When Should You Plant?

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This is one of the most googled questions during Springtime. (Well that and topics involving allergies).

Here in the Ohio Valley, this is a difficult question to answer because this time of year involves questionable weather. Now we don't mean questionable because of rain amounts. We mean it may snow one day and be in the 60's the next day.

This can make planting very difficult to navigate!

We all love being able to spruce up our homes and our landscaping. After several months of being brown, dead, and covered in snow, we are in need of a little color and greenery. 

This time of year is when there are many questions regarding planting a garden. When planting fruits and vegetables, you want to make sure they are planted at the proper time to become the most fruitful and survive. 

Our general guideline for when to plant in the Ohio Valley is to go by the horse's schedule. 

This means we always go by the Kentucky Derby. The first weekend in May is a good time frame to shoot for. 

Here is a brief list of when to plant what for each month of Spring. 



This is a good time to plant your seeds as well as root vegetables. 








This month you can add on your plants as well as your leafy greens.









This month is usually a little late for most plants except for melons and summer squash. 



This month is the best for a second batch of planting. 





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Grant Howard Thank you for an easy read and informative post - we are now "following" you!


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