Is Your Planting Calendar Ready?

Is Your Planting Calendar Ready?

Introduction

Various cutting-edge farming technologies have made Planting Vegetables easy like never before. However, no matter what - nothing can surpass the goodness of farm-fresh veggies - be it from a small kitchen garden or a larger landscape. After all, home farming helps you consume healthy organic food sans chemicals while protecting the environment from the mars of synthetic fertilisers.

 

So, in simple words - with more and more people adopting a green lifestyle, home gardening is taking centre stage and the need for calendars for gardening is showing through.

Probably, if you are also a gardener at heart and want to create a planting calendar for the year, here you go. It will help with growing seeds of various winter to summer veggies at home. 

 

 

Owing to the diverse topographical features across India - from mountains to plains, oceans to deserts, designing a handy chart is quite a task. Don't you worry! 

This planting calendar will provide you with an idea of what to plant and when. So, save the dates and satiate your inner gardener!

 

Your Planting Calendar

Vegetables

Planting Vegetables Season

Sowing Type

Ideal Temperature 

Sowing Depth

Ideal Distance for Sowing

Buy Seeds

North India

South India

°C

Inches

Between Seeds

Between Rows

Apple Gourd

Feb, Mar

Feb, Mar

Direct

20 to 30

1

12 inches

12 inches

Buy apple gourd seeds

Jun, Jul

Jun, Jul

Beetroot

Oct, Nov

Aug, Nov

Direct

10 to 30

1

4 inches

18 inches

Buy beetroot seeds

Bitter Gourd

Feb, Mar

Nov, Dec

Direct

20 to 30

0.5

1 foot

4 feet

Buy bitter gourd seeds

Dec, Jan

Jun, Jul

Jun, Jul

Bottle Gourd

Feb, Mar

Nov, Dec

Direct

20 to 30

1 to 2

1 foot

4 feet

Buy bottle gourd seeds

Dec, Jan

Jun, Jul

Jun, Jul

Broccoli

Aug, Sept

Aug, Sept

Transplant

21 to 23

1.5

1 foot

1.5 feet

Buy broccoli seeds 

Beans

Feb, Mar

-

Direct

16 to 30

1 to 1.5

8 inches

18 inches

Buy beans

Cabbage

Sept, Oct

Jun, Jul

Transplant

15 to 25

0.25 to 0.5

1 foot

1.5 feet

Buy cabbage seeds

Oct, Nov

Capsicum

Nov, Jan

Jan, Feb

Transplant

15 to 25

0.25 to 0.5

1.5 feet

1.5 feet

Buy capsicum seeds

May, Jun

May, Jun

Oct, Nov

Carrot

Aug, Sept, Oct

Aug, Nov

Direct

10 to 30

0.25

2 inches

1.5 feet

Buy carrot Farmer Seed

Cucumber

Feb, Mar

Jun, Jul

Direct

16 to 32

0.5

12 inches

NA

Buy cucumber seeds

Sept, Oct

Jun, Jul

Dec, Jan

Lettuce

Sept, Oct

Oct to Dec

Direct or Transplant

7 to 27

Surface sow

 

8 to 12 inches

Buy lettuce Garden Seeds

Lady Finger

Feb, Mar

Jan, Feb

Direct

20 to 32

0.5

12 inches

18 inches

Buy okra seeds

May, Jun

Jun Jul

Oct, Dec

Onion

May, Jun

Mar, Apr

Transplant

10 to 32

0.25

4 feet

6 feet

Buy onion seeds and sow!

May, Jun

Sept, Oct

Peas

Sept, Oct, Nov

Sept, Oct, Nov

Direct

10 to 22

1

4 inches

12 inches

Buy green peas

Spinach

Sept, Oct, Nov

Sept, Oct, Nov

Direct

10 to 22

0.5

3 inches

9 inches

Buy spinach seeds

Tomato

Jun, Aug

Jan, Feb

Transplant

20 to 30

0.25

1 foot

2.5 feet

Buy tomato planting seeds

Jun, Jul

Nov, Dec

Oct, Nov

Cauliflower

Mid-Jun

Jun, Jul

Transplant 

25 to 27

0.5

2 feet

2 feet

Buy cauliflower seeds

Aug, Sept

 

So, these are some of the many home garden vegetables you can plant if you are mindful to use a planting calendar. India’s climatic states, geography, terrain, and other conditions for growing vegetables are so diverse. No index will be enough to list all the vegetable seeds you can sow in your home garden. Jokes apart! Let us take you through the list of vegetables you can grow in India according to the different seasons.

List of Seasonal Garden Vegetables 

Summer

Rainy

Autumn

Winter

Brinjal, Bottle Gourd, Cowpeas (Lobia), Cucumber, Pumpkin, Okra, Green Chillies, Spinach, White Onions

Cucumber, Radish, Tomato, Brinjal, Okra, Green Chillies, Beans

Cabbage, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Peas, Tomato, Carrot

Spinach, Cauliflower, Carrot, Green Peas, Onion, Radish, Lettuce, Mustard Greens


Moon planting - An interesting aspect of planting!

Moon planting is better known as planting or gardening by the Moon and Moon phase gardening. It means deciding the dates according to the lunar cycle. It is a concept that ideates that the growth cycle of plants is influenced by the lunar cycle. As you know - the gravitational pull of the moon creates high and low tides in the oceans. Similarly, during the Full Moon phase, the soil produces more moisture to facilitate plant growth. Many gardeners plant seeds depending on the Moon Phase gardening concept or maintain a planting calendar to help with the same.

 

To ensure that your garden’s soil is fertile, use high-quality plant care products. 

 

Explore home gardening!

 

 

We hope this planting calendar will help you pick the right plants to grow in the right season. Visit Ugaoo.com, Explore indoor plants, plant care, and planters at your fingertips. With Ugaoo, planting is fun!

 

 

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