What to Grow When – Foundations of Organic Gardening Info Series

Forellenschluss, translated to Flashy Trout's Back, romaine lettuce is a not only a good choice for most seasons, but a beauty in the garden.
Forellenschluss, translated to Flashy Trout’s Back, romaine lettuce is a not only a good choice for most seasons, but a beauty in the garden.

You already know to grow your tomatoes and squash in the summer and you may know to grow your peas in the spring, but what about all year round ? Did you know there are several plants you can over winter here ?

There is a yearly cycle that can have you eating out of your garden all year long, even in winter. For example, now is a good time to start kales, cabbages and other winter crops. There are timing differences not only with different spring and summer crops, but also with fall and winter ones.

You can refine this further to have even more success. For example, you can grow lettuce almost year round here. To do so, take into account what different varieties like, some only grow well here in cool weather, but some can take more of our summer heat.

Choosing where to grow each crop in each season, based on sunlight and water resources different months of the year also helps insure your success.

Taking all these things and many more into account is part of how each person come up with their month by month checklist in the Foundations of Organic Gardening Course. Don’t miss this opportunity to become a great organic gardener ! Sign up today.

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