Chilli: Season: July- August, September - October, January - February. It is a transplanted crop. Sowing depth: 1/4 - 1/2". Seedlings will be ready for transplanting 5-6 weeks. 30 days after transplanting. Staking can be done 30 days after transplanting. Harvesting can be done 75 days after transplanting.
Cucumber: Season: June, January to April, Apply fertilizer as basal dose and 30 days after planting. Harvesting starts from 45 days after sowing.
Tomato: Season: June- July, September- October, December- January. It is a transplanted crop. Depth of sowing: Œ". Seeds will germinate in 6-12 days. Transplanting can be done 30 days after sowing. Staking of the plants can be done 30 days after planting. Harvesting starts from 55-60 days after planting.
Dill: Season: Throughout the year. Sow dill seeds about Œ-inch deep. Harvesting can be done when plant reaches four to five leaf stage.
They are one of very low-calorie root vegetables.
Fresh root provides just 16 calories per 100 grams.
Nonetheless; they are an excellent source of antioxidants, electrolytes, minerals, vitamins and dietary fiber.
Radish, like other cruciferous and Brassica family vegetables, contains isothiocyanate antioxidant compound called sulforaphane.
Studies suggest that sulforaphane has proven role against prostate, breast, colon and ovarian cancers by its cancer-cell growth inhibition, and cytotoxic effects on cancer cells.
Fresh roots are a good source of vitamin-C; provide about 15 mg or 25% of DRI of vitamin C per 100 g. Vitamin-C is a powerful water soluble antioxidant required by the body for synthesis of collagen.
It helps the human body scavenge harmful free radicals, prevention from cancers, inflammation and help boost immunity.
Also, they contain adequate levels of folates, vitamin B-6, riboflavin, thiamin and minerals such as iron, magnesium, copper and calcium.
Palak all Green: can be cultivated in well drained soil through out the year. Seeds can be sown directly to the planter/growbags filled with potting mixture.
Seeds will germinate in 10-18 days.
Medium should be kept moist as spinach requires moisture for proper growth.
Organic manures like panchagavya can be used for providing nutrition to the crop.
Harvesting can be done 5 weeks after planting and can be continued up to 2 months.