Spring and summer are the two stations where we have more sun during the year by which most plants grow in this period. The first thing you have to look before planting at this time, is in the last spring frost in our area. This date is very important since it will be the benchmark for organizing the schedule of seedlings, planting and transplants in our garden. Once we know this date we can start with our planning. First on our calendar are the seedbeds. This is where depart from our first plants to germinate. Importantly, the seedlings should be protected from the cold, therefore, should be or within a greenhouse or inside our homes. Here are some vegetables that should be based on seedbed is.

First steps

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Broccoli
12 weeks before the last frost
Cabbage or cabbage
12 weeks before the last frost
Parsley
12 weeks before the last frost
cauliflower
10 weeks before the last frost
Onion
10 weeks before the last frost
Leek
10 weeks before the last frost
Eggplant
7 weeks before the last frost
Pepper or paprika
7 weeks before the last frost
Lettuce
7 weeks before the last frost
Chard
7 weeks before the last frost
Tomato
6 weeks before the last frost
pumpkins
2 weeks before the last frost
Cucumber
1 Week before last frost
Cantaloupe
Just last frost. (0 weeks)

Then comes the sowing and transplantation of seedlings into the garden or our our final pots. This we must do in four different stages, which are differentiated in how close we are the last frost. The pastel yellow boxes indicate to be transplanted from seedbeds our previously made, the green color of the boxes indicates that you have to sow directly into our garden. Sometimes we can find vegetables with 2 colors, this happens mainly to offset the crops in the garden.

The following vegetables are planted just after the last spring frost, this because they can not tolerate the cold. Here we planted pumpkins, these plants are mainly for summer crops.

porotos
Plant direct to Earth in the garden.
Corn or maize
Plant direct to Earth in the garden.
Tomato
Transplanted from the seedbed.
pumpkins
Transplanted from the seedbed.

The vegetables are planted displayed from 1 to 2 weeks after the last spring frost, this because they can not tolerate anything cold. Here we planted pumpkins, these plants are mainly for winter crops.

Cucumber
Transplanted from the seedbed.
Eggplant
Transplanted from the seedbed.
Pepper or paprika
Transplanted from the seedbed.
pumpkins
Plant direct to Earth in the garden.
Leek
Transplanted from the seedbed.
Cantaloupe
Transplanted from the seedbed.

Plant direct to Earth in the garden.

 

 

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He came the autumn and winter cold but you can also plant a lot of herbs and vegetables can withstand low temperatures. This guide explains how to build a you home garden and what plants are ideal for this season.

FIRST STEPS
The pot we chose, land and place are some important points to consider before assembling the garden. It depends on the optimal plant growth and subsequent development, so that in the pre-culture time should consider the following aspects:

– Pot: For safe seed development, a good choice for the first few weeks is used as packaging pots of yogurt or ice cream, tetra pack containers or plastic bottles. At its core holes should be made to ensure good drainage of the land and after a few weeks when the plant grow and sprout their first leaves, should be transplanted directly on the ground or in larger container.
It is very important to consider the relationship between plant and pot size.

-Prepare The earth: The potting soil should be light and have good drainage. That must have organic matter, being very useful compost made from waste from your home.

-Choose The ideal space: This is a very important, especially with the arrival of low temperatures point. Ideally, place the pots in places with natural light and close to the walls so that they are at the shelter save on weather conditions.
It is essential to leave a space between the wall and the container for air circulation and moisture buildup.

Given these first steps, and you can start planting. It is important that the selected seeds are specific to the time and place them in a container to remain buried at a depth of three times its size.

PLANTS FOR PLANTING IN AUTUMN:

There are a variety of available plant to plant in autumn. However, before choosing what will be planted must be taken into account those who will consume more and have an adequate level of growth to the space available.

Some of the vegetables that can be planted at this time of year are:

-Chard: This species supports quenopodiacea low temperatures, up to 5 ° C, as well as high, up to 30 ° C. However, autumn is one of the best times to plant and demand up to two months to grow in full.

-Garlic: It is sown from the garlic you buy in the grocery store. You do not need much space to develop.

-Broccoli: Matures in the coldest months and when it reaches its sweeter taste. You need at least four hours of sun per day.

-Onion: It develops with temperatures between 15 and 20 degrees and does not need to be watered very often.

-Cauliflower: Like broccoli and cabbage, this cruciferous sown during cold season. It grows rapidly but needs several care.

-Spinach: From quenopodiacea family, like chard, spinach crop is simple but requires nutrient-rich soil and easy drainage. Germination occurs in about three weeks and the soil should be kept moist. You can plant all year.

-Fennel: Like parsley, this umbelífera grows best in cold climates. You need planted in drained soil and watering should be rare.

-Lettuce: It belongs to the family of composite, with escarole and chicory ideal for growing in cold climates. You can plant all year.

-Leek: Like the onion and garlic, it belongs to the lily. It is especially autumn sowing and is one of the easiest plant species as it can be done in any type of soil.

-Cabbage: This cruciferous is not very demanding on soil quality but needs regular watering. Support the frosts and consumption must be collected before they glean or flowers appear.

Beans, winter squashes, carrots, turnips and radishes are other vegetables that can be grown during this time of year. Now you too you can prepare your fall garden, taking care with natural techniques without fertilizers or agrochemicals able to pollute.