What can be better than growing your own fresh vegetables in your vegetable garden ? Organic produce is good for the health and the environment as well. Using pesticides and chemicals to grow something which will be consumed by everyone is very dangerous and causes serious health issues. Homegrown vegetables allow us to control this and know exactly from where our food comes.
We have high quality organic vegetable seeds and a range of seeds including exotic vegetable seeds like lettuce and broccoli. Continue reading this article to understand how to grow your favourite vegetables from seeds and produce healthy food.
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Palak seeds are tiny, round, green or brownish coloured seeds found inside a fruit called Indian spinach (Spinacia oleracea). The plant belongs to the family Amaranthaceae.
Palak seeds are rich in Vitamin C, iron, calcium and other nutrients. They also contain antioxidants, flavonoids, saponins, tannins, alkaloids and phytosterols.
How to grow Palak from seeds?
You can grow palak seeds directly from seed. You need to sow the seeds in soil rich mixture containing composted manure and vermiculite. Watering is extremely important during germination stage. When the seeds start sprouting, transplant into a pot with good drainage. Keep the temperature between 25°C-28°C. Plant the seedlings when they have two leaves. After that, water regularly. As soon as the plants reach 6 inches tall, give them enough sunlight. If not, place the pots under direct light until the sun shines on it every day.
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Amaranthus White Seeds
White amaranth seeds are small white colored seeds found inside an edible tuberous root known as potato. It is native to Central America. This plant belongs to the family Amaranthaceae.
This plant has many health benefits like anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial properties. It contains vitamin A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, folic acid, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, zinc, copper, manganese, selenium etc.
How to grow Amaranthus from seeds?
Sow the seeds in well drained soil in a sunny location. Sow the seeds at a depth of 2cm. Keep the temperature around 20°C-25°C. Once the seeds germinate, keep the temperature around 15°C-18°C. Water regularly. When the plants reach 3-4 inches height, provide enough sunlight.
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Drumstick seeds are large, pearly white colored seeds found inside a fruit known as drumsticks. It is native to South East Asia. This plant belongs to family Moringaceae.
It is grown for its edible fleshy fruits. Its leaves are used as a vegetable. Drumstick seeds are rich in vitamins such as vitamin A, riboflavin, niacin, thiamine, folates, pantothenic acid, biotin, minerals such as copper, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, calcium, iron etc.
How to Grow Drumstick from seeds?
The best time to sow this plant is late summer/ early fall. You should sow the seeds in a deep container filled with moistened soil. Cover the seeds lightly with fine soil. Place the containers in full sun. Keep the temperature around 18°C-20°C. Water regularly and do not let the soil dry out completely.
When the seeds germinate after about 7 days, thin the seedlings by carefully pulling up the weak ones. Continue watering until the plants are 5-6 inches tall. Then, place the plants in a shaded area.
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Carrots are one of the most popular vegetables in India. Carrot seeds are medium sized orange colored seeds. These seeds are available in different sizes and shapes.
Carrot seeds are rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, carotene, fiber, protein, carbohydrates, fats, minerals such as magnesium, phosphorous, potassium, calcium, iron etc., phytonutrients, essential oils and antioxidants.
How to grow Carrots from seeds?
Carrot seeds require a lot of space and sunshine. Soil must be fertile with organic matter and free from weeds. To ensure that the soil is weed free, use a hoe before planting.
If you want to grow carrots indoors, sow the seeds in a tray filled with soil mix. Cover the seeds with fine soil. Make sure there is no air gap between layers. Keep the soil moist but avoid over watering. The seeds should germinate within 10-15 days. Once the seed germination occurs, remove the covering and allow the seedlings to grow freely.
Once the carrot plants starts growing, apply 1 inch of fertilizer once in a week. Also add some more fertilizer if needed.
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Coriander seeds are small brownish yellow colored seeds. They are native to Mediterranean region. Coriander seeds are commonly used to flavor food items and popular in Indian cuisine.
Coriander seeds contain beta carotene, vitamin E, vitamin K, lutein, zeaxanthin, lycopene, calcium, iron, zinc, manganese, magnesium, phosphorus, vitamin B12, vitamin B9, omega-3 fatty acids, phenolic compounds etc.
How to grow Coriander from Seeds?
If you have access to a greenhouse, then you can directly sow the seeds in a pot.
Make sure the pot is big enough to accommodate the seeds. Mix 2 parts sand with 1 part peat moss. Sprinkle some vermiculite on top of it. Add water so that the mixture becomes damp. Sow the seeds evenly into the pot. Cover the seeds lightly using a plastic wrap. Keep the pot in a sunny spot. When the seeds sprout, check often to make sure they don't dry out. Remove the cover when the seeds start growing. Do not disturb the seedlings while they grow.
After 3 weeks, transplant the seedlings to bigger pots. Plant the seedlings in well drained soil in a shady location. Give regular water and fertilize as required.
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These tiny green seeded cucumbers are called muskmelons. You may see these seeds sold under names like gherkins, pickle melon or Indian cucumber.
They are easy to grow and maintain. If grown properly, cucumber seeds produce fruits within 4 months. However, they take longer than other crops like tomato or eggplant to mature.
Cucumber seeds are rich in vitamins A and C, folic acid, riboflavin, niacin, thiamine, copper, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, sodium, iron, magnesium, zinc, protein, carbohydrates, fat, dietary fiber etc.
How to Grow Cucumber Seeds?
Sow the seeds in a shallow container filled with good quality soil mix. Ensure that the soil has been mixed thoroughly. Water the soil regularly. Keep the soil moist at all times. In case the soil dries up, sprinkle some water on the surface. This helps prevent the seeds from drying out.
When the seeds begin to sprout, keep an eye on them daily. Take care to protect the emerging shoots from being touched by anyone.
Transplant the seedlings after 6-8 weeks. Plant the seedlings about 5 inches deep. Space the plants about 8 inches apart. Place each seedling in its own hole. Fill each hole with soil. Firmly tamp down the soil around the roots.
Keep the soil moist but do not let it get soggy. Also ensure that there is no standing water inside the holes. The soil should be kept slightly moist.
Fertilize the plants regularly. Use organic fertilizers such as compost tea. Apply these fertilizers once every month.
You can harvest the first fruits in 10-15 weeks. Harvesting the fruit is easy. Just cut off the stem where it meets the ground. Cut the fruit lengthwise and remove the seeds. Enjoy fresh cucumber!
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The radish is one of the easiest vegetables to grow. It grows quickly and matures early. Radishes are especially popular during summer because they taste great raw or cooked. They are available in many different colours such as white, red, purple, pink, yellow, orange and black.
Radish seeds are high in vitamin C, folate, calcium, iron, vitamin A, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, copper, manganese, selenium, zinc, protein, carbohydrate, fibre, fats, essential oil etc.
How to Plant Radish Seeds?
It's best to buy young seeds rather than old ones. Young seeds germinate faster and are more likely to grow successfully.
Pinch back the seedlings when they reach 1 inch tall. Remove any flowers before planting the seeds.
Plant the seeds directly into the soil. Cover the seeds lightly with soil so that only the top 2/3rds of the seeds are exposed. Do not cover the seeds completely.
Water the soil regularly. Make sure that the soil remains moist but does not become too wet. When the soil gets soggy, add some additional water.
If the weather conditions are favourable, place the containers outdoors in full sunlight. Otherwise, plant the seeds indoors and gradually expose them to direct sun light.
Once the radish seeds start growing, give them plenty of water. Fertilize the plants once every week with liquid fertilizer.
Harvest the radishes when they have reached their mature size. You can eat the radishes raw or cook them like carrots.
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Beans contain lots of vitamins and minerals. Bean seeds appear as small green beans. These tiny seeds are often used to make hummus, falafel, soups, salads and snacks.
Buy bean seeds from trusted suppliers who sell organic seeds. Beans are rich in protein, carbohydrates, fibre, folic acid, iron, copper, manganese, phosphorus, niacin, riboflavin, thiamine, vitamin B6, vitamin K, vitamin B12, vitamin E, vitamin D, vitamin C etc.
How to Grow Beans?
Soak the beans overnight. Drain the beans and then rinse them several times.
Spread the beans evenly over a tray or plate. Allow the beans to dry out completely. Spread the dried beans out flat and allow them to cool.
Before starting to sow the bean seeds, make sure that the room temperature is above 65 degrees Fahrenheit (18 degrees Celsius). If the temperature is below this mark, wait until the temperature rises.
Sow the bean seeds in individual pots filled with good quality potting mix. Keep the pots on a sunny windowsill. Water the pots regularly.
When the seeds sprout, transfer them to a greenhouse or an unheated outdoor area.
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This herb has been used since ancient times for its medicinal properties. Dill seeds are known to be beneficial for eyesight, digestion, skin problems, arthritis, joint pain, cold and flu, fever, indigestion, headaches, liver disease, constipation, kidney stones, menstrual cramps, sinusitis, stress, ulcers, urinary tract infections, yeast infection, insomnia, depression, weight loss, blood pressure, cancer, diabetes, heartburn, asthma and many more health issues.
Buy dill herb seeds from trusted suppliers who offer organic seeds. Dill seeds are high in vitamin A, beta-carotene, vitamin C, calcium, iron, fiber, magnesium, phosphorus, protein, carbohydrate, fats, essential oils etc.
How to Grow Dill from Seeds?
First soak the seeds in lukewarm water for at least half an hour. Then drain the soaked seeds and spread them out on a clean towel. Let the seeds dry completely before planting.
You can grow dill seeds in a wide range of containers such as plastic trays, seed flats, peat pellets, clay pellets, vermiculite, coco coir, perlite, polystyrene blocks, sand, rockwool, sphagnum moss etc.
Keep the container well watered. Mist the seeds daily if necessary.
The best time to harvest the dill seeds is during late spring. The leaves should be dark green and fresh. Store the harvested seeds in airtight containers.
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These seeds are packed full of nutrients. Pumpkin seeds are not only tasty but also nutritious. They are considered one of the richest sources of zinc among all foods. Zinc helps build strong bones and nails while it fights against viruses and bacteria. It also helps improve memory and assists in wound healing.
Buy pumpkin seeds from trusted suppliers who provide organic seeds. Pumpkin seeds are high in protein, fat, dietary fibre, potassium, phosphorous, selenium, magnesium, iron, copper, calcium, zinc, folate, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E etc.
How to Grow Pumpkin from Seeds?
Gather the desired quantity of pumpkin seeds. You may choose to buy organic seeds. Do not use any pesticides when growing these seeds.
Wash the seeds thoroughly under running tap water. Dry the seeds using a paper towel.
Place the seeds into individual pots containing good quality potting mix or soil. Add some fertilizer to the soil if needed.
Water the plants regularly. When the seeds sprout, move the pots a better place. If you have access to a greenhouse, keep the pots inside there.
Harvest the pumpkins when they reach maturity. Cut the stem of the pumpkin leaving about 3 inches of stem attached. Place the cut end down in a bucket of water. Cover the bucket with a lid. Keep the bucket outside overnight. In the morning, remove the cover and check whether the seeds float. Remove the seeds by draining the water. Wash the seeds again before storing them in an airtight container.
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Buy cabbage seeds from trusted suppliers who supply organic seeds. Cabbage seeds are high in protein content, fat, dietary fibre and carbohydrates.
How to grow Cabbage from Seeds?
First wash the seeds thoroughly under running water. Spread the washed seeds on a clean cloth. Allow the seeds to dry completely.
Sow the seeds in individual pots filled with good quality potting mix. Add some organic fertilizer to soil if needed. Water the plants regularly.
When the seeds germinate, transplant the seedlings into bigger pots or plant directly in the ground.
Harvest the cabbages when they reach maturity. Harvesting should be done when the heads turn yellowish brown. Cut off the heads and store them in an airtight jar.
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These seeds are used for making pickles, relishes, chutneys and sauces. These seeds are rich in proteins, vitamins, minerals, fats, carbohydrates, antioxidants, flavonoids etc.
Buy brinjal seeds from trusted suppliers who offer organic seeds. Brinjal seeds are also called eggplant seeds because of their shape and size.
How to Grow Brinjals from Seeds?
Wash the seeds carefully under running water. Dry the seeds thoroughly using a paper towel. Sow the seeds in individual cups or pots filled with good quality soil.
Add some organic fertilizer to the soil if required. Water the plants regularly until the seeds germinate.
Harvest the brinjals when they reach maturity. Pick up the mature fruits from the ground and store them in an open container.
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Chillies are one of the best sources of Vitamin B6. They contain vitamins like thiamine (B1), riboflavin (B2), niacin (B3) etc., along with essential minerals such as phosphorus, manganese, sodium, potassium, magnesium, iron, calcium, zinc, copper, iodine, molybdenum, boron, chlorine, fluorine, sulfur, silicon etc.
Buy chilli seeds from trusted suppliers who sell organic seeds. Chilli seeds are available in different colours including red, green, black, white and orange.
How to Grow Chillis from Seeds?
Warm the seeds in warm water for 5-10 minutes. Drain out the excess water. Let the seeds dry out completely. Sprinkle the seeds evenly over a clean surface.
Keep the seeds moist but not wet. Cover the seeds with a damp cotton cloth. Do not use plastic bags or polythene sheets. The seeds must remain covered at all times.
Check the seeds daily for signs of germination. Once the seeds start showing signs of germination, it is time to sow the seeds in individual cups/pots.
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Tomatoes are one of the easiest vegetables to grow. Tomatoes can be grown year round. You can buy tomato seeds from trusted suppliers who provide organic seeds. Tomato seeds are an excellent source of vitamins.
How to grow a Tomato plant from Seeds at home?
Warm the tomato seeds by soaking them in warm water for about 10 minutes. Drain out the water. Let the seeds soak for another 2-5 hours.
Spread the seeds over a clean surface. Keep the seeds moist but not soggy. Cover the seeds with damp newspaper or a clean sheet.
Check the seeds everyday for signs of sprouting. When the seeds show signs of sprouting, remove the damp covering and gently transfer the seeds to individual cups/pots containing good quality potting soil.
Water the plants regularly until the tomatoes begin growing. If necessary, add some organic fertilizer to the pots.
Harvest the ripe tomatoes when they become fully matured.
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Cauliflower seeds look like small white heads of cauliflower. They are usually sold in packets of 100 seeds. If you want to grow cauliflower from seed, then you should start them indoors at least 6 weeks before planting out into the garden.
How to grow a Cauliflower plant from Seeds?
Grow cauliflower plants from seeds by planting them in soil, then watering and fertilizing them regularly. If you want to harvest the crop, wait until the heads start forming. Harvest when they reach about 2 inches long. Cut off the head and store it in a plastic bag in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.
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The lettuce seeds look like little green balls, and they grow into big heads of beautiful red lettuces.
How to grow a Lettuce plant from Seeds?
Cauliflower seeds are easy to grow since they do not need much attention once planted.
Plant the cauliflower seeds in individual cups/potts that have been prepared well beforehand. Make sure the holes are big enough to accommodate the roots of the seedlings.
Seedlings may appear after 3 days. Add more compost to the soil around the base of the seedling if needed. Moist soil is preferred and not wet soil.
When the cauliflowers are ready to harvest, pick them off carefully. Remove any damaged leaves from the head.
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The broccoli seeds look like small green balls. They are also called sprouts.
How to grow a Broccoli plant from Seeds?
- Plant your broccoli seeds about ¼ to ½ inch deep and 12-20 inches apart from each other.
- Water it daily until it sprouts.
- Keep the soil moist but not soggy.
- Add some fertilizer when you see new growth. Broccoli needs a well fertilized soil.
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The seeds of capsicums or bell peppers are light brown and round. They grow from the bottom up, starting at the stem end. The fruits are usually green when they first appear, then turn yellowish orange, and finally red.
How to grow a Capsicum plant from Seeds?
- Plant in full sun with well-drained soil.
- Water regularly until seedlings emerge.
- Keep plants warm and dry during winter months.
- Harvest when fruit is ripe.
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Vegetable gardening can be very rewarding. We can consume our own harvest which is organic and enjoy the benefits of gardening as well.
FAQ on Vegetable Seed Online
Where do I buy Vegetable Seed Online?
You can buy your favourite plant seeds online at UrbanMali https://www.urbanmali.com/collections/organic-seeds which will be door delivered to you.
Will the Vegetable Seeds be young and fresh if I buy them online?
The quality seeds will be in good condition with a good percentage of germination.
When will they be delivered?
The seed packet will be delivered by UrbanMali within 3-5 days.
Do you deliver vegetable seeds anywhere in India?
Right now we deliver seeds only in Bangalore. Hopefully we can deliver all over India very soon.
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