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Oct 13

When to Plant – Late Summer

Late August to mid-October in Zones 5-6 Garlic is generally planted here around Columbus Day (mid-October). One clove will produce a whole new garlic plant. Harvest when the tops start to turn down, late July to mid-August. Save some cloves to replant! Radishes continue to plant as room is available into September. Salad Greens include …

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Oct 13

When to Plant – Mid-Summer

June through early August in Zones 5-6 plant what does not like high temperatures and/or can handle light frost, or has a short growing time: Beans through mid July, if they are under 60 days to maturity. Beets and Carrots can be planted mid-August. The Cabbage Family includes Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Cauliflower and Cabbage. The …

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Oct 13

When to Plant – Mid-Spring

Around the middle of April in Zones 5-6 (or 6-8 weeks before the last expected frost) you can plant: Asparagus Herbs Leeks Onions Parsnips Potatoes Blueberries-Grapes-Raspberries-Strawberries Asparagus takes a few years to grow but is well worth it. Plant where the tall fronds won’t shade other vegetables. Herbs can be seeded at this time. I …

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Oct 13

When to Plant

This is a basic planting guide to help you learn when to grow what. The vegetables and fruits are separated by planting times from Early Spring to Fall, with just a little extra info we have learned over the years, such as help on succession planting, replanting, and wintering over. This information is for Zone …

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Oct 13

When to Plant – Early Spring

These Vegetables are planted mid-March to early April, or approximately 10-12 weeks before the last expected frost. These tolerate cold well and in some cases actually benefit from it. These are the seed packets that state ‘plant as soon as the ground can be worked’ or ‘early spring’. Beets The Cabbage Family Peas Radishes Rutabagas …

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