but also several kilograms of marketable tubers. To do this, she needs a lot of strength, which the plant can take exclusively from the top soil layer, because the roots of the potato deepen into it by a maximum of 30 cm.
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Features of the grape variety "Phenomenon"

Grapes "Phenomenon" is better known as "Augustine." Other names for this hybrid form of grape are "V25 / 20" and "Pleven steady". Description of the variety The name "Pleven Sustainable" is obtained due to the use of the variety "Pleven" as one of the parent forms, which was largely improved by Bulgarian breeders.
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Grapes "Radiant raisins": the best of seedless

Grapes “Radiant Rhizome” grapes were bred by a group of researchers from the Moldavian Research Institute of Biotechnology and Biology and is a recognized leader in the category of seedless grape crops. This high-quality grade III seedless class of high-yielding grapes is popular not only among domestic but also foreign winegrowers.
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Cucumber "Finger": a worthy variety for home gardening

Cucumber "Finger" is a new variety that works well both when grown in open ground and using film shelters. The originator of the variety is the Volgograd experimental station VNIIR them. N.I. Vavilova. The authorship belongs to V. Shefatov. Description of the variety The variety of the Russian selection "Finger" belongs to the group of bee pollinated and precocious.
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How to keep cucumbers fresh all winter

Juicy and fragrant cucumbers collected from their own beds or bought in the summer season are considered the most delicious and healthy. Literally every housewife wants to keep them fresh, because in winter not so tasty items come on sale that even when fresh do not have the taste and aroma inherent in summer cucumbers.
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Harmonica potato: the best recipes and ways to serve

The older generation remembers the heroine of the film "Girls" Tosya Kislitsyna - a glorious and naive girl-cook. In one of the scenes of this Soviet bestseller, she enthusiastically talked about numerous recipes for cooking potatoes. As it turned out, these are not all options for potato dishes. The young cook did not know about harmonica potatoes - variations on the theme of potatoes in Swedish, or Hasselbacken.
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Janet Craig Indoor Dracaena Technology

Dracaena are quite popular in indoor floriculture. Janet Craig is no exception. This unpretentious and spectacular plant has dark green foliage and is an ideal option for decorating office and home interiors in modern styles. Especially original this dracaena looks like an element of the interior in high-tech style.
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Cucumber "Zozulya f1": a popular crop variety

Cucumber "Zozulya f1" for a long time deservedly enjoys fame and considerable demand among gardeners and summer residents. The hybrid was bred by the V.I. Edelstein TSHA and admitted to cultivation a little less than forty years ago. Description of the variety Hybrid "Zozulya-f1" is characterized by high productivity and has a massive yield of fruits in the first month of fruiting.
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Potato "Ilona": a novelty from the company "Sedek"

The mid-early high-yielding potato "Ilona" has not yet received sufficient distribution among gardeners in our country. The variety is not included in the State Register of Russia. Seed material is sold by the originator - agricultural company "Sedek". The average harvest ripening time is 70-90 days. Variety characteristics Potato "Ilona" is characterized by gardeners as a very promising variety, suitable for cultivation for personal consumption, as well as selling as early vegetable products.
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Potatoes under hay: the method of "natural farming"

In recent years, growing potatoes under hay has been of great interest to vegetable growers in different regions of our country. Hay or straw are excellent natural materials for a high-quality mulching layer. It is precisely on these features that this method of growing such a vegetable crop as potatoes is based.
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Potato "Colette": a universal variety that gives two crops per season

Early ripe, suitable for processing on chips potato "Colette" is able to form two crops in one season, which makes it very popular and in demand among Russian gardeners. Originator: Europlant Pflanzenzucht GMBH. The Colette potato variety was included in the State Register of the Russian Federation in 2007 and is recommended for cultivation in the Central Federal District, as well as in the North Caucasus region.
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