Basic rules of garlic planting before winter

  • Dec 24, 2019

Get rich harvest of winter garlic easily. You just need to follow some recommendations. They relate to the choice of the date and place of landing, the proper preparation of seeds and care. Gardeners need to know the rules of garlic planting before winter.

Gardeners need to know the rules of garlic planting before winter. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.ru
Gardeners need to know the rules of garlic planting before winter. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.ru

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Determination of sowing time and choice of location

One of the basic rules of garlic planting before winter is to determine the time. It depends on the weather conditions. It is necessary to plant a vegetable for 30 days before the onset of cold weather-resistant. If the temperature is below zero starts at the beginning of November, the teeth need to be planted in early October. In the southern areas need to put culture in the second half of the month.

If you do not follow the advice, garlic sprouts only give. He did not take root, that is required for cold hardiness. As a result, spring garlic will grow slowly.

It is important to choose a suitable place to land culture. It is especially in need of the sun. Therefore it is better to plant garlic in an open area. However, ill-suited lowland. It's going to water from snow or rain. If the earth is stagnant moisture, the plant begins to rot. It ripens much worse.

Good crops grown in the field, where previously grown pumpkin, beans or tomatoes. Bad precursors are onions and potatoes.

soil preparation

To obtain an abundant harvest is necessary to prepare the soil properly. Land should be loose and nutritious. Before planting beds should be dug and add ripe compost.

Fertilizer use is not mandatory. Can be regularly fed garlic in the spring and summer. Applying manure in the garlic beds can not. Otherwise, the fungus will ruin the plant.

Advance preparation cloves and furrows

Large heads of garlic are obtained if the plant more teeth fall. Planting material should be selected carefully. First, set aside a bigger teeth. Medium and small desirable to leave for cooking.

Analyzing the head on the teeth need to be as careful. Do not disturb the integrity of the outer shell and the collum. If the "shirt" still damaged, it is necessary to leave the tooth for food.

Before planting material must be disinfected. for disease prevention processing is carried out with potassium permanganate. The solution should have a pink color. It is possible to add salt to enhance the effect. In 5 liters of water take 5 tablespoons and 1 L - 1 tablespoon sufficiently Put prongs into the solution for 15 minutes. Slow garlic sprouts before they are.

For planting garlic is necessary to make the beds. Their optimal depth of 5 cm. Between the grooves to leave a distance of about 20 cm. Among putting teeth, observing an interval of 10 cm. Post planting Donets down. Dent teeth in the land is impossible. At the end of the beds to fill the loose earth.

When planting in the autumn teeth water the beds are not worth it. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.ru
When planting in the autumn teeth water the beds are not worth it. Illustration for an article is used for a standard license © ofazende.ru

Care beds of garlic

When planting in the autumn teeth water the beds are not worth it. In dry and arid weather, you can moisten the furrow. For the development of the roots need plenty of moisture.

Beds with winter garlic is necessary to mulch. For this purpose suitable peat or sawdust. You can replace them with dry leaves. It is necessary to make a layer of about 5 cm. Mulch protects the landing from the cold, until you see a thick blanket of snow. When spring comes, the mulch should be removed.

When it is possible to harvest?

Not only to gather a good harvest, we must be able to keep it for a long time. There are signs of a willingness to heads with clean beds:

  • Feathers yellowed and perished. Care should be taken not to overexpose the plants in the garden.
  • The teeth on the head emerged, but did not manage well marked. If they start to separate, bulbs fall apart. As such, they are poorly stored.
After collecting heads lay a layer 1 in a dark room. It should be well ventilated. When the heads dry out, cut the roots. Touch the stems is extremely undesirable. Remove dry feathers, leaving 1.5 cm from the head.

Pack the garlic in a nylon tights and hang in a cool place. You can put the head in a dry glass jar and close. Pre-container should be sterilized. At room temperature, garlic persist for an extended period.

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