Spring Week +3

Spring Color Dates Spring Color Dates
White Group March 22-28 Yellow Group May 17-23
Pink Group April 5-11 Green Group May 31-Jun 6
Red Group April 19-25 Blue Group June 14-20
Orange Group May 3-9 Violet Group Jun 28-Jul 4

To Do This Week

Start Seeds Inside Transplant Plants Plant Seeds Outside
Bell peppers
Cantaloupe
Chives
Cucumbers
Eggplant
Hot peppers
Summer Squash
Tomatoes
Watermelon
Basil
Beets
Bush beans
Cantaloupe
Carrots
Chives
Cilantro
Corn
Cucumbers
Dill
Lettuce
Oregano
Pole beans
Radishes
Summer squash
Watermelon
Winter squash
*New plant! This was added since the previous week.

Frost is no longer a concern –you can plant or transplant anything and everything you’ve been waiting for! Just make sure you have enough days left in the growing season to harvest before frost sets in!

If you haven’t created your garden plan and prepped your garden, it’s time!

Plan

  • Decide what veggies you want to plant, and how much of each.
  • Create a garden plan! ?Use the tool linked here, or draw out your garden on paper, mapping out where each type of plant will go.

Prepare

Basil

It is time to plant basil seeds directly in the garden.

Beans (Bush and Pole)

Beans are a?tender vegetable that require lots of sunshine and warm temperatures to thrive. There are several types of beans–bush, pole, and dry. Beans do not transplant well. Plant beans directly in the garden.

Beets

Beets are a semi-hardy vegetable. Beets do not transplant well. Plant beets directly in the garden.

Bell Peppers

If you started bell peppers indoors or purchased transplants,?harden off and transplant now.

Cantaloupe

If you started?cantaloupe indoors or purchased transplants,?harden off and transplant now. ?You can also plant cantaloupe directly in the garden now.

Carrots

Carrots are a semi-hardy vegetable that grow best in cool weather with lots of sun. ?Carrots do not transplant well. Plant seeds directly in the garden.

Carrot seeds take a long time to germinate, and need consistent watering until they do. It’s best to mist or use drip irrigation so you do not wash the carrot seeds away.

Chives

Chives are a cool-season herb. Whether you you started?from seed or purchased transplants, chives?can be?hardened off and transplanted now. You can also plant chives directly in the garden now.

Cilantro

It is time to plant cilantro seeds directly in the garden.

Corn

Corn is a?tender vegetable that grows best in full sun. It does not transplant well. Plant corn directly in the garden. Corn needs to be at least 3 rows deep to pollinate well.

Cucumbers

If you started cucumbers indoors or purchased transplants,?harden off and transplant now. ? You can also plant seeds directly in the garden now.

Dill

It is time to plant dill seeds directly in the garden. ?This herbrequires light to germinate, so don’t plant it too deep in the soil.

Eggplant

Whether you started eggplant indoors or purchased transplants, it’s time to?harden off and transplant it?now.

Hot Peppers

Whether you started?hot peppers indoors or purchased transplants,?harden off and transplant now.

Lettuce

Plant lettuce seeds directly in the garden.?To have a continuous harvest, don’t plant all the lettuce at once. Instead plant a square or two (4-8 plants) every 2 weeks.

Oregano

It is time to plant oregano seeds directly in the garden.

Radishes

Radishes are a?hardy vegetable that grows best in cool weather. It does not transplant well. Plant radish seeds directly in the garden.

Summer Squash (includes Zucchini)

If you started summer squash or zucchini inside or purchased transplants, harden off and transplant now. You can also plant seeds directly in the garden.

Tomatoes

If you started tomatoes inside or purchased transplants, harden off and transplant now.

Watermelon

If you started watermelon inside or purchased transplants,?harden off and transplant now. You can also plant seeds directly in the garden.

Winter Squash

It is time to plant winter squash directly in the garden.

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