Gardening Tips

Winter

 

December

Transplanting vegetables is preferred to planting seeds due to the weather cooling down. 
 

Plant potatoes outside.

January

Broccoli and Cabbage taste the best after frost!


Plant: tomatoes, peppers, eggplant and garden flowers in the greenhouse! 
 

Prune: outdoor fruit trees, grapes and berries

February

Time to rake out the garden beds and put up irrigation!
 

Plant: cucumbers, melon, summer/winter squash and herbs in the 

greenhouse!
 

Peas can be planted outdoors.

Spring

 

March

Keep an eye out for hungry insect that love to eat fresh leaves, shoots and blossoms!
 

Plant beans outdoors.

April

April is a wonderful month to plant any type of crop.

Try something new this year!

May

Drip irrigation is an efficient way to water established plants.

Give them a 
good soaking once a week, over a 24 hour period. 
 

Plant: All crops outdoors

Summer

 

June

Keep an eye on irrigation practices to make sure your plants are happy and healthy.

Time to plant winter squash outside in your garden.

July

Most crops that were planted in late winter or early spring will not make it through July.

Make sure to remove these plants to avoid insect infestations.

Outdoor planting: None

August

Onions and garlic are hot ticket items.

Be sure to pre-order these two before they sell out.

All crops, especially potatoes, can be planted during this month.

Fall

 

September

Take advantage of the warm weather. 

 

Start transplants for fall and winter plantings.

October

October can be windy and rainy.

It is important to take care of our soil.

Plant: cover crop, onions and garlic.

November

Keep an eye on the pests in the garden.

Plant lettuce, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, turnips, kale and kohlrabi.