When to plant

silvercreek_mnApril 29, 2009

Hello all...help this new gardener...when do you even start to plant in MN? That and so many other questions.

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peggy_hosta(z4 neSD)

Zone 4 can start planting peas,lettuce,radishes,and other cold temp vegs now. Typically, the last frost date is May 15 which is when you can plant tomatoes,pepper plants but they still should have a temp. cover on cool nights.Also plant cuc seeds,carrots,etc May 15. The soil is only about 42 degrees down 4"!(of course the seeds aren't planted that deep but plants can be)
Zone 3 is about 10 days later.

    Bookmark   April 29, 2009 at 1:22PM
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Thanks so much - so much to learn.

    Bookmark   April 29, 2009 at 2:00PM
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