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New gardener

Posted by mrsdub 4 (My Page) on
Tue, Apr 24, 07 at 12:28

Hello all, I live in Lethbridge in Southern Alberta, I was just wondering when I can plant things outside. I planted some sweet peas yesterday because I read they like that sort of thing, lol. Anyhow i have a bunch of flowers ( daisies, morning glories, cosmos,asters, babies breath and some butterfly mixtures oh and snapdragons) some of them i started inthe basement according to the seed package, but Im just need to know when its safe to plant outside. Or when others from around here start. :) Thanks


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RE: New gardener

Welcome Mrsdub.

Around here in my neck of the woods, I plant on the May long weekend, tender annuals not till June 1st. Perennials can be planted earlier. Any indoor grown plant should be harden off (acclimatise) for a few days in a part shade area before planting out in the garden.

Keep your eye on the weather forecast for frost warnings and cover those annuals if so.

Good luck!

Sharon


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RE: New gardener

Well thank you. Gardening teaches patience, if nothing else :)


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