Monday, March 24, 2014

APRIL Seed Planting Guide for the US by Region

Did you hear?  It's officially SPRING!!!  
Time to get out and Plant those Heirloom Seeds!

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APRIL Seed Planting Guide

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SPRING is here!  Below are suggestions for seed-starting in APRIL by region for the US.  You might be
Seed Starting Indoors if it's still cold outside.
These are only suggestions.  We'd love to hear from YOU!

APRIL Seed Starting by Region


GULF COAST 
Sow Outdoors: Arugula, Beans, Beets, Corn, Lettuce, Kale Melon, Okra, Peas, Peppers, Radish, Squash, Tomatoes, Turnips and Watermelon.  Transplant Eggplant, Cucumber, Peppers, Squash and Tomatoes
HERBS and Wildflowers!


SOUTHWEST  
Sow Outdoors: Beans, Carrots, Corn, Melons, Okra,
Peas, Peppers, Radish, Scallions, Spinach, Squash (summer) and Watermelon. 
Transplant: Cucumbers, Eggplant,Peppers and Tomatoes.
Herbs: Basil, Cilantro, Dill, Fennel, Oregano, Rosemary, Sage, Tarragon and Thyme.  Don't forget the Wildflowers!

PACIFIC NORTHWEST
Sow Indoors/Outdoors:  Artichoke, Asparagus,
Beats, Beans, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Chard, Kale, Leek, Lettuce, Melons, Onion, Peas, Radicchio, Scallions, Spinach, Tomatoes and HERBS!  

SOUTHERN INTERIOR 
Arugula, Beans, Beets, Carrots, Chard, Corn, Cucumber,  Endive, Lettuce, Melon, Okra, Pak Choy, Parsnips, Peas, Radish, Sorrel, Spinach, Turnips and Watermelon
Transplant: Asparagus, Broccoli, Eggplant, Leeks,
Peppers and Tomatoes
Herbs: Basil, Chives, Cilantro, Dill, Parsley, Sage,
Thyme and Wildflowers!


CENTRAL MIDWEST 
Sow Indoors: Eggplant, Peppers and Tomatoes.
Indoor Herbs: Basil, Parsley, Rosemary, Sage and Thyme.
Sow Outdoors: Arugula, Beets, Carrots, Chard, Endive, Kale, Leeks, Lettuce, Pak Choy, Parsnips, Peas, Radish, Raddiccio, Radish, Scallion, Sorrel, Spinach and Turnips. Indoor Herbs: Basil. Outdoor herbs: Chives, Cilantro, Dill, Parsley, Sage, Tarragon and Thyme.
NORTH CENTRAL ROCKIES
Sow Indoors: Celery, Chard, Eggplant, Endive, Leek, Lettuce, Peppers, Radicchio, Scallion, and Tomato.
Sow Outdoors: Beans, Beets, Carrots, Endive, Kale, Lettuce, Peas, Scallions, Spinach and Turnips.
Herbs: Basil, Chives, Cilantro, Dill, Parsley, Rosemary, Sage, Tarragon and Thyme.

MID-ATLANTIC 
Sow Indoors: Celery, Eggplant, Peppers and Tomatoes. 
Sow Outdoors: Arugula, Beets, Carrots, Chard, Endive, Kale, Leeks, Lettuce, Pak Choy, Parsnips, Peas, Radish, Raddiccio, Radish, Scallion, Sorrel, Spinach and Turnips. Indoor Herbs: Basil. Outdoor herbs: Chives, Cilantro, Dill, Parsley, Sage, Tarragon and Thyme.


MARITIME CANADA & NEW ENGLAND
Sow Indoors: Celery, Chard, Leeks, Peppers and Tomato.
Sow Outdoors: Beets, Carrots, Chard, Endive, Kale, Lettuce, Pak Choy, Peas, Radish, Rutabaga, Scallions, Sorrel, Spinach and Turnips.
Indoor Herbs:  Basil, Rosemary, Sage, Tarragon and Thyme. Outdoor Herbs: Cilantro, Chives and Parsley 


HELPFUL LINKS: 
2014 Planting Guide
Using Diatomaceous Earth for Organic Pest Control
Top 10 Crops with Companion Plants
Recycling in Your Garden and More

All of the seeds listed are open-pollinated, non-gmo and non-hybrid,non-patented, untreated, heirloom seeds.
Mary has signed the Safe Seed pledge.  
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There you have it!!!  What are YOU planting in APRIL?
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4 comments:

Cynthia Landrie said...

I am so ready to get outside and get my hands in the dirt! This post has me even more ready! Thanks for sharing this at the In and Out of the Kitchen Link Party! Pinned!

Kim said...

Thank you for this! Very helpful!

Summers Acres said...

Jon is planting some seeds outside in the garden right now as I type!!! Yay for spring. Thanks for sharing with us at The HomeAcre Hop!

Please join us again Thursday at:
http://summers-acres.com

~Ann

Crystelle Boutique said...

Thank you for this helpful guide!! Thank you for linking up at Wonderful Wednesdays, your post has been featured: 12 Spring Gardening Tips. Congrats!! :)
“hugs” Crystelle