General Garden Info

Soil Temperatures for Vegetable Seed Germination

 Soil Temperatures for Vegetable Seed Germination To use: Insert thermometer a minimum of 2 to 3 inches. Check the temperature after approximately 2 minutes.  Soil temperatures for Vegetable seed germination should be consistent for several days before seeds are sown to ensure that the seeds are being exposed to optimal temperatures for germination. Minimum 32°F 40°F 50°F 60°F Endive Lettuce Onion ParsnipSpinach Beet Broccoli CabbageCarrot Cauliflower Celery Parsley Pea Radish Swiss Chard Turnip Seed Potato Asparagus Sweet Corn Tomato Bean, Lima Bean, SnapCucumber Eggplant Muskmelon Okra Pepper Pumpkin SquashWatermelon

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General Garden Info

Summer Vegetables

Summer Vegetables Who can resist just picked home-grown summer vegetables? Not only are vitamins at their peak, but the taste is exquisite and wholesome, quite unlike vegetables that have been shipped hundreds of miles to your supermarket. Our New World vegetables, so-called because native Americans grew them long before the New World was settled by Europeans, are some of the most basic, delicious vegetables we can grow. Best of all, they’re easy to grow! A bounty of sweet corn, snap beans and summer squash will satisfy the appetite like nothing…

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