Wednesday, October 1, 2014

October Seed Starting Guide for the US by Region

It's officially October and we are planting more seeds today!
Find out what to plant in YOUR region!
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Mary's Heirloom Seeds Newsletter
FALL Planting Guide for the US
PART 3










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Dear Mary,
This year we've been planning ahead for our FALL Garden!
GARLIC should be planted in Early October.  Get ready... and don't miss the NEW HEIRLOOM SEED varieties at the bottom of the page! 
OCTOBER Seed Starting Guide for the
US by Region



GULF COAST
 

Arugula, Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Chinese Cabbage,  Collards, Eggplant, Endive, Kale, Lettuce, Okra, Onions, Peas, Radish, Rutabaga,
Spinach, Swiss Chard and Turnip.
Transplant: Broccoli, Cabbage, Cauliflower and Eggplant.
Herbs: Basil, Chamomile, Caraway, Chives, Cilantro, Dill, Echinacea, Lemonbalm, Lemongrass, Mugwort, Oregano, Parsley, Sage, Stevia, Tarragon, Thyme and Yarrow
WILDFLOWERS and GARLIC!


SOUTH FLORIDA 
Veggies:  Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Cabbage, Celery, Chinese Cabbage, Carrots, Collards, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Escarole, Kale, Kohlrabi, Leek, Lettuce, Mustard, Okra, Onion Sets, Parsnips, Peppers, Pumpkins, Rhubarb, Romaine, Rutabagas, Spinach, Squash, Strawberries, Sweet Corn, Swiss Chard, Tomatoes and Turnips.
Herbs: Anise, Basil, Borage, Chives, Chervil, Cilantro, Coriander, Fennel, Garlic, Lavender, Lemongrass, Lemon Bee Balm, Mint, Parsley, Peppermint, Rosemary, Sage, Sorrel, Thyme and Tarragon.
Flowers:  Bachelor's Buttons, Balsam, Calendulas,  Cosmos,  Daisies, Dianthus, Forget-Me-Nots,  Globe Amaranth,  Lupines ,Marigolds, Nasturtiums, Pansies,  Sunflowers and Zinnias. Don't forget GARLIC! 
  

SOUTHWEST  
 Arugula, Pak Choy Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Endive, Kale, Lettuce, Mustard, Onions, Radish, Rutabaga, Spinach, Swiss Chard and Turnips.
Don't forget Organic GARLIC!
Herbs: Basil, Caraway, Chives, Cilantro, Sage, Stevia, Tarragon, Thyme and Yarrow
Flowers: Bachelor Button, Calendula, Forget-Me-Not, Marigold, Sunflower and Zinnia.

 
PACIFIC NORTHWEST
Arugula, Beets, Broccoli, Carrots, Pak Choy Cabbage, Cauliflower, Kale, Lettuce, Mustard, Onions, Radish, Rutabaga, Spinach and Turnips. 
Don't forget your Organic GARLIC
  
   
SOUTHERN INTERIOR 
Arugula, Pak Choy Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Endive, Kale, Lettuce, Mustard, Onions, Radish, Rutabaga, Spinach, Swiss Chard and Turnips. 
Don't forget Organic GARLIC!
Herbs: Basil, Caraway, Chives, Cilantro, Sage, Stevia, Tarragon, Thyme and Yarrow
Flowers: Bachelor Button, Calendula, Forget-Me-Not, Marigold, Sunflower and Zinnia.

CENTRAL MIDWEST  
Beets, Pak Choy Cabbage, Kale, Lettuce, and GARLIC.
Cover Crops: Alfalfa, Oats, Barley, Rye and Wheat 

NORTH CENTRAL ROCKIES  
Arugula, Microgreens and GARLIC
Cover Crops: Alfalfa, Oats, Barley, Rye and Wheat 
 
MID-ATLANTIC  
Arugula, Beets, Pak Choy Cabbage, Kale, Lettuce,
and  GARLIC.
Cover Crops: Alfalfa, Oats, Barley, Rye and Wheat
  
MARITIME CANADA & NEW ENGLAND 
Arugula, Beets, Pak Choy Cabbage, Kale, Lettuce,
and Organic GARLIC.
Cover Crops: Alfalfa, Oats, Barley, Rye and Wheat   
What will YOU plant this OCTOBER?  If you have additional questions please feel free to ask. 
We usually reply within 2-3 hours unless we're at the Farmer's Market.
You can find us at the YGFM Saturday & Sunday in Booth #218 from 8am-4pm.  Reminder, the YGFM is closed on Saturday, October 4th.
HAPPY PLANTING!
                                 
Mary
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Thomas A. Edison 
 "The garden suggests there might be a place where we can meet nature halfway."
Michael Pollan 

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6 comments:

Laura Ryder said...

We live in North Texas and last year I bought some blue bonnet seeds to get in the ground but forgot to plant them in October. I can't wait to get them planted this year so we can have some beautiful flowers come next year!

Thanks so much for joining The Great Blog Train!!

Laura @ Mice In The Kitchen
http://www.miceinthekitchen.com/

Make sure you stop by on Friday for the TGIF link up party!!

KC the Kitchen Chopper said...

I'm sure our readers will find this planting guide super valuable. Thanks for sharing at #theWeekendSocial. Pinned!

Kim Bennett said...

I love gardening. When it's too cold and snowy to garden, I plan gardens! Thanks for this great seed starting guide.

Heidi Ramsey said...

I'll definitely get some Marigolds in. Thanks for sharing at the HomeAcre hop, be sure to come back to Pint Size Farm, or one of the other hosts, to share again this week.

Adrian Peterson said...

Thank you for sharing this planting guide with us at the Teach Me Tuesday Linky Party!

Angelique Ouellette-Tower said...

This fantastic post received the most "clicks" from the October "Great Blog Train" (bloghop): http://www.godsgrowinggarden.com/2014/10/october-2014-great-blog-train-results.html
Thank you so much for travelling with us!
Angie