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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
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?
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?
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.
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.
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?
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.
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 .
Rosella (also Queensland Jam Plant, Roselle) 10 Jul, Daniel E Brumbaugh (USA - Zone 9b climate)
I started a tray of roselle in June an I'm planting now in July. Is it too late? I know that roselle blooms when the days start getting shorter, how does this work after the summer solstice?
Rosella (also Queensland Jam Plant, Roselle) 12 Jul, Anonymous (USA - Zone 9b climate)
It does say plant in March.
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) 09 Jul, Lorraine (USA - Zone 9a climate)
Do you need to trellis bush beans and how much sun do they need a day? Will they do well if they get 3 hours morning sun, then shade for 3 hours and then 3 hours of sun again in the afternoon? I want to be able to can (preserve) my beans so I need them to produce roughly around the same time....for enough to can would you suggest the scattered planting method?
Beans - dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans) 12 Jul, Anonymous (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
No need to trellis but what you do is hill the soil up around the stem when they are half grown to support the plant. As much sun as you can within reason. Keep picking and you will get 3-4 flushes of beans over 2-3 weeks, as they won't mature all at the same time.
Garlic 09 Jul, Terry Scott (USA - Zone 3b climate)
I'm confused, nothing is said about over wintering for garlic, I live in zone 3b. Can I do all the above prep and cover with hay in my plot?
Eggplant (also Aubergine) 08 Jul, Bobbi Linn (USA - Zone 8b climate)
I live in zone 8b/9a in Texas, west of San Antonio. Mine die back in winter but come back in spring. I do not remove the dead stalks when they die back, I grow them outside in a raised bed, with plenty of leaf mulch. I trim back the dead stalk after new stalks emerge. Just make sure to water occasionally during winter if it is a dry winter, especially before it drops down below 35 to 40. I begin watering more often as it warms up in spring. The new shoots rise up from the root ball. Then as late spring and summer hit I water regularly. Mine get full sun until about 4 to 5 pm, then are shaded by a nearby tree. So for me, they are like my chile pequins/petins, a perennial..
Snow Peas (also Sugar Peas, Mangetout, Chinese Peas) 08 Jul, Betty Brady (USA - Zone 2a climate)
When can sugar peas be planted in central Mississippi?
Tomatillo 06 Jul, Steve (USA - Zone 6a climate)
We have one tomatillo plant and it’s thriving but just found out we need a second plant for it to bear fruit. If I get another flowering tomatillo from the garden center, will it be too late? July 6th in zone 6a
Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) 04 Jul, Lolly Jones (USA - Zone 7b climate)
I have a entire row of beautiful pole beans with blooms but no beans. What do I need to do to get beans?
Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) 05 Jul, (USA - Zone 4a climate)
From flower should come beans, give it time.
Garlic 03 Jul, Rhonda Bowen (USA - Zone 6b climate)
Just to clarify what I think I understand…. If I buy one bulb of garlic and break it apart into individual cloves, I plant each clove and expect to get a growing bulb. Am I one the right track here?
Garlic 05 Jul, (USA - Zone 4a climate)
Yes one clove will then grow and produce a new clump of cloves.
Beetroot (also Beets) 01 Jul, Susan Lauer (USA - Zone 8b climate)
Any tips for growing beets in the south? Also why does it say not to grow them near corn? I had thought the corn could provide some shade and lessen the heat. Thanks!
Beetroot (also Beets) 05 Jul, Anonymous (USA - Zone 4a climate)
I don't know the reason but if planted beside the corn and it shades the beetroot then the beetroot won't receive enough sunlight and you will have weak thin plants. Corn needs sun and heat.
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) 30 Jun, Paul Rose (USA - Zone 7b climate)
How late can transplant bell peppers in zone 7b?
Capsicum (also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers) 05 Jul, Anonymous (USA - Zone 7b climate)
Go to the top of the capsicum page and it will tell you. Set to climate zone 7b.
Rhubarb 27 Jun, Meagan Messinbird (USA - Zone 4b climate)
Where can I buy rhubarb root to plant ?
Rhubarb 25 Jun, Deborah Winquest (USA - Zone 7b climate)
I live in south central Tennessee and want to grow rhubarb. Can I do so as a perennial or do I have to treat it as an annual? And where is the best place to plant the crowns?
Sunflower 23 Jun, Cristal Chacon (USA - Zone 8b climate)
I planted sunflower seeds today. Hoping to get blooms by mid August. Do you think this will happen? Or not enough time?
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