Seed Starting Date Calculator

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Seed Starting Date Calculator

Post by Farhan Ahmed » September 14th, 2013, 11:04 pm

Enter last frost date of your area to know dates, when to start certain specie

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http://www.johnnyseeds.com/e-PDGSeedStart.aspx

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Re: Seed Starting Date Calculator

Post by Munir » September 15th, 2013, 4:36 pm

Farhan, can you please post historical Frost Dates/Chart of the our region,if available ?

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Re: Seed Starting Date Calculator

Post by Farhan Ahmed » September 15th, 2013, 6:53 pm

In my experience. Risalpur/Mardan/Peshawar and Islamabad Frost Dates
First Frost 25 December. Sometimes delayed till 31 December.
Last Frost 31 January. However sometime occasional frost for one or two day in first decade of February also.
For reference you can take 31 January.

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Re: Seed Starting Date Calculator

Post by Farhan Ahmed » September 15th, 2013, 6:56 pm

Or you can take reference from hardiness zone which in my opinion for Islamabad is 10 a. For 10a frost dates are
December 15th - January 31st

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Re: Seed Starting Date Calculator

Post by Munir » September 15th, 2013, 9:09 pm

Thank you. I ll consider it as 15 Nov-15 Feb,to be on safer side.
Wouldn't somebody, say the National Met Dept have compiled data?

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Re: Seed Starting Date Calculator

Post by Farhan Ahmed » September 15th, 2013, 9:13 pm

Frost on 15 Nov, No way, Not before 15 December, come what may for Islo

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Re: Seed Starting Date Calculator

Post by Munir » September 15th, 2013, 10:59 pm

Okay, make it 1 Dec-15 feb for planning purposes.We should observe it specifically this time & record.

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Re: Seed Starting Date Calculator

Post by Nabeel » October 13th, 2013, 6:05 pm

Please can anyone tell me what is the hardiness zone for Murree?
Also, what is the best seeding month for Murree? We get a longer winter

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Re: Seed Starting Date Calculator

Post by Farhan Ahmed » October 13th, 2013, 6:21 pm

This is the last window for starting seeds....unless on germination matts. Start now.

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