Everyone is sure that planting potatoes is the most elementary occupation at their summer cottage. About them - just below.
How to plant potatoes
- First, you need to choose the right seeds for planting. This is a guarantee of a good harvest in the future. Since the fall, it is recommended to select the highest quality tubers for subsequent planting.
- Secondly, do not forget to prepare the tubers for planting. They must be warmed up after being removed from storage. It is advisable to germinate the tubers. Cooking should start at the end of March - beginning of April. For the germination period, provide the tubers with moisture and light mineralization using ordinary ash and mineral fertilizers.
- Thirdly, it is important to correctly determine the readiness of the soil. Ideally, if it is warmed up by 10 cm. Birch leaves usually bloom at this time. The optimal planting depth is 9-10 cm, the beds should be arranged from north to south.
And finally. If you have a lot of time left, you can fill each hole with ash and fertilizer. Knowing how to plant potatoes correctly, you may spend a little more time on it, but the harvest will be more abundant and early.