Tips on how to grow winter greens

October 27th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

New York, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the winter fast approaches, taking advantage of the climatic conditions to grow some green vegetables might be a great idea.

Whether you are doing gardening for hobby or on commercial scale, it is it is important to know exactly what to do when you enter into the task of growing green vegetables.

The first and the most crucial step in starting your garden is to identify crops that do well in the colder condition.

It is a fact that not all crops do so well in all climatic conditions. Choose crops that will give you the best output in the cold season. During this season, crops like bok choy, mache, radish, beets tatsoi, spinach, arugula, mizuna, chard, and carrots all does very well.

The next step is to identify exactly where in your garden these crops need to be grown. Make sure the location you choose is not shielded so that the plants can get the least sunlight that the winter offers.

After identifying where you want to plant your crops, place the seeds in a depth that is not less than 3-4 times the diameter of the seed to ensure that it is not exposed easily. The plants should be grown in intervals between 5-6 inches apart.

The next step is to care for your crops so that they care for you better during harvest.

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