Tips And Hints For Growing Easy-Care Warm-Season Crops
Planting months: April, May, June. Spacing: thin to 12 inches apart in rows 5 feet apart or grow in mounds 6 feet apart. Special Tips:
large-guage hardware cloth held up by metal fence posts makes good support.Weave plants onto support. Don’t let cukes go dry or they’ll be bitter. Harvesting:50 to 60 days, pick often. Recommended Varieties:
Burpee Burpless, Burpee Hybrid, Lemon Cukes (all varieties), Beit Alpha Sweet Alphee, Suyo Long Burpless, Salad Bush Hybrid.
NOTE: If you are growing vegetables year-round there will be some carry over of cool-season crops into warm weather, for example artichokes, which can be put in from transplants in March and harvested in June, or globe onions, which are planted from seeds in November and harvested in late May or June, and strawberries which are also planted in November and harvested throughout spring into early summer.
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