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Seed Germination and Soil Temperature
... Seed Germination and Soil Temperature Contact: Diane Relf, Extension Specialist, Environmental Horticulture March 3, 1997 With the first warm days of spring, gardeners are anxious to get their vegetable seed in the ground. Unfortunately, it is not the air temperature, but the soil temperature that controls seed germination. We have to wait for ...
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Plant Propagation from Seed
... Vegetable Seed Germination Methods of Breaking Seed Dormancy Starting Seeds Indoors Transplanting and Handling Introduction Sexual propagation involves the union of the pollen (male) with the egg (female) to produce a seed. The seed ...
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Home Gardening
... Minimum Chemical Gardening Monitoring Nutrients in Large Nursery Containers Mulches for the Home Vegetable Garden Pest Monitoring Calendar for Home Lawns in Virginia Planning the Flower ... Division Pruning Crapemyrtles Publications in the Sustainable Landscape Management Series Research Roundup: Germination Seed Germination and Soil Temperature Selection and Use of Mulches and Landscape Fabrics ...
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All-America Selections
... develop new varieties for improved quality and performance, Provide home gardeners with new flowers and vegetable varieties which have won the All-America Selections award based on proven performance, and Assist ... of the AAS winners. Before a winner is introduced, AAS requires a substantial amount of seed be produced. The producer has three years in which to produce enough seeds, meanwhile the ...
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Irrigating the Home Garden
... and must have water to build their root systems. While growing, vegetable crops need about 1 to 2 inches of water per ... grow. By knowing the critical watering periods for selected vegetables or vegetable types, you can reduce the amount of supplemental water you add ... seed or plants. If water supplies are short in your area and you wish to use "grey water" (water from household uses) on your vegetable ...
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Tree Fruit in the Home Garden
... , like other tree fruits, will not produce trees with the same characteristics from seed. If you plant a seed from a Red Delicious apple, the fruit would likely be small, unattractive, and ... are to be planted should be as thorough as preparation of the soil for a vegetable garden or ornamental planting. If the places selected for trees are in a lawn, it ...
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Vegetables-Commercial Production
... Matter With Cover Crops Characteristics Of Good Quality Transplants Commercial Vegetable Recommendations and Commercial Vegetable Growers Newsletter Order Form Community Supported Agriculture Conservation ... Wireworms Before planting Vegetables Seed Treatments Selected Costs and Returns Budgets for Horticultural Food Crops Production/Marketing Some Interesting New Vegetable Varieties for Growers ...
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Vegetables-Home Gardening
... Vegetable Garden Planting on Your Septic Drain Field Planting the Fall Garden Preparing a Garden Plan Preparing the Vegetable Garden for Winter Proper Use of Fertilizers in the Vegetable Garden Rhubarb Season Extenders Seed ...
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The Virginia Gardener: Keys To Success for the Beginning Gardener
... . Plan, plan, plan, and put it on paper. Many experienced gardeners start planning their vegetable gardens this month. They start the garden with frost-tolerant crops (beets, broccoli, Brussels ... , cucumbers, eggplant, peppers, pumpkins, squash, sweet corn, tomatoes, and watermelons). As experienced gardeners review seed catalogs and their notes from this year's gardens, they are planning next year ...
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Sprouting Seeds
... remember that seeds sold for vegetable gardening are often treated with pesticides. Buy your seeds at a health food store. Sprouting seeds are also available from most seed catalogs and some ... sandwiches (a great lettuce substitute) omelettes breads (mix into dough) casseroles Chinese dishes (of course) vegetable dishes alone as a snack (try sunflower seeds) backpacking food (sprout in a plastic ...
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