May 27, 2024Republic Lifestyle Desk

Plants To Grow During May

Marigold cultivation requires well-drained soil and a sunny spot, with the best time to start seeds in India is between May-July.

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Petunias bloom throughout the summer, with their primary season starting in spring and continuing into fall. Older varieties require deadheading to maintain their best blooming.

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Zinnia seeds should be planted in April or May in a greenhouse, cold frame, or bright windowsill for earlier flowering, as they prefer warm weather.

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Between April and May, plant sunflower seeds in 10cm pots of peat-free compost, cover with a plastic bag, and place in a warm spot for optimal germination.

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Beetroot planting times are spring and autumn, summer and winter in South Africa's Highveld and Lowveld, with optimal temperature between 15°C and 20°C, as long as soil moisture is sufficient.

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Corn growers maximize yield by planting in late April or early May, while mid-April planting yields similar results if young plants aren't damaged by a freeze in May.

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Cucumbers thrive in warm weather, so start indoors in late April for transplants and sow directly in the garden after soil has warmed, usually in May.

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