Planting Annuals - Knowledgebase Question

south elgin, Il
Question by cjflucke
April 10, 2010
I live in Chicago and I have seen many people planting annuals already. I want to have mine in for a May 1 party, but I still think that's too early for planting with our crazy weather. Any suggestions?

Answer from NGA
April 10, 2010


I agree, it's just too early to be planting annuals. A cold snap will kill them overnight. You'd be surprised how much better your annuals will perform if you wait just two more weeks to plant them. I'd wait.

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