Squashes, pumpkins

Do you like to feast on healthy and low-calorie pumpkin dishes? We will tell you how to preserve zucchini for winter at home, so that the fruits remain fresh and tasty as long as possible. Zucchini can be cooked many appetizing dishes: casserole, zucchini caviar, pancakes, soup, mashed potatoes, cake, etc.

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Laying the crop for storage, do not forget that vegetables in the store are an easy target for diseases. What kind of "ailments" should be feared and what measures should be taken so that pumpkins and zucchini do not hurt? We will understand everything in order. Zucchini and pumpkin are the most favorite brightest representatives of the Pumpkin family. Starting from mid-summer and almost until the end of October, we are happy to harvest and happy to fry, cook, stuff these healthy and tasty vegetables.

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Do you want to grow proven pumpkin varieties on your plot? Then consider some rules for collecting and storing pumpkin seeds. We will tell which ones. You should choose only healthy pumpkin fruit, uniform in color, regular shape and sufficient size. Do not apply too much fertilizer to the soil for plants that are designed to collect seeds.

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Problems in the cultivation of zucchini in gardeners rarely occur. But still this crop has its own requirements for planting, watering, fertilizing and, of course, harvesting. True gardeners will always find for them a cozy place in the garden, on the garden plot, or grow a separate elegant flower bed.

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Growing pumpkins usually does not cause difficulties. But sometimes problems still arise: either the seeds do not germinate, or the fruits do not grow well. What to do in this situation and how to get a good harvest of pumpkins? Consider each problem and its solution separately. Difficulties in seed germination Poor germination is caused by rotting and "sleepiness" of seeds.

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In Russian cuisine is widely used pickling and pickling. In any Russian family, they will always offer sauerkraut, pickled apples and salted tomatoes to the guest. But the undoubted favorite among salted and pickled vegetables has always been and remains a juicy crunchy cucumber. This wonderful vegetable has long gained popularity in Russian cuisine.

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You found white or yellow spots on the leaves of zucchini and do not know what to do? Our article will help you recognize the "offender" and cope with the dangerous diseases of your favorite vegetables. Diseases and pests zucchini can destroy the crop in a fairly short period of time. Therefore, it is important to know the enemy in the "face" and, armed with modern means of struggle, not to hurt their garden crops.

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Zucchini is a problem-free vegetable crop, yielding tremendous yields even for beginning gardeners. But how to save the zucchini for the winter, when the conservation is no longer strong, and the multi-colored "polenitsa" does not even think to end? In order to delight the family with culinary delights on the basis of this useful vegetable all winter, it is not necessary to dig your own cellar or become a regular at the nearest vegetable shop.

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Autumn harvest of pumpkins is often pleased with its generosity: orange, yellow fruits grow to gigantic sizes. And gardeners are interested in the question of how to properly collect, process and save a pumpkin. We will tell you about this in as much detail as possible. The most common mistake novice gardeners - the collection of immature fruits.

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“What is there to mess with this pumpkin? I put the seeds at the fence and wait for the harvest” - so many summer residents believe that they receive ten autumn small, dryish fruits with impenetrable rind and mediocre taste. It's time to correct the situation! If you plant pumpkins not for livestock feed, but in order to enjoy fragrant pies, tender soups, mashed potatoes and juicy casseroles, stop perceiving pumpkin as a fodder crop and understand all the intricacies of its cultivation.

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Problems in the cultivation of zucchini gardeners rarely occur. But still this crop has its own requirements for planting, watering, fertilizing and, of course, harvesting. True gardeners will always find for them a cozy place in the garden, on the garden plot, or grow a separate elegant flower bed.

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Before choosing a suitable sort of zucchini, you need to decide on its belonging to one or another species. But it is not easy to distinguish one vegetable from another. Therefore, we have prepared a small guide on the types of zucchini. There are more than a hundred varieties of zucchini, bright yellow and dark green, short and long, smooth and rough, straight and curved.

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What to do summer resident in the fall after harvest? Of course, compete with your neighbor pumpkins! And while so far none of the mere mortals have surpassed the Swiss Benny Meier, who managed to grow a pumpkin weighing 1056 kg, but nothing prevents to strive for perfection. Each gardener has his own secrets of growing pumpkins of enormous sizes, ranging from soaking and germinating seeds to protecting the plant from the best sun.

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Courgettes are very diverse. They differ not only in shape and color, but also in purpose. Let's see what varieties and hybrids zucchini are best suited for certain dishes. Zucchini is a type of ordinary pumpkin. It was brought from America to Europe by Columbus in the XV century. This herbaceous bush or climbing plant in the middle zone is cultivated as an annual.

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What should I look for when choosing the seeds of zucchini in the store and which varieties are considered the best for growing in the middle lane? Today, a large number of zucchini of different varieties is on sale, which significantly complicates the selection of seed. What kind of preference to not make a mistake and get a rich harvest.

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Zucchini grown from seedlings better take root in the soil and give an earlier harvest. With this method of growing seedlings easier to create optimal conditions, which is not always possible in the open beds. Zucchini is a rather popular garden crop, from which you can prepare many tasty and healthy dishes.

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If the pumpkin fruits remain ripen in the fall in the beds, they can freeze at the first frost. In this case, the harvest will be poorly stored. Therefore, it is important to help the pumpkin ripen faster. Some varieties of pumpkin in the middle lane do not have time to ripen in such a short summer. But it does not matter! Vegetables ripen well at home.

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In this publication we will highlight the relevant issues of growing zucchini. When, at what distance and at what depth to plant squash in the open ground. Is it possible to plant them in June. How to feed zucchini after disembarkation and how to water. Zucchini is a guest from faraway Mexico who got acclimatized in our latitudes.

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