Square Foot Gardening Forum

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
» Sanderson's experiments with Bio-Flora Ag Products
by sanderson Today at 10:11 pm

» CANADIAN REGION:What are you doing in October 2016
by Scorpio Rising Today at 10:06 pm

» Tomato Tuesday 2016
by sanderson Today at 10:01 pm

» Microbes...you gotta see this one !!!
by Scorpio Rising Today at 9:53 pm

» Fun Spider addition to Home Page
by Scorpio Rising Today at 9:49 pm

» Please Welcome Our Newest Forum Moderator!
by sanderson Today at 9:47 pm

» N&C Midwest: October Happenings!
by Scorpio Rising Today at 9:46 pm

» Fall garden push
by Scorpio Rising Today at 9:39 pm

» The Research Journey:Composting Leaves Only
by Scorpio Rising Today at 9:37 pm

» Can i just mix up the Mel's mix right in the garden box?
by Scorpio Rising Today at 9:24 pm

» Second Year SFG in Canada
by trolleydriver Today at 8:03 pm

» The Research Journey:Back to Eden Organic Gardening 101 Method with Wood Chips VS Leaves Composting Garden Soil
by plantoid Today at 6:47 pm

» who has chickens
by bigdogrock Today at 7:30 am

» The Research Journey:Growing in a Raised Wood Chip Organic Gardening Bed
by has55 Today at 7:16 am

» The Research Journey:Building Healthy Soil
by has55 Today at 7:13 am

» the Research Journey:How to Grow Large Healthy Organic Tomatoes
by has55 Today at 7:07 am

» Bountea Compost Tea - Got it!!!
by sanderson Today at 3:23 am

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by sanderson Today at 1:28 am

» Straw Bales with Seeds?
by donnainzone5 Yesterday at 11:50 pm

» TrolleyDriver's Compost Thermometer
by jimmy cee Yesterday at 10:44 pm

» Notice: Gluten-free Recipes Sub-Forum- Up and running!
by BeetlesPerSqFt Yesterday at 9:20 pm

» Our Newest Regional Hosts!
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:56 pm

» Indian Solar Gardening Calendar
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:52 pm

» Asia Region -Showcase of Gardens - Show Us Yours
by rajmahendra Yesterday at 8:36 pm

» California's Drought
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 1:23 pm

» last chance to pre-order baker seeds-rare seed catalog
by sanderson Yesterday at 12:48 pm

» Senseless Banter...
by AtlantaMarie Yesterday at 7:37 am

» Mason bees
by Scorpio Rising 10/23/2016, 8:45 pm

» 2016 SFG in Brooks, Ga
by yolos 10/23/2016, 8:05 pm

» Hello from central Massachusetts!
by Scorpio Rising 10/22/2016, 10:39 pm


Search SFG Forum

Is it too late to plant...

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Is it too late to plant...

Post  Kountryprepper on 7/21/2013, 8:54 pm

Lettuce,carrots and garden beans?


Posts : 8
Join date : 2013-07-07
Location : Northern IL

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Is it too late to plant...

Post  Nicola on 7/21/2013, 11:47 pm

Not as far as I know.  
Carrots and lettuce are good for succession planting ("continuous harvest crops", in the book). I'm not as sure about beans: If I'm reading the chart in the book right (I have the 1st ed.), it says bush beans (seeds) can be planted until 10 weeks before the first fall frost date. Carrots, 9 weeks with seeds, and lettuce, 6 wks [seeds indoor, or transplants 4 weeks before frost]


Female Posts : 210
Join date : 2010-05-19
Location : Central CT Zone 6a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Is it too late to plant...

Post  Marc Iverson on 7/23/2013, 2:31 am

At least one of my beans packets, if I recall correctly, says beans can be planted through July. I planted a bunch in the last two weeks and they're starting to come up. Keeping my fingers crossed.

Marc Iverson

Male Posts : 3636
Join date : 2013-07-05
Age : 55
Location : SW Oregon

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Is it too late to plant...

Post  camprn on 7/23/2013, 6:53 am

My suggestion is to go to http://myfolia.com/, look up the plants you want to grow and find out how long it takes them to grow to harvest time. Weigh that against your average first frost date to determine if you have enough time left to grow them.


40 years a gardener and going strong with SFG.

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


Outlander is outstanding!


Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 13981
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: Is it too late to plant...

Post  Sponsored content Today at 10:13 pm

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