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 Southern Interior? 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
Best Tomatoes Interior South, January 2010
Back to Land Louisiana, April 2004
The Plowboy Interview Booker T. Whatley, May 1982
A Barge On The Bayou, by Gwen Carpenter, July 1982
Catering to Stink Bugs, by Gwen Roland, October 2008 (online)
Southern Alabama, January 1988
Watermelons for the World, June 2008
Great Places You’ve Never Heard Of:
Ocean Springs, Mississippi, August 2007
Silva, North Carolina, October 2009
Decatur, Georgia, August 2006
Wimberley, Texas, August 2006
Mountain View, Arkansas, October 2009
Regional Gardening Resources
Beneficial Insects, Texas A&M University
Organic Vegetable Gardening, PDF from LSU
Louisiana Organics (ATTRA)
Vegetable Gardening in Mississippi, Mississippi State University
Growing Vegetables Organically, University of Georgia
Organic Lifestyles, Texas A&M University