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VegetableStart seed indoorsPlant seed or plant outdoors
AsparagusApril 15 - May 1
(crowns)
Beans, snap (bush)May 15 - July 1
Beans, snap(pole)May 15 - July 1
Beans, dry shellMay 15
Beans, limaMay 15 - June 10
BeetsApril 15 - July 1
BroccoliMarch 1 - 15April 15 or June 1
Brussels sproutsMarch 1 - 15April 15 or June 1
Cabbage, earlyMarch 1 - 15April 1 - May 1
Cabbage, lateApril 15 - May 1June 1
Cabbage, ChineseJuly 1
CarrotsApril 15 - June 15
CauliflowerMarch 1 - 15April 15 or June 1
CeleryFeb. 15 - March 1May 15
Chard, SwissMay 1
CollardsApril 15
CucumbersMay 1 - June 15
EggplantMarch 15 - April 1June 1
EndiveApril 15
GarlicOct. 1 - Nov. 1
HorseradishApril 15 - May 1
KaleApril 15 - July 15
KohlrabiApril 15 - June 1 or
Aug. 1 - 15
Lettuce, leafApril 15 - June 1 or
Aug. 1 - 15
Lettuce, headMarch 1 - 15April 15 - May 1
MuskmelonMay 15 - June 1
OkraMarch 15 - April 1June 1
Onion seedsApril 15
Onion, transplantsFeb. 1 - 15April 15
Onion, setsApril 15
ParsleyApril 15 - May 1
ParsnipsMay 1 - 15
PeasApril 10 - May 15
PepperMarch 15 - April 1June 1
Potatoes, IrishApril 15 - June 1
Potatoes, sweetApril 15 (roots)June 1
PumpkinMay 10 - June 1
RadishApril 10 - June 1 or
Aug. 1 - 15
RhubarbApril 15 - May 1
RutabagaMay 15 - June 15
SpinachApril 15 or Aug. 1 - 15
Squash, summerMay 10 - June 1
Squash, winterMay 10 - June 1
Sweet cornMay 10 - July 1
TomatoApril 1 - 15May 15 - June 1
TurnipApril 15 or Aug. 1
WatermelonMay 15 - June 1