When to Plant Seeds
How To—When To—What To—Where To

The recommendations below are given only as a general guideline and are based on the Northeast United States - consult your county extension office or university for information on your local area.
Crop
Approximate Planting Date
Beans
May 15—July 15
Beets
April 15—August 1
Carrots
April 15—August 1
Sweet Corn
May 1—June 10
Swiss Chard
May 1—August 1
Cucumber
May 15—July 20
Herbs
March 1—June 1
Lettuce (head)
April 1—June 20
Lettuce (leaf)
April 10—July 15
Onions
April 20—May 15
Peas
April 1 - May 1 & August 1 - 20
Peppers
March 10 - 25 (start indoors)
May 20 - June 10 (transplant outdoors)
Radishes

April 1 - May 1 & August 15 - Sept. 15

Spinach
April 1 - September 15
Squash
May 15 - June 15
Tomato

March 15 - April 10 (start indoors)
May 15 - June 1 (transplant outdoors)


Which Plants Should Be Started Indoors
Storing Fall Vegetables
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