Nutrition of young children
From early childhood, the baby should be gradually to give the fruits and vegetables are the best sources of many beneficial nutrients. At the same time to introduce solid foods should be introduced gradually, otherwise you may harm children's sensitive stomach that is not accustomed to adult food. Apricot is one of the most important fruits that are useful for the child's body, only to give it to the kid it is necessary very cautiously.
The fact that this product is quite a strong allergen, but because children are prone to such reactions to include it in the diet is not recommended.
When and how to give the little baby apricot?
If you haven't noticed that your little one is sensitive to the use of certain products, such fruit as apricots, pediatricians recommend to enter into the diet only after reaching six months of age. It should be noted that it is not advisable to purchase products imported. This is due to the fact that in most cases all the fruits and vegetables that are coming into Russia from abroad, processed a large number of chemicals contributing to their conservation and rapid maturation.
These supplements can adversely affect the child's body, even if you very carefully wash all products.
For the first time deciding to give your baby apricot, try to prepare in advance children's intestines. Cook fruit compote, using a very small amount of sugar, give your child a sample of a few drops and see how he responds during the day. If your toddler has not started to hurt the stomach, and has not appeared allergies, if his health all in a full order in a few days you can try to enter into the diet baby natural apricot or apricot puree, but its amount should be minimal. In any case do not let the apricot with the skin, as it often is the causative agent of allergic reactions.
Never compile it yourself, before anything, give my child, necessarily consult your doctor and only after he was allowed to introduce solid foods, can give your baby third party products, except milk. Never let one day several types of fruit, because then you will not be able to understand what exactly caused the wrong reaction.
Advice 2: How to transplant an apricot
Transplanting apricotand belonging to the family of stone, can be produced even when the tree reaches a height of two meters. The best time is early spring, when the tree has not yet awakened to activity.
The apricot is a southern plant, so it loves heat and light. According to these criteria and you should choose a location for the transplant. It is best to place it on the South side of the site, protected from direct blowing winds.
Deciding on transplantation of apricot, a place for a transplant should be prepared in the fall. The size of the holes under the roots of the apricot should be such that it is two times the projection of the branched crown of the plant. The nearest trees should not be less than three meters. The depth of the pit depends on the age of the tree, i.e. the branching of its root system. The bottom of the pit must be covered with a layer of good drainage gravel, dry branches.
Drainage pour a large layer of earth. For this sod, the soil need to mix with organic matter from humus, but if the soil acidity, add lime or dolomite flour. If the soil is poor, the pit for replanting should be sized larger. This will create favorable conditions for the development of the root system.
Useful in prepared soil add fertilizers such as superphosphate and ammonium nitrate. Thoroughly mix the fertilizer with soil to eliminate root contact with the fertiliser, because it can cause burning of the roots. If the clay soil, prepare the earth out of clay (red only), sand and peat
A tree set in the hole vertically, spread the roots and begin to fill the earth. Land tightly tuck, but no stamps-just to make sure the plant is well fixed.
Around the barrel to form a mound, not falling asleep part of its basal region. After planting a circle of the root system is necessary to dig a shallow irrigation ditch. The tree should be well watered.
Watering after planting and during summer season produce regularly. To fall reduce its intensity to stop the growth of roots, and then stop watering altogether to reduce the activity of the roots to the onset of winter. After harvest, the apricots can be watered to recover the vitality of the tree, which was spent on the ripening of fruits.
Care for a transplanted apricot is regular loosening of the root circle and weeding. The rest of the concern is, as usual for fruit trees, pruning and removing dead branches. In winter, the trunks of apricot wrap if the tree grows in the harsh climatic conditions. Although the apricot is resistant to drought, it is better to create him comfortable, then he will bloom profusely and bear fruit.