Organic Lettuce cultivation on white sand

in life •  3 months ago

Organic Lettuce cultivation on white sand

A process to cultivate lettuce on white sand

For this process we need white sand 1 kg, 500gm cow dung, 200 gm vermin compost or other compost, bone meal 20gm.i make the setup on roof on a plastic sheet ,for boundary I use wood and bricks we can also use your own setup.
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The first step is to make a square of white sand of 2cm height .as in picture .Now in a container add 500 gm cow dung and 1lt of water and mix it well. See the pic
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In this step you can add some compost/vermicompost and bone meal if you want .
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Now with a spatula add the cow dung mixture on white sand base for 1cm height

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Level it properly and sprinkle some vermin or compost on it. See the pic.
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Cover the layer with white sand up to 2cm height like this
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Repeat the process for at least 6 times .so that the 5 level of soil full with plant food .it will

help the plant root to get food.
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When it finished it looks like
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Now plant the lettuce seed in a row 1 to 1.5 inch one after another as per the space .I transfer my lettuce plant which were already germinated and 10 days aged.

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After 20 days the plants look like .And no pesticides and chemical are used in this process.
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