University of Minnesota Extension
www.extension.umn.edu
612-624-1222
Menu Menu

Extension > Yard and Garden News > Soil temperatures needed for germination

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Soil temperatures needed for germination

By Beth Berlin, Extension Educator-Horticulture
University of Minnesota Extension - Stearns & Benton Counties

ST. CLOUD, Minn. - Many gardeners were ready to get a jump start on their gardens when it was so warm back in early March. Although the frost is out early this year, soils need to reach a specific temperature in order for seeds to germinate. Click here for a list of common vegetables and the minimum and optimal soil temperatures for seed germination ...

No comments:

Post a Comment

  • © Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved.
  • The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Privacy