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growing season

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Definition of growing season in English:

noun

The part of the year during which rainfall and temperature allow plants to grow: a short growing season
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  • In areas with long growing seasons, plant hardy kiwis anytime, but do avoid the hottest parts of summer, when transplant stress is high.
  • Use the upper end of the range in warmer climates that have longer growing seasons, and less in cooler climates with shorter growing seasons.
  • Plant the bulbs about once a month during the growing season for a summer-long supply.

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