We just passed the first quarter and the moon is now waxing gibbous going into a full moon. Now is also a time to seed-in plants that fruit and seed and can handle a cold snap if we have one. If you already planted these things, remember that it’s a good idea to succession plant and grow twice as much as you will need in case of disease and pest. As always, it’s best to transplant and seed-in with coming rains.
Beans: Bush, Dry, Pole, Fava
Peas: Snow, Sweet, and Snap
According to the Old Farmer's Almanac, you should soak pea seeds before planting, as it will help germination. A good rule of thumb is to soak the seeds in water overnight prior to planting. This will make them grow faster.
For more ideas on Ornamentals, Perennials, and Herbs, visit the Central Texas Gardener and The Natural Gardener lists online. Download the Texas A&M Extension Planting Chart and Varieties.
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