Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]

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.


Display results as :


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
by sfg4uKim Yesterday at 9:38 pm

» Sweet Potato "Toast" -- MIND BLOWN!
by sfg4uKim Yesterday at 9:37 pm

» Do you fertilize? If so, what do you use?
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:49 pm

» New England August 2017
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:28 pm

» Beets; Don't be intimidated!
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:25 pm

» Eggplant - (Japanese) Millionaire
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:15 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in August 2017? 2017
by sanderson Yesterday at 8:14 pm

» Avocado toast with garden tomato
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:11 pm

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 7:33 pm

» What to do with fallen unripe tomatoes?
by Fiz Yesterday at 7:31 pm

» Plumeria ?
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 7:29 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 7:22 pm

» Happy Birthday!!
by CapeCoddess Yesterday at 4:42 pm

» TrolleyDriver's Compost Thermometer
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 2:32 pm

» Time flies when you are having fun
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 2:05 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 1:50 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 12:10 pm

» Any Strange and Wonderful Visitors? Photos please!
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 11:58 am

» Newbie Oldbie
by dixie Yesterday at 10:47 am

» 2017 corn pictures
by dixie Yesterday at 10:21 am

» Total lunar / solar eclipse
by dixie Yesterday at 10:19 am

» Anyone growing fall peas in zone 7 TN
by dixie Yesterday at 9:50 am

» Cutting back on my SFG about 75%
by Kelejan Yesterday at 12:35 am

» N & C Midwest: August is here!!! 2017
by Scorpio Rising 8/21/2017, 9:17 pm

» Composting Particle Board?
by BeetlesPerSqFt 8/21/2017, 4:18 pm

» Hello gardener's
by sanderson 8/21/2017, 1:58 pm

» The Best Steps for Storing Tomatillos
by donnainzone5 8/21/2017, 11:36 am

» What I've learned this year
by countrynaturals 8/20/2017, 9:17 pm

» How Many Square Feet Do You Have?
by llama momma 8/20/2017, 1:58 pm

» Baba Ghanoush
by sanderson 8/20/2017, 12:04 pm


Search SFG Forum

Mid-Late Summer Planting Questions

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Mid-Late Summer Planting Questions

Post  moldeen85 on 7/18/2012, 3:00 pm

First off, hello, happy hi I guess this is technically my region. And here I was thinking I was a New Englander all this time.

Okay... maybe I am completely off my rocker for our zone, but I want to fill in a couple holes in my garden with some extra veggies (spinache, cukes, wax beans, peppers, and winter squashes). Rolling Eyes I'm trying to figure out what I can plant. I'm really trying NOT to use seeds because I think they could take longer than I have (before snow falls) to produce? So here are my questions:

1) Is there anywhere to buy transplants in mid-season? :scratch:

2) If I did have to start seeds, do I have any chance of making it to production before losing it to the cold weather?

3) Has anyone else planted multiple rounds of veggies? I have spaced the planting of my green beans, but I want all kinds more stuff! What a Face

Any and all advice appreciated!! thanks

Female Posts : 51
Join date : 2012-05-07
Age : 32
Location : Liverpool, NY

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Mid-Late Summer Planting Questions

Post  cheyannarach on 7/18/2012, 3:29 pm

When is your estimated last frost date. Spinach would be started from seed and can take some frost.

Female Posts : 2037
Join date : 2012-03-21
Location : Custer, SD

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Some Ideas

Post  hruten on 7/18/2012, 3:54 pm

You should be able to get some stuff at Lowe's or Home Depot there in Liverpool. On the other hand, there was a little spot on Oswego Rd close to 32 as well that used to have nursery items. It's a drive, but Ontario Orchards http://www.ontarioorchards.com/ in Oswego is bound to have everything as well as the Oliver Paine green house www.oliverpainegreenhouses.com on 48 just south of Fulton. I'm sure that if you called them or Ontario Orchards they would be able to tell you if they have the transplants you are looking for. They are both really nice to work with.

Speaking from experience, Your first snow comes about the same time ours does.... Halloween. However, the lake keeps that area warmer than other places, so as long as you protect a little from the snow weight and wind you can grow cool weather crops for some time. (According to my reading spinach and the like will do ok sheltered/covered even in the 30's.)

Happy planting, *sigh* Rudy's on the lake and Dinosaur BBQ Sad

Female Posts : 159
Join date : 2012-04-13
Age : 41
Location : SW New Hampshire

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Mid-Late Summer Planting Questions

Post  Sponsored content

Sponsored content

Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top

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