"These Vegetable Planting Schedules are a great way to know exactly what to grow each month of the year without having to do extra research before planting. The USDA offers a handy planting zones by zip code search function. Your local county agricultural extension office can give you dates specific to your area, as can most local nurseries. This planting calendar is a guide that tells you the best time to start planting your garden, based on frost dates. A good rule of thumb is to sow warm-season vegetables (chiles, corn, cucumbers, edamame, melons, squash, tomatoes, zucchini) indoors from seed about six weeks before average date of last frost, and plant seedlings outside only after average date of last frost. Here's how it works: Old-time farmers swear that this practice results in a larger, tastier harvest, so we've included planting by the Moon dates in our planting calendar, too. Our free planting guide calculates the best dates for sowing seeds indoors and outdoors, and for transplanting seedlings to the garden—all customized to your location. Planting calendar for Sunset, Louisiana. Mar 23, 2020 - Explore Bill Mc Ginty's board "Companion Planting Guide" on Pinterest. A good rule of thumb is to sow warm-season vegetables (chiles, corn, cucumbers, edamame, melons, squash, tomatoes, zucchini) indoors from seed about six weeks before average date of last frost, and plant seedlings outside only after average date of last frost. It's a popular fall crop, but the dates vary wildly based on location and it's really best to gauge garlic planting dates with a soil thermometer. Consider the general needs for sun or shade and soil moisture. Our planting calendar is customized to your location in order to give you the most accurate information possible. Copyright © 2021 Sunset Publishing Corporation. Based on frost dates and planting … Find the best dates for planting and transplanting vegetables and fruit! Planting in late summer for a fall harvest has many benefits (soil is already warm, temperatures are cooler, fewer pests). Jul 31, 2018 - Explore Annette Foreman's board "Fall Planting Guide", followed by 134 people on Pinterest. Read more about starting seeds indoors here. Grow any of these plants for the sweet nectar, pollen, and flat landing surfaces that butterflies and bees love. SUNSET is a registered trademark Outdoors, the unpredictability of rain, drought, frost, low and high temperatures, sunlight, and pests and diseases can take a toll on young plants, especially when they're just getting started. Be sure that the top of the root ball is at or slightly above grade. Be sure to check the planting calendar for Zone 10 prior to staring your garden & water often to keep your plants nice and hydrated under the strong sun. If outdoor conditions allow, start hardening off your seedlings approximately one week before your last frost date, then transplant them into the garden. OctoberHarvest & press wine grapesPlant:• Barley• Garlic• Wheat, MarchEnrich soil:• Add compost & fertilizer, Plant:• Chives• Onions (sets)• Potatoes• Sow warm-season crops (such as basil, chiles, cucumbers, edamame, melons, squash, tomatoes, zucchini) indoors for transplant out after average date of last spring frost, AprilPlant:• Hop vines• Oregano• Peppermint• Potatoes• Hardy rosemary (‘Arp’ is the most cold-tolerant; it overwinters if temps don’t go below -10°), MayPlant, after danger of frost is past:• Basil (seedlings; through Jun)• Chiles (seedlings; through Jun)• Corn (from seed)• Cucumbers (seedlings; through Jun)• Edamame (seed; mid-May through early Jun)• Lemongrass (seed)• Marjoram (through Jun)• Melons (seedlings; through Jun)• Squash (seedlings; through)• Tomatoes (seedlings; through Jun)• Zucchini (seedlings; through Jun), JunePlant:• Eureka lemon in container (bring inside during winter)• Lemongrass (divisions), AugustHarvest:• Early warm-season crops (beans, cucumbers, early tomatoes)• Barley (early Aug)• Hops (late Aug through early Sep), WESTERN OREGON, WESTERN WASHINGTON, AND SOUTHWESTERN BRITISH COLUMBIA, Plant:• Garlic• Winter wheat (through early Oct), FebruaryEnrich soil:• Till cover crops into soil• Add compost• Add organic fertilizer, MarchPlant:• Chives• Onions (sets)• Potatoes (through Apr)• Sow seed of warm-season crops (basil, chiles, cucumbers, melons, squash, tomatoes, zucchini) indoors for transplant out in late May, AprilPlant:• Hop vines• Herbs (hardy Italian marjoram, oregano, peppermint, rosemary, thyme), MAYPlant:• Basil (seedlings, plus seed every three weeks through mid-Jul)• Chiles (seedlings; through Jun)• Corn (from seed)• Cucumbers (seedlings; through Jun)• Edamame (from seed; through Jun)• Lemongrass (seed)• Marjoram (tender annual sweet marjoram; through Jun)• Melons (seedlings; through Jun)• Squash (seedlings; through Jun)• Tomatoes (seedlings; through Jun)• Zucchini (seedlings; through Jun), JunePlant: • Eureka lemon in container (bring inside during winter)• Squash (summer and winter)• Tomatoes (seedlings), JulyHarvest:• Garlic and let cure• Herbs• Potatoes, AugustHarvest:• Herbs• Early warm-season crops (cucumbers, edamame, early tomatoes). 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