Advice 2 : When to plant peppers, cucumbers and tomatoes seedlings in 2016
When to plant pepper seedlings in 2016
When planting peppers, you can focus on the timing indicated on the packet of seeds. For example, on the seeds, which preferably grow in the middle lane Russia, it is 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 nearby regions, planting the seeds of peppers seedlings it is best to commit in the second or third week of February. Most recent deadline: March 15.
If you are planting crops familiar to 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. In General, the optimal period from planting tomatoes to their planting in the open ground is 60-70 days, so if you are not the owner of a heated greenhouse, to rush into sowing unnecessary. March is the most suitable month for planting tomatoes, but only the second half, and preferable the last days. If you are wondering about when to plant tomato seedlings in the suburbs, figuring it would help simple calculations. For example, transplanting in the greenhouse, mainly occurs in mid of may, 15th. From the beginning of planting until planting in the greenhouse must pass days 50 (a bit less than for planting in open ground). Thus, 27 March - a perfect day for planting tomatoes.
When to plant tomato seedlings in 2016, according to the lunar calendar
All 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 10, 11, 12 and 13 April.
When to plant cucumber seedlings in 2016
It depends on a considerable number of factors, for example, progrevaemost soil in your region of residence, whether you have a greenhouse or are you going to repot the plants in the open ground, etc. as the seedlings after planting cucumbers appear three days later (provided they are growing at 25 degrees), and the most suitable age of these plants for transplanting 15-20 days, this information must be considered in the first place. In the middle zone of 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.