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The right time to plant

Posted by thegermaninmichigan 6 (My Page) on
Wed, May 9, 12 at 14:59

I was wondering if anyone could give me advice whether it is already safe to start planting seeds outside.


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RE: The right time to plant

Yvonne, it depends on where you are in MI, and what kinds of seeds you want to plant. A little more info would be helpful :-)

RE: The right time to plant

That definitely depends where you are. I am in SW Michigan and I planted last week (but with fingers crossed!) Most of Michigan is zone 4-5, but then you have the microclimes, like where I am.

Then you have the seed types, which complicates things further! lol. For instance, curcurbits like a soil temp of 60 degrees or more, so they need to go in much later.
I planted peas in early March and they took forever to germinate but are now nice vigorous plants.

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