Sowing Brassicas,cabb,cauli etc.
23 March 2010 09:37:53
Chinese cabbage 2009.
If you have never grown summer cabbages or cauliflowers etc,try sowing them thinly in pots,or modules.You will find them easier to care for and there is less seed wastage.Fill pots with compost,tamp down level with another pot,water well with a rose on the can.[wont let to much water out at the one time] sow the seed,then just cover with more compost.You should have no more worry about watering there again until after they have emerged.
You can sow them in a seed bed.What a seed bed is an area of ground which will have been dug over,all stones removed,weeds similar,and a final raking to have a fine tilth of your soil structure.You will have the soil fine.Make a drill about 1cm deep by running your hoe along a garden line.The line will have the hoe straight for you.When seed sown then pull the soil back over the seed with a rake.[Dont over cover the seed.]