Vegetable Planting Guide

Vegetable Plant Time Amount
(family of 4)
Special Notes
Artichoke Year ’round 3 – 4 plants Permanent, perennial.
Asparagus January – February 30 – 40 plants Permanent, perennial. Pick up free planting guide.
Beans, lima May – June 15 – 25 ft. row Suitable for a small garden if compact varieties are grown.
Beans, String April – May Then later again in July and August 15 – 25 ft. row Suitable for a small garden if compact varieties are grown. Can be planted more than once/year for a continuous harvest.
Beets February – April then later again in August 10 – 15 ft. row Suitable for a small garden if compact varieties are grown. Can be planted more than once/year for a continuous harvest.
Broccoli August – February 15 – 20 ft. row Can be planted more than once/year for a continuous harvest.
Brussels Sprouts August – February 15 – 20 ft. row N/A
Cabbage August – February 10 – 15 plants Suitable for a small garden if compact varieties are grown.
Cabbage, Chinese August – February 10 – 15 ft. row Suitable for a small garden if compact varieties are grown.
Cantaloupes/Other melons April – June 5 – 10 hills Soil must be warm.
Carrots Year ’round 20 – 30 ft. row Suitable for a small garden if compact varieties are grown. Can be planted more than once/year for a continuous harvest.
Cauliflower August – February 10 – 15 plants Tie leaves up and over head to protect from frosts.
Celeriac June – August 10 – 15 ft. row N/A
Celery August – February 20 – 30 ft. row Suitable for a small garden if compact varieties are grown.
Chard August – February 3 – 4 plants Suitable for a small garden if compact varieties are grown.
Chayote May – June 1 – 2 plants Vine
Chives Year ’round 1 clump Suitable for a small garden if compact varieties are grown.
Corn, sweet April – July 20 – 30 ft. row Can be planted more than once/year for a continuous harvest. Soil must be warm.
Cucumbers April – July 6 plants N/A
Eggplant April – June 4 – 6 plants Suitable for a small garden if compact varieties are grown.
Endive August – February 10 – 15 ft. row N/A
Florence Fennel June – August 10 – 15 ft. row Grown for it’s bulbous base. Sensitive to root disturbances.
Garlic October – January 10 – 20 ft. row Suitable for a small garden if compact varieties are grown. Note: plant through EARLY January for best results
Kohlrabi August – November 10 – 15 ft. row Suitable for a small garden if compact varieties are grown.
Leeks August – February 10 ft. row N/A
Lettuce August – February 10 – 15 ft. row Suitable for a small garden if compact varieties are grown. Can be planted more than once/year for a continuous harvest.
Mustard August – April 10 ft. row N/A
Okra May 10 – 20 ft. row N/A
Onions (bare root) November – December 60 plants Stockton red, white & yellow. Suitable for small garden. Plant 2″ apart, thin and use during the winter. Leave 6″-8″ between remaining plants. Harvest large hamburger slicers in June.
Onions (bulb) November – March 30 – 40 ft. row Suitable for a small garden if compact varieties are grown.
Onions (green) August – December —- Suitable for a small garden if compact varieties are grown. Can be planted more than once/year for a continuous harvest.
Parsley Year ’round 1 – 2 plants Suitable for a small garden if compact varieties are grown.
Parsnips May – July 10 – 15 ft. row N/A
Peas September – January 30 – 40 ft. row Suitable for a small garden if compact varieties are grown. Can be planted more than once/year for a continuous harvest.
Peppers April – July 5 – 10 plants Suitable for a small garden if compact varieties are grown
Potatoes January – March 50 – 100 ft. row Arriving Early January for planting through mid-March
Pumpkins April – June 1 – 3 plants N/A
Radishes Year ’round 4 ft. row Suitable for a small garden if compact varieties are grown. Can be planted more than once/year for a continuous harvest.
Rhubarb December – February 2 – 3 plants Bare root in November – January, Canned in February – April and again in September and October.
Rutabaga August 10 – 15 ft. row N/A
Spinach September – January 10 – 20 ft. row Suitable for a small garden if compact varieties are grown.
Squash, summer April – July 2 – 4 plants Suitable for a small garden if compact varieties are grown.
Squash, winter April – July 2 – 4 plants Known as winter Squash because it stores over winter but it grows in summer-fall.
Strawberries June – September 12+ plants Bare root in November – 6-Pack arriving in Feb.
Tomatoes March – July 6 – 10 plants Suitable for a small garden if compact varieties are grown. Weather permitting, starting in March is possible.
Turnips February – August 10 – 15 ft. row Suitable for a small garden if compact varieties are grown.
Watermelons April – June 6 plants N/A