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When to start planting outdoors?

Posted by mrs.growop 6A, Hamilton ON (My Page) on
Tue, May 1, 07 at 16:00

I have many plants that I have grown from seed.

Tomatoes (cherry, grape & heirloom), zucchini, cuccumber, dahlias, phlox, red sheppard peppers, bell peppers, oregano, parsley, basil. When can I start to consider planting these outside, after hardening off, of course? Many already have 2nd & 3rd sets of true leaves. Zucchini and some tomatoes are starting to grow flower buds.

Peas, lettuce, spinach already planted. Lettuce and spinach under a greenhouse frame for now.

Thanks for the words of wisdom!

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RE: When to start planting outdoors?

  • Posted by sammyqc NE Quebec/zn 4/5a (My Page) on
    Tue, May 1, 07 at 22:42

When there is no chance of frost. If you have sheltered beds, that you can throw covers over when there is a cold night, then as soon as the soil is nice and warm. Some plants can take more cold than others.

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