Urban Gardening Planting guide

Planning your garden for next year already? Look no further! This table is also conveniently located in the message board in the garden. If you prefer a more visual guide, we recommend this “gardener-approved guide” from The Washington Post.

Urban Gardening Program – Late Person’s Planting guide

Crop First Date Last Date
Asparagus roots March 10 April 10
Peas, snow peas March 10 April 10
Fava beans March 10 April 10
Cabbage plants March 10 April 10
Chinese Cabbage, Cauliflower plants March 10 April 10
Onions, chives March 10 April 10
Escarole March 10 April 10
Potatoes – white March 10 April 10
Radish March 10 April 10
Rhubarb roots March 10 April 10
Turnips March 10 April 10
Endive, Florence Fennel, Leek, Shallots March 20 April 15
Spinach March 20 April 15
Beets March 20 April 20
Bok Choy March 20 April 20
Broccoli, Brussels sprouts plants March 25 April 20
Collard plants March 20 April 20
Cauliflower plants March15 April 20
Horseradish March 20 April 20
Garlic March 20 April 20
Head lettuce plants/seeds March 20 April 20
Kale March 10 April 20
Alpine Strawberry plants March 20 April 20
Parsley, parsnip March 20 April 20
Greens (mustard, etc.) March 10 April 20
Rutabaga March 20 April 20
Celery, Kohlrabi, Mustard, Salsify, Sorrel April 15 May 1
Leaf lettuce plants/seed March 20 May 15
Carrots April 1 May 15
Sweet potato plants May 15 June 15
Lima beans May 1 June 30
Tomato plants May 10 July 1
melons, summer squash, winter squash June 1 July 1
Okra June 1 July 1
Blackeye peas May 10 July 1
Soybeans May 10 July 5
Beans May 10 July 10
Eggplant, Pepper plants May 10 July 10
Cucumbers, Sweet corn May 1 July 15
Chicory, Muskmelon, Salsify, Summer Squash May 1 July 15
Chinese Cabbage May 1 August 5
Okra May 1 August 5
Broccoli, Brussel sprouts, Cauliflower plants, Celery plants Snap beans, Carrots, beets, celeriac, Swiss chard, Florence fennel July 1 August 5
Chinese Cabbage, collard plants, kale, kohlrabi, parsley, sorrel (sour grass), turnips July 15 August 15
Lettuce, greens, turnips July 15 August 15
Endive, escarole, leaf lettuce, radicchio July 15 September 1
Head lettuce, mustard greens, snow peas August 1 September 1
Spinach August 20 September 10
Radish, horseradish August 1 October 1
Corn salad, upland cress, garlic (spring harvest) September 1 October 15