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Florence Fennel (also Finocchio) 12 Jul, EG (USA - Zone 9b climate)
I started a shoot from a store-bought fennel. It's about 3" high. When can I plant this? From your chart it seems like only March? Thanks!
Watermelon 11 Jul, Cathy Mallen (USA - Zone 10a climate)
I am wondering what watermelon will grow in zone 10 (the coastal portion) Thank you.
Luffa (also Loofah, plant sponge) 09 Jul, Shemainee Carranza (USA - Zone 10a climate)
When is the lates to plant Luffa for zone 10?
Luffa (also Loofah, plant sponge) 09 Jul, Liz (New Zealand - sub-tropical climate)
Check this page www.gardenate.com/plant/Luffa?zone=15
Garlic 05 Jul, Mike mahaffy (USA - Zone 8a climate)
What is the most flavorful garlic? In Central South Carolina (Zone 8A), is hard neck, or softneck garlic, better to plant?
Sunflower 05 Jul, Ann Carson (USA - Zone 8b climate)
What kind of soil best for sunflowers? I planted afew times that begin growing then rodents eat top of sunflowers. Same as radishes too.How do i solve the problems?
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo) 05 Jul, Mairlyn (USA - Zone 8a climate)
Is early July too late to sow okra in zone 8a (Virginia)? (www.gardenate.com/plant/Okra?zone=13)
Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo) 07 Jul, Matt Holloway (USA - Zone 8b climate)
Nope, get em in the ground!
Brussels sprouts 01 Jul, Tasha (USA - Zone 8a climate)
We live in Alabama and super new to gardening. Is it too late to start seedlings now?
Brussels sprouts 02 Jul, Paula (USA - Zone 9a climate)
I live in South Louisiana and a good time to plant seeds in indoor trays is this month; direct sow in ground would be September. Best of luck in your gardening journey.
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) 29 Jun, John Martin Barger (USA - Zone 7b climate)
I have a sweet potato that has sprouted pretty heavily on my kitchen counter. I live in Memphis, TN. Is there any chance of having success if I were to plant it now? Or is it too late in season?
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) 30 Jun, Betty (USA - Zone 7b climate)
I'm just next door in Arkansas and will be planting some slips from one in my kitchen today (June 30). We have just enough time before frost to make decent sweet potatoes. You know we can eat the leaves like spinach as well? My (American) kids grew up in SE Asia and thought sweet potato leaves were a variety spinach.
Celery 26 Jun, Maria (USA - Zone 7a climate)
My celery plant has been wilting more and more. It has been raining quite a bit in the area, and I checked the dampness of the soil but the plant is still wilting more. The leaves are not yellowing but they are getting darker each day. I am unsure of how to proceed or if it will even survive. Thank you in advance.
Beetroot (also Beets) 26 Jun, Sue (USA - Zone 8b climate)
My beets have been in the ground for sometime now. I have tried to thin. The plant is now at least 12 inches tall. As I thin some of the smaller plants there is very little to no 'beet'? It is just a very small root the size and shape of a pencil about an inch long. Any suggestions? Thanks
Peas 23 Jun, Aubrey (USA - Zone 7b climate)
When is it time to pull out pea plants?
Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Inca Berry ) 20 Jun, Harvey Youssef (USA - Zone 7a climate)
Will the plants survive the winter in Virginia (zone 7)?
Potato 19 Jun, ace (USA - Zone 10b climate)
Anyone grow True Seed Potatoes in zone 10? Curious when you start your seeds. My seeds are low dormancy and short-day length. Start seeds in August, maybe, to plant out in October?
Brussels sprouts 18 Jun, Lucy Karrys (USA - Zone 7b climate)
I want to plant brussel sprouts now June 20th or wait til July 12th when its rainy and cooler for late fall harvesting .Is that wise ?
Cauliflower 16 Jun, Melanie (USA - Zone 9a climate)
What is the best variety of cauliflower to grow in zone 9a?
Brussels sprouts 16 Jun, Melanie (USA - Zone 9a climate)
What is the best variety of Brussels Sprouts to plant in zone 9a?
Cucumber 14 Jun, Ann (USA - Zone 6a climate)
Is there a smaller pickling type cucumber that I could plant in a pot with a trellis in the month of June so that I would be able to get at least some cucumbers .
Amaranth (also Love-lies-bleeding) 13 Jun, Rupa (USA - Zone 10a climate)
Can I sow the amaranthus seed now(June month). Will it work?? I am living in zone10a
Sunflower 12 Jun, Vicki Holley (USA - Zone 9a climate)
Looking for a monthly calendar to plant by for zone 9a. Was hoping to plant something in June? (Try here https://www.gardenate.com/?zone=115) Gardenate
Broccoli 12 Jun, April (USA - Zone 5b climate)
Could I plant broccoli from seed now for a fall crop?
Borage (also Burrage, Bugloss) 07 Jun, Mateo G Gomez (USA - Zone 8a climate)
Hello, I live in the american southwest so I don't have the ability to grow in ground. I really want to grow borage and see the beautiful blue flowers and use it as a calming recipe in my teas. Is there any tips you could give me please? Best wishes Mateo G. Gomez.
Borage (also Burrage, Bugloss) 08 Jun, Chris (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Hi Mateo, Borage is pretty tough and will grow easily in a container.
Thyme (also Common thyme) 07 Jun, George Stephens (USA - Zone 10a climate)
We live in zone 10 a. We are in the process of replacing our west facing front lawn. We are considering thyme. In your estimation, what types of thyme would be best suited for this situation?
Cabbage 05 Jun, Helen Prince Bailey (USA - Zone 7a climate)
Cabbage question... Should we cut the bottom leaves? Especially if it is dying (yellow or just shriveling)? Thanks!
Mustard greens (also gai choy) 03 Jun, FELECIA L CADE (USA - Zone 5a climate)
Gai Choy able to be sowed in July for Fall harvest right? Do these leaves grow pretty big? I ordered Asian mustard from someone in the spring and believe I received the small Gai Choy.
Potato 30 May, Laura (USA - Zone 7b climate)
Could I plant certain potatoes in zone 7B in June? I live in Southampton County, Va.
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