Fire Mountain Garden Exchange


March Plantings by Editor
March 2, 2011, 5:06 pm
Filed under: Fruits, Vegetables

For the month of March, Mr. Ledgerwood recommended:

(For the best planting months names are capitalized)

Asparagus, BEANS, BEETS, broccoli, brussel sprouts, cauliflower, chives, cabbage, CARROTS, cantaloupe, collards, corn, cucumbers, egg plant, endive, kohl rabi, lima beans, okra,  peas, mustard, onion, PARSLEY, parsnip, peppers, POTATOES, RADISH,  rutabaga, spinach, SQUASH, SWISS CHARD, turnips and tomatoes.

The recommended (with no judgment for water usage) flowers are:

Acroclinum, alyssum, ageratum, aquilegia, armeria, asters, asparagus ferns, balsam, basil, bells of Ireland, calendula, campanula, candytuft, carnation, centaurea, clarkia, cobea, coleus, coreopsis, calliopsis, cynoglosum, cosmos, dahlia, daisies, delphinium, dianthus, 4 o’clocks, dusty miller, foxglove, fountain grass, gaillardia, gazania, gloriossa daisy, germanium, godetia, gypsophila, helichrysum, hollyhock, hunnemania, impatiens, larkspur, lavender, linaria, linum, lobelia, lupin, marigold, myotosis, nasturtium, nemesia, nemophila, nicotinia, passiflora, phlox, paetunia, platycodon, rubeckia, salpiglosis, salvia, scabiosa, statice, schizanthus, sweet peas, sweet sultan, sweet William, thumbergia, viola, torenia, verbena, sunflower, vendium, verginia stock, vinca, wallflower and wildflowers.

If you plant basil, make sure to do succession planting timed to produce with your tomatoes.

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