What to Plant Now:
Not sure what seeds you could be starting right now, or which transplants need to be set outside this season? Our regional planting guides take the guesswork out of garden planning! Click on the current month below to find out which garden plants need your attention right now.
Don't live in the Mid-Atlantic region? Find garden planning information for your area.
For planting times specific to your zip code, check out the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Vegetable Garden Planner.
Good Reading About Your Region
Great Places You’ve Never Heard Of: Greenbelt, Maryland, August 2008
Bill Warren's Giza Greenhouse, September 1977
Ulysses, Pennsylvania, July 1976
Euell's Country, September 1982
The Peaceable Kingdom, May 1971
Regional Gardening Resources
Sustainable Agriculture, Pennsylvania State University
Table of Selected Cover Crops, Virginia Technical University
Late Blight Management, University of Massachusetts
Maryland Gardening Information, University of Maryland