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Pickled cucumbers: benefits and harms for the human body

Pickled cucumbers belong to the popular winter harvests. The main feature of their preparation is the use of acetic acid for the marinade, which has a preservative effect and, together with spices, gives the cucumbers a piquant taste. Calorie content and chemical composition Pickled cucumbers contain a minimum of calories, but at the same time have high nutritional value....

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Growing cucumbers in a polycarbonate greenhouse: features and rules for care

Of the rich vegetable variety obtained in greenhouse conditions, the most popular are perhaps the most beloved cucumbers. Their planting and further care give experienced gardeners a particular pleasure, but even they, in the process, encounter some problems. This article will focus on the important subtleties of growing cucumber fruits, in particular, on their optimal content in a polycarbonate greenhouse....

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Cucumber Courage: planting and care in the open ground

Many gardeners dream of growing delicious high-yielding cucumbers, universal in application. These include a variety called Courage. We’ll talk about how to grow these cucumbers on our garden today. Description of the variety Let’s take a look at the characteristics of the variety presented in the table: Description Description 45 days after planting in the summer-autumn period....

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Pickles: benefits and harms

Pickles are a great appetizer and a wonderful decoration for any table. They can be served at the table for the holiday, and in ordinary everyday life. But they are useful or harmful to our body, we learn from this article. Calorie content and chemical composition Many people are interested in the question whether salted and lightly salted cucumbers are high in calories....

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Description of the best varieties of Chinese cucumbers

For most of us, cucumber has long been considered an ordinary vegetable that is firmly rooted in agricultural crops. However, in the era of modern selection methods, new and original varieties appear every year. Chinese cucumber also belongs to these - initially appearing in China, it has gained rapid distribution around the world due to its taste and useful qualities, as well as some biological features....

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Cucumber

It is impossible to imagine our diet without cucumbers, which is why these vegetables can be found in most summer cottages of amateur gardeners. There are many different types of these vibrant green fruits. Let's get acquainted with one of the representatives of the early varieties - the “Artist F1” cucumber. The description of the “Artist F1” variety was developed for cultivation in greenhouse conditions and in open land, since 2010 it has been zoned in almost all regions of our country....

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When to sow cucumbers for seedlings

19 likes Cucumbers grow well in open ground, but many gardeners prefer to grow them in seedlings, as it allows you to get an earlier and richer crop.How to plant and care for plants properly, so that after transplanting to the garden, they continue to grow and delight the crop - read more about this later in the article....

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How to feed cucumbers for growth and increase yield

6 likes Collecting large crops of quality cucumbers is the dream of any gardener. But sometimes ignorance of information regarding top dressing of vegetable crops, or improper use of fertilizers gives a negative result. All about the main signs of lack of nutrients in cucumbers, types of fertilizing and their use - in the review below....

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What to do if a jar of cucumbers exploded?

8 likes Large stocks of conservation can please the whole family for many months. However, any housewife can be very upset if, for example, the cans with cucumbers, which spent a lot of time and energy, suddenly explode, thereby crossing out the results of the labors. In this article, we propose to consider the main causes of such a nuisance, answer the question of how to try to save substandard preservation, and give some additional tips to ensure that the process of procuring products in this way is successful....

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How to grow cucumbers on a windowsill in the winter

In winter, when it is cold outside and snowing, one wants to eat fresh healthy vegetables and the question immediately arises whether it is possible to grow something on the windowsill, for example, homemade cucumbers in pots or containers. In order for this venture to give a positive result, we will get acquainted with all the subtleties of obtaining a decent crop of this culture in a house or apartment....

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How to grow cucumbers in winter in a greenhouse

Fresh vegetables all year round is no longer a fantasy, the main thing is to properly equip a greenhouse for growing them and choose a suitable variety. In this article, we will talk about cucumbers and methods of growing them in a winter greenhouse. The best varieties Growing vegetables in the winter is notable for a small selection of vegetable varieties, since during this period there are factors such as a lack of light and heat, the absence of pollinating insects and the influx of fresh air....

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How to pinch cucumbers

11 likes Each gardener wants to collect the largest possible yield from his plot (whether it be a greenhouse or a garden). One way to increase the yield of cucumbers is pinching (pinching). This method is suitable for almost all hybrid varieties, but it has a certain implementation technology, which is different for cucumbers grown in a greenhouse and open ground....

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How to and how often to water cucumbers in a greenhouse

If the cucumbers are poorly watered, the vegetable will have a bitter taste, which is unlikely to appeal to consumers. Therefore, when growing this crop, it is extremely important to monitor humidity, especially if the plant grows in greenhouse conditions. This article will focus on the rules and features of watering cucumbers. Suitable conditions for growing cucumbers In order to get a good crop of cucumbers, you need to provide such conditions for the plant: The distance between the bushes is 55 cm, between the rows - 75 cm....

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How to Tie Cucumbers: Best Practices

10 likes Many people like homemade, fresh and crunchy, speckled green cucumbers. The beds with this vegetable can be found in almost every country house or in the courtyard of a private house. In order to protect cucumbers from diseases and get a good harvest, they are most often grown in garter. In this article we will look at ways of tying cucumbers on a bed in an open ground, as well as in a greenhouse or a small greenhouse....

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Cucumber Zozulya F1: description and characteristics of the variety, cultivation and care

The variety of cucumbers Zozulya F1 was bred more than 40 years ago and still, despite the fact that in recent years many new hybrids have appeared, is popular among vegetable growers. Let us consider the advantages and disadvantages of the variety, how to properly grow such cucumbers and how to use them. Description and characteristics of the variety The table below gives a detailed description of the variety of cucumbers under consideration: Characteristics Description Selection (country) Russian Federation Plant type Bushy Pollination type The plant is weakly braided and partly parthenocarpic, thanks to which the fruits can be tied without pollination. Maturing dates. The first cucumbers appear in 45-48 days from seedlings of the first crop. Yields from 8 to 12 kg per month from 1 square....

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How to grow cucumbers in a greenhouse

Cucumbers are included in the list of vegetables that grow well in greenhouses and greenhouses, so it is possible to enjoy their taste almost all year round. To do this, it is enough just to choose the right varieties and create suitable conditions for development and ripening. We will talk more about the features of growing cucumbers in greenhouses in this article....

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Mad Cucumber - description and application

5 likes There are many useful and harmful plants at the same time in gardening and in the wild. One of them is a vegetable with a very funny name - mad cucumber. Why it is so called and how it can be used, you will learn from this article. Description and chemical composition of the plant The mad, or wild, cucumber is a representative of the Pumpkin family....

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What can be planted after peas in the garden

26 likes Each gardener is aware that in order to avoid the development of diseases and the transmission of pests, as well as to obtain good yields, related plant species should not be planted in the same place from year to year. Therefore, when planting any culture, one should listen to recommendations regarding its optimal predecessors....

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How to pickle peas correctly at home

Homemade pickles are the real pride of every housewife, so in winter they become the decoration of every festive table. Traditionally, the most popular vegetables for winter salting are tomatoes, cucumbers and cabbage, while not all housewives know that pickles from green peas are distinguished by special refinement....

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How to pickle green peas for the winter at home

Canned green peas are a common ingredient in winter salads, side dishes, pizzas, soups. It can be purchased at any supermarket, but in this case you will not be sure of its quality. In addition, the canned product often contains substances harmful to the human body....

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