After a long winter especially want to please yourself and loved ones with fresh greens. But the greens have grown delicious and fragrant, you need to know a few secrets.
Be sure to put on the site early greens — watercress, cilantro, and spinach.
Cilantro. This green is very hardy and can even sow in early spring. The place for planting it is better to prepare with the fall and spring just good proryhlit the ground. When planting cilantro you need to use fertilizers to grown big and tasty.
Before planting soak the seeds overnight. Then sow them in the soil to a depth of 2-3 cm and sprinkle the ground. Cilantro likes frequent watering and plenty of light.
Coriander is used in salads, soups, sauces, stews. It contains many vitamins and minerals.
Watercress. It can be planted as soon as the snow melts. Seeds of watercress can withstand temperatures down to +5 degrees. For early sowing, suitable sowing and curly varieties of watercress.
For planting you need to do rows every 15-20 cm In these rows to sow the seeds and lightly sprinkle them with earth. When the first shoots of their need to decimate (distance between plants should be at least 5 cm). So the plant will be more lush.
Watercress is valued for its spicy flavour and is widely used in cooking.
Spinach. Spinach seeds before planting should be soaked for a day. Prepared for autumn with a bundle of spinach may be sown immediately after the snow melt. The seeds are planted in rows at a distance of 10 cm (row spacing 15-20 cm). After the first spinach seedlings need to fertilize complex fertilizer. Every 2-3 weeks you can sow new seeds, so you can harvest fresh harvest spinach all summer.
Spinach strengthens the immune system, slows the aging process and improves bowel function. Salads with spinach is not only delicious, but also very useful.