What not to plant near beets: plants that will ruin the harvest
Useful and tasty beets are used for many dishes. The content of vitamins B, C and A groups, folic acid, potassium, iron, zinc, phosphorus, organic acids, amino acids and fiber make beets essential for a balanced diet. This vegetable is good for the gastrointestinal tract, blood purification and liver.
In general, beets are unpretentious, so it will not be difficult to grow it in a bed. However, the wrong neighborhood can cause poor yields. Beets will grow sickly, small and will not have a pronounced taste. Read what not to plant near beets in the article OBOZREVATEL.
Beets will grow better in loose fertile soil. Medium loamy, sandy loam and light soils with a lot of organic matter are ideal. This vegetable has one peculiarity - it will not grow well in an acidic environment, so the pH of the soil should be close to neutral.
Choosing a place for planting beets, you need to make sure that there are no crops nearby that can shade it, blocking the sunlight. In addition, the root system of plants should be located at different levels.
You can grow beets next to dill, radishes, onions and garlic. Beets are often planted along the perimeter along the beds with carrots - this will make it easier to thin the sprouts.
Good neighbors for beets would be:
And velveteen can even protect beets from pests.
Often beets are planted next to potatoes, placing them on the edges of the row spacing. It is important to remember that cucumbers can create shade and inhibit the growth of beets.
There are basic principles of alternation of vegetable crops, which should be taken into account when ordering the bed.
- Plants should not be prone to the same diseases and pests.
- Plants with a shallow root system should be planted after crops that go deep into the soil and have developed roots.
- Plants that require a lot of fertilizer, nutrition, and instantly respond to changes in the soil composition should be planted in front of less demanding crops.
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