Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
Zone 5 and finally transplanting. Toplef10Zone 5 and finally transplanting. 1zd3ho10

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.

Zone 5 and finally transplanting. I22gcj10Zone 5 and finally transplanting. 14dhcg10

[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Catalog season has begun!
by yolos Yesterday at 9:40 pm

» January & February 2020 - Northern and Central Midwest
by CitizenKate Yesterday at 9:14 pm

» Happy Birthday!!
by yolos Yesterday at 1:22 pm

» Zazz?
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 11:29 am

» Change Title?
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 11:19 am

» Mark's first SFG
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 10:42 am

» Senseless Banter...
by sanderson Yesterday at 3:37 am

» NATIONAL SEED SWAP DAY - 2020
by sanderson Yesterday at 3:34 am

» Upcycling milk cartons into starter packs
by markqz 1/22/2020, 9:36 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by markqz 1/22/2020, 9:23 pm

» Plant-Based Diet
by countrynaturals 1/22/2020, 9:05 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by Scorpio Rising 1/22/2020, 6:19 pm

» TD - A Journey Through Prostate Cancer
by Scorpio Rising 1/22/2020, 6:05 pm

» garlic
by Scorpio Rising 1/22/2020, 6:03 pm

» Not new, but I've been away for a spell...
by Kelejan 1/22/2020, 12:46 am

» Good day to you all .The name is Gord.I am new around here,and looking forward to learning and sharing with you.
by Kelejan 1/21/2020, 11:14 am

» CANADIAN REGION:What are you doing January to March 2020
by Kelejan 1/21/2020, 11:04 am

» Celery
by Scorpio Rising 1/20/2020, 4:57 pm

» Gnatrol Bti for Fungus Gnats
by countrynaturals 1/19/2020, 2:51 pm

» Diabetes Friendly Garden
by trolleydriver 1/18/2020, 5:53 pm

» Hey there, small, hot and composty
by Dan in Ct 1/18/2020, 6:55 am

» Brix tests for nutrition density
by Dan in Ct 1/18/2020, 6:13 am

» Answering questions . Good day to you all .
by Scorpio Rising 1/17/2020, 9:10 pm

» Soil Microorganisms
by countrynaturals 1/17/2020, 6:04 pm

» Water and a little more ?
by Dan in Ct 1/17/2020, 4:52 pm

» What Have You Picked From Your Garden Today
by LilBittyBean 1/17/2020, 2:27 pm

» Converting 1"of water.
by Gord 1/16/2020, 7:20 pm

» wheelbarrow
by yolos 1/16/2020, 4:28 pm

» Eagle eggs ready to hatch in nest
by countrynaturals 1/16/2020, 11:26 am

» Biochar?
by countrynaturals 1/16/2020, 10:35 am

Google

Search SFG Forum

Zone 5 and finally transplanting.

Go down

Zone 5 and finally transplanting. Empty Zone 5 and finally transplanting.

Post  quiltbea on 4/11/2012, 2:49 pm

Its been a long, cold winter here in Maine but today I finally have been transplanting several cole crops in the beds. They had been hardening off in the coldframe for several days and the nites won't be below freezing, so I thought they were ready.

Zone 5 and finally transplanting. 04-11-10

This bed has most of the brassicas with brussels sprouts, broccoli, cabbage and cauliflower transplanted today. My plan is to have them all together so I can cover them with row cover against caterpillars and moths and flea beetles more easily. It worked well another year.

I also put a few leftovers in other beds where I planned to put flowers. I'll put the nasturtiums in pots instead. I really need more room for veggies. I still had 5 Apollo and Packman broccoli plants leftover so put in an email to a gardener friend who has a large row garden. She said she'll be over to get them. Note: The last row in the back, the north row, is reserved for stringing cucumbers this year.
quiltbea
quiltbea

Female Posts : 4712
Join date : 2010-03-21
Age : 77
Location : Southwestern Maine Zone 5A

Back to top Go down

Zone 5 and finally transplanting. Empty Re: Zone 5 and finally transplanting.

Post  Chopper on 4/11/2012, 3:03 pm

My sisters are in Rockport MA and they never bother planting until Memorial Day. When I thought I was going to be back there this year I had planned to build a TT whether anyone wanted it or not and show them how a garden is grown. They have not had much luck. And I completely understand. They have no decent soil to work with.
avatar
Chopper

Female Posts : 2467
Join date : 2010-05-05
Age : 64
Location : Warner Springs, CA USDA Zone 8a, Sunset Zone 7 (I think)

http://thezimmermannfamilytoo.blogspot.com

Back to top Go down

Zone 5 and finally transplanting. Empty Re: Zone 5 and finally transplanting.

Post  quiltbea on 4/11/2012, 3:12 pm

Chopper.....I, too, can't plant the warm-weather crops until after Memorial Day but I thought the cool crops can stand a little cold and I've got sheets and towels and heavy row cover to cover the cool crops in case of a bad freeze. I have to take my chance with such a short growing season.

Last year I waited on the cool crops and we got 90 degree days in May and they nearly all were lost, except for a few that managed to make it. I think I got 2 broccoli, 1 cabbage, and no cauliflower last year. I didn't put in Brussels so this year I've put in 3 since we've tried them and like them.
quiltbea
quiltbea

Female Posts : 4712
Join date : 2010-03-21
Age : 77
Location : Southwestern Maine Zone 5A

Back to top Go down

Zone 5 and finally transplanting. Empty Yeah!

Post  BackRiver_SFG on 4/11/2012, 6:19 pm

Your transplants look great!
Happy you have your first crops in the ground!
We're in a moderate drought here. How was the snow and snow pack from this past winter?

Keep the pics coming!
BackRiver_SFG
BackRiver_SFG

Male Posts : 108
Join date : 2011-07-06
Location : East Weymouth- Zone 6B

Back to top Go down

Zone 5 and finally transplanting. Empty Re: Zone 5 and finally transplanting.

Post  quiltbea on 4/11/2012, 6:23 pm

BackRiver.....The snow wasn't as bad this winter as the year before so I'm not complaining. We depend on our snow to keep the water table pumping and filling our wells each year.
quiltbea
quiltbea

Female Posts : 4712
Join date : 2010-03-21
Age : 77
Location : Southwestern Maine Zone 5A

Back to top Go down

Zone 5 and finally transplanting. Empty Re: Zone 5 and finally transplanting.

Post  BackRiver_SFG on 4/11/2012, 6:27 pm

We only got measurable snow once in October and another 4-5 inches one other time. We're already 6 inches down in the water table. Zone 5 and finally transplanting. 601593

Hae a great day.
BackRiver_SFG
BackRiver_SFG

Male Posts : 108
Join date : 2011-07-06
Location : East Weymouth- Zone 6B

Back to top Go down

Zone 5 and finally transplanting. Empty Re: Zone 5 and finally transplanting.

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum