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Chinese cabbage (also Wong bok, wong nga pak, napa cabbage) 27 Nov, Sera Taole (Australia - temperate climate)
Iam a home gadener in Fiji.Been tryin g to get my napa cabbage to have a head .The leaves seem to be taller and wider.l have not given up hope yet... would be grateful for advice to get my plant looking like the one on pictures.
Artichokes (Globe) 26 Nov, Grace Walker (USA - Zone 7a climate)
Hello, I am new to this. I would like to experiment with planting artichokes. I do not know what kind of soil I have...and how to make it friendly for this vegetable. Do you have suggestion? Do you know of a great online resources on this? Thanks!
Onion 25 Nov, William Rowe (USA - Zone 9b climate)
What variety of onion do you suggest for my region. 9b Ocala,Fl
Lettuce 25 Nov, william rowe (USA - Zone 9b climate)
When is the optimal time to grow romaine lettuce in 9B, Ocala,Fl
Spinach (also English spinach) 21 Nov, William Rowe (USA - Zone 9b climate)
When is the optimal time to grow romaine lettuce in 9b (Ocala,Fl). Thank you.
Jerusalem Artichokes (also Sunchoke) 10 Nov, Mary (USA - Zone 8b climate)
Can I plant the chokes I just received in pots in my small, uheated greenhouse or should I hold them for Spring? If I should hold them, how do I do that?
Pumpkin 29 Oct, Jany Marc (USA - Zone 11a climate)
I have the same issue... but i planted in May and apparently should have in February so trying again next year! Did you ever figure it out?
Luffa (also Loofah, plant sponge) 25 Oct, j d taylor (USA - Zone 9a climate)
where to get loofa seeds and best type to grow here
Mint (also Garden mint) 11 Oct, MS. DANA L. FOX (USA - Zone 9a climate)
WHICH TYPE OF MINT SHOULD I PLANT OUTSIDE TO HELP REPEL BLACK ANTS? WHERE IS THE BEST PLACE TO BUY IT AT IN THE FRESNO CALIFORNIA AREA? THANK YOU DANA
Beetroot (also Beets) 02 Oct, (USA - Zone 9b climate)
Very Impressed. Best site I have ever come across/ Thank you,
Garlic 22 Sep, Kathy (USA - Zone 6a climate)
We don't have to buy garlic from China... please....try to grow some or double check with your store as to the origin of their garlic and if from China, then talk to store manager and store headquarters.. Thanks...
Radish 22 Sep, Gerty (USA - Zone 7b climate)
My radishes came out too small or not developed a full bulb/root at all. I used a peat based potting soil and compost + vermiculite also amended with fish/kelp emulsion. I am growing them in 6 inch deep flats with proper drainage holes. The variety is Cherry Belles, Rover, French Breakfast. Planted them in late summer for fall.
Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Inca Berry ) 10 Sep, Jerry Michael Eisenband (USA - Zone 10a climate)
Can I grow them in West Palm Beach, FL?
Luffa (also Loofah, plant sponge) 29 Aug, NANCY SMELTZER (USA - Zone 6a climate)
I HAVE SEVERAL LOOFAH PLANTS, QUITE VINY AND HEALTHY BUT NO BLOOMS. IT’S NOW LATE AUGUST. WHAT HAVE I DONE WRONG? OR IS THERE SOMETHING I CAN DO? THANKS FOR ANY HELP.
Luffa (also Loofah, plant sponge) 17 Sep, Terri (USA - Zone 8a climate)
Loofa need a long time to mature. 5 months or more. I planted mine late this year. Late May. They were full vines without flowers until late July. Now they are full of flowers and loofa. I am not sure how late you planted them but they may just not be mature. Another thing may be too much nitrogen in the soil.switch to phosphorus based to get the plants focused on flowering.
Luffa (also Loofah, plant sponge) 15 Aug, Andrea Gearllach (USA - Zone 8b climate)
Would loofah be ok to grow near rhubarb and kiwi berries?
Asparagus 13 Aug, JERRY BAKER (USA - Zone 8a climate)
What varieties of asparagus will do well in zone 8a? I live West of Fort Worth, Texas I wish to buy 2 year old or older “Crowns”.
Tomato 22 Jul, Gerald Kent (USA - Zone 10a climate)
What is the best tasting tomato to grow in zone 10a in Westlake Village California, area code 91361
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo) 08 Jul, Sai (USA - Zone 10a climate)
I planted Okra seeds indoors late June. They are about 3-5 inches now. The weather in my 10a zone has been 50s-70s. When should I plant the seedlings in my garden bed?
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo) 19 Nov, Milena (USA - Zone 10b climate)
I'm in 10b (not so huge difference), I sowed directly in a container outside, also late June and they are doing awesome :)
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo) 06 Jul, Tim (USA - Zone 9a climate)
How well does okra grow with green and Roma beans and field peas?
Garlic 02 Jul, Bea (USA - Zone 9a climate)
Best type of garlic for Vegas, 9A.
Asparagus 21 Jun, Mike Miller (USA - Zone 9b climate)
can i plant asparagus crowns in June in zone 9 southern california
Broccoli 14 Jun, Patricia Foster (USA - Zone 9b climate)
Here in central Florida, we grew enormous broccoli plants but they never produced anything, even after six months growing. We put the seedlings in the ground in October in a marl soil that retains moisture and also used plenty of compost and some 10-10-10. Any ideas what went wrong or what we should do to amend the soil?
Broccoli 26 Nov, anon (USA - Zone 9b climate)
- It sounds as though you have over fertilised them with far too much NITROGEN. N produces growth - leaves. Also grow them into the cooler winter months. DO NOT grow them into the hot summer months.
Broccoli 11 Oct, Patty Kipps (USA - Zone 7a climate)
Does it get cold enough for long enough where you are? Broccoli needs cool weather.
Broccoli 12 Aug, Roland (USA - Zone 9b climate)
Patricia, I experienced the same last year in zone 9b. Not a single head or side shoots. After six months I pulled the plants and put them in the compost. Nothing goes to waste in my garden.
Luffa (also Loofah, plant sponge) 11 Jun, Wyndi (USA - Zone 7a climate)
I live in southern Idaho (zone 7) We have had an incredibly cold, wet spring. It is now mid June, would it still be possible to have success planting seeds now?
Luffa (also Loofah, plant sponge) 24 Jun, Linda (USA - Zone 8b climate)
Luffa need a very long growing season. It is said to need near 200 days. If you look for your first frost date then count back to today and see if you have enough days. Good luck!
Peas 08 Jun, Jessica Ipina (USA - Zone 9a climate)
I was a little confused. I got a planting reminder from the Old Farmers Almanac that it was time to plant peas June 8th, in zone 9a. Isn't it too hot?
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