Vegetables to Plant in May
May is the perfect time to begin your summer vegetable garden. Here are some of the best vegetables to plant this month to make sure you have a delicious summer harvest:
Lettuce is an ideal vegetable to plant in May as it loves the cooler temperatures. Plant several types such as romaine, green-leaf, and butterhead in well-drained soil for the best results.
Tomatoes are another vegetable that thrives in the warmth of May. Make sure to plant in a spot that gets plenty of sunlight and is also well-drained and protected from winds.
Zucchini is a great summer vegetable to plant in May. Plant in a large sunny area to ensure a good harvest. Be sure that it is well-drained and that you give it plenty of water.
Cucumbers love the warm May temperatures and make a great addition to any summer garden. Plant using well-drained soil in an area that gets plenty of morning sun.
Peppers are the perfect vegetable for your summer garden. Plant in a warm, sunny area and look out for pests such as aphids and tobacco hornworms.
Green beans are a versatile summer vegetable to plant in May. Plant in a spot that is well-drained and protected from strong winds and frost.
Carrots are a yummy root vegetable that grows best in cool weather. Plant in well-drained soil in an area that receives plenty of sunlight.
Corn loves the warm days of May and can be planted in an area of your garden that is well-drained and sunny. Be sure to keep it well-watered and an eye out for pests.
Remember, all of these vegetables require attention and care for a successful harvest, so make sure to give them water, fertilizer, and enough space to grow. With a few simple steps, you’ll have a delicious summer garden in no time!