Wednesday, August 31


Today's post is dedicated to the crisis and everything bad that brings. Many careers have ended. Be happy as politicians .. Priceless.

Tuesday, August 30


Celery once regarded solely as herbs, but today is increasingly used as food or even better as a medicinal food. There are two types of celery: root and leafy. Since the roots are used mainly roots and leaves as a spice, while the leafy used mainly thick stalks that are eaten raw or prepared like asparagus or leeks.

High content of vitamins (C, B1, B2) and minerals (potassium, sodium, calcium, phosphorus, iron, iodine and copper) is very beneficial effect on the entire body, especially when workload and fatigue .. Works best as a fresh juice of the roots and leaves. Can be mixed with carrot juice or tomato .. If mixed with horseradish and beetroot juice has a beneficial effect in arthritis .. Being a diuretic, is recommended for rheumatism, kidney stones, sand in the bladder, cellulite and excess weight. Lowers the concentration of blood sugar (diabetes). However, the inflammation of the kidneys and is not recommended for pregnant women.

Search humovitu country with a high capacity for water. It is a great consumer of food, so you should plow up to 500 kg/100 m2 of mature manure with about 3 kg of potassium sulphate. Dohranjivati ​​prior to planting with 4 kg/100m2 KAN, and the first hoeing, 3 kg/100 m2 KAN.

For nurseries are sown in early April in a warm patch. The seeds are not covered by earth, but just float is pushed. Are transplanted into the open from mid May to mid June, when it grew 6-7 sheets. Just before transplanting seedlings are well watered. For a better income cut off the lower third of roots and tops of leaves.

Planting should be exactly that of the depth at which the seedlings grew.

Basic care consists of moderate watering - especially for the period of rooting, and regular weeding and hoeing.

Prague: It forms a large root with a tasty white meat. Sown in February - March. Germination time is 20-30 days. In May - June, he transplanted the spacing 40 x 40 cm and is very shallow. It thrives near the lettuce, leeks and low follicle or the edge of the cucumber. Stores in October - November.

Giant Pascal: it is sown in February - March, comes up to 20-25 days. Aiming it, when they grow 2 sheets. Planted in May to mid June in deep humus earth to a space 30 x 35 cm. Asks a lot of moisture. Ripens in September - October, when developing a milky green leaf stalks. In autumn the leaves for 10-14 days are bombarded with soil or cover it with black paper or foil, to be nice to whiten.
Celery is use as spice in soup.

Monday, August 29

Sweet potato

It is a multi-year culture of vegetables that originated in South America, belongs to the botanical family of Morning glory has nothing to do with potatoes, although it partially resembles. In addition to the exceptional taste and modest breeding requirements, this is a great vegetable source of energy, minerals and vitamins, and supplies the body with important antioxidants. So far, this happened vegetables poorly known, due to its make it nutritional and medicinal properties should be included in the daily diet.

Its biggest value of the large amount of beta-carotene, 200 grams of sweet potato provides the same amount of beta-carotene as five pounds of broccoli and 140 grams of vegetables provides a complete need for vitamin E, which is extremely important because it protects against heart problems. Energy is a food with low glycemic index, which allows the weaker absorption of glucose, and no harmful effects on the body.

 Sweet potato is not potato but we are cook everything such it is potato:)


Parsley is a biennial vegetable crops, which in the first year of vegetation develops a creamy white root of a conical shape with Parsley Root canals, or Wedge shaped with Listas.
With Parsley Root canals root can grow to a length about 25 cm in the widest part of a diameter up to 5 cm.
At the head of the root is shortened stem with a rosette consisting of Eucalyptus leaves with long stalks and feathery compiled coot. Coots are smooth, and some varieties of parsley and curly Listas. The leaves are very well recovered, so the parsley leaves Listas be several times during the growing season or mow obirati.
In the second year of vegetation transition in the generative phase of developing a grenade parsley, about 1 m high flower stalk upon which the peaks form umbellate inflorescences composed of was the willingness of flowers. The flowers have five petals yellowish lapovo and the same number of stamens and pistils with podraslom dvogradnom one ovary and ovules.
Parsley fruit is about 3 mm long kalavac which decays into two plodića representing the seed. The seed is grayish-brown color. Mass of 1000 seeds is usually 1.5 to 2.0 g, and one gram has 600-800 seeds. Seed germination holds up to 3 years.

This is the spice .. put in any food! :)

Sunday, August 28

Broad bean

Broad bean, sometimes a lot of cultivated culture were suppressed from our gardens, "Americans" (beans, potatoes, corn). Used to feed young juicy green beans, unripe, and dried beans, a can, and young leaves for salad. Small is required for heat, because the young plants withstand temperatures down to - 70C. Sow as soon as weather conditions allow - as soon as possible. He likes heavy soils rich in limestone, which are on the Autumn was pognojena manure. Before sowing the seeds conveniently overnight soak in cold water. Sown in homes (5-6 grains), a space 40 x 60 cm, or in rows 40 cm spacing and distance between 25 cm and depth of 5-8 cm. During the growing season, if necessary, to water, because drought greatly reduced yield. If plants are lush, should provide support, not to prostrate.

It is recommended pinciranje peaks above 10 - Oct 14, because it retains the growth in height. As the pods, are harvested while they are young and fragile, and while the grain is still poorly developed.

Saturday, August 27


Carrot is an important vegetable food. Reddish-orange color of carrots gives carotene, from which emerges an important vitamin A. The darker the color - the more carotene. Carotene is different usable - depending on the method of preparation: Raw carrots Optional: -2%, -18% cooked and raw grated - 82%. Therefore, as such, is recommended for children. Abounds, and other vitamins, especially B group (B1, B2, B5, B6) and PP, D, E and H.

Since nutrients contains the most carbohydrates, which originates from and its high energy value of -175 kJ/100 g. It contains a range of minerals and the highest quality it is that which is stewed or cooked very easily digestible and suitable for feeding infants.

General opinion is that the leaves of carrots in inappropriate feeding, which is completely wrong. It is usable as a raw example of parsley and celery, but it is boiled or stewed with roots just as valuable as the root of food, in fact contains more minerals.

It is known that carrot has a range of medicinal properties: Stimulates physical development of the child, strengthens bones and increases resistance to infections. Increases number of red blood cells, suppresses anemia, preserves and improves eyesight, etc.

Friday, August 26


Okra is a Bushy plant, spanning as much free space it allows. Grow in height about 60 cm, and favorable conditions, reaches a greater height. Okra stems and branches are reddish in color and are covered with sharp hairs, which on sensitive skin can cause allergic stimuli. The lower leaves are large and full, while the leaves that are notched at the tips of the stems and three-piece. The flower of this plant is zvonolikog shaped, light yellow in color. Each individual flower blooms for only one day, the morning opens a vein in the afternoon, and changes color from yellow through pink to red. After blooming developed light green to yellow-green hexagonal pods, similar to peppers, filled with soft white sijemenkama by boiling milk become. According to the characteristics of okra are sea delicate fruit treat, but vegetables and fruits are similar to the pulses. Okra thrives in all soils, which provides her with sufficient nutrients and moisture.