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What month should I plant my tomatoes?
Tomatoes run on warmth; plant in late spring and early summer except in zone 10, where they are a fall and winter crop.
What tomatoes grow best in Indiana?
10 BEST Tomatoes to Grow in Indiana (2022)
When should I plant my garden in Indiana?
In Indiana, our last frost is usually in late April, so the spring growing season can start in May. Quick vegetables like radishes, leafy greens, carrots, chard, beets, and turnips are perfect for the cool season where they'll thrive.
When should I start my tomatoes indoors in Indiana?
If you grow tomatoes from seed, plant the seeds indoors in flats or seed starting pots at least six to eight weeks before the last frost date. This gives the seeds time to sprout and the seedlings time to grow.
When should I start my seeds in Indiana?
Planting Dates for Spring
|Crop||Based on Frost Dates Based on Moon Dates|
|Start Seeds Indoors||Plant Seedlings or Transplants|
|Broccoli||Feb 28-Mar 15 Mar 2-15||Mar 29-Apr 19 Apr 1-16|
|Cabbage||Feb 28-Mar 15 Mar 2-15||Mar 29-Apr 12 Apr 1-12|
|Cantaloupes||Mar 29-Apr 5 Apr 1- 5||May 10-24 May 10-15|
What can I plant in March in Indiana?
When to Plant Vegetables in Indianapolis, Indiana
|Crop||Sow seeds indoors||Transplant seedlings into the garden|
|Kale||Feb 17 - Mar 2||Mar 30 - Apr 13|
|Kohlrabi||Feb 17 - Mar 2||Mar 30 - Apr 13|
|Lettuce||Feb 17 - Mar 2||Mar 16 - Apr 13|
|Mustard||Feb 17 - Mar 2||Mar 30 - Apr 13|
When should I start a garden in central Indiana?
For most crops, you should start seeds indoors about 6-8 weeks before your last spring frost date. This gives the plants plenty of time to grow large and healthy enough to survive their eventual transplanting to the garden.
How long do tomatoes take to grow?
Tomatoes take 60 days to more than 100 days to harvest, depending on the variety (see more about varieties below). Due to their relatively long growing season requirements (and late planting date), most gardeners plant small “starter plants” or transplants instead of seeds after the weather has warmed up in spring.
When can I put my tomatoes outside?
'Tomatoes are usually transplanted outdoors zero to four weeks after the last frost date in your local area. Most tomato plants are planted outdoors when nighttime temperature lows are at or above 50°F (10°C). This usually occurs a few weeks after the local last frost date,' says gardening blogger Mary Jane Duford.