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Pehay Garden: Making your first one

Pechay Garden

Gardening is an art. There are many different kinds of plants and vegetable than can be use in gardening. Some of them are capable to the climate the place have. Doing gardening is best like making your first pechay garden.

Well, pechay is a kind of vegetable and also as an herb. It grows 30 cm in height. Its leaves are color green. The seeds of it are too small and color black. The roots of it is small and short. The stalk are white and a little bit crunchy. That is a short information about pechay but you will know some information in building your pechay garden.

Requirements in Creating Pechay Garden

  1. Grab hoe
  2. Rake
  3. Sprinkler
  4. Trowel or Bolo
  5. Seedbox or Seedbed
  6. Pechay seeds
  7. Sunlight
  8. Water
  9. Fertilizer

Create it in a simple steps with some few information all it about. Here are the steps in creating a simple pechay garden.

1. Creating a gardens plot.

The first thing is creating the gardens plot. There are different measurement can be applied on the length, the width and high. Whether it is big or small it will depends upon on the area you have.

The place where the pechay garden will be created should receive sunlight. It is not good if the place doesn’t receive good amount of sunlight. Sunlight is the main food of almost all plants and when the plants doesn’t receive the sunlight it needs, it will produce yellowish leaves. So pick a good place for planting.

Get some tools to use. In making plot, some tools like grab hoe, rake and bolo are useful in preparing the soil. The grab hoe for cultivating the soil, the rake for leveling and cleaning the soil and the bolo for removing some grasses or roots of the plants. You need also to remove those rocks and other things that is not needed in gardening.

2. Germinating pechay seeds.

The second step is germinating the pechay seeds. A seedbed or seedbox is recommended in germinating the seeds. Using that the seedlings will grow better

Make a seedbed or seedbox. On seedbed it is like a small plot with a prepared soil. While if seedbox will be used it needed to be strong and put soil inside and it will be fine. The sprinkle the pechay seeds around. Make some few distance so that they will not be crowded in one area. Cover it with some amount of soil. Then slowly apply water on it.

After three days the seeds will start germinating. Care for it for some days so that it will not be damage. Some animals might damage and destroy them so monitor those animals.

3. Transplanting of pechay seedlings.

After more or less 2-3 weeks, transplanting can now be done. Usually in this week the seedlings have three to four leaves which is best for transplanting. Some tools are needed in this step.

Trowel, sprinkler, container and water are the tools that will help you. Apply water first on the soil so that it will be soften and it will be easy to remove the seedlings. After five minutes, start cultivating the soil. Do it slowly so that the roots will not be cut and the leaves wil not be broken. When the seedlings are totally remove from the soil, put it on a container or any gardening materials that will help. Gather more it will be totally okay.

Go to the gardens plot and get those remove seedlings to be transplanted. On the gardens plot, make a hole on the soil around two to three inches deep. Then, put one pechay seedlings in one hole. Make another one hole with same measure but put a distance of 6-10 inches apart. Make more holes and plant one seedlings per hole. After you do it, water them.

4. Watering it everyday.

To grow well your pechay garden, you need to apply some adequate water per plant. Around 200-300 mL of water is required per plant. This amount of water will help the plants to grow well.

Aside from that when the plants get adequate water, they will grow better and healthier. The leaves will becomes bigger and rounder. And will more bunches of vegetables.

5. Applying fertilizer.

Organic fertilizer is very good for this kind of plant. It is organic and no chemical content and your pechay garden will be environment friendly.

You can decay some grasses, leaves and other matters and put it on the soil as your fertilizer.

6. Putting some fence.

There are cases that animals go to our garden so it is also important to have some protection from animals. Fencing will help your pechay garden to stand out and will become stronger.

7. Harvesting.

Usually it takes 30 days before you can start harvesting pechay. The leaves and the stalk are completely mature enough. And it will taste better at this age.

Thank you for reading this article about pechay garden. Thank you for your time and effort in reading this whole stuff. Hope you learn something coming from us even as little as posssible. Thank you and good day.