Savory, who is thyme. Why in Russia he was considered a balm for men?


Savory, who is thyme. Why in Russia he was considered a balm for men?Thyme (Thyme, bogorodnichnaya grass, savory, cap) is well known in many countries where it is used as a medicine and as an aromatic seasoning to dishes. In addition, thyme is used in ritual and magic. Fragrant smoke ...
 

Horseradish - you! Why? Because useful ...


Horseradish - you! Why? Because useful ...Near many villages because of deforestation is beginning to emerge gullies. This has happened in the past century, and the year before, happens now. The ravine, as if "octopus vacuum, depriving people of the earth. Saving their gardens, the villagers put across the ravine ...
 

Shepherdia: why it's called "bizonovoy berries" and what have buckthorn?


Shepherdia: why it's called "bizonovoy berries" and what have buckthorn?Several years ago my father gave three seedlings lilac. Anyway, we were told. The fact that this is not the flower, we have seen already after the first landing in the spring. Shrub started well, let sharp silvery-hairy leaves, and we ...
 

Oak: What is useful mighty handsome man?


Oak: What is useful mighty handsome man?... Giant rustled the branches - it seemed to disperse low clouds and "runs" the wind. Logic suggested: on the contrary, the wind ruffled his powerful crown ... And still a magnificent spectacle so fascinated that logic on the back burner ......
 

Sorrel - what is it good?


Sorrel - what is it good?Hardly anyone today is prepared to believe that over the centuries, people seemed to shy to eat sorrel - considering his primitive weed. Slavs, probably the last of the Europeans were able to bring myself to try this sour grass on ...
 

Okra. How to grow tasty and African exotic in the middle lane?


Okra. How to grow tasty and African exotic in the middle lane?Among gardeners gumbo all that is perceived as an exotic culture, although recently it is becoming increasingly popular. This largely contributed to its excellent taste and ability to use in dietary ...
 

Hazelnut. What is this jewel?


Hazelnut. What is this jewel?Guess the riddle. Very dressy, keep most of the three together. Each of the friendly trio packed in a carved green glass of (from fused stipules), and a little peeping out, shining bright brown sideways. What kind of wood ...
 

Mack. Who is this wonder-flower Morpheus and Persephone?


Mack. Who is this wonder-flower Morpheus and Persephone?Once very long ago the god of sleep Morpheus, trying to lull someone, or just blow pleasant dreams, touched the man - or man - poppy flower. Great Persephone, wife of formidable Aida, underground king, has a second name - Cora, too, knew how to ...
 

Salvia officinalis: what medicinal properties it possesses? The secrets of traditional medicine


Salvia officinalis: what medicinal properties it possesses? The secrets of traditional medicineSalvia officinalis - a plant well known in folk medicine. Its spread across the planet, he started from the Mediterranean in ancient times. Descriptions of its use in medical practice can be found in many Greek and Roman physicians ....
 

Red mountain ash. What magical properties it possesses?


Red mountain ash. What magical properties it possesses?Rowan - one of the favorite people, fruit trees, has long been used as a medicinal, magical and decorative plant. Total rowan has about a hundred species. But the most common is the common mountain ash (Sorbus aucuparia), in ...
 

Osmanthus: how to grow a flower c marvelous flavor?


Osmanthus: how to grow a flower c marvelous flavor?Flowers - constant companions of our life, our joy, our pride, our assistants. Recently, more and more amateur florist flowers attract-exotics, is it like to grow something unusual for the joy of yourself and your family. That's one ...
 

Mistletoe. For what it liked the ancient Celts?


Mistletoe. For what it liked the ancient Celts?It seems that even before the Roman invasion of the ancient Celts honored this evergreen. Knowledgeable people say that now the islands "Foggy Albion" love it, but now used only as a Christmas decoration of dwellings. And at the very ...
 

Passion, or what is good "chevalier star?


Passion, or what is good "chevalier star?Perhaps the most original plant in the whole world - passion. Flowers are his amazingly beautiful - in fact, well, just longing blossoms! And another of his name has Spanish origin and means nothing, as "little pomegranate »:...
 

Peas - a useful product or a destroyer ships?


Peas - a useful product or a destroyer ships?Probably the first who wrote about the adventures of pea, was Paustovsky. And all thanks to the fact that witnessed the accident - an ocean liner "Dnepr" sat on the reefs near the Bosporus. Paustovsky saw it already absolutely devastated: ...
 

Drugs of Tibetan medicine to the villa beds, or How to grow stahis and Scorzonera?


Drugs of Tibetan medicine to the villa beds, or How to grow stahis and Scorzonera?Recently, in gardens and suburban areas are increasing medicinal plants, which recently lovers vitamins with beds not even heard. They not only have excellent taste, contains many useful ...