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Sage (also Common Sage) 27 Jul, Georgia (USA - Zone 7b climate)
Is sage a biannual plant. After my big plant bloomed it died.
Sunflower 06 Jul, Tracey (USA - Zone 9b climate)
I’m new at this and just picked a 6ft sunflower roots and all in Texas and I’m going to replant in Arizona Zone9B. How often do they have to be watered?
Sunflower 10 Jul, Anon (USA - Zone 11b climate)
The longer you leave to transplant something the harder it is to have it survive. The roots can not take up enough water to keep a full grown plant a live. In zone 9b you should have harvested the sunflower by now. You transplant when plants are young 2-6 new leaf stage
Sunflower 07 Jul, Liz (New Zealand - temperate climate)
If they survive the move and don't have too much root damage, then water every two to three days. to keep the roots damp but not swamped.
Garlic 02 Jul, Vicki (USA - Zone 7b climate)
What is the best garlic to grow in Virginia Zone 7b?
Watermelon 20 Jun, NSyed (USA - Zone 10a climate)
Is July too late to plant or transplant? Or should I wait for August. Wanted to get a plant or seeds as a late Father's day gift but thought I should ask. It can always get a birthday present in August
Watermelon 23 Jun, (USA - Zone 10a climate)
Probably too late.
Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) 18 Jun, Barker (USA - Zone 8b climate)
I’m in zone 8b and my pole beans grow like mad so I’ve never had problems with my soil and it’s mostly cow pasture about 30 years ago in other words there’s nothing in it only what I put in it. I started some raised garden beds with rich top soil and I planted small amount of seeds basically what I planted in the big garden except for a few. My pole beans were over 7 years old along with some of the other seeds but I used them to. Before you plant your beans check them out if you see a tiny little hole in it they will not grow. I soak my beans for 20 minutes before hand planting
Beans - climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners) 23 Jun, Anonymous (USA - Zone 10a climate)
Soak over night - up to 12 hours then plant.
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) 18 Jun, Khandi (USA - Zone 8a climate)
Can I plant my sweet potato slips in the ground now? I’m in Zones 7B & 8A. (SE Alabama)
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) 29 Jun, (USA - Zone 8a climate)
It does say April to June.
Potato 17 Jun, Mathi (USA - Zone 7b climate)
I Live in Zone 7b, Can i Plant potato now? Instead of seeds, I am planning to start with sprouted one from kitchen. Thanks in advance
Lettuce 17 Jun, Harry C Carter (USA - Zone 10a climate)
Can I grow red leaf lettuce in zone 10 A (Cape Coral Florida)?
Lettuce 21 Jun, Colleen (USA - Zone 10b climate)
Yes you can, but depending on how hot it gets where you are, you should choose a heat-tolerant variety or it will bolt too quickly. I recommend the red varieties of summer crisp Batavian lettuce. You should be able to get them at Swallowtail Gardens online if they haven't sold out for the season.
Tomato 16 Jun, (USA - Zone 9b climate)
Can you recommend some determined tomato that can be grown in zone 9. Thanks.
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo) 07 Jun, Tim (USA - Zone 9a climate)
I am in a small garden in zone 9a, has anyone ever planted squash (yellow, zucchini, and patty pan) at the base of okra plants. It is overbearingly hot and sunny on the squash plants and I am trying to use the okra as just a wee bit of extra shade during the hottest part of the day. It also gives me an little "extra veggie" in the okra row. I try to squeeze out every useable square inch in my little garden. Have you ever heard of this being done or has anyone tried it? Good or bad idea? I've looked and I don't see them listed as incompatible or even compatible in the companions listings. Just asking, I'm trying it now, just wanted to see if had been done before. If it works well, I'll let you know, if not and it's a disaster, I'll let you know that too! Tim
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo) 13 Jun, Sandra G (USA - Zone 10b climate)
It’s not a good idea because zucchini takes up a lot of space at the bottom, and the roots will compete for space, I’ve grown okra and it needs space and sun to produce. Why not grow zucchini in the middle of any plant that will get burned by the summer heat, if you cut the bottom layers of the zucchini and put sticks to train it up, it’ll provide shade for lettuce, celery, anything that can grow in partial shade, zucchini can be used as an umbrella with plenty of room to plant on the ground around it.
Garlic 31 May, Mary Manion (USA - Zone 7a climate)
My first year growing German Red Garlic I bought from Burpee's and planted last early November, in 7A South Jersey, USA. Late frost, then huge temperature variations and a heat wave of 97 last week is doing us in! I have been careful to keep it watered. But suddenly after that lots of my spring greens bolted and my garlic- which did NOT flower- just started to fall over and turn yellow. I have left them in the ground as it was not supposed to harvest until mid July! Any chance it will spring back? Should I cut the stem off? Thanks for advice!
Ginger 29 May, Mr Anseer Man (USA - Zone 6a climate)
Buying ginger at Asian markets usually gives you bettrr shoot production than chain stores. In zone 5,6,7 start them indoors in large peat pots in February. By May they will be ready to go out, cover at night, frost does the real damage, short bursts of freezing temps will not kill the root. They sprout back quickly if fertilized aggressively.
Chilli peppers (also Hot peppers) 29 May, Tammy (USA - Zone 7b climate)
Have you considered the Carolina reaper? You may have to order plants but it is a very hot pepper..supposedly hotter than ghost
Tomato 28 May, Josef (USA - Zone 9b climate)
Hello, i read that i can plant tomatoes until the end of mai but most people say that i need to transplant my tomatoes until march. I bought 8 tomatoe plants (1 determined, 3 cherry tomatoes, 4 beefstake or normal sized tomatoes) will the produce any tomatoes? And if not should i try to keep them alive for the fall season (by putting them in the shade or my garage or inside my home)?
Tomato 01 Jun, Anthony (USA - Zone 9a climate)
Josef, Tomatoes in 9a or 9b can almost be grown every month, but tomatoes die if there is a frost, and stop growing/producing if the temperature is above 95F. Since this the beginning of summer, it is not advisable to plant tomatoes until after the heat of summer. If you have young tomatoes planted try and shade them, or keep them healthy so they can resume growing after the summer heat has passed.
Broccoli 18 May, (USA - Zone 10a climate)
I live in zone 10. It is now May and my broccoli has, of course, stopped producing. If I leave them in their pots thru the sumner, will they produce again in the fall?
Rhubarb 18 May, LORI (USA - Zone 9a climate)
Can I grow rhubarb in zone 9A?
Strawberry Plants 13 May, CJ (USA - Zone 9b climate)
My Albion and Tiny Treasures strawberries not sweet. What liquid fertilizer should I use? Fish emulsion, Seawed Magic, Worm tea or something else? Also how often? Albion growing one plant each on fence in containers designed to hang. Tiny Treasures are planted in a tower on a turn table . So disappointed, help me please.
Strawberry Plants 22 May, Kimberly (USA - Zone 9b climate)
I use worm castings when planting in soil rich with organic material, Epsom salts and I grindup eggshells in my food processor and I start fertilizing with diluted worm tea and diluted fish emulsion with seaweed every 4-7 every other day slight waterings
Garlic 12 May, Anonymous (USA - Zone 7a climate)
I always grow my garlic from grocery store garlic, if I have no planting cloves of my own. I am in zone7...it alwAys germinated and proceeds to grow beautiful large garlic! I ordered some a good while back from a reputable gardening site, and it did NOT do well...almost no bulbs,
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) 05 May, Rolanda (USA - Zone 9b climate)
My collard seeds did germinate but they aren't growing beyond the first set of leaves. What his happening?
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) 06 May, Anonymous (USA - Zone 9b climate)
Are you planting at the right time? How fertile is your soil. Fertiliser, watering and full sunlight are required.
Strawberry Plants 03 May, Jane Hodges (USA - Zone 7b climate)
In Zone 7B, when can I expect newly planted strawberry plants to bloom? I planted bare root plants three weeks ago (April 12) and they are growing well, but have seen no blooms yet. Am I expecting too much too soon? Thanks!
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