To peppers, tomatoes and cucumbers please you with a good harvest, you need to know the planting dates of these crops seedlings. In any case we can not rush the landing, and for a long time to linger, because the plants will be weak.
When to plant chilli seedlings in 2016
When planting peppers you can focus on the terms specified on the seed package. For example, seeds that are preferentially grown in the middle lane Russia, it’s the middle of February. It is important to consider the factor that for most varieties of pepper, the period from germination to start fruiting 110-130 days.
From the foregoing we conclude, in 2016 in Moscow and the surrounding region planting the seeds of pepper seedlings it is best to do in the second or third decade of February. The most recent deadline: March 15.
If you are planting crops are targeting on the lunar calendar, the most suitable days for peppers are 10, 11, 20, 25 and 27 February and 13, 14 and 15 March.
When to plant tomato seedlings in 2016
Some gardeners begin to plant the tomato seedlings in late January or in February, but it is worth remembering that this is not the best time for sowing these crops in Central Russia, because daylight is still too short. Generally, the optimum period of planting tomatoes before planting in open ground is 60-70 days, so if you are the owner of a heated greenhouse, with sowing to hurry unnecessary. March is the most suitable month for planting tomatoes, but only the second half, and it is preferably the last days. If you are wondering about when to plant tomato seedlings in the suburbs, it is possible to calculate the it will help some simple math. For example, planting seedlings in the greenhouse, mainly occurs in mid may, 15th. From the beginning of planting and before planting in the greenhouse must pass 50 days (slightly less than for planting in open ground). Thus, on 27 March — the best day of planting tomatoes.
When to plant tomato seedlings in 2016, according to the lunar calendar
To all the gardeners who use the lunar calendar for planting seedlings, it is worth considering that in 2016 the most suitable days are 5, 6, 16, 17, 18 and 22 February, and 4, 5, 6, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 21 March and 10, 11, 12 and 13 April.
When to plant cucumber seedlings in 2016
It depends on a lot of factors, for example, the warming of the soil in your region of residence, whether you have a greenhouse or are you going to transplant the plants in the open ground, etc. as the seedlings after planting cucumbers appear already after three days (assuming their cultivation at 25 degrees), and the most favourite age of these plants for transplanting 15-20 days, this information should be considered in the first place. In Central Russia the soil warms to the optimum temperature for cucumber seedlings by mid-may, from this we conclude that the appropriate time for planting this crop is the end of April.
According to the lunar calendar, the most optimal days for planting cucumbers are the following numbers:
— March 26, 29 and 30;
— April — 7, 8, 11, 22, 23;
— may 9, 10, 11 and 22 number;
— June 5, 11 and 12.