Here’s a wonderful cheat sheet for gardeners of every caliber. Although the planting times on the graphic are tuned to English weather, you can find your own climate and country by using Good To Be Home ‘s excellent little cheat sheet app customized to your area. The app is directly below this graphic. Just plug in your information and it’ll personalize a planting guide just for your hardiness zone.
We live in Zone 8 (USA) which means spring is already here. I started some seeds indoors for hot weather plants like peppers and tomatoes and have direct sown seeds for greens like chard and spinach. Historically, February 14th is the day to plant potatoes in our part of Texas, but I was a little late. Hopefully, I’ll have more of the garden turned over this week and plant snap peas and radishes before the rains hit next week.
This year I’m trying purple potatoes. I’ve never grown them before but they since they’re so expensive at the grocery store I thought I’d try my hand at them. I’ll give you my verdict on taste at the end of the harvest year.
When do you start thinking about planting? Even if you still have snow on the ground, you can start planning now. I heartily recommend this cheat sheet and app.
Many thanks to Good To Be Home.