How to plant a salad?

All types of lettuce can be planted by the very first crop, as it is very cold and can withstand frost up to -5 degrees, so sowing can start as soon as it departs land in a vegetable garden. To quickly obtain the first green, it is possible to plant the plant and through seedling or grow it in a greenhouse.

Features of planting watercress salad

This is the most speedy kind, it can be eaten within 15-17 days after planting. Make a low mud, add fertilizers: wood ash, nitrofossa. Carefully smooth the surface and pour plentifully. Make even rows 12-15cm apart and approximately 1cm deep. Sow the seeds of the watercress salad, pour them with the earth. At early planting, the mud can be covered with sheltering material, for example, lutrasil – this will help the appearance of friendly sprouts.

It is best to grow all types of lettuce in areas where crops such as potatoes and cabbage were grown in the previous year, that is, after crops under which organic fertilizers were introduced.

Seeds through. Between plants there must be a distance of 4-5 cm. After a week after planting, feed with urea (1 teaspoon per 10 litres of water) or a complex fertilizer. After 2 weeks the watercress salad is ready to eat, in its place you can plant other types of salad.

The peculiarities of the planting

of leafy salad are prepared as well as for the planting of watercress salad. It is also possible from autumn to bring over manure or perched and dig through the mud. Leaf salad can be sown for winter and early spring. Thinning the leafy salad is not necessary, break out the bushes completely as you grow.

When growing cog salad, thinning should be done, otherwise, the cochans will not swirl and grow a regular leaf salad.

Peculiarities of planting arugula

– salad with a savoury taste, only young leaflets are eaten as old – quite bitter. This feature should be taken into account when planting this salad. Seeding should be done every 1-2 weeks in small portions, then on your table there will always be young fragrant arugula leaflets with a nutty mustard taste.

Deep arugula seeds into the soil by 1.5 cm, they will begin to germinate on the third day and quickly move into growth. Optimal temperature for its cultivation is 20-25 degrees, so sow this salad in late May-early June.

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