February 27, 2015

When to Plant Seeds for Your Spring Garden


I received this great little chart from Harris Seed Company. I hope it might be helpful to you as you think about starting your spring seeds. 

SPECIES
DAYS to GERMINATE
WEEKS toTRANSPLANT
Broccoli
6-10
4-5
Brussels Sprouts
6-10
4-5
Cabbage
6-10
5-6
Cauliflower
6-10
5-6
Collards
6-10
4-6
Cucumber
6-10
3-4
Eggplant
7-14
6-7
Endive/Escarole
5-10
5-7
Kale
6-10
4-6
Kohlrabi
5-10
4-6
Leek
7-12
6-8
Lettuce
6-10
4-5
Melons
5-10
2-3
Mustard
6-10
4-6
Okra
7-14
6-8
Onion
7-12
5-6
Pepper
10-20
6-8
Pumpkin
6-10
2-3
Squash (summer & winter)
6-10
2-3
Tomato
6-14
5-6
Watermelon
4-14
3-5

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