The Gardens are bountiful in Western Ukraine. The Fertile Black Top Soil 3'+ 4' of it the Water Close to Surface with in 6'-18' . That why thru out History every one wanted Ukraine & fought wars over it.
Ukraine is known as the Bread Baske & Sugar Bowl Of Europe
The Growing season where there are T- storm in about every week - 10 days in summer & no need to water Garden it produces without irrigation.
If you look at why a Village Like Bystiv formed some 755 years ago in 1251 AD it is far from any major city easy water access fertile soil that yields crops with no Irrigation.