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Post  johnp on 8/21/2013, 9:52 am

Several weeks ago I planted beets, kale, carrots and lettuce for fall harvesting. Everything has come up nicely except the kale. I planted six squares and I only have three tiny, tiny plants up as of yesterday. At this rate they will be ready by Christmas. I did recharge all the squares with new compost so I don't think that is the problem. Maybe it's to hot (mid 90's). Anyone have a solution?
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Post  camprn on 8/21/2013, 11:51 am

It looks like it's been too hot for optimum germination of the kale, try sowing indoors or a shaded area and then transplanting into the garden.

May want to try some new seed. Also, just as a point of info, I plant one plant per square, even the dwarf type of kale.

http://www.heirloomseeds.com/germination.html



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Post  sanderson on 8/21/2013, 12:53 pm

Thanks for the nice chart. I copied to Word, enlarged to full page for ease of reading, and printed for my binder.

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Post  garden_gals on 8/21/2013, 3:12 pm

Oh dear. I can't even talk about this! I pushed myself to get things going a little too early. At least I only planted a few beds.
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Post  johnp on 8/22/2013, 9:30 am

Thanks for the info- great chart. I plant two or three and thin to one and transplant the rest. I will plant some indoors today.
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Post  jimmy cee on 8/23/2013, 10:35 am

I've kinda thought if I planted early and didn't work I could always plant later on.
However, my thoughts now are maybe the early plant might take and not do as well as if planted later..
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Post  TxGramma on 8/23/2013, 11:38 am

Great info/charts. Very useful information to add to my garden journal. Thanks camprn!!!
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