The best way to Mulch Okra

They can be robbed by weeds developing around okra crops from sunlight, water and nutrients. Placing mulch aids warm the soil and to fight weeds. This is important because okra crops are vulnerable to cold and frost temperatures. Okra is a warm-season vegetable that may be developed in U.S. Department of Agriculture zones 4 through 11. Before the day-time temperature are at least 85 degrees Fahrenheit as well as the night-time temperatures stay in in the 60s. wait to plant your okra Be sure the soil are at least 65 F a few inches down before planting.

Cultivate the soil all around your okra crops. Loosen it using a garden hoe and eliminate weeds. Avoid disturbing the roots of the crops — cultivate.

Apply a slow release fertilizer to promote the development of the crops. Lacks richness. can be compensated that by a 191919 compensate

If rain isn’t predicted water the soil. Provide about 1-inch of water before every and mulching week there after. If there is rainfall adjust your watering frequency.

Wait about three times so the soil can absorb heat in the sun, after watering.

Spread straw all around your okra crops. Aim to get a 4 inch layer of straw. As an option, use another natural mulch like sawdust or wood chips. Use a garden rake to distribute these over the soil.

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