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CALENDARS BY SEASON: Fall HarvestWinter HarvestSpring Harvest 


GREEN BEANS

Green Beans
Days to Harvest: 50 - 80 days
Plant seeds in:  April, May, June & July
Harvest: June, July and August
Beans

BEETS

Beets
Days to Harvest:50 - 80 days
Plant Seeds in: April, May
Harvest: June, July



CABBAGE

Cabbage
Days to Harvest : 60 - 110 days
Plant Seeds in : April,
Set Plants in:April, May
Harvest: June
Cabbage

CARROTS

carrots
Days to Harvest : 60 - 85 days
Plant seeds in : April, May
Harvest: June
Carrots


CANTALOUPES

Cantaloupe
Days to Harvest: 83 - 90 days
Plant Seeds in: May, June
Harvest:  August
Cantaloupes
*May not mature in southern areas of the county or during cool summers.

CHARD

swiss chard
Days to Harvest: 50 - 60 days
Plant seeds in: April, May
Harvest: June, July, August




CORN

corn
Days to Harvest: 70 - 110 days
Plant seeds in : May, June, July
Harvest: July, August
Corn


CUCUMBER

Cucumber
Days to Harvest: 60 - 70 days
Plant Seeds in: April, May, June
Harvest: July, August
Cucumber

EGGPLANT

eggplant
Days to Harvest:70 - 85 days
Set Plants in: May, June
Harvest: August
Eggplant


LETTUCE

Lettuce
Days to Harvest: 70 - 85 days
Set Plant seeds in: April, May, June, July
Harvest:June, July  August
Lettuce


ONIONS - GREEN

Green Onions
Days to Harvest:70 - 85 days
Set Plant seeds in:
May, June, July
Harvest: July  August
Onions


ONIONS - DRY

onion
Harvest: June
Onions
*Plant seeds in August and September. Set Plants in December and January.



PARSLEY

Parsley
Days to Harvest: 70 - 85 days
Plant seeds in:
May, June, July
Harvest:  June, July  August


PEAS

peas
Days to Harvest:55 - 80 days
Plant seeds in:  April, May
Harvest: June
Peas


PEPPERS

Peppers
Days to Harvest: 60 - 85
Plant seeds in: April, May
Set Plants in: May, June, July
Harvest: August, September
Peppers

POTATOES

Potatoes
Days to Harvest: 90 - 120
Plant seeds* in: April, May
Harvest in: June, July
Potatoes
*Seed potatoes are small potatoes that can be cut into smaller pieces with at least 1 "eye". Young potatoes can be harvested early, mature potatoes after plants have flowered and died back.

PUMPKINS

Pumpkin
Days to Harvest: 83 - 120 days
Plant Seeds in: May, June
Harvest:  August, September, October
Home Garden Pumpkins


RHUBARB

Rhubarb
Harvest in: June, July, August
Rhubarb
* Rhubarb - Perrenial Plants, Plant roots in December and January



SUMMER SQUASH

summer squash
Days to harvest: 50 - 68
Plant seeds in: May, June
Harvest in: June, July, August
Squash, Summer



TOMATOES

Tomato
Days to harvest: 65 - 100
Set Plants in: April, May, June
Harvest in: July, August, Sept.
Tomatoes


WATERMELON

Watermelon
Days to harvest: 75 -100
Plant seeds in: May, June
Harvest in: August, September
Watermelon
*May not mature in southern areas of the county or during cool summers.