Home
Nursery Rhymes
QUOTES for Kids
Festivals
Little Writers
Birthday Book
Jokes
Riddles
Puzzles
Dental Care
Junior Cookery
Animal Kingdom
Green Friends
Flowers
Vegetables
Bugs
Birds
Insects
Fruits
News of the month
General Knowledge
Amazing Facts
Entertainment
Fun with Numbers
Quotes
Quotable Quotes
Food
Do's and Donot's
Proverbs
Special Days
Festivals of India
About India
Independence Day
About Kerala
X' Mas
New Year
Interior Decoration
Flower Garden
Kitchen Garden
Mothers Corner
Teachers Desk
Well Wishers Desk
Glittering Jewels
Yellow Pages
News Room
Feedback
 
 
KITCHEN GARDEN
 
Healthy living requires a healthy body and a healthy body can be considered as the highest of human achievements. Good nutrition improves the health of a country.

Some like peas and beans supply proteins and other like potato and tapioca are valuable sources of carbohydrates. Green leafy vegetables are rich in Vitamin A and some crops like tomatoes, potato, and sweet potato also supply ascorbic acid.

 
An area of 200 Sq.m. will be sufficient to meet the demand of vegetables for an average family of 5-6 members.

The land chosen for vegetable cultivation should be level and should get adequate sunlight.

 

Before sowing or planting, land should be prepared thoroughly by proper digging or ploughing and made firm to provide better germination and excellent medium for growth.

The crop may be sown or beds during rainy season and in pits during summer, at the proper distance.

 
 

Adding well-decomposed organic matter can do manuring any by use of chemical fertilizers. The organic manures increase the absorptive capacity, improve the physical conditions, absorptive capacity, improve the physical conditions, stimulate biochemical activity, and supply nutrient to the garden soil. Well rotten compost or cattle manure is usually the best form of adding organic matter to the soil.

 
 

Success in kitchen garden is only possible when there is an abundant supply of irrigation water. Therefore, there must be ample provision for irrigation water. For vegetable crops, regular irrigation at 4-5 days interval are necessary after sowing or transplanting till harvesting. The field should also be copiously irrigated immediately after each application of fertilizers.

Vegetable crops are prone to the attack of many pests and diseases. But it is better to minimize the use of pesticides against vegetable disease and pests. Stem bores; fruit borers and beetles can be removed with hand. If the pest incidence is severe. But vegetables should be harvested 7 days after pesticide application.

 
PLANTING GUIDES FOR VEGETABLES IN KITCHEN GARDEN
 

1.DIRECTLY SOWN VEGRTABLES

Sl.no Crops Seeds rate/10sqm(g) Spacing(cm)rows-plants
1. French bean 50 30-45,25-30
2. Cluster bean 30 120-90
3. Bitter ground 3-4 seeds/pit 150-75
4. Snake ground 3-4 seeds/pit 150-75
5. Cucumber 3-4 seeds/pit 120-90
 
2.TRANSPLANTING VEGITABLES
Sl.no Crops   Spacing(cm)rows-plants
1. Tomato 2-3-plants/pit 90- 30
2. Brinjal 2-3 " " 60-45
3. Lady’s finger 2-3 " " 65-50
4. Chili 2-3 " " 45-45
 
 
 
Kids Web India-A portal for kids,kids web site,kids portal,online games for kids,entertainment& educational multilingual web site for children with interactive activities,personal portal for children,quiz,safe kids site,kids portal for parents,teachers,best kids portal,kerala,india,indian children,kerala children,G.K,Quiz,child artists.
eXTReMe Tracker
Web Design & Hosting, Web content development & web site Promotion, e-Business solutions, Software development, malayalam web site development.
http://www.tekwebvisuals.com e-mail: info@tekwebvisuals.com
Web Design & Hosting, Web content development & web site Promotion, e-Business solutions, Software development, malayalam web site development.
Copyright © 2004. kidswebindia.com
All Rights Reserved.
Site Powered By TEK WEB VISUALS
934913-7715 / 974422-2451