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activity59
Jun 12, 2016 6:31 PM CST
planting time or calendar of cucumber and tomatos in tropics
Name: Greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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greene
Jun 12, 2016 6:49 PM CST
Since I have no idea where you live and where you garden I can only point you here:
http://garden.org/apps/calendar/
Hope this helps. Thumbs up
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Name: Elaine
South Sarasota, Florida (Zone 9b)
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dyzzypyxxy
Jun 12, 2016 8:07 PM CST
As greene says, we really need to know where you are to advise you.

I'm in Florida and can't grow tomatoes here in the summer - the nights are too warm and the plants won't set fruit. So I'd say once you have nights that fall below about 70deg. F you can plant out transplants. Raise them indoors for a month's gain on the process if you have a sunny window. I plant my tomatoes in September or October, protect them a bit if we get a few cold nights, and harvest until just about now. My current plants stopped setting fruit about a month ago.

Cucumbers? I've entirely given up trying with any cukes, melons or squash. The fungus and bugs make it just too much of a battle to get any harvest.
Elaine

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