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There's Still Time to Plant the Vegetable Garden
This article was published originally on 6/9/1993The rainy weather this spring has prevented some Iowans from planting their vegetable gardens. Fortunately, there is still time to plant many vegetable crops. The last practical dates to plant specific crops in central Iowa are listed below. The last practical planting dates are one week earlier in northern Iowa. The dates for southern Iowa would be one week later.
June 20---tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, muskmelons*, watermelons*
* denotes early maturing varieties such as:
Muskmelon---Earlisweet, Burpee Hybrid
Year of Publication:
IC-465(14) -- June 9, 1993