Fire Mountain Garden Exchange


October Planting Suggestions by Editor
September 30, 2011, 10:19 am
Filed under: Flowers, Vegetables

As is our custom, we shall use the 1994 Edition of Charles Ledgerwood’s “Reliable Seeds” as our guide to planting.

For October:
(All best plantings are in Caps)

BEETS, BROCCOLI, BRUSSEL SPROUTS, CABBAGE CARROTS, CELERY, CAULIFLOUR, ENDIVE, KALE, KOHL RABI, LEEK, LETTUCE, onions, MUSTARD, PARSELY, PARSNIP, PEAS, RADISH, RUTABAGA, SPINACH, SWISS CHARD, TURNIP, COLLARDS, FAVAS, WINTER ZUCCHINI.

For flower planting in October, November and December, Mr Ledgerwood recommends:

Acroclininum, Alyssum, Aquilegia, Basil, Calendula, Candytuft, Carnation, Centaurea, Clarkia, Delphinium, Dimorphotheca, Escholtzia, Foxglove, Larkspur, Linaria, Linum,
Lupin, Nemesia, Nemophila, Pansy, Phlox, Petunia, Poppies, Primula, Scabiosa, Schizanthus, Stock, Sweet peas, Verbena, Viola, Snap Dragon, Wall flower, wild flowers.

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