Spring Harvest May 500

 

This is what I do in my garden each month.

Gardening in Las Vegas (zone 8b/9a) offers the opportunity to harvest all year.

 

 

Plant

Garden Chores

Harvest

January

Turnips
Arugula
Lettuce
Carrots
Radishes
Spinach

 

Fertilize Artichokes
Fertilize Asparagus
Prune Fruit Trees

Prune grape vines

Prune roses

Prune hedges

Spray dormant oil on trees, roses, and bushes

 

Turnips
Lettuce
Spinach
Swiss Chard

February

Swiss Chard
Tomato plants (after Valentine’s Day)
Borage

Arugula

Lettuce
Radishes
Spinach
Red Noodle Beans
Carrots
Armenian Cucumbers
Fertilize Roses
Manure Grass
Fertilize Fruit Trees

 

 
Arugula
Spinach
Turnips

Lettuce

 
Cilantro

March

 
Pepper Plants
Radishes
Lettuce
Armenian Cucumbers
Zucchini

Butternut Squash

Pumpkins

 
 
Lettuce
Spinach
Snow Peas
Turnips

April

Basil
 

 

 
Thin fruit trees
Fertilize Roses
Deadhead roses after first blooms

Prune hedges

Katy Apricots
Artichokes
Asparagus
Carrots
Lettuce
Radishes
Snow Peas
Spinach
Turnips
Borage

May

 

Swiss Chard

 Zinnias

Vincas

Fertilize Fruit Trees
Fertilize Grass
Artichokes
Asparagus
Blackberries
Chamomile
Tomatoes
Lettuce
Spinach
Borage
Carrots
Parsnips
Cherries
Desert Gold Peaches
Chamomile

June

Zinnias
Vincas
Prune blackberries
Prune hedges

 

Royal Apricots
Blackberries
Green Gage Plums
Mission Figs
Swiss Chard
Tomatoes
Basil
Dorsett Golden Apples
Green Beans

July

Zucchini

Fertilize Grass
 
Tomatoes
Grapes
Apples
Early Elberta Peaches
Cucumbers
Basil

August

n/a

 

20th Century Asian Pears
Butternut Squash
Zucchini
Mission Figs
Tomatoes
Basil
Swiss Chard

September

n/a
Fertilize Fruit Trees
Fertilize Grass
Fertilize Roses

Prune hedges

Butternut Squash
Pumpkins
Tomatoes
Zucchini
Basil
Swiss Chard

October

Carrots
Cilantro
Turnips
Lettuce
Radishes
Spinach
Swiss Chard
Broccoli
Borage
Chamomile
Artichokes
Fertililize Grass
Fertilize Roses

 

Butternut Squash
Lettuce
Radishes
Basil
Swiss Chard
Zucchini

November

Snow Peas
Turnips
Spinach
Radishes
 
Lemons
Spinach
Lettuce
Basil
Pomegranates

December

Turnips
Beets

Snow Peas

Cut back dead asparagus
Tear out dead tomatoes, basil, vincas, squash plants
Prune grapes
Lemons
Spinach
Lettuce
Turnips
 

 

Mid-Summer harvest

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