The Q&A Archives: When to Start Seeds Indoors for Cabbage, Brussels Sprouts, Peppers

Question: When do you start seeds indoors for cabbage, brussels sprouts, peppers and tomatoes for planting in zone 5? Selma Scheetz Cedar Rapids, IA

Answer: Start broccoli, cabbage and brussels sprout seeds indoors around the bginning of April to be planted outside the beginning of May. Tomatoes and peppers should be started around the end of March to be planted outside the middle of May. If the weather iscolder or hotter than normal, then you can adjust the schedule by a week or so.

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