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                   Vegetable Planting Guide

Adapted from the Vegetable Gardening Guide from Alachua Feed & Seed Store

 

Fall to Winter

CROP SEED DEPTH (in) FALL to WINTER PLANTING DATES DAYS TO HARVEST
       
Beets 1/2 - 1 Oct - March 60 - 70
Broccoli 1/2 - 1 Sept - Jan 65 - 85
Brussel Sprouts 1/2 - 1 Sept - Nov 75 - 90
Cabbage 1/2 Sept - Feb 70 - 90
Carrots 1/2 Oct - March 65 - 80
Cauliflower 1/2 - 1 Oct - Jan 65 - 85
Chinese Cabbage 1/4 - 1/2 Oct - Feb 75 - 85
Collards 1/2 Sept - April 40 - 60
Endive - Escarole 3/4 Sept - Jan 80 - 95
Lettuce 3/4 Sept - March 40 - 60
Mustard 1/2 Sept - March 40 - 60
Onions 3/4 Sept - March 100 - 130
Parsley 1/2 Sept - March 70 - 90
Peas, garden 1 - 2 Sept - March 80 - 95
Peas, sugar snap 1 - 2 Oct - March 80 - 95
Pepper 1/2 Aug - Sept 80 - 100
Radish 3/4 Oct - March 20 - 30
Spinach 3/4 Oct - Nov 40 - 45
Squash 1/2 - 1 Aug - Sept 45 - 60
Strawberry (plants) Sept - Dec 90 - 110
Tomatoes 1/2 Aug - Sept 75 -85

 

  Spring to Summer

CROP

SEED DEPTH (in)

SPRING to SUMMER PLANTING DATES

DAYS TO HARVEST

       
Beans, lima 11/2 - 2 March - August 60 - 75
Beans, pole 11/2 - 2 March - August 55 - 70
Beans, snap/bush 11/2 - 2 March - April 45 - 65
Beets * 1/2 - 1 Oct - March 60 - 70
Cantaloupe 1 - 2 March - April 70 - 90
Carrots * 1/2 Oct - March 65 - 80
Corn (sweet) 1 - 2 March - April 60 - 90
Collards 1/2 - 1 March - April 40 - 60
Cucumber 1/2 - 1 March - April 40 - 60
Eggplant 1/2 March - May 75 - 100
Lettuce * 1/2 Sept - March 40 - 50
Mustard 1/2 - 1 March - April 40 - 60
Okra 1/2 - 1 March - May 55 - 75
Onions * 1/2 - 1 Sept - March 100 - 130
Peas, garden * 1 - 2 Sept - March 80 - 95
Peas, southern 1 - 2 April - August 50 - 70
Pepper 1/2 March - April 80 - 100
Potatoes1 4 - 5 Jan - March 80 - 100
Radish 1/2 Oct - March 20 - 25
Squash 1 - 2 March - April 45 - 60
Tomatoes 1/2 March - April 75 - 90
Turnips * 1/2 - 1 Sept - March 40 - 50
Watermelon 1 - 11/2 March - April 80 - 100

 

* These are cool season vegetables, but in our area can be planted generally until March.
       1 See detailed planting instructions for potatoes in the Gardening Tips section.

Planning to be away from your garden plot?  Learn more about cover crops in Gardening Tips.

For additional organic gardening information and other planting suggestions, see Gardening Tips.