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
» Lil' Goners
by sanderson Today at 12:18 pm

» New in NY...Hi all
by Roxystargazer Today at 11:48 am

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in May 2017
by trolleydriver Today at 11:03 am

» Lower South May 2017
by walshevak Today at 9:11 am

» 2017: First full year of SFGing in ND
by Robbomb116 Today at 8:35 am

» Bryan Greenbeard of Minnesota's 2017 Plans
by sanderson Today at 2:55 am

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by sanderson Today at 2:46 am

» Natural Dying ~ The Thyme to Dye is Coming!
by sanderson Today at 1:46 am

» Tips for compost tumbler
by sanderson Today at 1:42 am

» Turan in the Western Mountains
by Turan Yesterday at 10:26 pm

» Using Eggshells for your garden
by donnainzone5 Yesterday at 10:09 pm

» N&C Midwest: May is here! 2017
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 7:18 pm

» Amaranth
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 3:09 pm

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 3:06 pm

» TrolleyDriver's Compost Thermometer
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 2:44 pm

» New England May 2017
by CapeCoddess Yesterday at 12:55 pm

» Happy Birthday!!
by AtlantaMarie Yesterday at 8:46 am

» Maritime SGFG 2017
by sanderson Yesterday at 3:29 am

» Strawberry protection
by sanderson Yesterday at 3:27 am

» Planting for the trellis
by sanderson Yesterday at 2:57 am

» Spring BBQ day
by sanderson Yesterday at 2:55 am

» Dandelions - I cut this out of a magazine when I was a teen-
by Scorpio Rising 5/23/2017, 8:02 pm

» Watering System -- Finally!
by countrynaturals 5/23/2017, 3:49 pm

» Slugs and stuff
by CapeCoddess 5/23/2017, 9:56 am

» surprising results from soil test
by sanderson 5/23/2017, 3:29 am

» New in Tennessee
by sanderson 5/23/2017, 3:23 am

» Netting as Barrier
by sanderson 5/23/2017, 3:20 am

» Bumble bees In Trouble
by sanderson 5/23/2017, 3:08 am

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by Cajun Cappy 5/22/2017, 10:27 pm

» What region am I in now?
by CapeCoddess 5/22/2017, 3:54 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Seeds

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Seeds

Post  lisacorm on 5/23/2013, 9:45 pm

I'm late planting my square foot gardens this year! Is it too late to plant the following seeds: spinach, beets, raddish, lettuce, carrot, peas, dill, parsley. I don't want to waste a box, if I am too late to plant any of these seeds. Thank You!!
avatar
lisacorm

Posts : 1
Join date : 2013-05-23
Location : Newburyport, ma

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Seeds

Post  Goosegirl on 5/23/2013, 10:41 pm

@lisacorm wrote:I'm late planting my square foot gardens this year! Is it too late to plant the following seeds: spinach, beets, raddish, lettuce, carrot, peas, dill, parsley. I don't want to waste a box, if I am too late to plant any of these seeds. Thank You!!

Not sure how long your season is, or what your summer weather is like, but I would definitely still get in some carrots, beets, dill, and parsley. The others need cool weather and/or a bit of shade. Peas are particularly sensitive to temps so you might want to wait until mid to late summer to plant them for a fall crop. Spinach, lettuce, and radishes can be done with a bit of shading by buildings or other crops. Have fun with them and let us know what you decide!

GG
avatar
Goosegirl

Female Posts : 3411
Join date : 2011-02-16
Age : 52
Location : Zone 4A - NE SD

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Seeds

Post  quiltbea on 5/23/2013, 11:34 pm

lisacorm to our forum.

I'm north of you but I still would put in lettuce, spinach, radishes under the protection of cool-weather crops like broccs, caulis, and Brussels sprouts. The shade will help them into the warmer months. Carrots take a long time in my neck of the woods (5a) so I'd put in those as well. They'll grow faster as it warms up.

The peas are iffy at this point. Try dill and parsley if you like. I just transplanted my parsley out last week and I don't do dill these days. I just don't like it but it did great planted late spring the first time I tried it.

You can always try with anything and see what happens and learn something for next time. Each garden is different, has their own micro-climates, soil and weather that makes a difference. Good luck.
avatar
quiltbea

Female Posts : 4646
Join date : 2010-03-21
Age : 75
Location : Southwestern Maine Zone 5A

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Seeds

Post  camprn on 5/24/2013, 5:56 am

I would try everyone of those, but I expect the spinach would bolt pretty quickly. Give it a go.

____________________________

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 : 14139
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 54
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: Seeds

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