Master Gardener: Get ready for another busy gardening season – The Livingston County News

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Master Gardener: Get ready for another busy gardening season – The Livingston County News

Have you selected seeds yet for your vegetable garden? If you enjoy going to the store to do this, the chart accompanying this article may make your choices much easier. The chart includes planting time ranges, timing for transplanting seedlings grown indoors, and harvesting times. It’s getting late to order seeds from a catalog: I’m hearing that this will be another crazy busy gardening season, like last year.

Plants are as different as people, each has their own needs. Sometimes I read articles on vegetable gardening that overlook this fact, and make it sound easier than it is. Buying seeds, online or at a store, can be overwhelming with so many choices available, and uncertain timelines for planting.

The accompanying chart from Fruition Seeds in Naples, Onatrio County, includes the most common vegetables, and a couple of flowers.

Plants I highly recommend growing include spinach or lettuce, Swiss chard,
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