Row gardeners awaken from your winter slumber and come out to a February 2nd planning meeting at noon to discuss:
- How you can join the ranks of the “Green Thumb Brigade”
- What plants are best to plant and when
- Where to get your seeds from and why
- Optimal organic growing practices
- Time saving growing guidelines
Garden work for the spring garden is based on your produce choices. According to the Osceola Extension Center Planting Guide for monthly plant recommendations:
- January: beets, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, Chinese cabbage, collards, eggplant*, endive, escarole, lettuce, mustard, green onions, parsley, English peas, pepper* (Sweet and Hot), potatoes, radishes, turnips, and watermelon* (*protect from frost)
- February: beans, cantaloupes, celery, corn, cucumbers, kohlrabi, sweet potatoes, pumpkin, squash, Swiss chard, and tomatoes but protect them from frost or late freezes.
- March: New Zealand spinach, okra or southern peas. Safe to plant beans, beets, cantaloupes, carrots, collards, corn, cucumbers, eggplant, kohlrabi, lettuce, mustard, green onions, English peas, peppers, pumpkin, radish, squash, Swiss Chard, tomatoes, turnips and watermelons.
- April: beans, cantaloupe, collards, okra, sweet potatoes, southern peas, New Zealand Summer Spinach, and peanuts are best planted in April for summer harvest.
See you there!
Osceola CSA Working Group