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Lettuce 18 Jul, CANDY (Canada - Zone 5b Temperate Warm Summer climate)
Potato 17 Jul, Clifford Slater (USA - Zone 8a climate)
What potatoes can you grow in zone 8a in july/Aug.
Ginger 16 Jul, Glen Vanderwalt (South Africa - Semi-arid climate)
Hi, I would like to know where in South Africa I can find black ginger plant root to grow ,hoping for some advice.
Chinese cabbage (also Wong bok, wong nga pak, napa cabbage) 13 Jul, (South Africa - Semi-arid climate)
Where can I get it
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo) 12 Jul, Anonymous (USA - Zone 8b climate)
Can I plant okra for fall in area 8B?
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo) 14 Jul, (USA - Zone 8b climate)
Best to wait until March if you can
Horseradish 10 Jul, Bruce Lesur (South Africa - Dry summer sub-tropical climate)
Hi. Could you please advise where I can buy horseradish root or seed to plant. Thank you
Ginger 05 Jul, Dhirajlal Daya BHIKHA (South Africa - Humid sub-tropical climate)
Soil preparation planting Ginger in late winter/early spring. Is it advisable to place ginger in black/dark bags to encourage "eye" sprouting? I live in Durban, South africa with summer rains.
Lettuce 04 Jul, Celeste Archer (Canada - Zone 7b Mild Temperate climate)
Agriculture: Molybdenum deficiency is often only revealed in LOW YIELDS. Mo deficiency is the most widespread deficiency after Zinc & Boron. Excess molybdenum in pastures can give rise to animal health problems (in reality it is the nitrogen - Mo acts as bottle neck, so that plants can't uptake a lot of nitrogen -- in high Mo soils nitrogen uptake can be too high-- Ireland -- maybe investigate Denitrifying bacteria, microorganisms whose action results in the conversion of nitrates in soil to free atmospheric nitrogen - also useable in areas where nitrogen is washing into the lakes, rivers and streams). ********** Sometimes Molybdenum (Mo) deficiency can appear like a nitrogen deficiency ************** - it makes sense since Molybdenum (Mo) is required for plant assimilation of nitrogen (both atmosphere and soil). So you might be applying lots of nitrogen.... in situations where you have a molybdenum deficiency.... then just washing away your nitrogen into local rivers, lakes and streams.************* this will cause health problems in aquatic life ******************* Molybdenum is present in the lithosphere at average levels up to 2·3 mg kg−1 but can increase in concentration (300 mg kg−1) in shales that contain significant organic matter. The sources of high-molybdenum soils are Carboniferous black shales and limestones. Don't worry so much about the numbers - it's enough to know that Carboniferous black shales may contain 150 times more Mo than average (in the lithosphere). Molybdenum was the most abundant trace element present in the soluble and insoluble extractions of the wood-ash. ** also see banana peel compost which are high in molybdenum (Mo). *** Take away -- nitrogen is usually not the problem when you see symptoms of nitrogen deficiency -- it is more likely a Molybdenum deficiency.
Artichokes (Globe) 03 Jul, jenni langley (USA - Zone 8a climate)
When should I plant artichoke seeds outside?
Artichokes (Globe) 19 Jul, Chris (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Spring is best
Asparagus 02 Jul, Tasha (USA - Zone 9a climate)
Best hybrid asparagus for Southwest Louisiana zone 9a
Tomatillo 30 Jun, Elaine (USA - Zone 8b climate)
I have a volunteer plant that looks like this plant. The little paper lanterns don’t seem to have anything inside. Does it start with the paper lanter?
Sunflower 30 Jun, Maureen McGrath (USA - Zone 8b climate)
What's the latest I can plant sunflowers in my zone?
Asparagus 28 Jun, Jean Hamrick (USA - Zone 8a climate)
I live in Greenville SC. Zone 8a. When can I plant asparagus crowns that are three years old ?
Choko/Chayote (also Chayote squash, christophene, chouchou, mirliton) 28 Jun, Rose (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Can Choko plants be purchased in the Wairarapa?
Turnip 26 Jun, Betty (USA - Zone 7b climate)
When can I plant turnip topper greens they do not grow turnips just the greens
Rhubarb 24 Jun, Nicala (USA - Zone 7a climate)
Hi, I am in zone 7a and I planted a rhubarb crown here in April and it doesn't look well. I think it was getting too much sun. I dug up the crown and put in a pot of compost. It is the middle of summer here and wondering if it will be okay in the pot until fall when I can plant it somewhere that gets less sun? Should I put the pot in a cool dark place?
Parsnip 21 Jun, Peter (Australia - temperate climate)
My Parsnips are up and flourishing. I know Parsnips dont like a freshly manured bed but should I use a liquid fertiliser on them now, or will it make them fork? Cheers.
Parsnip 23 Jun, (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Any manure (organic matter) needs time to break down in the soil (weeks/months). If your plants are flourishing then your soil is in good shape. No need to put more fertiliser on. Too much nitrogen and you will have very leafy plants.
Onion 20 Jun, Nicole Hofstetter (USA - Zone 7a climate)
I wanted to try to grow big texas sweet onions Can I grow them in a container (1 plant in a container) ?
Onion 23 Jun, (USA - Zone 9a climate)
Should be ok. Would probably need 1 sq ft per onion plant.
Potato 14 Jun, Maseven makhunga (South Africa - Summer rainfall climate)
I want advice because it my first time to plant the potatoes
Potato 17 Jun, (South Africa - Summer rainfall climate)
Go summer rainfall and read all about what is required. Also google a lot about growing in your climate zone.
Garlic 13 Jun, Peter (Australia - temperate climate)
I have already planted my Garlic and I was looking at bags of Garlic Cloves in my local shop. Reading through the instructions it said "Do not mulch Garlic". Wondering what your thoughts are. I mulched mine straight after I planted it. We have had a lot of rain. I am on the Central Coast NSW.
Garlic 16 Jun, (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
With mulching and a lot of rain the ground could become very wet and cause the bulbs to rot before germination.
Strawberry Plants 12 Jun, dolores fielding (USA - Zone 11b climate)
Any suggestions for growing strawberries in the tropics. St croix USVI Zone 11. Varieties and source of seeds and plants, soil preparation, sun or shade, fertilizer, pest control, any advice is appreciated.
Strawberry Plants 23 Jun, (USA - Zone 9a climate)
Do some google research. I live on the other side of the planet.
Onion 12 Jun, Portia (South Africa - Summer rainfall climate)
Can I plant onions in south Africa September month. I'm mpumalanga lowveld nelspruit.
Rhubarb 10 Jun, Sherry (USA - Zone 10a climate)
I am in 10b. Which rhubarb can I grow here? Is it a perennial or annual in my zone?
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