Planting Guide




Our Seed Planting Guide

Plant typeDate to Sow IndoorsDate to Sow in GardenSeed SpacingP=Plants
R=Rows
Seed depthMaturity
Asparagusn/aPerennial
Plant in early spring
P=12"
R=3-4 ft.
2-3"Second year
AvocadoAny TimeTreeP=10 ft.2-3"3-5 years
Beans, bushn/aApril-MayP=4"
R=18-24"
1"60 days
Beans, polen/aMayP=36"
R=48"
1-2"60 days
Beetsn/aApril and again in JuneP=4"
R=18"
"40-70 days
Broccolin/aApril-May
P=24"
R=30-36"
-1"4-5 months
Brussels Sproutsn/aPlants: early spring
Seeds: late June
P=18-24"
R=3 ft.
"90 days
CabbageFeb-March, Into garden in MayAprilP=24"
R=24-36"
"4-5 months
Carrotsn/aApril and again in JulyP=2-4"
R=18-24"
"90 days
CauliflowerJan.-Feb. Into garden in MayMayP=15"
R=24-36"
"4-5 months
Corn (sweet)n/aMaySuccessive plantings every 2 weeksP=3"
R=24"
1"2-3 months
Cucumbersn/aMay-JuneP=36-48"
R=36-48"
3-4 plants per mound
1"2-3 months
EggplantsFeb.-MarchSet in garden in May2 weeks after last frostP=24"
R=36"
"4-5+ months
Gourdsn/aLast FrostP=12""120-180 days
Horseradishn/aPerennial
Plant in early spring
P=4 ft.2"First Fall
Kiwin/aSet plants in early SpringPlant male vine and female vine one foot apartNode at ground levelSecond year
LettuceFeb.-MarchSet in garden in early AprilAprilP=8-12"
R=18-24"
"70-90 days
Okran/a2 weeks after last frostP=12"
R=3-4 ft.
"50-75 days
OnionsFebruarySet in garden in AprilPlant onion sets in AprilP=3"
R=12-18"
"seeds 3-4 monthssets 50-60 days
Peanutsn/aPlant seeds in early AprilP=3"
R=30-36"
1-1"Fall
Peasn/aAprilSuccessive plantings every 2 weeksP=3-6" (double row)
R=72"
1-2"60 days
PeppersFeb.-March Set in garden in MayMayP=24"
R=24"
"4-5 months
Potatoesn/aApril-MayP=8"
R=36"
3-6"90-150 days
Pumpkinsn/aMayP=6-8"
R=36"
3-4"4-5 months
RadishesFeb.-MarchInto garden early AprilAprilP=1-3"
R=18-24"
"30 days
Raspberryn/aLate Fall/Early SpringP=2 ft.
R=7-8 ft.
2" deeper than current depthEarly Summer
Rhubarbn/aPerennial
Plant in early spring
P=24"
R=24-36"
"Second spring
Spinachn/aAprilP=6"
R=12-18"
"90 days
Squashn/aMay-JuneP=36"
R=36" 3-4 plants per mound
-1"4-5 months
Strawberriesn/aLate Fall/Early SpringP=18"
R=18"
plant crownVaries
TomatoMarchMayP=30-36"
R=30-36"
"4-5 months
Watermelons and muskmelonsn/aMayP=72"
R=72" 1-2 plants per mound
1"4-5 months