June Planting Calendar

Spring planting for summer color

If you are getting a late start or want to add to your garden, the following plants have plenty of time to grow and flower during the growing season in most parts of the country, especially where additional fall color is desired.

Check the Zone Map and Frost Dates for your region.


SOW IN OPEN GROUND - Ageratum, Alyssum, Baileya, Calendula, Celosia, Centaurea, Cineraria, Cosmos, Dahlia, Gomphrena, Gypsophila, Impations, Kochia, Malcomia, Mallow, Marigold, Mirabilis, Nasturtium, Nemophila, Nicotiana, Periwinkle, Petunia, Poppies, Portulaca, Pueraria, Quamoclit, Salpiglossis, Tithonia, Torenia, Zinnia.

PLANTS - Acalypha, Ageratum, Alternanthera, Amaranthus, Callistephus, Celosia, Chrysanthemum, Coleus, Coreopsis, Cosmos, Croton, Cnoglossum, Gaillardia, Impatiens, Lobelia, Nicotiana, Marigold, Penstemon, Perwinkle, Petunia, Pinks, Portulaca, Salvia, Stokesia, Streptocarpus, Torenia, Verbena, Zinnia.

BULBS-CORMS-TUBERS - Acanthus, Brunsvigia, Iris, Leucojum, Lycoris, Nerine, Sternergia, Tigridia, Zephyranthes.


START SEED OUTDOORS - Arugula, Basil, Beans, Beet, Broccoli, Brussel sprouts, Cabbage(late), Carrots, Cauliflower, Cilantro, Corn, Cucumbers, Dill, Endive, Green onions, Kale, Lettuce, Melons, Parsnips, Pumpkins, Rutabaga, Summer squash, Swiss Chard, Turnips, Winter squash.

PLANT STARTS OUTDOORS - Artichoke, Basil, Broccoli, Brussel sprouts, Cauliflower, Chives, Corn, Cucumber, Dill, Eggplant (mid-June), Melons, Parslely, Peppers, (6/15), Pumpkins, Squash (all types), Swiss Chard, Tomatoes.

Gardening should be restful and fun. If you need help with landscape chores, a reliable landscape service through NextStep Remodeling can help.

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