What to do at the cottage in May
First you need to inspect the plants to check how they overwinter. Is there any damage to the bark or dead branches? Damaged areas of the bark cut and cover with garden pitch. Dead branches need to be cut.
In addition, you need to check the tool. Maybe something needs to be repaired or sharpened. And maybe some kind of tool you need to buy.
Already with a ground and proven tool you can take up the preparation of the soil. Future beds need to dig and loosen. To make mineral and organic fertilizers. The land around trees and shrubs must be cleared of weeds and loosen. And in no case can not dig up the earth around the trees. In the surface layer are the most active roots.
It is imperative to make nitrogen fertilizers, because Nitrogen is the building material for the leaf apparatus. If the land in the country is very poor, then it would be good to apply not only fertilizers from nitrogen, but also from phosphorus and potassium.
In May holidays you can plant cold-resistant crops, as well as flowers and trees.
You can plant cucumbers. Before planting it is useful to carry out a hardening procedure with the seeds of cucumbers. To do this, the seeds are placed in a damp cloth and put in the refrigerator. To maintain them at a temperature of zero degrees for two days. After this procedure, immediately plant. To do this, dig holes and spill them with warm water. After that, plant two cucumber seeds and cover with foil.
If there is a need to plant several new shrubs or trees, then you need to remember the basic rule - you only need to buy seedlings in nurseries! In any markets or exhibitions there is a possibility of acquiring sick or poor quality seedlings.
It can be said that the quality of the works carried out in May will determine the quality of the future harvest. Therefore, work in May must be done with pleasure and joy. Then the harvest will be rich and useful.
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