Vegetable Crop Timing

vegetables

 

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What do I plant when?

Cold Crops to start indoors in late winter and plant out in April
• Broccoli
• Early cabbage
• Lettuce, Mesclun mixes (can also be direct sown in April)
• Leeks
• Chard (can also be direct sown in April)

Cold Crops to direct sow in April

• Peas
• Lettuce, mesclun mixes
• Radishes
• Collards
• Beets
• Carrots
• Parsley
• Broccoli Raab
• Leeks
• Spinach
• Salad/stir fry Greens
• Arugula

Heat Lovers to direct sow in mid-late May

• Beans
• Corn
• Cucumbers
• Squash
• Melons
• Pumpkins
• Sunflowers
• Nasturtiums
• Basil
• Potatoes-plant organic seed potatoes

Heat lovers to start indoors late March and plant in mid-late May

• Tomatoes
• Tomatillos
• Peppers
• Eggplants

Heat and cold tolerant crops to direct sow in mid-late July for a fall crop

• Beans
• Cucumbers
• Carrots
• Swiss Chard

Cold Crops to direct sow early-late August for a fall crop

• Lettuce
• Radishes (sow every other week after weather cools off-ready in 28 days!)
• Kale
• Beets
• Carrots
• Broccoli Raab
• Spinach
• Salad/stir fry Greens
• Arugula
• Swiss Chard

Cold Crops to start 3-4 weeks ahead in pots or an outdoor seed bed and then plant outdoors in late July/August for a fall crop

• Cabbage
• Cauliflower
• Brussel Sprouts
• Celery
• Bok Choy
• Pak Choy

Plant in late October-November

• Hard neck garlic cloves