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What I am Planting & When I Sow the Seeds

 
EDIT THIS INSERT         My Lubbock 2013 Victory Garden    ---    Please e-Mail any ideas/comments
  Click on Bed # for List of Crops, etc
  Bed 1
Bed 2
Bed 3
Bed 4
Bed 5
Bed 6
Bed 7
Bed 8
Bed 9
Bed 10
Bed 11
Bed 12
Bed 13
Bed 14
Bed 15
Bed 16
Bed 17
Bed 18
Bed 19
Bed 20
Grapes
 

Lubbock Victory Garden Layout         Planting Calendar        Crop Rotation Chart                 Jan's Victory Garden Journal-2013
Spring Planting Calendar             Fall Garden Planting Calendar       Month by Month Planting Schedule in Each Bed

Below is a chart of Spring, Summer & Fall activities of Planting & Harvesting in my Lubbock Victory Veggie Garden.  I use this chart as my "handy-dandy" reference guide.

What I am Planting & When I Sow the Seeds

January
Activity Crop Zone 7 Seed Sowing Raised Bed # by Year
Begin   End 2013 2014 2015 2016
Fall Harvest Onion Last Year's Crop 01/08/13 to 04/29/14 17 7 8 14
Fall Harvest Onion Last Year's Crop 01/08/13 to 04/29/14 18 15 2 6
Spring-Plant Onion (sets) 01/31/13 to 03/13/13 4 4 4 4
Spring-Plant Onion (sets) 01/31/13 to 03/13/13 14 14 14 14
Spring-Plant Onion (sets) 01/31/13 to 03/13/13 17 7 8 14
Spring-Plant Onion (sets) 01/31/13 to 03/13/13 18 15 2 6
 
February
Activity Crop Zone 7 Seed Sowing Raised Bed # by Year
Begin   End 2013 2014 2015 2016
Spring-Plant Onion (seed) 02/14/13 to 02/28/13 2 6 7 10
Spring-Plant Peas, English 02/14/13 to 03/27/13 4 4 4 4
Spring-Plant Peas, English 02/14/13 to 03/27/13 11 11 11 11
Spring-Plant Spinach 02/14/13 to 04/03/13 5 5 5 5
Spring-Plant Spinach 02/14/13 to 04/03/13 6 8 9 16
Spring-Plant Spinach 02/14/13 to 04/03/13 10 18 19 2
Spring-Plant Spinach 02/14/13 to 04/03/13 17 7 8 14
Spring-Plant Asparagus 02/28/13 to 03/13/13 1 1 1 1
Spring-Plant Asparagus 02/28/13 to 03/13/13 5 5 5 5
Spring-Plant Beets 02/28/13 to 03/13/13 2 6 7 10
Spring-Plant Broccoli 02/28/13 to 03/13/13 10 18 19 2
Spring-Plant Broccoli 02/28/13 to 03/13/13 12 12 12 12
Spring-Plant Broccoli 02/28/13 to 03/13/13 17 7 8 14
Spring-Plant Brussels Sprouts 02/28/13 to 03/13/13 7 17 8 19
Spring-Plant Brussels Sprouts 02/28/13 to 03/13/13 10 18 19 2
Spring-Plant Brussels Sprouts 02/28/13 to 03/13/13 12 12 12 12
Spring-Plant Cabbage 02/28/13 to 03/13/13 6 8 9 16
Spring-Plant Cabbage 02/28/13 to 03/13/13 17 7 8 14
Spring-Plant Carrot 02/28/13 to 03/13/13 2 6 7 10
Spring-Plant Carrot 02/28/13 to 03/13/13 3 3 3 3
Spring-Plant Carrot 02/28/13 to 03/13/13 6 8 9 16
Spring-Plant Carrot 02/28/13 to 03/13/13 12 12 12 12
Spring-Plant Carrot 02/28/13 to 03/13/13 14 14 14 14
Spring-Plant Cauliflower 02/28/13 to 03/13/13 10 18 19 2
Spring-Plant Cauliflower 02/28/13 to 03/13/13 14 14 14 14
Spring-Plant Kohlrabi 02/28/13 to 03/27/13 6 8 9 16
Spring-Plant Kohlrabi 02/28/13 to 03/27/13 8 2 18 15
Spring-Plant Parsley 02/28/13 to 04/03/13 2 6 7 10
Spring-Plant Parsley 02/28/13 to 04/03/13 5 5 5 5
Spring-Plant Potato, Red 02/28/13 to 03/13/13 18 15 2 6
Spring-Plant Potato, Russet 02/28/13 to 03/13/13 19 9 15 8
Spring-Plant Potato, Yukon Gold 02/28/13 to 03/13/13 17 7 8 14
Spring-Plant Turnips 02/28/13 to 03/27/13 6 8 9 16
Spring-Plant Turnips 02/28/13 to 03/27/13 7 17 8 18
 
March
Activity Crop Zone 7 Seed Sowing Raised Bed # by Year
Begin   End 2013 2014 2015 2016
Spring-Plant Alyssum 03/01/13 to 05/30/13 17 7 8 14
Spring-Plant Dill 03/01/13 to 05/30/13 14 14 14 14
Spring-Plant Marigolds 03/01/13 to 04/01/13 1 1 1 1
Spring-Plant Marigolds 03/01/13 to 04/01/13 3 3 3 3
Spring-Plant Marigolds 03/01/13 to 04/01/13 12 12 12 12
Spring-Plant Marigolds 03/01/13 to 04/01/13 13 13 13 13
Spring-Plant Marigolds 03/01/13 to 04/01/13 14 14 14 14
Spring-Plant Marigolds 03/01/13 to 04/01/13 15 10 16 9
Spring-Plant Marigolds 03/01/13 to 04/01/13 18 15 2 6
Spring-Plant Morning Glories 03/01/13 to 04/01/13 12 12 12 12
Spring-Plant Nasturtiums 03/01/13 to 05/30/13 9 19 14 17
Spring-Plant Nasturtiums 03/01/13 to 05/30/13 10 18 19 2
Spring-Plant Nasturtiums 03/01/13 to 05/30/13 11 11 11 11
Spring-Plant Nasturtiums 03/01/13 to 05/30/13 13 13 13 13
Spring-Plant Radish, Icicle (DON'T PICK) 03/01/13 to 05/30/13 4 4 4 4
Spring-Plant Sunflowers 03/01/13 to 05/30/13 9 19 14 17
Spring-Plant Sunflowers 03/01/13 to 05/30/13 4 4 4 4
Spring-Plant Sunflowers 03/01/13 to 05/30/13 13 13 13 13
Spring-Plant Sunflowers 03/01/13 to 05/30/13 18 15 2 6
Summer Harvest Spinach 03/25/13 to 06/02/13 5 5 5 5
Summer Harvest Spinach 03/25/13 to 06/02/13 6 8 9 16
Summer Harvest Spinach 03/25/13 to 06/02/13 10 18 19 2
Summer Harvest Spinach 03/25/13 to 06/02/13 17 7 8 14
Summer Harvest Turnips 03/29/13 to 04/26/13 6 8 9 16
Summer Harvest Turnips 03/29/13 to 04/26/13 7 17 8 18
 
April
Activity Crop Zone 7 Seed Sowing Raised Bed # by Year
Begin   End 2013 2014 2015 2016
Spring-Plant Basil 04/01/13 to 05/30/13 1 1 1 1
Spring-Plant Basil 04/01/13 to 05/30/13 3 3 3 3
Spring-Plant Chives 04/01/13 to 05/30/13 2 6 7 10
Spring-Plant Nasturtiums 04/01/13 to 05/30/13 2 6 7 10
Spring-Plant Nasturtiums 04/01/13 to 05/30/13 3 3 3 3
Spring-Plant Nasturtiums 04/01/13 to 05/30/13 4 4 4 4
Spring-Plant Nasturtiums 04/01/13 to 05/30/13 19 9 15 8
Spring-Plant Parsley 04/01/13 to 05/30/13 1 1 1 1
Summer Harvest Peas, English 04/09/13 to 06/25/13 4 4 4 4
Summer Harvest Peas, English 04/09/13 to 06/25/13 11 11 11 11
Spring-Plant Beans, A Bush-Type 04/17/13 to 05/08/13 5 5 5 5
Spring-Plant Beans, A Bush-Type 04/17/13 to 05/08/13 6 8 9 16
Spring-Plant Beans, A Bush-Type 04/17/13 to 05/08/13 15 10 16 9
Spring-Plant Beans, A Bush-Type 04/17/13 to 05/08/13 16 11 6 19
Spring-Plant Beans, A Bush-Type 04/17/13 to 05/08/13 18 15 2 6
Spring-Plant Beans, Pole-Type (2+) 04/17/13 to 05/08/13 4 4 4 4
Spring-Plant Beans, Pole-Type (2+) 04/17/13 to 05/08/13 12 12 12 12
Spring-Plant Beans, Pole-Type (2+) 04/17/13 to 05/08/13 13 13 13 13
Spring-Plant Beans, Pole-Type (2+) 04/17/13 to 05/08/13 14 14 14 14
Spring-Plant Corn 04/17/13 to 05/22/13 4 4 4 4
Spring-Plant Corn 04/17/13 to 05/22/13 13 13 13 13
Spring-Plant Cucumber 04/17/13 to 05/22/13 4 4 4 4
Spring-Plant Cucumber 04/17/13 to 05/22/13 11 11 11 11
Spring-Plant Cucumber 04/17/13 to 05/22/13 14 14 14 14
Spring-Plant Muskmelon (Cantaloupe) 04/17/13 to 05/22/13 13 13 13 13
Spring-Plant Pepper 04/17/13 to 06/05/13 3 3 3 3
Spring-Plant Pepper 04/17/13 to 06/05/13 15 10 16 9
Spring-Plant Tomato 04/17/13 to 06/05/13 1 1 1 1
Spring-Plant Tomato 04/17/13 to 06/05/13 3 3 3 3
Spring-Plant Tomato, Cherry 04/17/13 to 06/05/13 5 5 5 5
Spring-Plant Watermelon 04/17/13 to 05/22/13 9 19 14 17
Spring-Plant Watermelon 04/17/13 to 05/22/13 19 9 15 8
Summer Harvest Beets 04/18/13 to 05/12/13 2 6 7 10
Summer Harvest Onion (sets) 04/20/13 to 07/11/13 4 4 4 4
Summer Harvest Onion (sets) 04/20/13 to 07/11/13 14 14 14 14
Summer Harvest Onion (sets) 04/20/13 to 07/11/13 17 7 8 14
Summer Harvest Onion (sets) 04/20/13 to 07/11/13 18 15 2 6
Summer Harvest Kohlrabi 04/23/13 to 06/10/13 6 8 9 16
Summer Harvest Kohlrabi 04/23/13 to 06/10/13 8 2 18 15
Spring-Plant Eggplant 04/24/13 to 05/22/13 15 10 16 9
Spring-Plant Lettuce 04/24/13 to 05/22/13 2 6 7 10
Spring-Plant Lettuce 04/24/13 to 05/22/13 12 12 12 12
Spring-Plant Lettuce 04/24/13 to 05/22/13 15 10 16 9
Spring-Plant Okra 04/24/13 to 05/22/13 15 10 16 9
Spring-Plant Peas, Black-Eyed 04/24/13 to 06/19/13 7 17 8 18
Spring-Plant Potato, sweet 04/24/13 to 06/05/13 12 12 12 12
Summer Harvest Broccoli 04/28/13 to 06/01/13 10 18 19 2
Summer Harvest Broccoli 04/28/13 to 06/01/13 12 12 12 12
Summer Harvest Broccoli 04/28/13 to 06/01/13 17 7 8 14
Summer Harvest Cabbage 04/28/13 to 06/11/13 6 8 9 16
Summer Harvest Cabbage 04/28/13 to 06/11/13 17 7 8 14
 
May
Activity Crop Zone 7 Seed Sowing Raised Bed # by Year
Begin   End 2013 2014 2015 2016
Spring-Plant Peanuts 05/01/13 to 06/15/13 16 11 6 19
Spring-Plant Petunias 05/01/13 to 05/30/13 1 1 1 1
Spring-Plant Petunias 05/01/13 to 05/30/13 3 3 3 3
Spring-Plant Petunias 05/01/13 to 05/30/13 15 10 16 9
Summer Harvest Carrot 05/08/13 to 06/01/13 2 6 7 10
Summer Harvest Carrot 05/08/13 to 06/01/13 3 3 3 3
Summer Harvest Carrot 05/08/13 to 06/01/13 6 8 9 16
Summer Harvest Carrot 05/08/13 to 06/01/13 12 12 12 12
Summer Harvest Carrot 05/08/13 to 06/01/13 14 14 14 14
Summer Harvest Cauliflower 05/08/13 to 06/11/13 10 18 19 2
Summer Harvest Cauliflower 05/08/13 to 06/11/13 14 14 14 14
Summer Harvest Parsley 05/08/13 to 07/02/13 1 1 1 1
Summer Harvest Parsley 05/08/13 to 07/02/13 2 6 7 10
Summer Harvest Parsley 05/08/13 to 07/02/13 5 5 5 5
Spring-Plant Radish 05/08/13 to 05/22/13 2 6 7 10
Spring-Plant Radish 05/08/13 to 05/22/13 10 18 19 2
Spring-Plant Radish 05/08/13 to 05/22/13 12 12 12 12
Summer Harvest Potato, Red 05/13/13 to 06/21/13 18 15 2 6
Summer Harvest Potato, Russet 05/13/13 to 06/21/13 19 9 15 8
Summer Harvest Potato, Yukon Gold 05/13/13 to 06/21/13 17 7 8 14
Summer Harvest Onion (seed) 05/14/13 to 06/27/13 2 6 7 10
Summer Harvest Asparagus 05/15/13 to 06/15/13 1 1 1 1
Summer Harvest Asparagus 05/15/13 to 06/15/13 5 5 5 5
Spring-Plant Beans, Soy 05/15/13 to 06/19/13 8 2 18 15
Summer Harvest Eggplant 05/15/13 to 06/15/13 15 10 16 9
Summer Harvest Garlic 05/19/13 to 06/29/13 3 3 3 3
Summer Harvest Brussels Sprouts 05/28/13 to 06/21/13 7 17 8 19
Summer Harvest Brussels Sprouts 05/28/13 to 06/21/13 10 18 19 2
Summer Harvest Brussels Sprouts 05/28/13 to 06/21/13 12 12 12 12
 
June
Activity Crop Zone 7 Seed Sowing Raised Bed # by Year
Begin   End 2013 2014 2015 2016
Summer Harvest Beans, A Bush-Type 06/01/13 to 06/22/13 6 8 9 16
Summer Harvest Beans, A Bush-Type 06/01/13 to 06/22/13 15 10 16 9
Summer Harvest Beans, A Bush-Type 06/01/13 to 06/22/13 16 11 6 19
Summer Harvest Beans, A Bush-Type 06/01/13 to 06/22/13 18 15 2 6
Summer Harvest Spinach 06/01/13 to 07/31/13 5 5 5 5
Summer Harvest Spinach 06/01/13 to 07/31/13 1 1 1 1
Summer Harvest Radish 06/02/13 to 07/01/13 2 6 7 10
Summer Harvest Radish 06/02/13 to 07/01/13 10 18 19 2
Summer Harvest Radish 06/02/13 to 07/01/13 12 12 12 12
Summer Harvest Lettuce 06/03/13 to 08/10/13 2 6 7 10
Summer Harvest Lettuce 06/03/13 to 08/10/13 12 12 12 12
Summer Harvest Lettuce 06/03/13 to 08/10/13 15 10 16 9
Summer Harvest Cucumber 06/06/13 to 07/31/13 4 4 4 4
Summer Harvest Cucumber 06/06/13 to 07/31/13 11 11 11 11
Summer Harvest Cucumber 06/06/13 to 07/31/13 14 14 14 14
Summer Harvest Beans, Pole-Type (2+) 06/16/13 to 07/17/13 4 4 4 4
Summer Harvest Beans, Pole-Type (2+) 06/16/13 to 07/17/13 12 12 12 12
Summer Harvest Beans, Pole-Type (2+) 06/16/13 to 07/17/13 13 13 13 13
Summer Harvest Beans, Pole-Type (2+) 06/16/13 to 07/17/13 14 14 14 14
Summer Harvest Pepper 06/16/13 to 09/03/13 3 3 3 3
Summer Harvest Pepper 06/16/13 to 09/03/13 15 10 16 9
Summer Harvest Okra 06/18/13 to 07/26/13 15 10 16 9
Summer Harvest Beans, A Bush-Type 06/21/13 to 07/27/13 5 5 5 5
Summer Harvest Peas, Black-Eyed 06/23/13 to 08/28/13 7 17 8 18
Summer Harvest Corn 06/26/13 to 08/20/13 4 4 4 4
Summer Harvest Corn 06/26/13 to 08/20/13 13 13 13 13
Summer Harvest Tomato 06/26/13 to 09/03/13 1 1 1 1
Summer Harvest Tomato 06/26/13 to 09/03/13 3 3 3 3
Summer Harvest Tomato, Cherry 06/26/13 to 09/03/13 5 5 5 5
Summer Harvest Beans, Soy 06/29/13 to 08/23/13 8 2 18 15
Fall-Plant Beans, Pole-Type (2+) 06/30/13 to 07/14/13 12 12 12 12
Fall-Plant Beans, Pole-Type (2+) 06/30/13 to 07/14/13 4 4 4 4
Fall-Plant Broccoli 06/30/13 to 08/11/13 10 18 19 2
Fall-Plant Broccoli 06/30/13 to 08/11/13 12 12 12 12
Fall-Plant Broccoli 06/30/13 to 08/11/13 17 7 8 14
Fall-Plant Cabbage 06/30/13 to 08/11/13 6 8 9 16
Fall-Plant Cabbage 06/30/13 to 08/11/13 17 7 8 14
Fall-Plant Cauliflower 06/30/13 to 08/11/13 10 18 19 2
Fall-Plant Cauliflower 06/30/13 to 08/11/13 14 14 14 14
Fall-Plant Eggplant 06/30/13 to 07/28/13 15 10 16 9
Fall-Plant Kohlrabi 06/30/13 to 07/28/13 6 8 9 16
Fall-Plant Kohlrabi 06/30/13 to 07/28/13 8 2 18 15
Fall-Plant Muskmelon (Cantaloupe) 06/30/13 to 07/14/13 13 13 13 13
Fall-Plant Okra 06/30/13 to 07/28/13 15 10 16 9
Fall-Plant Parsley 06/30/13 to 09/08/13 2 6 7 10
Fall-Plant Parsley 06/30/13 to 09/08/13 5 5 5 5
Fall-Plant Pepper 06/30/13 to 07/28/13 3 3 3 3
Fall-Plant Pepper 06/30/13 to 07/28/13 15 10 16 9
Fall-Plant Potato, Red 06/30/13 to 07/14/13 18 15 2 6
Fall-Plant Potato, Russet 06/30/13 to 07/14/13 19 9 15 8
Fall-Plant Potato, Yukon Gold 06/30/13 to 07/14/13 17 7 8 14
Fall-Plant Spinach 06/30/13 to 10/06/13 5 5 5 5
Fall-Plant Spinach 06/30/13 to 10/06/13 6 8 9 16
Fall-Plant Spinach 06/30/13 to 10/06/13 10 18 19 2
Fall-Plant Spinach 06/30/13 to 10/06/13 17 7 8 14
 
July
Activity Crop Zone 7 Seed Sowing Raised Bed # by Year
Begin   End 2013 2014 2015 2016
Summer Harvest Muskmelon (Cantaloupe) 07/11/13 to 08/30/13 13 13 13 13
Fall-Plant Brussels Sprouts 07/14/13 to 08/11/13 7 17 8 19
Fall-Plant Brussels Sprouts 07/14/13 to 08/11/13 10 18 19 2
Fall-Plant Brussels Sprouts 07/14/13 to 08/11/13 12 12 12 12
Fall-Plant Carrot 07/14/13 to 07/28/13 2 6 7 10
Fall-Plant Carrot 07/14/13 to 07/28/13 3 3 3 3
Fall-Plant Carrot 07/14/13 to 07/28/13 6 8 9 16
Fall-Plant Carrot 07/14/13 to 07/28/13 12 12 12 12
Fall-Plant Carrot 07/14/13 to 07/28/13 14 14 14 14
Fall-Plant Corn 07/14/13 to 07/28/13 13 13 13 13
Fall-Plant Corn 07/14/13 to 07/28/13 4 4 4 4
Fall-Plant Lettuce 07/14/13 to 08/11/13 2 6 7 10
Fall-Plant Lettuce 07/14/13 to 08/11/13 12 12 12 12
Fall-Plant Lettuce 07/14/13 to 08/11/13 15 10 16 9
Fall-Plant Tomato 07/14/13 to 07/28/13 1 1 1 1
Fall-Plant Tomato 07/14/13 to 07/28/13 3 3 3 3
Fall-Plant Tomato, Cherry 07/14/13 to 07/28/13 5 5 5 5
Fall-Plant Cucumber 07/28/13 to 08/11/13 4 4 4 4
Fall-Plant Cucumber 07/28/13 to 08/11/13 11 11 11 11
Fall-Plant Cucumber 07/28/13 to 08/11/13 14 14 14 14
Fall-Plant Peas, Black-Eyed 07/28/13 to 08/11/13 7 17 8 18
Fall-Plant Peas, English 07/28/13 to 10/06/13 4 4 4 4
Fall-Plant Peas, English 07/28/13 to 10/06/13 11 11 11 11
Fall-Plant Turnips 07/28/13 to 10/06/13 6 8 9 16
Fall-Plant Turnips 07/28/13 to 10/06/13 7 17 8 18
 
August
Activity Crop Zone 7 Seed Sowing Raised Bed # by Year
Begin   End 2013 2014 2015 2016
Fall Harvest Potato, sweet 08/02/13 to 10/13/13 12 12 12 12
Fall Harvest Spinach 08/09/13 to 12/05/13 5 5