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Tomatillo 04 Aug, Hugh (USA - Zone 5a climate)
These grow fantastically in Western MA. Great yield. Several self-seeded plants around the property are doing ok. Amazing considering how dry it's been this summer.
Cucumber 03 Aug, (USA - Zone 9b climate)
hi everybody this app is so helpful, but my cucumbers always die ,i live right between buildings and i got a good amount of breeze going through but too much shade because of all the trees i wonder if there is a seed type i can plant here in the shade most
Garlic 03 Aug, Jeanette (South Africa - Semi-arid climate)
I ask if I plant the galic now is a problem or what's time which season I must plant the the galic?
Watermelon 02 Aug, rhonda (USA - Zone 9a climate)
It is now the beginning of August 2022 and I was wondering if it is possible to grow watermelons from seed in grow zone 9a (Houston Texas) if I grow them in a giant pot and keep it in a shady area of my yard out of the extreme heat we are experiencxing now in Texas? I planted some seeds (direct seeded into the top of a compost pile I have in direct sunlight) they did germinate into very small seedling plants, but because the weather was hitting over 100 degrees they immediately died back. So I am attempting to grow some in a large pot and keeping them out of direct sunlight and seeing if they will continue growing, if so I will try to grow them vertically on a trellis. Has anyone else ever attempted such a experiment? If so, were they successful in getting a watermelon to grow out of season?
Artichokes (Globe) 02 Aug, Claudia De Maria -Gladstone (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Dear Sirs, I live in Gladstone and now for 2 years I was not able to buy fresh artichokes as Wollworth and Coles do not cater for them. I am Italian and I LOOOOOOVE artichokes which in Sydney I used to buy at all Italian greengrocers, but here is just a dream which is not coming true!!! Is it possible to have some artichokes here in this town?? I will buy a lot as I can also preserve them quite well...but I need them fresh!!! Is anybody answering me?? Cheers. Claudia De Maria
Onion 01 Aug, Caridad Pupo (USA - Zone 8b climate)
Id like to grow some granex onions like the Texas Grano. Can I sow the seeds now in seed trays and plant them outside n September? Do the onions become dormant when the weather gets cold?
Horseradish 01 Aug, Col (Australia - temperate climate)
My horseradish has been in a trough approx 60x30cm for years and never harvested, the new leaves are shooting. Can I repot or plant it in the ground now?
Cucumber 31 Jul, Dee (USA - Zone 9b climate)
I have seedlings I am ready to transplant into a raised container bed. My question is, how much sun should they get for Zone 9? I know the package sys full sun, but I don't think that applies when temperatures can get over 100 for several days at a time. I have a large shade tree and I was thinking of putting them under it, but concerned it then wont get enough sun.
Yam/Oca (also Oka) 29 Jul, Allykat (New Zealand - temperate climate)
I brought yams at mitre 10. The packet says planr July/August but all online info says plant in Spring. I live inland Tasman area if that helps.
Luffa (also Loofah, plant sponge) 29 Jul, Nelia van Wyk (South Africa - Dry summer sub-tropical climate)
Hi there I have a soap making business and would like to sell loofah sponges. do you have a contact for me in South Africa where I can buy the loofah's wholesale to re-sell? Kind regards Nelia
Choko/Chayote (also Chayote squash, christophene, chouchou, mirliton) 26 Jul, Nori (New Zealand - cool/mountain climate)
When do I start cutting down the plant. Is it during winter season? Tks
Choko/Chayote (also Chayote squash, christophene, chouchou, mirliton) 27 Jul, Julie Pannell (Australia - temperate climate)
Cut back the vines to about 12 inches above ground after the last choko has been picked, closer to the end of winter. They will have very little growth for ages and then grow again when the time is right. The leaves can be dead at the beginning of vines but still keep fruit growing at the ends. They fruit for many months.
Broccoli 26 Jul, Fourester (USA - Zone 8a climate)
I tried seeding broccoli in mini pots for a fall crop, and apparently too much sun scorched the seedlings even though they were well watered. How much daily sun exposure should they get during 90 degree F temperatures? I am at home most days, so I can move them around.
Broccoli 27 Jul, Cynthia Maniglia (USA - Zone 9b climate)
I sowed mine yesterday indoors under grow lights and will plant in the flower beds after they get bigger and acclimate them to the heat. I saved seeds from broccoli plants I had in the bed last fall that I let go to seed. I would give yours morning sun and afternoon shade until temps get a lottle cooler.
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) 25 Jul, Moses Malatji (South Africa - Semi-arid climate)
Where can I buy collard green seeds or seedlings in South Afica? I live in Krugersdorp and Rustenburg.
Asparagus 25 Jul, Maura (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
Thank you. I will wait until spring next year, even if fronds are browning. I have picked and eaten the emerging early spears. And I have covered the plot with heavy shade mesh on a frame, to avert any frost damage. This is the first time in 5 years that the spears have come up in July!
Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Inca Berry ) 23 Jul, Merina Bjordin (Canada - Zone 3b Temperate Warm Summer climate)
I planted them last year in a pot - did not know for sure what they were, but brought them in and kept them alive (barely) all winter. This spring, thinking the plant was mostly dead, I put it out in late May. Now in mid July and after a very rainy June, it is thriving- the plant is quite ugly so it’s been at the back of the house, but now that I know what it is, I’ll put it in a sunny spot out front. I’m hoping for berries.
Mint (also Garden mint) 22 Jul, Martha Armstrong (USA - Zone 9b climate)
Chocolate mint seeds here. Can they be sown in the Fall here in Florida's Gulf Coast?
Horseradish 22 Jul, Celia Gobetti (Australia - arid climate)
I want have the plant at my place! How I can plant? How and where I can buy?
Horseradish 29 Jul, (Australia - arid climate)
Read the notes here, arid plant june july.
Garlic 21 Jul, mini me (New Zealand - sub-tropical climate)
I get my elephant garlic cloves started in egg trays, with a little water in the bottom . too get them to start rooting before i plant them. Its Way quicker then the fridge method. Also nothing worse then planting a garlic clove that wont root. This method works for me ,so i will continue to do it :)
Potato 19 Jul, dz (USA - Zone 10a climate)
I just read about Determinate and Indeterminate potatoes. Which varieties of Indeterminate potatoes do well in Zone 10A?
Potato 21 Jul, Anonymous (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Check on google what varieties are indeterminate and then see if any in your area.
Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Inca Berry ) 16 Jul, Dave (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Hi Carol. Sorry to say in my experience possums can do that and if they don't rats will. Where we live I have mine planted in a hut made of chicken wire and stops all those problems. I think you'll have to protect yours better as well
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo) 15 Jul, Joanna (New Zealand - cool/mountain climate)
Has anyone grown Okra in Christchurch? I bought seeds coz I'm curious about them but it doesn't look like they grow in our Temps?
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo) 29 Jul, Tim (New Zealand - temperate climate)
I've grown it in Chch before. It grew well (lots of vegetation) but I didn't get a very big harvest off it.
Onion 15 Jul, carmen rodriguez (USA - Zone 8b climate)
can i grow onions from bought from store ? i cut bottom of onions put in water as soon as it starts growing roots i plant them . when should i plant them and i have not been successful im in zone b please help me .
Yam/Oca (also Oka) 14 Jul, Deb (New Zealand - temperate climate)
I tried to grow yams last year without success but leaves shot up this year. I noticed some yams have grown but they have some green skin as they were on the surface or partially exposed. Are green yams toxic like green potatoes?
Asparagus 11 Jul, Maura (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
Have just cut down old fronds. Noticed a few new asparagus spears coming up. It is still winter, and as we get frosts here in Ballarat, should I cover the crowns with some mesh do that they don’t get burned, or just accept the loss until spring flush?
Asparagus 12 Jul, Anonymous (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Pays to read the notes here. It does say they like cold and frosty weather. Don't cut fronds until end of August.
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