What Vegetables Can Be Planted in June?
June marks the start of the growing season for certain vegetables, and the opportunity to enjoy your own homegrown produce. Below is a list of vegetables that can be planted in June:
- Carrots: Soil should be worked deeply ahead of time and raked to a fine tilth for optimum growth.
- Beets: Plant seeds directly into the soil.
- Radishes: Radishes can be planted more than once throughout the summer to extend harvest.
- Turnips: Turnips are best planted in the month of June.
- Cabbage: Plant in late spring/early summer, before the days become too hot and dry.
- Kale: Plant in early-mid June for a fall crop, or in mid-late summer for an early fall harvest.
- Broccoli: Plant in early-mid June for a fall crop, or late summer for an early spring harvest.
- Cauliflower: Plant seeds or seedlings in early-mid June for a fall crop, or late summer for an early spring harvest.
- Tomatoes: Tomatoes like warm soil and need to be planted in late-May to early-June.
- Peppers: Plant in the beginning of June if you’re in zone 9, or mid-June if you’re in zone 8.
- Eggplant: Plant in late May or early June.
- Squash: Plant seeds after all danger of frost has passed in early-mid June.
If you’re looking to get your garden off to a great start this season, planting vegetables in June is a great way to do it!