Cultivation in a heated greenhouse
The heated greenhouse offers an unlimited choice of sowing and planting dates. There is no doubt, however, that own production of lettuce or tomatoes for Christmas is unprofitable.
In a greenhouse, it is especially important to use various organic substances, like manure, compost, horn meal, sharps … read on
Year-round cultivation in a foil tunnel.
The foil tunnel is located in the middle between the frame and the greenhouse. Due to its simple and light construction, you can build it yourself. Usually tunnels are not heated, because heating costs are not compensated by earlier or larger harvests. However, also in an unheated tunnel … read on
Autumn crops in frames require special care, especially if the plants are sown or planted during hot summer or autumn days. The windows should then be shaded in the first days, and then slowly accustom the young plants to heat and light. Carrot seeds sown for inspection are left uncovered throughout the winter. … read on
Generally, three types of vegetables can be grown under cover. The selection of varieties with a short cultivation period and favorable conditions make it possible to produce 4-5 species in a season, and with coordinate cultivation, the number of vegetable species can be increased even more. A properly selected species for coordinate cultivation not only reduces the growth of weeds, but also … read on
Raised bed: a - a layer of branches and limbs (25 cm), b - double layer of turf, c — plant residues (20 cm), d - a layer of half-decomposed manure or compost (15 cm), e - cover made of fertile garden soil (25 cm), f - watering groove.
As mentioned before, plant mounds affect … read on
Laying a crop rotation
Having learned the rules of rotation taking into account the requirements of the plants we are interested in, we can work out the order of growing plants on individual beds. For this you should:
1) determine belonging to particular groups of all vegetable species, which we intend to cultivate (table A),
2) select pre-crops, catch crops and catch crops adapted to the main crops (table B1, B2 … read on