You want to grow your favorites, but then there are all those other options out there, both in new varieties and unusual offerings. How difficult will it be to add just a couple more plants? About midsummer, when the squash is threatening to take over the garden, you’ve made enough jam to feed an army,
willing to take your fresh vegetable offerings, you realize that you may have overdone it.
Vegetables. Lots of vegetable seeds can be sown: lima beans, snap beans, beets, chard, okra, radishes and summer squash. Wait until late April to sow seeds for corn, cucumbers, eggplant and pumpkin.
March to sow chard, collards, corn, cucumbers, pumpkins, summer squash, black-eyed peas and endive. Flowers like sunflowers, gomphrena, marigold, moon vine, nicotiana and morning glory can be planted this month as well — sow more seeds than you think you might want, as you can always thin them as they