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Garden Planting Dates for NJ Zone 6

Mid-May isn't the only time to plant a veggie garden, you know! New gardeners who are looking to expand beyond tomatoes and cucumbers may be interested to learn which crops should be planted at what time of year - spring, summer, and fall.

Below, an overview of our NJ Zone 6 garden planting schedule, with links to articles that we have written on each plant or season.

In addition to the below articles, we have detailed complete planting information for every month of the spring, summer and fall gardening seasons available in our handy NJ Zone 6 Gardening E-Guide.

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Early spring:

Peas, radishes, mustard, beets, carrots, spinach, turnips, Brussels sprouts, kale, chives, strawberries, onions, lettuce

For more information, read When and How to Start Prepping Your Garden Beds in New Jersey , How to Grow Strawberries Organically and When to Plant Early Spring Vegetables in NJ.

 

Mid spring:

Broccoli, lettuce, onions, potatoes, leeks, Swiss chard

For more information, read Getting Your Raised Garden Beds Ready for Spring Planting and When to Plant Early Spring Vegetables in NJ.

 

Late spring:

Cucumbers, zucchini, yellow squash, pattypan squash, mesclun, lettuce, peppers, tomatoes, eggplant, sweet potatoes, parsley, cilantro, thyme, rosemary, basil, oregano, celery, lemon balm, mint, pole beans, bush beans, corn, nasturtium, marigolds, sunflowers

For more information, read How to Plant Cucumbers in NJ Zone 6, Growing Herbs Successfully in NJ Zone 6 and Growing Tomatoes in New Jersey.

 

Early summer:

winter squash, pumpkins, lettuce

 

Mid summer:

broccoli, beets, Swiss chard, kale, lettuce, cabbage, collards, turnips, carrots, endive escarole, cauliflower, basil, escarole, endive

For more information, read What Vegetables Can You Plant in Mid Summer? and Cool Weather Crop: How to Grow Cabbage in NJ Zone 6.

 

Late summer:

beets, radishes, kale, spinach, turnips, broccoli, cabbage, onions, mesclun, lettuce

 

Early fall:

garlic, onions, spinach, turnips, rutabaga

For more information, read Fall Vegetable Planting Guide for NJ Zone 6 and When to Plant Fall Vegetables in NJ Zone 6.


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SPRING GARDENING ZONE 6

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Determinate vs. Indeterminate Tomatoes

Growing Tomatoes from Seed

Buying Good Garden Soil in Hunterdon, NJ

What Type of Soil is Right for My Raised Garden Beds?

What Vegetables to Plant on May 15

Ode to the Turnip

Best Seed Catalogs

When and How to Start Prepping Your Garden Beds in New Jersey

When to Plant Early Spring Vegetables in NJ

Garden Planning in February? Yes! Get Ready for Spring Planting in NJ

Getting Your Raised Garden Beds Ready for Spring Planting

Is Rototilling Necessary? To Till or Not to Till Your NJ Garden Beds

Garden Planting Dates for NJ Zone 6

How to Plant Peas When There is Snow on the Ground

What to Do When You Miss Your Planting Date

Baking the Weed Seeds Out of Your Garden Beds

Planting Onions in Early Spring in NJ Zone 6

Broccoli Planting Instructions for NJ Zone 6

Sacrificial Carrot: How to Make Your NJ Carrot Crop Go the Distance

How to Grow Strawberries Organically

How to Plant Cucumbers in NJ Zone 6

Growing Herbs Successfully in NJ Zone 6

Spring Gardening in NJ: What to Plant on May 15?

Mid Spring Gardening Upkeep

 

ORGANIC COMPOST & FERTILIZERS

Organic Composting Q&A

Mulch Q&A for Vegetable Gardens

Choosing a Fertilizer for Your Vegetable Garden

6 Quick Tips for Gardening Without the Use of Chemical Fertilizers or Pesticides

 

GROWING VEGETABLES FROM SEED

How Long Do Garden Seeds Last? Seed Viability Chart

How to Grow Vegetables from Seed

Growing Lettuce from Seed vs. Direct Sowing Lettuce

Growing Tomatoes from Seed