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Vegetable Planting Chart - Timing


Go to http://web.extension.illinois.edu/vegguide/step06.cfm for more information on when to plant vegetables in your garden.

Vegetable Hardiness Recommended planting period for central Illinois (b) Time to grow from seed to field (c)


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weeks
Asparagus Hardy Mar.15-Apr. 15 .
Bean, bush, lima Very Tender May 10-June 15 .
Bean, bush, snap Tender Apr. 25-July 15 .
Beet Half-hardy Apr. 10-July 15 July 10
Broccoli Half-hardy Apr. 10-May 1
July 1-15
. 4-6
Cabbage Half-hardy Apr. 10-July 15 June 10 4-6
Carrot Half-hardy Apr. 10-July 15 May 15
Cauliflower Half-hardy July 10-20 . 4-6
Chard Half-hardy Apr.10-June 1 .
Corn, sweet Tender May 1-July 9 .
Cucumber Very Tender May 10-June 15 . 4
Eggplant Very Tender May 10-June 15 . 8-10
Endive Half-hardy Apr. 1- May 1
July 1-Aug. 15
July 10
Garlic, from cloves Hardy Mar. 25-Apr. 15 Apr. 1-10
Kale Hardy Apr. 1-30
July 1-Aug.1
July 10
Kohlrabi Hardy Mar. 25-Apr. 5
Aug. 1-10
Aug. 1
Lettuce, leaf Half-hardy Mar. 25-May 15
Aug. 15-Sept. 15
.
Muskmelon Very tender May 10-June 15 . 4
Mustard Half-hardy Apr. 1-May 10
Aug.15-Sept. 15
.
New Zealand spinach Tender Apr. 25-June 15 .
Okra Very tender May 10-June 15 .
Onion, from seed Hardy Mar. 25-Apr. 15 Apr. 1
Onion, from plants or sets Hardy Mar. 25-May 1 Apr. 1
Parsley Half-hardy Apr. 10-May 1 .
Peas Half-hardy Apr. 10-May 1 .
Pepper Very tender May 10-June 1 May 10 8-10
Potato Half-hardy Apr. 1-15
June 1-10
June 1
Pumpkin Very tender May 20-June 10 June 10
Radish, spring Half-hardy Apr. 5.-June 1
Aug. 20-30
.
Radish, winter Half-hardy Aug. 1-15 Aug. 10
Rhubarb Hardy Mar. 25-May 15 .
Rutabaga Half-hardy May 1-July 1 June 15
Spinach Hardy Mar. 25-Apr. 15
Aug. 15-30
.
Squash, summer Very Tender May 10-June 15 .
Squash, winter Very Tender May 20-June 1 June 1
Sweet potato Very Tender May 10-June 1 May 15 6
Tomato Very Tender May 10-June 1 May 15 5-7
Turnips Hardy Mar. 25-Apr. 15
Aug. 1-15
Aug. 1
Watermelons Very Tender May 10-June 1 . 4


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