Many people like gardening at kitchen, and it’s easy to understand why. Growing your own flowers, herbs, and veggies may be a fulfilling activity that makes you feel accomplished and satisfied. There are many tips and tactics to help you get the most out of your gardening efforts, whether you are an experienced gardener or are just getting started. We’ll provide you some helpful home gardening information in this post to get you started on your gardening adventure. These suggestions can assist you in quickly growing a wholesome and fruitful garden, from picking the ideal area to harvesting your plants at the ideal moment.
These days a trend is being seen among the farmers in the country. And this trend is always to try to cultivate some new things. Farmers also now want to do farming according to the market environment. These days foreign vegetables have made a splash in and farmers are also adopting it. By the way, if we talk about vegetables, then they are a great source of vitamins. The demand for foreign vegetables has increased in restaurants, hotels, and other places, due to which its cultivation has been promoted in the country. And the use of foreign vegetables has increased so much in the country that its market is increasing day by day.
Farmers of many states in the country like Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh are earning lakhs of rupees by growing vegetables of foreign species. There are many difficulties in growing exotic vegetables as compared to traditional farming, but it also has many special facilities along with abundant profits. For example, all these vegetables can also be grown in pots on the terrace. Vitamin A, C as well as iron, magnesium, potassium, zinc etc. are available in these vegetables in large quantities, due to which their demand is high.
Main types of exotic vegetables:
Many types of foreign vegetables are available in the country, in which asparagus, parsley, brussels sprout, sprouting, broccoli, lettuce (salad), Swiss chard, leek, parsnip and red cabbage are the main ones. These vegetables mainly protect against dangerous diseases like cancer. Along with this, it works like a panacea to heal internal wounds in the body.
It can be successfully grown in friable loam and fertile soils. Vitamin A protein, iron, calcium and minerals are found in abundance in it. Sandy loam soil is suitable for this.
For this, sunny soil with high moisture is needed. Apart from five-star hotels, its demand has also started happening in the premises attached to foreign embassies.
Today, the foreign vegetable about which we will give you detailed information is Leek.
Varieties : Palm Nutritious
fertilizers and manures
Cow dung manure: 20-25 tonnes/ha.
Nitrogen: 150 kg. gram/ha.
Phosphorus: 75 kg. gram/ha.
Potash: 100 kg. gram/ha.
Mix half the nitrogen and other fertilizers in the soil while preparing the field. Divide the remaining amount of nitrogen into two parts and add it with weeding after one month of transplanting.
The amount of seed is Rs 5-6 per kg.
Sowing time October to November – March to May
Transplanting: Transplanting of plants should be done in rows made at a distance of 30 cm. Should be done in furrows 10-15 cm deep at an interval of 15- 20 cm, which should be filled along with the growth of the plant… The stem of the plant becomes 2.5 cm in diameter and does not have knots like onions .
Crop Activities – Two to three days before transplanting, when there is enough moisture in the field, it is necessary to spray Stamp at the rate of 3 liters per hectare for weed control. Weeding should be done from time to time and irrigation should be done at an interval of about 15 days.
Harvesting and yield – When the stems of the plants are 2-3 cm from the leek. If they become diameter, uproot them. Cut 4-5 cm green leaves from the top, wash the plants thoroughly and tie them in knots like green onions and send them to the market. This crop takes about 28-30 weeks from sowing to harvesting. The yield is on an average 35-40 tonnes per hectare.
Seed Production – Leek cultivation is possible only in coastal areas. Production can be taken from leek crop for two years.
English Summary: Farmers can also cultivate good profits in the production of foreign vegetables. Published on: 07 August 2018, 04:04 IST