Vegetables to Plant in March
March is a great time to begin planting vegetables for the upcoming growing season. Whether you are an experienced gardener or just beginning, here is a list of vegetables to start seeds for in March:
- Romaine Lettuce – A versatile lettuce which is ideal for salads, sandwiches, and wraps.
- Arugula – A peppery flavor and tender leaves that can be used in salads or cooked in soups or other dishes.
- Carrots – Vitamin-rich, sweet, and crunchy when harvested fresh.
- Beets – Both the roots and leaves of beets are edible and can be eaten raw or cooked.
- Broccoli – Nutrient-dense, high in fiber, and easy to cook.
- Cauliflower – Its mild flavor makes it a great addition to many dishes.
- Green Beans – A great source of fiber, protein, and vitamins like folate, B-6, and A.
- Peas – Sweet, crunchy, and easy to add to salads or side dishes.
These are some of the most popular vegetables to plant in March. As temperatures increase during the month, you can also add other crops like cucumbers, squash, and melons to your garden. With proper care and attention to the weather conditions, you will have a successful garden to enjoy from spring until fall.