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Here’s a handy-dandy guide on when to plant what. It’s not exact, because it all varies on your locations weather! But it will give you an idea!
Jan. 1st—Send for catalogues. Make planting plan and table. Order seeds.
Feb. 1st—Inside: cabbage, cauliflower, first sowing. Onions for plants.
Feb. 15th—Inside: lettuce, cabbage, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, beets.
March 1st—Inside: lettuce, celery, tomato (early).
March 15th—Inside: lettuce, tomato (main), eggplant, pepper, lima beans, cucumber, squash; sprout potatoes in sand.
April 1st—Inside: cauliflower (on sods), muskmelon, watermelon, corn. Outside: (seed-bed) celery, cabbage, lettuce. Onions, carrots, smooth peas, spinach, beets, chard, parsnip, turnip, radish. Lettuce, cabbage (plants).
May 1st—Beans, corn, spinach, lettuce, radish.
May 15th—Beans, limas, muskmelon, watermelon, summer squash, peas, potatoes, lettuce, radish, tomato (early), corn, limas, melon, cucumber and squash (plants). Pole-lima, beets, corn, kale, winter squash, pumpkin, lettuce, radish.
June 1st—Beans, carrots, corn, cucumber, peas, summer spinach, summer lettuce, radish, egg-plant, pepper, tomato (main plants).
June 15th—Beans, corn, peas, turnip, summer lettuce, radish, late cabbage, and tomato plants.
July 1st—Beans, endive, kale, lettuce, radish, winter cabbage, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts and celery plants.
July 15th—Beans, early corn, early peas, lettuce, radish.
Aug. 1st—Early peas, lettuce, radish.
Aug. 15th—Early peas, lettuce, radish in seed-bed, forcing lettuce for fall in frames.
Sept. 1st—Lettuce, radish, spinach and onions for wintering over.
You made it! Now enjoy this two month break, basking in the glory of all your produce and get ready for the next cycle to start!