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When You Should Plant Vegetables

Throughout this website on gardening, you will find many tips and techniques on Hydroponic Gardening and Organic Gardening. Still, like comedy or sound money investing, planting your fruits and vegetables will be in vain if you do not have the proper timing. You have got to know When To Plant Vegetables!Planting Vegetables

We are going to cut right to the chase here and send you off this site to the eXtension site so you can see what planting zone you are in so you may properly plan your garden. You must enter your zip code, and the eXtension site will do the rest.

Please return because this post has a few more things to show you!

USDA Hardiness Zone Finder-When To Plant Vegetables:

The USDA Hardiness Zone Map divides North America into 11 separate zones; each zone is 10°F warmer (or colder) in an average winter than the adjacent zone. If you see a hardiness zone in a catalog or plant description, it likely refers to the USDA map. To find your USDA Hardiness Zone, Click Here

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Now that you have an idea as to When To Plant Vegetables, below is a video on how to buy already-established plants from a nursery. Even though you may not be in the same plant zone of Louisiana, the things to look for in plant selection will pertain to all zones.

Consider the extra time needed to produce a yield of vegetables if you start your plants from seed. Some plants, such as peas and carrots, do very well from seeding directly into your garden soil. Some, such as tomatoes and pepper plants, would be easier to get going in an already started state from a nursery.

You can also cheat a little on the When To Plant Vegetable charts by starting your seedlings indoors. But you might want to ‘harden’ them off some in a cold frame before planting them directly into your garden. We will have info on cold frames in another post.

Also, on another post, we will discuss planting vegetables a little off-season, such as fall crops for those of you in northern parts of the country. Extending the growing season a little longer with simple techniques could be quite rewarding.

Some Extra When To Plant News From The Net:

Still, time to plant vegetables with a short growing season THE COMPLEAT Renton Reporter. The second week of July is not too late to plant vegetables or add summer color. You can pick up some bargains on bedding plants and hanging baskets this month.

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