When and What To Plant Vegetable Guide

This page lists the seasons when certain vegetables should be planted. This is not an all inclusive list. The recommendations are based on the climate and seasons of Northern California. Those who do not live in our area, may need to make modifications on when to plant. Since the weather can vary from year to year, some of the vegetables listed may need to be planted a little later or may be able to be planted a little earlier.

SPRING -- March - April - May

Beans Beets Cantaloupe Carrots
Collards Cucumber Eggplant Herbs
Kale Kohlrabi Leek Lettuce(Leaf)
Mustard Greens Okra Onions Parsley
Parsnips Peppers Pumpkins(Apr - May) Radish
Rutabaga Spinach Squash(Summer) Squash(Winter)
Sweet Corn Swiss Chard Tomatoes Turnip

SUMMER -- June - July - August

Beans Black-eyed Peas Herbs Sweet Corn
Mustard Greens Onions Okra Spinach
Radish Squash(Summer) Swiss Chard

AUTUMN -- September - October - November

Beets Broccoli Cabbage Carrots
Cauliflower Celery Collards Endive
Kale Kohlrabi Lettuce Mustard Greens
Onions Pak Choy Parsley Peas
Radishes Rutabaga Spinach Sugar Peas
Swiss Chard Turnips

WINTER -- December - January - February

Beets Broccoli Cabbage Carrots
Celery Endive Kale Kohlrabi
Lettuce Onions Parsley Parsnips
Peas Radishes Spinach Swiss Chard