Seeds of medicinal plants
Watermelon is a southern, juicy, sweet, everyone’s favorite berry, native to Central Africa, namely the Kalahari desert! There still can be found wild watermelons. Though unlike usual they are the size of an orange and almost sweet. These days, the watermelons are grown worldwide, bred thousands of varieties. In Russia undoubtedly the most loved – Astrakhan watermelons. Watermelon is very useful berry – it is rich in antioxidants, and possesses powerful diuretic properties, helps to lose weight easy and delicious.
Watermelon seeds it is better to sow on the second or third year after harvesting, the seeds are large and with a thick leathery shell, so to improve germination it is better to prostatovezikulit 1-2 days at a temperature of 0-2 degrees, after soak for 10 minutes in water temperature of 50-60 and germinate in a humid environment or after sowing, cover the tray with foil. In Central Russia the seeds for seedlings planted in late April-early may, transplanted into soil in phase 4 true leaves. Watermelon is a heat-loving plant, so planted seedlings is possible only at temperatures above 13 degrees Celsius in a Sunny, sheltered place, and in the North it is better to grow watermelons in greenhouses and film shelters.
From sowing to germination 5-6 days
From sowing to harvest 90-120 days
Kolichestvo of seeds in 1 gram pieces 7-16
The yield of 3-10 kg/sq.
Seeds remain viable for 6-8 years
The artichoke is a relative of thistles and burdock native to the coast of the Mediterranean sea. South, heat-loving plant, in the food consumed unexpanded buds. The artichoke taste is spicy, usually it is eaten cooked, either sliced thinly in a salad. This dietary product, favorite around the world.
The artichoke is a difficult to grow plant, heat-loving and long-term. Harvest when growing from seed you will receive only in the second year, the plant is propagated vegetatively from pieces of root. Seeds planted seedlings in February-March, preferably under lights, transplant only when a stable summer. Artichokes can withstand freezing down to -10 degrees in the winter is better to close plants or bring in.
1. From sowing to germination 9-14 days