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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.
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?
Tomato 07 Jun, Nick Thegardner (USA - Zone 10b climate)
We have planted two different tomato transplants in our raised bed. Bed is about 18" deep. Have good soil, topped with compost, then covered with straw. How often should we be watering this time of year? Current daily temps are around 70-75.
Tomato 10 Jun, (USA - Zone 9b climate)
If it is hot a good watering 3 times a week - not so hot 2 times a week. Small plants need small waterings more often. The finger test is a good indicator also.
Tomato 09 Jun, dan (USA - Zone 10a climate)
nick, I've read just to stick your finger in about 2 in. and if it's dry, then water. There's also fertilizing to consider. Homestead and Chill is a great website that has articles on Tomato's (deep watering/ shade cloth) and alot more. dan
Tomato 05 Jun, Melissa (USA - Zone 9b climate)
I started my seeds back in January and transplanted them out mid-march like the diagram said. However, it does show you can plant them in April, but I would be careful because just as they are starting to take off the heat and humidity will be setting in. Depending on the variety most plants will not produce fruit when temperatures are consistently about 90 degrees. Which we are almost there in our zone. Adding shade over them can help! Otherwise, I use the tapping method to aid with pollination :).
Onion 02 Jun, Karen Ventura (USA - Zone 8a climate)
what type of onions should be planted in zone 8, ie: long day, short day etc?
Sunflower 28 May, Lisa (USA - Zone 7b climate)
I want to plant sunflowers for table arrangements for a fund raiser Oct 19. What variety would be best for a late planting and when should i plant them for the right timing?
Peas 27 May, Michael hornick (USA - Zone 6a climate)
can i plant a second snow pea crop? i live in n.j., zone 6a.
Sunflower 24 May, Anonymous (USA - Zone 9b climate)
Is the end of May too late to start sunflowers in Zone 9b?
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo) 20 May, Bud Wheeler (USA - Zone 6b climate)
what days in the moon sign for okra in 6b to plant which best days
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo) 28 May, (USA - Zone 9a climate)
3 days before the full moon.
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) 13 May, John (USA - Zone 9a climate)
Can I plant collard greens all year long
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) 28 May, (USA - Zone 9a climate)
Check the planting guide. That is what it is there for.
Watermelon 09 May, (USA - Zone 7a climate)
Tomato 08 May, Carla Stacy (USA - Zone 7b climate)
I’m growing tomatoes in a 5 gallon bucket. I have flowers but no fruit. Planted April 19th. Last year same thing lots of flowers but no fruit. What am I doing wrong?
Tomato 30 May, Ali T (USA - Zone 8b climate)
Do you see any pollinators? Try using a tiny paint brush to mix pollen on each flower.
Tomato 27 May, Victor (USA - Zone 9b climate)
Just lightly tap the flowers in order to pollinate them and they will form tomatoes.
Tomato 19 May, s ott (USA - Zone 3b climate)
Try watering with a mixture of epsom salt (1 Tbsp per gal of water). Also, if you,ve seen the banana peel water combination I swear by these two methods. I have the biggest plants and the tomatoes are just loaded on every single plant. It works great for peppers too!
Tomato 12 May, Texas Grown (USA - Zone 10a climate)
Maybe you don't have enough pollenators. Have flowers around. Make sure you're not spraying something that kills or repels pollinators.
Tomato 11 May, (USA - Zone 7b climate)
Try a bit of pot ash or potassium.
Potato 06 May, Etta (USA - Zone 8b climate)
Best potatoes for zone 8b And when should they be planted. Ate buying potatoes online an ok idea?
Potato 09 Jun, dan (USA - Zone 10a climate)
Etta, Peaceful Valley in Central Calif. is a good place. Although, there may be a place closer to you. Homestead and Chill has articles and other potato resources and advice; they're good people and they have a cat named Badger. [dry humor emoji] This website has the months suggested on 'when' to plant. Dan
Asparagus 04 May, Jimmy O (USA - Zone 7b climate)
Can I plant my crowns in Early May or do I need to wait until the fall
Asparagus 19 May, Melinda (USA - Zone 8a climate)
If you take care to water and watch for pests like fire ants etc... You could actually put crowns in anytime in months that have workable soil in your proposed asparagus beds... they take a long time to harvest when you first put them in so I suggest getting them in ASAP if you have some waiting. They do quite well here in part shade (Pitt County, NC) and they are VERY forgiving and productive. We have the purple asparagus and it puts out shoots ongoing from early spring and sporadically though hot summer... mostly goes to fern mode in hot weather but still will make occasional shoots out of the norm. As long as you fan out the roots as much as possible and plant them properly they should be fine.
Asparagus 11 May, (USA - Zone 7b climate)
The start of spring.
Cabbage 02 May, (USA - Zone 8b climate)
When to plant daikon radish in zone 8 b?
Cabbage 11 May, (USA - Zone 7b climate)
Check the radish page.
Sweet corn (also corn,maize) 26 Apr, Natalia (USA - Zone 5b climate)
I don't have much space... has anyone had success with growing corn in a large raised bed? Thanks!
Sweet corn (also corn,maize) 02 May, Brett (Australia - arid climate)
Corn takes a fair bit of water so keep the drink up to them. They do have a pretty good sized root system so it would depend on the depth of the raised bed. I've grown them OK in 600mm deep beds.
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