fall planting schedule
I'm starting to think about planting fall crops. I'd like to try fall broccoli again (I planted too late last year.) Also lettuce, beets, spinach and radish.
I like this fall planting chart at Heirloom Seeds. It lists fall planting dates for vegetables according to your average last frost date.
For the past two years, my first frost has been mid November for my home garden. I'm sure the community plot will frost earlier. Probably mid October.
I'm thinking of the following schedule for fall planting:
Carrots and beets (community plot) sow by July 25
Lettuce (community plot) sow until Aug 20, (home garden) sow until Sept 20
Broccoli (community plot) sow July 15, (home garden) sow Aug 10
Radish (community plot) sow until Sept 10
Spinach (community plot) sow until Aug 15
The broccoli date is soon. Tomorrow!
I will only sow the carrots directly in the garden. The others will all go into seed trays and I will transplant into the garden when they are big enough.
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