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Question: 1215-5114
I was thinking of planting some cabbage from seed now. I still have broccoli, kale and more cabbage in the garden. Should I wait? Bill, Tulsa, OK

Mort's Answer:
I would wait until after the holidays and start some of the seeds indoors. In zone seven they are best sown indoors in mid March to April. By allowing five to six weeks indoors, you should start the majority of the seeds later at the end of January or mid February. If the weather is too cold for out doors and you have not hardened them off in the daytimes outdoors, you could build some cold frames and cover the plants with straw. Aged manure in frames will help them stay warmer, as well, in the frames. Planting hardened off cabbage plants in the ground in late April will give you enough cool weather to harvest cabbage in early summer.

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