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Wayne County Ag News

The Right and Wrong Times to Plant

Planting seeds.

As the temperatures increase and the days get longer, many first time gardeners want to plant the majority of their plants during this time. However now is not the time to plant many of our plants out in the elements. The month of April is an ideal time to plant the following by date. 

Spring Seed Starting

Tomato seedlings.

When it comes to starting plants from home, the first step is starting with good, quality clean seed. This seed should be acquired from reputable seed supplier. If you decided to keep seed from last year's crop, these seed may have been harvested from hybrids that may not give produce as well as the parent plants. When selecting seeds from a well-respected supplier, it is recommended to select hybrid seeds as the often give more uniformity and better vigor along with resistance against a host of concerns. Read the seed package for specific growing instructions.