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How to insulate walls
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How to insulate walls

Help advice. The house is heated with a fireplace, one floor. What is the best way to insulate walls outside? There are such options: - polystyrene, then mesh and plaster; - polystyrene, then crate and profiled sheets or siding; - mineral wool, lathing, profiled sheets. Is it necessary to additionally lay some kind of steam, hydro - or wind insulation?

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How to make a compost heap

Guys, tell us about the compost heaps, here we throw grass there, do we need to sprinkle it on the ground? How long will it be possible to use it? How to make the sawdust rot, we have several bags, what can be done with them? It seems like they mulch the beds, how? Just sprinkle on top or need to rot?
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Apricots in the suburbs

Just a panacea was the desire to grow apricots in the country. It just doesn’t work out yet. Maybe someone has a similar experience? The plants that I plant have not even a hint of flowering. 554 views | 09/12/2015 02:43 Last questions: There is a picture of moss, but I don’t know the name. Victor asked (at my place) Someone at the country eats red beet leaves and carrot leaves. Who is this?
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What plants are suitable for arbo-sculptures

Recently I saw photos of arbosculptures and now I want to do something myself. Unfortunately, where they were laid out, it was written about southern plants, which are practically never found in our country. Which of our plants are suitable for creating such beauty? 435 views | 09/11/2015 01:14 Last questions: There is a picture of moss, but I don’t know the name. Victor asked. At my cottage, someone eats red beet leaves and carrot leaves. Who is this?
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What can be grown on the Black Sea coast

It is winter fruits that are of interest :) what generally can suit a mild, southern climate, so that it will bear fruit in winter? generally think of the most obvious option - tangerines. But I want something else) 705 views | 09/14/2015 02:03 Last questions: There is a picture of moss, but I don’t know the name. Victor asked (a) At my cottage, someone eats red beet leaves and carrot leaves. Who is this?
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Thuja and tuyevik - what is the difference

How to distinguish? Features of using both? Tuevik, if I'm not mistaken, was used in construction due to some properties of wood. Thuja is used for decorative plantings. 1176 views | 09/15/2015 06:04 Recent questions: There is a picture of moss, but I don’t know the name. Victor asked (at my place) Someone eats red beet leaves and carrot leaves in my dacha. Who is this?
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Walnuts

Walnut is not only very useful for the body, but also trees are not very tolerant, low temperature. It easily adapts to different weather climatic conditions. I want to plant, in my own country house, a couple of trees. I know there are different varieties, but which ones take root and the better to fertilize?
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Why the lower leaves of a lemon turn yellow

Good day. I decided to grow a lemon from the seed, it grew already about 10 cm. And the lower leaves began to dry. Maybe someone came across, advise what happened to him? Tags: Garden 229 views | 09/15/2015 4:00 p.m. Recent questions: There is a picture of moss, but I don’t know the name. Victor asked. At my cottage, someone eats red beet leaves and carrot leaves. Who is this?
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Why the hydrangea leaves turned white

Hello. Tell me, please, what about hydrangea? Tags: Fertilizers 857 views | 08/16/2015 14:18 Last questions: There is a picture of moss, but I don’t know the name. Victor asked (a) At my cottage, someone eats red beet leaves and carrot leaves. Who is this? and how to deal with them? Thanks for earlier asked Victor What kind of pests and how to cure the plant?
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How to dilute tobacco dust for watering indoor flowers

Tell me, please, how to dilute tobacco dust for watering indoor flowers? Tobacco dust + water. What proportion? Tags: Kitchen Garden 349 views | 09/03/2015 11:01 Last questions: There is a picture of moss, but I don’t know the name. Victor asked (at my place) Someone eats red beet leaves and carrot leaves in my dacha. Who is this?
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Thorny plants / Cacti ...

We all have long known plants like cacti. But how much do we know about them? What is the best habitat for this species. Where in what land how to plant. Care and watering time. Where historically the first species originated in which countries. There are poisonous cacti, there are cacti that bloom every 5-10 years.
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Plums got sick

Fruited for several years, everything was great. Three buckets were collected. But now the fruits are covered with some kind of muck. Resin appears in places on the fruits, and a worm sits inside the plum. This is the second year. And on all the trees. On the fingers count the whole berries: (What to do? 842 views | 03.09.
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Advise plants for topiary

Hello! Advise the plants for the topiary (for individual figures, not a fence)? Which plants lend themselves well to shearing? Keep their shape and density, not bald in places over time? 795 views | 09/10/2015 14:54 Last questions: There is a picture of moss, but I don’t know the name. Victor asked (at my place) Someone eats red beet leaves and carrot leaves in my dacha. Who is this?
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How to get rid of wood lice in the garden

Tell me how to get rid of wood lice in the garden? Tags: Pests, Vegetables 315 views | 09/12/2015 10:00 AM Recent questions: There is a picture of moss, but I don’t know the name. Victor asked. At my cottage, someone eats red beet leaves and carrot leaves. Who is this? and how to deal with them? Thanks for earlier asked Victor What kind of pests and how to cure the plant?
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How to choose a good summer house

We want to buy a cottage. What are the best criteria to judge? How to choose a good one if I do not understand well? Tags: Pests 403 views | 08/26/2015 20:30 Last questions: There is a picture of moss, but I don’t know the name. Victor asked. At my cottage, someone eats red beet leaves and carrot leaves. Who is this? and how to deal with them?
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Bushes along the track

Please advise what bushes can be planted along the path? In the south, I saw that the lavrushka grows like this - it is quite tough, but not prickly, and it is trimmed figuratively. But here (the middle band) it will be chilly. I would like something low and to look not as separate bushes, but as a single “border”.
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Is it possible not to trim clematis for the winter

There is a clematis of the 3rd group of pruning (almost to zero) sort of purpurea captivity. Grew up under 3 meters. I’m thinking of propagating ... What if you don’t trim it, but remove it from its support and completely lay it in the groove and fill it up, and cover the groove for the winter ... Will it work out now or is it worth it to deal with this summer? Tags: Disease, Plant Growing, Plants, Plants 398 views | eighteen.
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How to collect cones from Christmas trees

Do not climb a tree? Ordinary spruce branches have too thin branches on which cones hang, and besides, it is impossible to climb trees 4-5 meters high. In January 2013, I plucked cones with a fruit picker, but then there were a lot of cones, and the cones hung low - about 2.5-3 meters above the ground. Usually, cones hang at the height of a 2-storey building and above.
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Ferns in a summer cottage

The other day I saw a story where praised the use of ferns on the shaded areas of the site. I was delighted, because we just have such a problem corner in our country house - which weeds have been growing for a year. However, I came across a complete rejection of this idea by my wife, says ferns are not good!
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Pear freezes

At the cottage there is a small garden where apple trees, gooseberries, plum and pear trees grow. But every year the same problem: in winter, the pear freezes, and only it. During the summer season we put it in order, but then everything repeats again. How to solve this problem? 933 views | 09/12/2015 01:34 Last questions: There is a picture of moss, but I don’t know the name. Victor asked. At my cottage, someone eats red beet leaves and carrot leaves. Who is this?
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How to make an alternative autowatering

How can I organize automatic watering on the balcony? I periodically leave for several days and cannot water the plants on the balcony. How can you organize their automatic watering without buying all these expensive systems? 492 views | 09/18/2015 02:03 Last questions: There is a picture of moss, but I don’t know the name. Victor asked (at my place) Someone eats red beet leaves and carrot leaves in my dacha. Who is this?
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