Pumpkin – large herbaceous plant endowed with vitamins and fiber. Grow it in the garden is easy. Now we have got acquainted with the small landing rules and care for her.
When planting several varieties of this crop, you must first prepare the seedlings.
Leave the pumpkin seeds in a bowl of water overnight. The next day the plant them in the pre-prepared container. Make a hole the depth of five seven centimeters. A week later, you can observe the appearance of the first sprouts. It is advisable to plant the seeds for seedlings thirty days before its landing. It is best to transplant the pumpkin in the late spring.
If you prefer to put ordinary varieties of pumpkin, you can not waste time on seedlings. Plant seeds directly into open ground, after preparing them.
How to prepare the seeds. Dissolve twenty grams of ash tree with a liter of warm water (forty degrees). Keep seeds in this solution for several hours. Let them dry.
How to prepare soil for planting pumpkins. Before plowing the land, fertilize it with manure (six kilograms / square meter). You can also add other mineral supplements.
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When the seeds are ready, proceed to the landing. Dig pits the depth of seven centimeters, lay out a few seeds in one hole at a different angle. To protect the pumpkin from the wind, the north side, it is desirable to plant taller plants. Observe the distance between the pumpkin and other plants.
Periodically watering pumpkin. Loose soil, cleared of weeds. When the leaves begin to form pumpkins, proryadite beds, leaving two plants in one place. Fertilize the soil, if necessary.