Planting dates...a little wiggle room?

southerngardengirl(8)May 8, 2014

Question about South Mississippi Gardening: as you are aware, the winter lingered a little longer in our area. I am just now getting to work on our garden. Most dates for our area show that many spring planted veggies should be planted by April. Should I plant this week and hope/pray for the best and see what happens? I know many veggies are borderline: cucumbers, eggplant, peppers. I can plant okra, sweet potatoes now. Should I wait for July and August dates for everything else? We do have drip irrigation as well. Would appreciate your thoughts. Thank you!

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planterjeff(7b Grant Park Atlanta)

Go ahead and plant. You will be fine. Better late then never.

    Bookmark   May 12, 2014 at 9:45AM
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alhannah17

I ran into the same thing, so instead of trying to start things froms seeds, I just went to several nurseries and bought established plants to put out. (I just stored my seeds up in the fridge for next year...)

    Bookmark   May 12, 2014 at 9:59PM
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