Too early to plant?

gthumb21(5b)April 19, 2012

I have gotten over excited about my first vegetable container garden the season and in anticipation planted some green beans, summer squash, tomatoes, and peppers from seed on April 1st.

They are getting quite big and I wanted to know if I should plant any of them in my 5 gallon container garden outside. We are still having light frost, but I can easily cover the containers with a plastic garbage bag if need be.

Also, I just read that the summer squash should be directly sowed into the 5 gallon container (whoops). They need to be removed from the seed starter tray as they are taking everything over.

What should I do for each of these vegetables (green beans, summer squash, tomatoes, and peppers)??

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keski(6)

Too early to plant outside, even with covering. Move the peppers and tomatoes to larger pots, keep warm and well-lighted. Get an inexpensive shop light if necessary. I would just discard the squash and maybe the beans and direct seed both when the weather warms up by the end of May.
Keski

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