A Handy Vegetable Growing Cheat Sheet

As we’re getting close to Spring in most areas of the world, it’s always a good idea to have a cheat sheet for some of the most popular veggies we grow in our urban gardens and farms.  We found this awesome infographic while looking for planting dates for common veggies and thought, “Damn, this is too good not to share with the Epic Gardening community!”

So here it is.  A few things to keep in mind:

  • The creator of this awesome infographic is Brett James.  He lives in Liverpool, so all the planting dates are going to be for England.
  • This means you should make sure to cross reference these dates with your Plant Hardiness Zone.
  • If you don’t know what your Plant Hardiness Zone is, don’t fear! Find out by clicking here.

You can find the printable version of this graphic here.

brassicas start february. Close-up of a growing Brussels sprouts plant in a garden with a blurred background. Brussels sprouts are characterized by their compact, round heads composed of tightly packed, miniature cabbage-like buds that grow along a thick, sturdy stalk. Each individual sprout resembles a miniature cabbage. The sprouts are arranged in a spiral pattern around the stalk, with larger ones toward the bottom and smaller ones toward the top.


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A group of fresh cucumbers with their vibrant green skins gleaming brightly in the light.


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