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.


[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» N&C Midwest: When are your starting seeds?
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:58 pm

» Floating Away and New Seeds!
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:52 pm

» Sowing Experiment! Anyone Tried This?
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:49 pm

» Fourth Year SFG in Canada
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 5:13 pm

» Your favorite blackberries or raspberries?
by AtlantaMarie Yesterday at 7:07 am

» Aerogrow by Miracle Grow
by AtlantaMarie Yesterday at 7:05 am

» Seed Organizing Ideas
by AtlantaMarie Yesterday at 7:04 am

» Areogardening
by BeetlesPerSqFt 2/20/2018, 9:54 pm

» 2018 SFG in Brooks, GA
by Scorpio Rising 2/20/2018, 9:39 pm

» N&C Midwest: February 2018 !
by Scorpio Rising 2/20/2018, 9:31 pm

» Happy Birthday!!
by sanderson 2/20/2018, 1:38 pm

» has55's R & D Journey
by sanderson 2/20/2018, 1:55 am

» parsnips in square foot garden?
by sanderson 2/20/2018, 1:43 am

» WANTED: Pictures of Compost Bins
by bigdogrock 2/19/2018, 10:28 pm

» A new SFG fan from Texas
by BeetlesPerSqFt 2/19/2018, 10:27 pm

» The New Square Foot Gardening Foundation page is now online!
by sanderson 2/19/2018, 6:40 pm

» February: What to plant in Northern California and Central Valley areas
by sanderson 2/19/2018, 6:31 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by Scorpio Rising 2/19/2018, 6:24 pm

» Invasive Tree Roots - Very important topic for newbies.
by sanderson 2/19/2018, 6:23 pm

» excited to be here!
by Kate888 2/19/2018, 2:57 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by sanderson 2/18/2018, 2:58 pm

» Butterfly Junction
by sanderson 2/18/2018, 12:16 am

» New England Feb 2018
by sanderson 2/17/2018, 8:14 pm

» Eggplant - (Japanese) Millionaire
by Scorpio Rising 2/17/2018, 11:42 am

» TrolleyDriver's Compost Thermometer
by has55 2/17/2018, 8:17 am

» SUGA 2018
by SQWIB 2/16/2018, 3:15 pm

» LED grow lights......any advice?
by sanderson 2/15/2018, 12:08 pm

» Mystery plant - need ID please
by yolos 2/14/2018, 8:44 pm

» new to the site from Arkansas
by Scorpio Rising 2/14/2018, 8:36 pm

» Hiya from Massachussets
by Scorpio Rising 2/14/2018, 8:31 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Do I plant or don't I?

Go down

Do I plant or don't I?

Post  ksbmom on 8/23/2012, 10:48 am

So I have a dilemma. I have some beautiful tomato, green pepper and tomatillo seedlings ready to go into the garden (they're out on the patio hardening off right now). I've never had such healthy looking starts! BUT....I am in central Florida and there is a tropical storm out there named Isaac. Shocked I'm afraid that if I plant them now, we might get some big storms and my little beauties will be ruined. On the other hand, they are outgrowing their containers now and need to go in the ground. On the other other hand, we'll be out of town next weekend and won't be able to do anything until the week after Labor Day! So should I wait until early September and hope they survive in their current containers or plant them now and hope Isaac makes a turn somewhere? Or do I pot them all into bigger containers (which I'd have to go buy)? Any advice would be much appreciated! Smile
avatar
ksbmom

Female Posts : 146
Join date : 2011-10-26
Location : Central Florida, zone 9a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Do I plant or don't I?

Post  camprn on 8/23/2012, 10:53 am

Is the garden area prone to flooding? If not I would put them in. At least you wont have to worry about watering them. okay

____________________________

41 years a gardener and going strong with SFG.
http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-weeks-until-frost

There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance. ~ Henry David Thoreau

http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t1306-other-gardening-books



avatar
camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14165
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 55
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

View user profile http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Re: Do I plant or don't I?

Post  ksbmom on 8/23/2012, 11:34 am

No, we're not in a flood zone. In fact, the gardens are at the top of the slope that goes down to the pond. And the weather for the next few days looks pretty good, so maybe I'll go ahead and plant them. With all the rain we've had, I haven't watered the beds in weeks!
avatar
ksbmom

Female Posts : 146
Join date : 2011-10-26
Location : Central Florida, zone 9a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Do I plant or don't I?

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