2017 Planting Times

February 19:
Started peppers: Santa Fe Grande, Hungarian Hot Wax, Early Jalapeno, Numex Big Jim, Anaheim, Jalafuego, and Numex Joe E. Parker. Started Violetta and Tonda eggplants. Started lettuce: Simpson, Rouge, Regina, Lingua, Gentilina, Rossa, and Quattro. Started America and Gigante spinach.

March 12:
Started tomatoes: Fat Cherry, Sun Gold, Black Cherry, Black Krim, Cosmonaut Volkov, Peron, Pruden's Purple, Paul Robeson, Celebrity hybrid, Golden King of Siberia, Black Prince, Black from Tula, Yellow Brandywine, Black Brandywine, Dark Brandywine, Brandywine, Ananas Noire, Big Zebra, Granny Cantrell, Chocolate Stripes, Cherokee Purple, Pink Berkeley Tie Dye, Big Rainbow, Hillbilly Flame, Pantano Romensco, Aunt Ruby's German Green, Red Pear, Orange Icicle, Jubilee, Goldie, Manyel, Coustralee, San Marzano Redorta, Amish Paste, Kellogg's Breakfast, Pilcer Vesy, Djena Lee's Golden Girl, Taxi, Lilac Giant, and Mexico.

Started flowers: Chamomile, Echinacea, Garland Chrysanthemum, Alaska nasturtium, Gleam nasturtium, Painted daisy, Red and Gold daisy, Shasta daisy, Love In the Mist, mixed marigolds, Peppermint phlox, Rudbeckia, Summer sunflower, Evening sunflower, Teddy bear sunflower, Mammoth Russian sunflower, Velvet sunflower, and lavender.

March 13:
Started Peppermint Stick celery, Tendergreen celery, Carentan leek, and Crimson Forest bunching onion.

March 14:
Started Green Queen Chinese celery, Tatsoi, Mizuna, Mantovano bulb fennel, and Di Parma bulb fennel.

March 15:
Started Kolibri kohlrabi and Winner kohlrabi, both are hybrids.

March:
Start melons and winter squash indoors.

April:
Transplant lettuce and spinach in the garden.

April 10:
Transplant tomatoes, peppers, and eggplant in the garden under floating row covers.

April 15:
Transplant melons and winter squash in the garden.

April 22:
Direct seed bush beans, pole beans, and cucumbers.

July:
Direct seed fall carrots and beets in the garden.

August:
Direct seed turnips and more fall carrots in the garden.

September:
Direct seed radishes, peas, turnips, greens, Asian greens, and lettuce.

October:
Direct seed fava beans in garden.

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