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  1. Vegetable Gardening!

  2. What to grow -Choose vegetables that you like to eat. -Choose vegetables that will fit in your garden. For example: In a 2’x2’ garden you could grow *One tomato plant (20-30 tomatoes) *4-6 lettuces *A single vine of a cucumber/zucchini plant (5-10 cucumbers or zucchini )

  3. Hours required for different vegetables

  4. Warm Seasons -Tomatoes -Eggplant -Peppers -Vine crops (Squash) -Snap beans -Sweet corn Cool Seasons -Peas -Spinach -Lettuce -Cole Crops (Cabbage, broccoli, kale, etc.) -Root Crops (Potatoes, carrots, beets, onion, radish) Seasons for growing Vegetables

  5. Transplanting Vegetables Seeded -Spinach -Root crops -Peas -Beans -Corn -Cole crops Either -Lettuce -Vine crops Transplanted -Pepper -Onion -Tomato -Eggplant

  6. Guidelines on Watering a Garden • 1”-1.5” of water per week (water plants generously) • Water the roots, not the leaves *65 gallons of water is equivalent to 1” of water on a 100’x100’ garden.

  7. For Additional Info…. Click “Home and Garden” on our homepage and view the “fact sheets” http://counties.cce.cornell.edu/oneida/home%20garden/factsheets.htm