Friday, August 3, 2012

Best Time To Plant Vegetables

If you would like a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables from your garden throughout the growing season, planting by season may be for you. Some plants love cool weather and others love hot weather. Grow the cool weather crops during the Spring and Fall. Grow the Hot weather plants during the summer. Here is a chart that lets you know when to plant each plant.
Plant in Early Spring
Arugula, Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Chives, Collard Greens, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lavender, Lettuce, Mustard Greens, Onions, Oregano, Parsley, Rhubarb, Rosemary, Sage, Sweet Peas, Strawberries, Swiss Chard, Tarragon and Thyme.
Plant After The Last Spring Frost
Basil, Beans, Cantaloupe, Corn, Cucumber, Dill, Eggplant, Lemon Balm, Mint, Okra, Peppers, Pumpkin, Squash, Stevia, Strawberries, Sweet Potato, Tomatoes and Watermelon.
Plant In The Late Summer And Fall
Arugula, Broccoli, Cabbage, Cilantro, Collards, Kale, Lettuce, Mustard Greens and Parsley.
Things To Do To Help Your Crop
Stake your Peppers, Water regularly, Cage your Tomatoes, Train Cucumbers to climb a trellis or fence, Spray for disease regularly and spray for insects after you see damage.