How to Grow:
Dill seeds are planted 1/4 inch deep, 1 per square foot, in full sun. Take care to notice what plants are around the area as well, see the companion plant section below. Dill sprouts within 7-14 days. Water weekly being careful to not over water.
Companion planting is a vital part of organic gardening. Companion plants assist in the growth of others by attracting beneficial insects, repelling pests, or providing nutrients, shade, or support. There are also plants that do not like being next to each other. Some plants get too tall and can provide too much shade for your plant. Sometimes certain plants attract the same pests, so it is important to try and separate these.
Pests can be one of the most difficult challenges you face in the garden. We strive to grow food without the use of pesticide and luckily there are natural solutions for most of these nasty pests! The pests listed below are common ones for dill:
Dill is ready to be harvested within 45-55 days. Dill can start to be harvested once there are 4 leaves by either pinching off leaves or using scissors.