Planting dates for hoophouses?

rhashell(5 southeast IN)February 11, 2013

Just wanted to ask where I can find planting dates for hoophouse. I live in southeast Indiana.

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jrslick (North Central Kansas, Zone 5B)

What crops? Are you adding heat? How big of a tunnel? You will not find any absolute dates, anywhere. In Coleman's books, you will find some time ranges that you could adjust your your location.

Jay

    Bookmark   February 11, 2013 at 1:36PM
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2fennelshirts(4)

I'm involved with the "NRCS" High Tunnel Program and have gotten alot of info on "Michigan State University Hoophouse Website". Our farm hovers between a z4b and z5a. There is planting date charts for planting 3 seasons on MSU websit. I adjusted it 2/3 wks later for my location. There are some other university websites/links listed for hoophouse planting than may be helpful on the MSU site..
Deb

    Bookmark   February 11, 2013 at 4:01PM
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