Monday, December 29, 2014

2015 Tiny House Garden

Last spring frost (50% probability) date is January 21st.

Chive ~ Asparagales order
start the seeds indoors 8 to 10 weeks before the last spring frost

Basil ~ Lamiales order
indoors 6 weeks before last frost date

Chamomile ~ Asterales order
start indoors about 4 to 6 weeks before the last average frost

Fennel ~ Apiales order
outdoors around last frost date

Radish ~ Brassicales order
1/21–29, 2/15–28

Spinach ~ Caryophyllales order
Swiss Chard ~ Caryophyllales order
2/7–14, 3/1–15

Lettuce (Romaine, Red Sails) ~ Asterales order

Pepper (Anaheim, Cayenne, Jalapeno, California Wonder) ~ Solanales order
Tomato ~ Solanales order

Summer squash (patty pan, wee bee little) ~ Cucurbitales order
Winter squash (Kabocha, Acorn, Butternut, Delicata, Carnival) ~ Cucurbitales order
3/15–16, 3/30–4/15

Parsley ~ Apiales order
wait until all possibility of frost has passed, parsley seeds like warm soil

Roses ~ Rosales order
refrigerate seeds for about 6 weeks, plant the seeds about 1/2 inch deep, provide no light for the first month, then give the tray 16 hours of light a day, germination should begin shortly and continue for 2 to 3 months