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Post  jwbryson on 1/7/2011, 10:26 am

I'm 25 miles North of DC, and I want to try my luck at planting indoor seedlings this year and then transplanting them outdoors. I want to do tomatoes, some herbs, onions, and some peppers.

Does anybody live in this area who can tell me the best time to plant the seeds? I think our last frost is around April 29, but I am not sure how far in advance to plant seeds. Thanks. Very Happy

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Post  Furbalsmom on 1/7/2011, 1:40 pm

According to the All New Squarefoot Gardening Book, page 254, if your last frost date is April 30

Tomatoes start indoor seeds 6 weeks before your last frost date, about March 19 , transplant to the garden just after your last frost date, just after April 30

Peppers start indoor seeds 7 weeks before your last frost date, about March 12, transplant to the garden 2 weeks after your last frost date, about May 14

Onions from seed, start indoor seeds 10 weeks before your last frost date, around Feb19, transplant 4 weeks before last frost date, about April 2

Onions from sets (little bulbs) get planted directly in the garden about 4 weeks before the last frost date so April 2 should be close.
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Post  jwbryson on 1/7/2011, 1:51 pm

U R Golden. Thanks for the detailed response. I appreciate it!!

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