15 June 2010

Will You Have a Fall Vegetable Garden?

It is time to consider seeds for a fall vegetable garden.

Even though my broccoli is still making secondary edibles mid-June, I must consider starting seeds for that better that ever fall crop. How about you? Is a fall garden in your plan?

According to OSU Fact Sheet 6009 the schedule for fall gardening is -

Tender Vegetables - harvest before frost
Beans, Bush Aug 10-20 Days from planting seeds to harvest 50-60
Beans, Cowpea July 15-Aug 1 Days to harvest 75
Beans, Pole July 15-30 Seed 60-70
Beans, Lima Aug 10-20 Seed 70-80
Cilantro July 15-Aug 1 Seed
Corn, Sweet3 July 15 80-100
Cucumber Aug 10-20 Seed 60-70
Eggplant July 15 80-90
Pepper July 15 90-110
Pumpkin July 15-30 Seed 100-120
Summer Squash July 15-Sept 1 Seed 40-50
Winter Squash July 15-30

Semi-hardy may continue to grow and be harvested after several frosts
Beans, Bush Aug 10-20 Seed 50-60
Beans, Cowpea July 15-Aug 1 75
Beans, Pole July 15-30 Seed 60-70
Beans, Lima Aug 10-20 Seed 70-80
Cilantro July 15-Aug 1 Seed
Corn, Sweet3 July 15 Seed 80-100
Cucumber Aug 10-20 Seed 60-70
Eggplant July 15 80-90
Pepper July 15 90-110
Pumpkin July 15-30 Seed 100-120
Summer Squash July 15-Sept 1 Seed 40-50
Winter Squash July 15-30 Seed 100-120

Semi-hardy - may continue to grow and be harvested after several frosts
Beet Aug 1-15 Seed 60-70
Broccoli July 15-Aug 15 70-80
Brussels Sprouts July 15-Aug 15 90-100
Cabbage Aug 1-25 Plants 18-24 16-20 - 75-90
Chinese Cabbage Aug 1-25 Seed 75-90
Carrots July 15-Aug 15 Seed 12-18 1-2 .25 70-80
Cauliflower Aug 1-25 Plants 70-80
Collards Aug 1-Sept 1 Seed 75-85
Garlic Sept 1-Oct 15 Bulbs (cloves) June the following year
Irish Potato Aug 1-15 Seed potatoes 90-110
Kale Sept 1 Plants 50-65
Kohlrabi Sept 1 -70
Leaf Lettuce Aug 1-15 Seed 60-70
Leek Sept 1 Seed Late spring the following year
Mustard Sept 10-Oct 10 Seed 40-50
Onions Sept 1 Seed, Sets Late spring the following year
Parsnip July 15-Aug 15 Seed or Plants1 120
Peas, green Aug 15-Sept 1 Seed 60-90
Radish Aug 15-Oct 10 Seed 20-40
Rutabaga Aug 15-Sept 15 Seed 80-90
Spinach Sept 5-25 Seed 50-60
Swiss Chard Aug 1-Sept 15 Seed 50-60
Turnip Aug 1-Sept 15 Seed 50-60

Muskogee residents' closest 2011 seeds are at Stringer Nursery on 41st in Tulsa. (BA to Garnett, right on Garnett, left on 41st. Stringer is on the right.) I was there on Sunday - some seeds are in now with more to come.

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