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Aero Grow - Aero Garden
Enjoy fresh greens at every meal no matter what the season. With AeroGrow's AeroGarden garden kit, it's easy to cultivate lettuce, cherry tomatoes, herbs, chili peppers, edible flowers, and more in an energy efficient, organic based environment right in the kitchen. Plug kits for many kinds of plants are available. No dirt or natural light is needed, so even low light spaces are suitable. More...
Tree Help
tree help
Starting trees from seed can be one of the most rewarding gardening activities, but tree seeds often require a little more preparation than many common flower or vegetable seeds. More
Solar Garden Lights
solar lights
Buy solar garden lights or solar accent lights and enjoy the latest L.E.D. technology and savings. The sun charges fixture batteries by day and turns on automatically at night with no wiring or cost to operate. The fixtures are designed to add beauty, security, and safety to your yard. More

The Check List Example

  1. Jan. 2nd--Find catalogues. Make planting plan and table. Order seeds.
  2. Feb. 1st--Inside: cabbage, cauliflower, first sowing. Onions for plants.
  3. Feb. 15th--Inside: lettuce, cabbage, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, beets.
  4. March 1st--Inside: lettuce, celery, tomato (early).
  5. March 15th--Inside: lettuce, tomato (main), eggplant, pepper, lima beans, cucumber, squash; sprout potatoes in sand.
  6. April 1st--Inside: cauliflower (on sods), muskmelon, watermelon, corn.
    Outside: (seed-bed) celery, cabbage, lettuce. Onions, carrots, smooth peas, spinach, beets, chard, parsnip, turnip, radish. Lettuce, cabbage (plants).
  7. May 1st--Beans, corn, spinach, lettuce, radish.
  8. May 15th--Beans, limas, muskmelon, watermelon, summer squash, peas, potatoes, lettuce, radish, tomato (early), corn, limas, melon, cucumber and squash (plants). Pole-lima, beets, corn, kale, winter squash, pumpkin, lettuce, radish.
  9. <>June 1st--Beans, carrots, corn, cucumber, peas, summer spinach, summer lettuce, radish, egg-plant, pepper, tomato (main plants).
  10. June 15th--Beans, corn, peas, turnip, summer lettuce, radish, late cabbage, and tomato plants.
  11. July 1st--Beans, endive, kale, lettuce, radish, winter cabbage, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts and celery plants.
  12. July 15th--Beans, early corn, early peas, lettuce, radish.
  13. Aug. 1st--Early peas, lettuce, radish.
  14. Aug. 15th--Early peas, lettuce, radish in seed-bed, forcing lettuce for fall in frames.
  15. Sept. 1st--Lettuce, radish, spinach and onions for wintering over. 

NOTE: This list is just an example for planting only (the dates are approximate). Spraying and other garden operations may also be included in such a list.

See also The Calendar of Operations.