Gulf Coast Vegetable Planting Guide Posted on 29 Nov 16:51 , 0 comments

As promised, we now offer a complete, regions specific vegetable seed planting guide for the GULF COAST.  This is one of many region-specific guides offered here at Mary's Heirloom Seeds.  Find a complete list on our Growing Tips & Videos page.
 
 

GULF COAST VEGETABLE SEED PLANTING GUIDE


JANUARY


FEBRUARY

*Plant indoors if February is before your last frost date*
Arugula, Artichoke, Asparagus, Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Celery, Chinese Cabbage, Swiss Chard, Eggplant, Endive, Fennel, Kale, Kohlrabi, Leeks, Lettuce, Melons, Mustard, Onions, Peas- English & Garden, Radish, Radicchio, Scallions, Sorrel and Spinach. For warmer parts of the gulf coast: Peppers, Squash, Tomatoes and Watermelon.

HERBS and Wildflowers!



MARCH

Sow Indoors: Eggplant and Basil

Sow Outdoors: Arugula, Artichoke, Asparagus, Bush Beans & Pole Beans, Lima Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Cantaloupe, Carrots, Celery, Collards, Sweet Corn, Cucumber, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lettuce, Melons, Mustard, Peas- Garden & Snow, Peppers, Potatoes, Radish, Radicchio, Rutabaga, Scallion, Spinach, Summer Squash, Swiss Chard, Tomatoes and Turnips.
Herbs:
Anise, Basil, Borage, Calendula, Catnip, Chamomile, Caraway, Chives, Cilantro, Comfrey, Dill, Echinacea, Lavender,  Lemon Bee Balm, Lemonbalm, Lemongrass, Mugwort, Oregano, Parsley, Sage, Tarragon, Toothache Plant, Thyme and Yarrow

Pretty much EVERY  Herb!! Don't forget the  Wildflowers!



APRIL

Sow Outdoors: Arugula, Bush Beans & Pole Beans, Lima Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Cabbage, Cantaloupe, Carrots, Collards, Sweet Corn, Cucumber, Eggplant, Lettuce, Melons, Mustard, Bunching Onion, Southern Peas, Peppers, Sweet Potatoes, Radish, Radicchio, Spinach, Summer Squash, Swiss Chard, Tomatoes and Watermelon.
Herbs:
Anise, Basil, Borage, Calendula, Catnip, Chamomile, Caraway, Chives, Cilantro, Comfrey, Dill, Echinacea, Lavender,  Lemon Bee Balm, Lemonbalm, Lemongrass, Mugwort, Oregano, Parsley, Sage, Tarragon, Toothache Plant, Thyme and Yarrow

Pretty much EVERY  Herb!! Don't forget the  Wildflowers!



MAY

Sow Outdoors: Arugula, Bush Beans & Pole Beans, Lima Beans, Beets, Cantaloupe, Carrots, Sweet Corn, Cucumber, Lettuce, Melons, Mustard, Bunching Onion, Southern Peas, Peppers, Sweet Potatoes, Radish, Radicchio, Spinach, Summer Squash, Swiss Chard, Tomatoes and Watermelon.
Herbs:
Anise, Basil, Borage, Calendula, Catnip, Chamomile, Caraway, Chives, Cilantro, Comfrey, Dill, Echinacea, Lavender,  Lemon Bee Balm, Lemonbalm, Lemongrass, Mugwort, Oregano, Parsley, Sage, Tarragon, Toothache Plant, Thyme and Yarrow

Pretty much EVERY  Herb!! Don't forget the  Wildflowers!



JUNE

Arugula,  Beans, Beets, Collards, Corn, Endive,  Lettuce, Melon, Mustard, Okra, Onions, Peas, Peppers, Radish, Radicchio, Rutabaga, Sorrel, Summer Squash, Swiss Chard, Tomatoes and Watermelon.

Herbs: Anise, Basil, Borage, Calendula, Catnip, Chamomile, Caraway, Chives, Comfrey, Dill, Echinacea, Lavender,  Lemon Bee Balm, Lemonbalm, Lemongrass, Mugwort, Oregano, Parsley, Sage, Tarragon, Toothache Plant, Thyme and Yarrow
Pretty much EVERY  
Herb!!! 
Don't forget  WILDFLOWERS!



JULY

Sow Indoors: Eggplant, Peppers and Tomatoes
Sow Outdoors: Arugula, Beans, Corn, Okra, Peas, Pumpkin, Winter Squash and Watermelon
Transplant: Peppers and Tomatoes

Pretty much EVERY  Herb!!! 
Our favorites: Basil, Cilantro and Parsley
Don't forget  WILDFLOWERS!



AUGUST

Sow Indoor - Broccoli, Cabbage Cauliflower, Eggplant, Leeks and Lettuce

Sow Outside - Arugula, Beans, Collards, Corn, Cucumber, Mustard Greens, Okra, Southern Peas, Peppers, Pumpkin, Sorrel, Summer Spinach (Malabar Spinach), Summer Squash, Winter Squash, Cherry Tomato and Watermelon

Pretty much EVERY  Herb!!! 
Our favorites: Basil, Cilantro and Parsley
Don't forget  
WILDFLOWERS!



SEPTEMBER

Arugula, Beans, Beets, Broccoli (Transplants), Brussels Sprouts (Transplants), Carrots, Cauliflower (Transplants), Cilantro, Collard Greens, Corn, Cucumber, Endive, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lettuce, Mustard greens, Onion, Pak Choy, Parsley, Peas, Radish, Rutabaga, Sorrel, *Malabar Spinach,* Spinach, Summer Squash and Turnips

Cover Crops: Alfalfa, Buckwheat, Oats and Wheat



OCTOBER

Arugula, Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Carrots, Cauliflower, Cilantro, Collard Greens, Cucumber, Endive, Kale, Kohlrabi, Leeks, Lettuce, Mustard greens, Onion, Pak Choy, Parsley, Peas-English & Southern, Radish, Rutabaga, Sorrel, Spinach and Turnips
Herbs & Wildflowers

Cover Crops: Alfalfa, Buckwheat, Oats and Wheat

  
OCTOBER - NOVEMBER
PLANT GARLIC


DECEMBER

This data has been compiled from our own research as well as feedback from our customers.  If you have additional questions please ask.
 

Recommended Heirloom Varieties for Florida:

Love Lies Bleeding Amaranth

Arugula Roquette

Bush Beans: Blue Lake & Red Kidney

Pole Beans: Kentucky Wonder & Scarlet Runner

Beets: Early Wonder, Detroit Dark Red & Cylindra Formanova

Broccoli: Calabrese, Purple Early Sprouting & De Ciccio

Brussels Sprouts: Long Island

Cabbage: New Jersey Wakefield & Savoy, Perfection

Carrots: Chantenay, Danver's & Scarlet Nantes

Chinese Cabbage:  Dwarf Pak Choy & Pak Choy

Collards: Georgia Green & Morris Heading

Sweet Corn: Black Mexican & Country Gentleman

Cucumber: Marketmore (slicer), National Pickling & Lemon Cucumber

Eggplant: Black Beauty

Endive:  Batavian

Kale:  Blue Curled & Lacinato (dino kale)

Kohlrabi: Purple Vienna

Lettuce: Little Gem, May Queen, Tom Thumb & Simpson

Mustard:  Southern Giant & Giant Red

Okra:  Clemson Spineless

Onions: Red Burgundy (bulbing), Japanese Bunching & Bulgarian Leeks

English/Snow Peas: Sugar snap & Oregon Snow

Southern Peas:  Pigott & Black Eye

Hot Peppers: Black Hungarian, Cayenne, Chinese 5-Color, Habanero & Jalapeno

Sweet Peppers:  Cal Wonder, Golden Marconi & Pimiento

Pumpkin: Big Max, Connecticut Field, Seminole & Winter Luxury Pie

Radish: Diakon & German Giant

Spinach:  Bloomsdale Longstanding & Malabar

Summer Squash:  Black Beauty Zucchini, Golden Crookneck & Yellow Scallop

Winter Squash: Spaghetti, Table Queen Acorn & Waltham Butternut

Swiss Chard: Fordhook & Rainbow

Tomatoes:  Brandywine, Cherokee Purple, Green Zebra, Mortgage Lifter & Roma

Turnips: Purple-Top Whiteglobe

Watermelon: Blacktail Mountain, Charleston Grey & Golden Midget


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