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If you have not ordered plugs or already planted your Spring Plants, nowis the time to either be planting them or preparing to plant them.   Even if you have ordered plugs, I suggest planting  some seed show the students the complete process from seed to bloom.  Listed are some suggested planting dates in relation to projected sales dates for selected plants.  
 

 

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Sowing Date For  Packs, Flats, or 2 ¼-Inch pots for Sale Dates Of

March 1

April 1

May 1

June 1

Ageratum

Dec 20

Jan 21

Feb 20

March 23

Alyssum

Dec 6

Jan 7

Feb 6

March 9

Begonia

Dec 6

Jan 7

Feb 6

March 9

Celosia

Jan 18

Feb 18

March 20

April 20

Coleus

Dec 27

Jan 28

Feb 27

March 30

Dianthus

Dec 20

Jan 21

Feb 20

March 23

Geranium

Nov 8

Dec 9

Jan 9

Feb 9

Impatiens

Dec 6

Jan 7

Feb 6

March 6

Marigold , French

Jan 4

Feb 4

March 6

April 6

Marigold, Triploid

Jan 4

Feb 4

March 6

April 6

Marigold, American

Dec 20

Jan 21

Feb 20

March 23

Petunia, Singles

Dec 20

Jan 21

Feb 20

March 23

Petunia, Doubles

Dec 6

Jan 7

Feb 6

March 6

Portulaca

Dec 13

Jan 14

Feb 13

March1 6

Salvia

Dec 27

Jan 28

Feb 27

March 30

Snapdragon

Dec 6

Jan 7

Feb 6

March 6

Verbena

Dec 6

Jan 7

Feb 6

March 6

Vinca

Dec 20

Jan 21

Feb 20

March 23

Zinnia

Jan 4

Feb 4

March 6

April 6

Pepper s

Jan 4

Feb 4

March 6

April 6

Tomatoes

Jan 4

Feb 4

March 6

April 6

Cabbage

Feb 1

March 4

April 3

May 4

Cucumber

Feb 1

March 4

April 3

May 4

Eggplant

Jan 4

Feb 4

March 6

April 6

Squash

Feb 1

March 4

April 3

May 4

Park Seed Grower’s Schedule

Suggested dates for Greenwood, S.C.  Adjust accordingly!
 
Eddie
 
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Eddie McKie
Area Teacher
South Region Agricultural Education
ABAC 34  2802 Moore Highway
Tifton, GA  31793
229-386-3213
229-391-6838  (Fax)
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