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PGH City Maps

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http://www.nysaes.cornell.edu/pp/resourceguide/

http://www.carnegielibrary.org/subject/gardening/catalogs.html  

http://images.library.pitt.edu/pghphotos 

www.starkbros.com 

www.directgardening.com 

www.jungseed.com 

www.territorialseed.com 

www.gardeners.com

www.gurneys.com 

www.parkseed.com 

www.eburgess.com 

www.heneryfields.com 

www.millernurseries.com 

www.agri-supply.com 

www.growerssupply.com 

www.seymourseedusa.com 

www.waysidegardens.com 

www.everliner.com 

www.phipps.conservatory.org 

www.GardenersChoice.com

Pgh. parks conservancy webpage 

 www.pittsburghparks.org

www.bonide.com

www.merrifieldgardencenter.com

www.usahardware.com

www.doityourself.com,

www.extremelygreen.com

 news@territorialseed.com

American Chestnut Foundation

www.acf.org

Pa. Chapter of American Chestnut Foundation

www.patacf.org

Pa. Resource Council

www.prg.org 

Nine Mile Run Watershed Assoc.

www.ninemilerun.org 

Three Rivers Wet Weather Demonstration Program

www.3riverswetweather.org 

Sylvania Natives Nursery

www.sylvanianatives.com 

Project Budburst

www.windows.ucar.edu/citizen_science/budburst/ 

SHP Solutions

www.gardensgorgeous.com 

http://www.hillgardens.com/seed_longevity.htm   

http://www.organicgardening.com/featureprint/1,7759,s1-3-81-185,00.htm  

  http://www.gardeners.com/ 

http://www.gardeners.com/Gardening%20Under%20Lights/5080,default,pg.html 

http://www.organicgardening.com/feature/0,7518,s1-5-19-212,00.htm 

  http://gardendesignonline.typepad.com/gardendesignonline/2008/02/tracking-climat.html

Penn State Publications http://pubs.cas.psu.edu

Western Pennsylvania Conservancy

www.waterlandlife.org 

http://budbreak.tc.cornell.edu/

Gardner's Gazette

oakwoodeditor@earthlink.net

www.HeretoHelp.pa.gov

http://www.gardenlist.com/

This is an interesting catalog. But whether or not you are interested in
the catalog, the seed starting timetable is helpful.

From: Kitchen Garden Seeds
[mailto: kitchengardenseeds@kitchengardenseeds.com ]


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John Scheepers Kitchen Garden Seeds
The "Gentlepersons, Start Your Seeds" Timetable
Thank you for having signed up for horticultural emails from Van
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and John http://m1e.net/c?44980008-HxJIrznzvz29.%404983022-UV1XjmVuefMI%2e 
Scheepers*.

Below you will find a list of indoor seed starting dates by USDA
horticultural zone as well as a listing of vegetables and fruit that should
be started indoors and by what week prior to the last frost date. But first,
decide what you would like to grow in your garden. What vegetables
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http://m1e.net/c?44980008-fM55dnPA2NeqU%404983024-nlYmSSu5FToJA  and
flowers http://m1e.net/c?44980008-UUwGDQAkJ/jcM%404983025-Wj1.JRMcoyeoc 
would make your heart sing? What could you grow to help inspire your
children to garden with you? We all yearn for the taste of a real tomato
http://m1e.net/c?44980008-VmlCcxdx.BKis%404983019-Nsb/GzNeqMM8Q  , the
moment the culinary Italian inside each of us is ignited by aromatic,
freshly plucked basil
http://m1e.net/c?44980008-peU/cvquW6iko%404983020-4YZxBfi6aoSU%2e  leaves,
a basket of meaty plum
http://m1e.net/c?44980008-inPeMNzo27foI%404983026-43D2F80mfwxmk  tomatoes
and precious little orbs of glistening midnight-purple eggplants
http://m1e.net/c?44980008-lr1JpsTR4.Occ%404983017-nncbnxwD3m9Y6  . And who
among us doesn't dream of the first day that our gardens are lusciously full
with just open flowers
http://m1e.net/c?44980008-/UPo9cuVX8AlA%404983025-62Ccr4CXOti4%2e  ,
inviting songbirds
http://m1e.net/c?44980008-8peOkq4ZSDNYM%404983027-bb7JHkjlGF7TA  ,
butterflies
http://m1e.net/c?44980008-byvcDt4lTpwQ2%404983028-qujLlbTy71Lvo  ,
hummingbirds
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bumblebees http://m1e.net/c?44980008-q.w2Kuf3QWMrs%404983030-gkhBcJ5lWeQSs  
hovering over for a sip of nectar before lush stems are cut for romantic
bouquets?

From a practical perspective, the best tip we can give you is to think about
your order in two parts. The first, most timely part, is to be clear about
which varieties you need to start indoors now for transplant into the garden
later. The second part is your list of varieties that can be direct sown
into the garden once the ground can be worked in the spring after the threat
of frost has passed. Check out all of our horticultural tips at
www.kitchengardenseeds.com 
http://m1e.net/c?44980008-lDcdCz/u6za3c%404983031-82SshbZ.mT.pU 
(particularly Barbara Damrosch's tips: The
http://m1e.net/c?44980008-qB8mGX9ku2QwU%404983032-NFsAHK8kn/OKo  Do's and
Don'ts of Seed Starting).

General Seed Starting Timetable: Eight weeks prior to last frost date

Horticultural Zones 9 & 10: Start seeds indoors now.

Horticultural Zones 8: Start seeds indoors in early February.

Horticultural Zones 7: Start seeds indoors in mid February.

Horticultural Zone 6: Start seeds indoors in late February.

Horticultural Zone 5: Start seeds indoors in early March.

Horticultural Zone 1-4: Start seeds indoors in mid to late March.

Vegetable/Herb Seed Starting Timetable (Listed in weeks before the last
frost)

Four Weeks: Melons
http://m1e.net/c?44980008-Nnj11Xq4HZd.E%404983018-6dz1cnLIa9Isg  , Bitter
http://m1e.net/c?44980008-.hZSaBg4wLdz2%404983018-XS5fIF4/yhxuw  Melon and
Cucuzzi http://m1e.net/c?44980008-IcuRpTR358NIY%404983033-JTyOJ14OC8Drg 
Edible Gourds.

Six Weeks: Asparagus
http://m1e.net/c?44980008-opBuk2F5mBagU%404983034-2oGiuQjcO3kqA  , Fennel
http://m1e.net/c?44980008-MnlQlloReoZCc%404983035-Nx/nOIuZnCm.k  , Onions
http://m1e.net/c?44980008-y/AogbkzONrYs%404983036-gtKw8MVPZQvNk  , Rhubarb
http://m1e.net/c?44980008-WcUzZaJ76Pb9s%404983037-9WJ7ffSifj4SA  , Shallots
http://m1e.net/c?44980008-RKWMUR8qWN756%404983038-RQcXnoH9qyQB2  ,
Tomatillos  http://m1e.net/c?44980008-Iy7noNkcT0O1w%404983039-YgUrCW6i7WeZk  
and Basil http://m1e.net/c?44980008-q2B.NW8Hs6hdw%404983020-nwzWr9pwRynmA  

Eight Weeks: Eggplant
http://m1e.net/c?44980008-iVnozQ14KbQW6%404983017-2KiGr2wNvJFZA  , Tomatoes
http://m1e.net/c?44980008-MYiDmmdUh6smA%404983019-9bi6IZKMF8SnA  , Chiles
http://m1e.net/c?44980008-DD2XfDYNg6CWQ%404983040-HUlShI6ajjKQ2  , Sweet
http://m1e.net/c?44980008-66BjMF6cWs2k2%404983041-dwguT3mtr/ByU  Peppers,
Chives http://m1e.net/c?44980008-Ah5.Kju2aiAnI%404983042-8KQ5z.4GCYISI  ,
Sage http://m1e.net/c?44980008-xFPIco3B8SWuE%404983043-ELvl3Gtuqdtgc  ,
Stevia http://m1e.net/c?44980008-Aixe6T8AY3O5Q%404983044-uQbKPvmzf9qdY 
and Thyme http://m1e.net/c?44980008-MWxjgxrDUUyF.%404983045-9VHSivBCUsB96 

Nine Weeks: Broccoli
http://m1e.net/c?44980008-oIkqMvozjkhZ.%404983046-Xq7BrnEh78Zig  , Cabbage
http://m1e.net/c?44980008-yAbJgsN8Y/7gg%404983047-Xi30pTPBqZ0Uw  and
Kohlrabi http://m1e.net/c?44980008-kRXCms4Dn8MAI%404983048-Xw.gFm3ks5.ug 
(transplant out four weeks before the last frost date)

Ten Weeks: Celery
http://m1e.net/c?44980008-7YsNStysHHEGo%404983049-IFZeQ4LD.9.Lc  , Celeriac
http://m1e.net/c?44980008-P1vdWtm9V61So%404983050-AEAtKDgdczds6  , Jicama
http://m1e.net/c?44980008-OcUJ1AfmkKaWs%404983051-RyKE2TVMor0Xc  and
Lemongrass
http://m1e.net/c?44980008-5FFIZQOpXnvcI%404983052-6JfEXPUrUoya%2e 

Eleven Weeks: Leeks
http://m1e.net/c?44980008-7.COkCebhvh7s%404983053-CcwDbFEoALpNI  ,
Artichokes  http://m1e.net/c?44980008-11vyrhH3d4Cpw%404983054-TMaDJDoxJ5sHE 
and Cauliflower
 http://m1e.net/c?44980008-6wZ/jAXrBik8Q%404983055-dDUsX6tGDSL2s 
(transplant out four weeks before the last frost date)

Twelve Weeks: Cardoons
http://m1e.net/c?44980008-FygnY.sen7toc%404983056-XmfsLm/S9nQdU  and
Brussels http://m1e.net/c?44980008-jqloiYMAIDMeM%404983057-PZKsUNP6xi1Gg 
Sprouts

Sixteen Weeks: Strawberries
http://m1e.net/c?44980008-bpAEeQjnLJ3qM%404983058-WAGMUO7D/k3cQ  (for
first year crop) and Rosemary
http://m1e.net/c?44980008-G4uJSRagGrYMQ%404983059-KjxGaKMJ0jBLM  .

Flower Seed Starting Timetable (Listed in weeks before the last frost)

Six Weeks: Cutting
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China http://m1e.net/c?44980008-TmEeHSzYVR/YA%404983061-j90I/j6q/NVn6 
Asters, Celosia
http://m1e.net/c?44980008-HhE/bAHjFq5r2%404983062-UtVzRbOYVeWOE  , Cleome
http://m1e.net/c?44980008-AseXHiS4Gr7.U%404983063-gKBcZ2NWHooeY  , Coleus
http://m1e.net/c?44980008-panrji2Zd0.zA%404983064-jBpFim/RX.YNU  , Nepeta
http://m1e.net/c?44980008-IHCXWK6m.GMlc%404983065-LXrs5J9y6ZPrs  Catmint,
Euphorbia <http://m1e.net/c?44980008-LHJasqRNKxkgE%404983066-bWTLGJLLw5Suc 
, Forget-Me-Nots
http://m1e.net/c?44980008-8peOkq4ZSDNYM%404983067-aCEfMvUsIMCnc  , Dahlia
http://m1e.net/c?44980008-chGCCtVr340E6%404983068-wBVcFP/OzLjZc  ,
Nicotiana http://m1e.net/c?44980008-XLvyaLeUWxOY2%404983069-iWWzdiMBFLV3c  
, Scabiosa http://m1e.net/c?44980008-SqVceaAABS3YI%404983070-xJYUMF0r6OU9g 
, Snapdragons
http://m1e.net/c?44980008-jtAwBbQT/syfY%404983071-Lw7.P7Qb5lR7c  and
Thunbergia http://m1e.net/c?44980008-R8ZYU3hXgXDIk%404983072-hXBSY2TvB1Zqc 

Eight Weeks: Milkweed
<http://m1e.net/c?44980008-.rHSo20iuw/Ik%404983073-dG6zkKY5TRor%2e> ,
Coreopsis <http://m1e.net/c?44980008-prtxqX/BEPvFU%404983074-4b0DZ4R/w8fWY>
, Gaillardia
<http://m1e.net/c?44980008-AWLGMb9tiehrM%404983075-/wPrarR/xb152> , Globe
<http://m1e.net/c?44980008-LOUzJ.LYAysOs%404983076-ICywMeZLfaDE2> Amaranth,
Helichrysum
<http://m1e.net/c?44980008-My.N4voNDdaXY%404983077-5JZsYvHuWzDtU> , Hibiscus
<http://m1e.net/c?44980008-RpBNzTSyrNFP.%404983078-zhhmmSPNewHFk> ,
Hollyhock <http://m1e.net/c?44980008-WigitiDl3lNCg%404983079-51GgG/8lc9ZO6>
, Heuchera <http://m1e.net/c?44980008-anoHdG9Ik2wZU%404983080-xiPne9tDDVcE6>
, Nigella <http://m1e.net/c?44980008-U.l/NqhvFu3I.%404983081-NaVi09Mpukh36>
, Platycodon
<http://m1e.net/c?44980008-PmBwjM2XnfwT6%404983082-XD7Akc.NWuaZs> and
Statice <http://m1e.net/c?44980008-0MOeYntTR.fdY%404983083-fcKGW3.gFA5jU>

Ten Weeks: Dianthus
<http://m1e.net/c?44980008-dOIQUe4RyK19Q%404983084-/MbhWp5klLdp2> ,
Digitalis <http://m1e.net/c?44980008-O.2fpoPrQAChc%404983085-f.RjPul/VE8hM>
, Lobelia <http://m1e.net/c?44980008-ltnJkbnANulGk%404983086-2zI2JdEQsYXD2>
and Heliotrope
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Twelve Weeks: Datura
<http://m1e.net/c?44980008-9cXCVaas4ybYU%404983088-UOuN6lkwOQ.h2> , Salvia
<http://m1e.net/c?44980008-gxrLMqHg3epPA%404983089-8ptQzYeslgfBM> and Viola
<http://m1e.net/c?44980008-5g0bmdNC2OtRQ%404983090-nWvl306PtwLlI>

Valentine's Day is coming! Delight your gardening friends and family with a
collection of vegetable or flower seeds in a Valentine
<http://m1e.net/c?44980008-BV0Xy/jKyGs7Q%404983091-v7CUu/aPAe9nE> 's Day
gift bag. You may select our Valentine
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Garden, The
<http://m1e.net/c?44980008-LGSR5TWCFoyzU%404983093-JmWvCU76SxVf6>
Passionate Red Flower Garden or any of our themed garden collections
<http://m1e.net/c?44980008-11vyrhH3d4Cpw%404983091-X87OoBuDYrkfA> . Just add
a Valentine
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gift bag to your order (free with any collection). The Baby
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and A <http://m1e.net/c?44980008-lejDnvOE39IMI%404983095-lsJooVoNuvfMI>
Child's Garden of Wonder are particularly good for children~large seed for
little hands and smaller vegetables! Or one of our Habitat
<http://m1e.net/c?44980008-a1erQ3kStJoKw%404983096-IH2fichDmAnbw> Gardens.

You can always order more seeds from us over the course of the summer for
late sowing and ongoing harvest of Salad
<http://m1e.net/c?44980008-TfHu1qxNqKZbA%404983097-ewsOt0hPQhGjg> Greens,
Carrots <http://m1e.net/c?44980008-AOxlotjFp/X82%404983098-Dz2cvQ7oPhQmc> ,
Radishes <http://m1e.net/c?44980008-sioYnx3QZd/Ks%404983099-M8Wa1PhdZETWw>
and a host of other vegetables that can tolerate colder night air. Consider
some of our new varieties that are just wonderful: colorful deep Purple
<http://m1e.net/c?44980008-9NYRkiBW.sYy2%404983100-aiIsDhU81zUlM> Pakchoi,
Gourmet <http://m1e.net/c?44980008-Ah5.Kju2aiAnI%404983101-N/kCIUvijEK0M>
Rainbow Radishes, Sugar
<http://m1e.net/c?44980008-CkYgDtW.9QZl.%404983102-RlG9GnycLWyiI> Pearl
Cherry Tomatoes, Multy
<http://m1e.net/c?44980008-xuhJvz35m7h7g%404983103-UgbWdj/wJ.Ogc> Jewel
Lettuce Mixture and Fairy
<http://m1e.net/c?44980008-YNSAgadMGLGwg%404983104-38WId8eQ9dqgU> Winter
Squash. Our office hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
Please do not hesitate to call (860.567.6086) or email us
(customerservice@kitchengardenseeds.com) if you need any help picking out
seeds for your garden. We would be happy to help you in any way possible!

-To see our seed collection click: Flowers
<http://m1e.net/c?44980008-ojcP8.JTA4nIo%404983105-lMhySh8PWGTyM> , gourmet
<http://m1e.net/c?44980008-HXSvzQHncGkBs%404983023-AHlKFTTwckVkc> fruits &
vegetables and aromatic
<http://m1e.net/c?44980008-lGj0cdFh82StY%404983024-KCgsvmufAbOWs> herbs.

-To request a 2010 Kitchen Garden Seeds catalog, click: Request
<http://m1e.net/c?44980008-Z8EITnXH1vg4A%404983106-e1K4bnndB91KI> catalog.

-To look at our yummy recipes like Shelburne
<http://m1e.net/c?44980008-Ah5.Kju2aiAnI%404983107-KBoQCpHx0O8ss> Farm's
Watermelon, Tomato and Feta Salad click: Recipes
<http://m1e.net/c?44980008-wnppphvG8Ness%404983108-VLEHo5mrO9RxI> .

-Or, call us at (860) 567-6086: we will help you in any way we can!

*In the course of requesting one of our bulb or seed catalogs, you provided
us with your email address. If you prefer to not receive any emails from us,
please know that we honor all unsubscribe requests.

John Scheepers Kitchen Garden Seeds * 23 Tulip Drive * PO Box 638 * Bantam ,
CT 06750

Phone: (860) 567-6086 * Fax: (860) 567-5323

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Three sites for Penn State:

http://allegheny.extension.psu.edu/

http://allegheny.extension.psu.edu/second.asp?county=Allegheny&table=Hort      **valuable

http://allegheny.extension.psu.edu/second.asp?county=Allegheny&table=Hort  ***

rallegheny.extension.psu.edu

http://rareseeds.com/planting-guide 

http://shop.twogreenthumbs.com/Miniature-Garden-Plants_c19.htm 

www.logees.com 

 www.circaplants@frontier.com 

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