International workers ‘ day (weekend). Day of spring and labor (the new state transcription)
Feast day of Saint Cosmas, the Confessor, Bishop of Chalcedon. Saint Cosmas is an adherent of Orthodoxy. For disobeying the iconoclasts, he was sent to prison. From continuous persecution he was weaker in body, but until his death he kept the Orthodox faith.
Folk tradition the Day of Cosma. Kozma. Kuzma. Day Cosmas beet and carrot.
Start planting various vegetables, “This carrot and beet root at Kuzma”.
Early thunderstorms. Beginning of flowering elm. Zelenina elderberry. Flowering willow-bradina. In the gardens flowering gooseberry, green black currant.
May 1-10 – seeding into the ground: radish, onion Chernushki and other varieties of onion, dill, summer radish: leaf of cabbage, Brussels sprouts, red cabbage, colored; parsnip, celery, rhubarb, spinach, sorrel, poppy, lettuce, asparagus, garlic, carrots, beets, herb. Sowing is doing secretly: “Envious eyes here, a lot of harm”.
From pests and diseases of trees and shrubs sprayed with boron, vegetable infusions and decoctions.
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