March is the beginning of spring season and a month of great transition in the vegetable garden, especially for the plants that withstand lingering shots of cold air. If you want to know what to plant in your spring garden, here we go with the information you need!
Below we have listed few vegetables that are absolutely great to plant in the month of March based on the Hardiness Zone that you live in.
What To Plant In March:
Broccoli is a cool-season vegetable that brings colorful green nutrients to the table. If you live in zone 5-10, planting this wonderful plant in the month of March will help you to harvest in late spring until it bolts in the hot summer sun.
Whether they are red, orange, and yellow or purple this cool season and root vegetable is packed with plenty of vitamins and an undeniable sweetness. Plant them in a spot where it gets enough sunlight and provides them sufficient water so that you can pick them early as tender baby carrots or crunchy mature ones later.
Radishes are another root vegetable that grows well when started in the spring season. This plant is a great choice for beginners because of its easy access to each harvest. Radishes grow fast from seed, so keep an eye on them planting after a few weeks. They are often eaten raw or used as a garnish or just add them in salads.
Cauliflower has a difficult time with warm weather, so the success of growing this vegetable depends on your climate. Even though it is not an easy vegetable to grow, but it is a popular choice to eat, whether raw or cooked. Start them in the spring season by providing enough water and sunlight which rewards you with healthy harvest in the right season.
The cucumber is a fast-growing vegetable that produces an abundance of delicious fruits. So, be careful in picking a variety for the space you have in the garden. Start seeds indoors so you can transplant them outdoors between April to June.
Lettuce is a green leafy vegetable that grows well when planted once the spring season starts. It is a great source of vitamin A and will add color to all your salads for a summer treat. Sow the seeds 4-6 weeks before the last frost so that the plants get enough sunlight, but not all day. They can be ready within a few weeks, harvest them after 3-4 weeks after planting.
Peppers take a little more extra space to produce high yields when planted close together in your garden. Choose any one type from different varieties, as they come from small, big, hot, mild, and an array of different colors. Sow them 6-12 weeks before the last frost date indoors for the best harvest.
Tomatoes are one of the easiest and popular garden vegetables to grow. Growing tomatoes is not only fun, but they also producing some of the best-tasting fruits in the world. Start them 6-8 weeks before your last frost date indoors for the best harvest of the tastiest fruits.
Spinach is another tastiest green leafy vegetable that is great in your salads and garnishes for your special dishes. Once planted, they produce until the hot weather of summer. Planting the month of March or whenever the soil is able to work will ensure you have plenty of harvest before bolting.
Summer squash is a versatile plant to grow and starting in March or 3-4 weeks before last frost and sowing in June will give you fresh squash and zucchini to enjoy healthy harvest during hot summer.