Al’s Gardening Tip of the Week – Plant More Seeds
June 14, 2022
Plant seeds for a second crop of vegetables. Succession planting enables you to extend the harvest season and enjoy fresh flowers and vegetables for a longer period of time.
Some vegetables that are candidates are beans, zucchini and lettuce. Farmers succession plant sweet corn, paying close attention to the days to harvest for the particular varieties being planted to ensure that they are able to harvest daily through the long season. If you haven’t planted these flowers yet, seeds for sunflowers, zinnias and nasturtiums can be planted now for abundant cut flowers later in the summer.
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