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Top Vegetables to Grow in Rainy Season

When the monsoon season comes after the summer season, the raindrops that accompany it bring with it a fresh fragrance which gives a different pleasure to our mind. This rain brings freshness not only to us but also to the trees and plants and the plants look more green than ever. Most of the people would not know that rain water benefits plant yields more than tap water. We all make mistakes in planting the wrong seeds at the wrong time.

Which are the vegetables to be planted in monsoon? In today’s article, we will tell you about the vegetables grown at home in the rainy season (June-July) in India. A certain environment is required for the good growth of plants, temperature level, humidity, light, pH level of the soil, all these factors play an important role in the growth of plants.

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Home Grown Vegetables list  in Monsoon Season

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Cucumber

If you want to grow cucumber vines, then support it with a net. Cultivation of cucumber in monsoon season is very easy. At the same time, it is an easily grown vegetable. The temperature of cucumber should be from 16 degree celcius to 35 degree celcius. It does not need weather with high rainfall and humidity. This vegetable, popularly known as Cucumber, Valery, Dosakya, Cucumber, etc., can prove to be most suitable for growing in the rainy season. Cucumber is beneficial for health. It can easily grow in a small space due to its climbing ability. Cucumber is perfect for your salad. To plant cucumbers in the rain, choose a place where there is ample amount of sunlight.

Tomato

Tomatoes are an important part of the Indian kitchen. Planting tomatoes is very easy. The ideal time to grow them is June-August in North India and July-August in South India. At the same time, soil with good drainage is very important for their proper development. It is right to cultivate tomato in the rainy season. If the tomato is planted in a pot, then keep the pot in a place where it gets about 5-6 hours of sunlight daily.

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Raddish

To grow radishes in your garden, choose a place that receives sunlight for some time during the day. Plant the radish seeds in loose and well-drained soil, allowing the radishes to develop properly. Plant the seeds about inch deep and 2 inches apart. Radish rows should be planted about 1 foot apart. A normal radish germinates in about 5 days and is ready in 35 to 40 days. Radish is an easy-to-grow vegetable during the rainy season, therefore, it can be planted several times during the rainy season.

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Beans

Planting and maintaining Beans is very easy. At the same time, it is also very nutritious. The ideal time for growing Beans is between July-August. It requires very little space to grow. In addition, its yield is better in moderate temperature. Beans are planted directly in the garden land. Seeds should be planted at least 3 inches apart and about an inch deep. Your beans are ready to harvest within 1 to 2 months of planting.

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Green chilli

Indian food is incomplete without spices. In such a situation, monsoon is the best season to grow green chilies to spice up the dishes. On the other hand, chillies grow best in hot and humid weather. Growing chillies requires a sunny location with limited shade. It needs 5 to 6 hours of sunlight daily.

To plant it, first of all, take a pot or grow bag about 10-12 inches deep. Now plant them about 1 inch deep. Keep the pot in a place where it gets about 5-6 hours of sunlight daily. Water and take care of it regularly. After 50-60 days the chillies will be ready for harvesting.

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Beetroot

Beetroot is one of the best vegetable to be planted during the rainy season which is full of many nutrients. Beetroot can be easily grown in any season. To plant it, you fill loose and well-drained soil in a pot or grow bag. Now plant the seeds in this soil about inch deep and 2 inches apart. Beetroot becomes ready in 50-60 days after planting the seeds. The beet of some special species is ready in 80 days.

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Spinach

Spinach is one of the highly nutritious vegetables that are packed with a variety of nutrients. You can easily grow spinach vegetable at home during the rainy season. You take spinach seeds and plant them in a pot at about inch depth. Take care not to over-wet the soil as this can harm your plant’s growth.

Gourd

Gourds come in many species, each with its own distinctive shape, color, and size. Gourds are easy to grow and do not require much attention. To grow gourd at home during the monsoon season, you should plant good quality seeds. For this, take a big pot or grow bag and make a hole in it from the bottom. Now plant 3-4 seeds at a depth of 1-2 inches, at a distance of 4-5 feet from each other. Support the gourd vine by climbing a net to prevent the fruit from touching the ground; these plants grow rapidly against a net or other wall.

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Ladyfinger

Ladyfinger is rich in vitamin A and low in calories. It is not only a great addition to your diet, but also looks lovely during the rainy season due to its beautiful flowers. Choose a sunny place to plant ladyfinger at your home. Plant the bhindi seeds about to 1 inch deep and 12-18 inches apart. 2 months after sowing the first crop will be ready for harvesting

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Eggplant

Eggplant is rich in iron, calcium and fiber. It is a staple of many cuisines of the world. It is very easy to grow eggplant plants in your garden during the rainy season. You plant brinjal seeds 1-2 cm deep and 4-5 cm apart. After three to four weeks, you plant its plants in a pot or grow bag.

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Carrot

Carrot cultivation can be done throughout the year. But it is easy to cultivate in monsoon. If the right variety of carrots is chosen, you can reap the benefits of producing carrots throughout the year.

Ridge gourd

Another great vegetable that grows on vines is Ridge gourd. It grows comfortably even in a small space. It is necessary to support the luffa to allow its vines to grow upwards and for good yield. For this you can use rope or wood. So if you do not have the space to plant high spreading plants in the balcony or terrace, then grow these fruit and vegetable plants in a vertical way.

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Gilki / Sponge Guard

You can plant Gilki or Sponge Guard seeds in a pot or grow bag in your garden. If you want, you can soak the seeds in water for some time before planting its seeds. So that the cover of the seeds becomes soft and the seeds can germinate faster. If the soil is moist enough, do not soak the seeds in water.

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Pumpkin

Pumpkin is a very tasty and beneficial vegetable. But there are very few people who like to eat pumpkin. Let us tell you that not only vegetables but also delicious dishes like pudding, kheer etc. can be made from pumpkin. You can grow the pumpkins included in Creeper Vegetable in your own grow bag at home. But a strong net or creeper net has to be supported to handle the weight of the pumpkin fruit. Pumpkin vines can grow up to 20 feet (6 m.) tall. All varieties of pumpkin are warm season crops. The vine of the pumpkin plant is very sensitive to cold or cold weather. Plant pumpkins ideally in warm climates.

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