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Garlic 18 Aug, Clifford S Foy (USA - Zone 8a climate)
bOUGHT GARLIC FROM cOSTCO LAST YEAR AND IT BLOOMED BEAUTIFUL BUT NO GARLIC. wHAT i DID WRONG??
Garlic 18 Aug, Kristi (USA - Zone 8b climate)
Hello, we’d like to purchase garlic to grow in FL zone 8b. Which types would you recommend? Thanks so much!
Jerusalem Artichokes (also Sunchoke) 17 Aug, Troy (USA - Zone 7b climate)
I finally got some Jerusalem Artichokes from a grocery store for $4.99 a pound and cooked them. I like them but primarily because my doctor called them a Superfood for me. But saved 4 to plant is it too late, April to October, right?
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) 17 Aug, Ethel woodson (USA - Zone 8a climate)
It's super hot in texas right now. Can I still sow my Vate Collard seeds right now or should i wait till Oct.,?
Cauliflower 15 Aug, Dale Roth (USA - Zone 5a climate)
when should i plant plants in St.louis mo. for fall Cauliflower and Broccoli for fall harvest. Thank you
Sunflower 13 Aug, Theresa C. Dougherty (USA - Zone 7b climate)
Can I plant sunflower seeds in mid August to get fall sunflowers .? I live in zone 7 b ,I grow them first in side and plant outside .
Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Inca Berry ) 12 Aug, (Canada - Zone 7a Mild Temperate climate)
I don’t have a papery husk but green and brown serrated ‘things’ after flowering. When I open the brown ones they look like seed pods. What to do?
Onion 10 Aug, vivian gibson (USA - Zone 9b climate)
I have texas grano onions to make set. blue lake pole beans, purple hull peas, tomato(transplant),Bell pepper (Trans plants) when do I plant? putting them in my big pots these are all going into large pots.
Watermelon 08 Aug, Catherine E Villarreal (USA - Zone 10b climate)
When can I plant seedless watermelon seeds in zone 10b
Asparagus 08 Aug, Sheila (USA - Zone 6b climate)
One 6b - Bought crowns in late spring and they were misplaced.until now August. They are not dried out and I'd like to salvage whatever is possible. If I plant them now ANDif they grow, the season will be over and cold by October. Should I refrigerate the crowns and maybe wait til spring to plant or go ahead and put them out now? Also, would it be of benefit to use innoculant to stimulate them, individually pot them indoors under grow lights and gently transplant to an outside bed in spring? What makes sense?
Daikon (also Japanese radish, Lo Bok) 06 Aug, Dave (USA - Zone 6a climate)
Hi I live in Pitts pa and getting ready to plant some Japanese minowase seeds I was wonder when is the best time to plant them
Garlic 06 Aug, R Hulse (USA - Zone 7b climate)
There are several types of garlic, but the main two are hardneck and softneck. Hardneck is for colder climates and softneck is for warmer climates. Not sure about elephant garlic or any of the others but you can search the internet to find out what zones they grow best in.
Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Inca Berry ) 05 Aug, Marijke Warners (Canada - Zone 6b Temperate Warm Summer climate)
Some of the flowers have turned into green spiky husks, then turned a dark brown/black. Is this normal?
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..
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