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Growing Vegetables Information

 

This Growing Vegetables Chart and other Greenhouse Growing Tips, Information and Charts are helpful resources and are meant to be general guidelines.

MCgreenhouses provides them in the effort to offer Greenhouse Vegetables Growing Help and in order to assist our visitors and clients in making educated choices and decisions and have ongoing successful Greenhouse Growing year round. 

 

 

Vegetable

Start Seeds Indoors (weeks before last spring frost)

Start Seeds Outdoors (weeks before or after last spring frost)

Minimum Soil Temp. to Germinate (°F)

Cold Hardiness

When to Fertilize

When to Water

Beans

—

Anytime after

48–50

Tender

After heavy bloom and set of pods

Regularly, from start of pod to set

Beets

—

3 before to 3 after

39–41

Half-hardy

At time of planting

Only during drought conditions

Broccoli

6–8

2–3 before

55–75

Hardy

Three weeks after transplanting

Only during drought conditions

Brussels sprouts

6–8

—

55–75

Hardy

Three weeks after transplanting

At transplanting

Cabbage

6–8

1 before to 1 after

38–40

Hardy

Three weeks after transplanting

Two to three weeks before harvest

Carrots

—

3–5 before

39–41

Half-hardy

Preferably in the fall for the following spring

Only during drought conditions

Cauliflower

6–8

1 before to 1after

65–75

Half-hardy

Three weeks after transplanting

Once, three weeks before harvest

Celery

6–8

—

60–70

Tender

At time of transplanting

Once a week

Corn

—

2 after

46–50

Tender

When eight to ten inches tall, and again when first silk appears

When tassels appear and cobs start to swell

Cucumbers

2–4

1–2 after

65–70

Very tender

One week after bloom, and again three weeks later

Frequently, especially when fruits form

Lettuce

4–6

1 before to 2 after

40–75

Half-hardy

Two to three weeks after transplanting

Once a week

Melons

2–4

2 after

55–60

Very tender

One week after bloom, and again three weeks later

Once a week

Onion sets

—

4 before

34–36

Hardy

When bulbs begin to swell, and again when plants are one foot tall

Only during drought conditions

Parsnips

—

0–3 before

55–70

Hardy

One year before planting

Only during drought conditions

Peas

—

4–6 before

34–36

Hardy

After heavy bloom and set of pods

Regularly, from start of pod to set

Peppers

8–10

—

70–80

Very tender

After first fruit-set

Once a week

Potato tubers

—

0–2 after

55–70

Half-hardy

At bloom time or time of second hilling

Regularly, when tubers start to form

Pumpkins

2–4

1 after

55–60

Tender

Just before vines start to run, when plants are about one foot tall

Only during drought conditions

Radishes

—

1 before to 1 after

39–41

Hardy

Before spring planting

Once a week

Spinach

—

4–6 before

55–65

Hardy

When plants are one-third grown

Once a week

Squash, summer

2–4

1 after

55–60

Very tender

Just before vines start to run, when plants are about one foot tall

Only during drought conditions

Squash, winter

2–4

1 after

55–60

Tender

Just before vines start to run, when plants are about one foot tall

Only during drought conditions

Tomatoes

6–8

—

50–55

Tender

Two weeks before, and after first picking

Twice a week

 

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