Tips And Hints For Growing Easy-Care Warm-Season Crops
Planting months: April, May, June Spacing: Thin plants to 12 inches apart , rows 6 feet apart, or grow 2 plants in hills 6 feet apart. Special
Tips: for giant pumpkins save two strong branches, allow only one fruit for each branch. Cover branch w/ soil every 4 inches for rooting Slip a shingle under fruit to prevent rotting.
Harvesting: Plant June 1 to 15 for Halloween harvest. Recommended Varieties: Big Moon, Jack be Little, Orange Smoothie. Musquee de Provence.
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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