All about seeds

All about seeds: where to buy seeds, what is the norm of sowing, what are siderates, why they are needed and much more.

Dear guests of our site! We bring to your attention a list of questions and answers about the seeds that are often asked of us. Perhaps among the questions there are those who are interested in you as well.

Which leies to choose?

Name any one best or universal leies that is suitable for any plant is absolutely impossible. And the fact is that each plant needs its own leies, and each leies has its purpose, therefore it is difficult to determine which leies are the best. For example, the best leies for the soil are lupine, olive radish, rye, oats and phacelia. Also for strawberries are the same olive radish, rapeseed, mustard and buckwheat. The best leies for sowing for the winter will be oats, raisins, winter rye, rape and vetch.

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What leies to sow in the fall?

Mustard and rye are sown most often in the autumn. The timing for planting the leies grown for the winter is approximately the same: sender seeds are sown after harvesting vegetables - at the very end of summer or early autumn. Leies mustard grows until the winter itself and goes under the snow.

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Leies planting in summer.

Growing of leies in summer is an excellent way to improve the condition and restore the structure of the soil on a site that is not being used this year.

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What leies to sow in spring?

So, what kind of leies should you sow in the spring? Ideal for those purposes Phacelia and mustard, spring rape is ideal, they require a very early planting, not afraid of frost and sprout as soon as the zero temperature. They also sow a vetch, it is a wonderful cyderate as a precursor to tomatoes and peppers. Leies grow on the site until the planting of the main garden crop. There are three options:

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How to grow flax?

Flax is a very productive oilseed crop of early spring sowing. After sowing, the first shoots appear already on the 7th day, this plant is able to tolerate short-term frosts up to -4 ° C.

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Seeding rates

The nearer the time to sowing, many start to wonder how to choose the seed rate (number of seeds cultivated on 1 h6ectare) in order to increase crop yields. The density of plants depends on how much moisture, nutrients, sunlight they eventually get. Nevertheless, for each culture and region, the sowing rates are different. When growing plants for silage, the seeding rates will be higher than when grown on grain. The crop of the next year depends on the correct definition of seeding rates; based on this, when choosing the correct seeding rate, we recommend that you look at the plate below.

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