There are special varieties of dill that grow in lush bushes and do not bloom for a long time. They are perfect “for food” – in salads, soups and main dishes. These varieties include:
There are varieties that produce few leaves and quickly start flowering. We need them for pickling cucumbers and tomatoes. The most popular so-called umbrella varieties:
Today I will tell you how to grow 2in1: first, dill will grow in bushes and give you greenery, and closer to the pickle season, it will go to umbrellas.
Moreover, dill leaves will always be juicy, fragrant and soft. The stalks will become rough only in the fall, when umbrellas are required for canning.
And here it’s not at all the sort of seeds. It is important to plant dill correctly. I share my unique method.
How to plant such a dill?
The main trick when planting is to plant dill in heaps, rather than rows, as usual.
We dig a hole, 10-15 cm in size, pour dill seeds there, we dig a hole and pour it with water. Thus, dill will grow lush bush, greens will always be juicy and soft.
Umbrellas will begin to form when the time comes for canning.
The advantages of the method
There will always be greens on the table. Dill will grow and not bloom all summer.
By autumn, you will be provided with umbrellas for salting.
My personal observations: with such a planting, dill grows really more fragrant and juicy, try it yourself
The method is very simple and fast.
No need to mess with different varieties: planted separately on greens, separately umbrella varieties.
Here is such a little trick in planting can provide you with dill for the whole summer, and then for the winter (for salting).
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