Planting Spring Vegetables - Knowledgebase Question

Apache Jct., AZ
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Question by tbfabnsoap
December 28, 1997
What type of veggies would you suggest planting here in Arizona in the spring. I'd like to grow tomatoes, corn, beans and melons. When is the best time?

Answer from NGA
December 28, 1997
Vegetables which can be planted in the spring in the low desert include Artichokes, Asparagus, Beans, Beets, Black-eyed Peas, Bok Choy, Carrots, Sweet Corn, Cucumber, Eggplant, Melons, Mustard, Okra, Green Onions, Peas, Peppers, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Radishes, Spinach, Squash, Tomatoes, Turnips. Many cool season crops such as spinach can be started now.

Contact the Maricopa County Cooperative Extension Office
for a Copy of the Vegetable Planting Calendar for the Low Desert fact Sheet MC84.

University of Arizona Maricopa County
4341 E. Broadway
Phoenix, AZ 85040-8807
(602) 470-8086 [301] Office
(602) 470-8092 Fax

Check out their Website at
the "timely tips" section has information on vegetable planting and care.

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