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Topic by jroot posted 817 days ago 993 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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jroot

4987 posts in 2102 days
hardiness zone 5a

817 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: winter sowing resource planting

http://www.agardenforthehouse.com/2012/01/what-to-winter-sow-and-when/

The above is a link to tell us when to start our winter sowing, and what to start when … in zone 5. The timetable may have to be adjusted for one’s grow zone. FREE. The photo above is from this link as well.

There are other interesting links which one can explore from the above as well, including recipes, house designs, antiques … a fascinating site to explore.

-- jroot ....... Southern Ontario .......... grow zone 5A ...................."Gardening is an exercise in optimism." ....... . . Author Unknown



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Radicalfarmergal

4251 posts in 1735 days
hardiness zone 5b

817 days ago

Thanks for the great reminder, Jroot. I think I will be getting some of my winter sowing supplies together this coming weekend.

-- "...I have nothing against authorities as such; I am only in favor of putting a question mark after just about everything they say." Ruth Stout

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Bon

7371 posts in 2252 days
hardiness zone 5a

817 days ago

I decided not to winter sow this year but I am going to start some of my plants very soon under the grow lights so they get a better start.Like peppers,squash and others that have a long maturity time.

-- Bon,Hastings,Ont.....zone 5a....Always room for one more

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MsDebbieP

14620 posts in 2472 days
hardiness zone 5b

812 days ago

I was thinking …..
for the last couple of years I have done some planting right in bags of soil. It has been very effective in some not-so-great locations.

This year I want to plant some flowers around the outside edge of my fences … what if I use the bags for “winter sowing”?

What I did for the last couple years was to put some slits in the bottom for drainage, and some in the top for the plants to grow out of.
I could do this same method for winter sowing, couldn’t I? Or does the container need to be clear? Or…?

-- - Debbie, SW Ontario Canada (USDA Hardiness Zone: 5a)

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