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Growing & Caring for Dill

Dill is a self- seeding annual with thin, feathery, green leaves. It attracts beneficial creatures to your garden and is easy to grow. Dill is often used in soups and pickling.

How to Grow Dill:

*Dill does not do well when transplanted so we recommend direct sowing outside in the garden. Unless of course you plan to keep it in a container.

Outdoors

  • Plant seeds 1/4″ deep and space 18″ apart in a warm, sunny area of your garden and gently rake seeds into soil.
  • Dill should sprout in 10-14 days and after 2 weeks thin to 12-18″ apart.

Harvest

  • Once you have 4-5 leaves you can begin harvesting.
  • The more you harvest from your dill, the longer your harvest window will last before it begins to seed.
  • If you don’t want the dill to drop seeds in your garden for next year, be sure to harvest before flowers appear.

Growing Tips

  • Keep your watering consistent. This is so important for the growth of plants and will keep cucumbers from tasting bitter.
  • If the soil remains undisturbed, you should have dill plants sprout in the same place next year.

Pests to Watch For:

  • Leaf Spot

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