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November Planting Tips

by | Nov 5, 2019 | Gardening | 0 comments

Flowers aren’t just for spring. See what to add to your garden this month with our November Planting Tips.

Nov19 PansyNov19 Forget-Me-NotNov19 BroccoliNov19 Californai BluebellNov19 SpinachNov19 Sweet Pea

Pansy

Plant now → Bloom in spring

  • Plant in an area that gets morning sun and afternoon shade.
  • Space 7 to 12 inches apart.
  • Pansies attract butterflies.
  • Remove faded or dead flowers to encourage new blooms and to prolong the blooming season.

Forget-Me-Not

Plant now → Bloom in spring

  • Plant in partial or light shade that gets 3-6 hours of sunlight per day.
  • Soil needs a pH level of 5.5 – 7.5
  • Plant in moist soil.
  • Sow seeds 6 – 12 inches apart.

Broccoli

Plant now → Harvest in winter

  • Plant in full sun.
  • For the best flavor pick before the yellow buds open.
  • When planting in a raised bed, place 15″-18″ apart.
  • Make sure you plant transplants slightly deeper in the ground than they were in the pot.

California Bluebell

Plant now → Bloom in early spring

  • Sow in sandy soil with full
  • sun exposure.
  • Plant 6-8 inches apart.
  • Sow 1/16 inch deep.
  • If seeds disperse after blooming, they will germinate the following year in November.

Spinach

Plant now → Harvest in winter

  • Plant in full sun or light shade.
  • A great source of vitamins A, B, and C.
  • Add aged manure to soil a week before planting.
  • Plant 1/2 inch deep and 2 inches apart.

Sweet Pea

Plant now → Bloom in late winter or early spring

  • Plant in full sun.
  • Roots like deep, cold, moist soil.
  • Soak seeds in water for 24 hours before planting.
  • Dig a trench 4 inches deep and make holes with a pencil to drop the seeds into it, press down on the soil to shut out light.

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