Perfection Of Kitchen Garden

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There is nothing quite like having a kitchen garden where fresh herb plants can be grown to add flavor to dishes. It can also be a great hobby for the young ones in the family. A productive hobby, which could knock off grocery bills while also giving the convenience to reach out for the freshest ingredients such as herb plants. What's more, children can have fun and learn valuable lessons while helping in the kitchen garden.

It's not necessary to have a large space to make space for a kitchen garden. An individual can grow his own garden in flower pots, raised beds or just about anyplace where adequate sunshine is obtained while and also shelter from the elements. Pots can be placed in the verandah, terrace or in the backyard. Raised beds can be made on the terrace and in the backyard. Beds or quarries can also be made in the backyard. A platform can be constructed about 4 inches to 6 inches in height for vegetable creepers.

First of all the vegetables or herb plants are chosen that are used in daily cooking. For experimenting with the food, planting a variety of herb plants and vegetables are required. If a family enjoys salads then lettuce, spinach, cherry tomatoes etc should be planted.

Good quality seeds should be used for sowing. Special qualities of seeds are available in the market.

Cilantro leaves are commonly used in cooking or dressing due to its refreshing flavor and bright green color. Its leaves are tender and hence easily perishable. Hence it is best to grow them fresh in the garden so it can be used as and when needed. Select good quality seeds of about one cup for a bed of 6 * 3. The seeds should be placed on the hard floor and rubbed lightly with the sole of the slippers so as to split them in to 2 parts, being careful not to crush the seeds completely. The split seeds should then be sown in rows with distance of about 6 to 8 between them. Seeds should be evenly sowed in the prepared bed. After this the seeds should then be covered with mud. Organic fertilizer of about 10 lbs should be used and mixed with the mud. The bed should be watered through sprinklers daily. The plants should not be watered forcefully so as to avoid the collection of seeds at one end of the bed. The seedlings will show up in a weeks time.
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This article was published on 2011/02/22