Buttercrunch is a popular bibb type loose head lettuce that has sweet, high yielding thick green leaves and a small, tight head.
Peaches and Cream corn is one of the sweetest and most tender corns ever developed that matures early for a quality bicolor and sweet flavor.
The sweet and tender Scarlet Nantes carrot is popular as a sweet baby, slicer, or fresh market variety that is enjoyed cooked or fresh.
The Detroit Dark Red is the standard all-purpose heirloom beet and is by far the most popular beet for home gardens for its sweet taste.
Blue Curled Scotch Kale is a compact plant with very tender, blue-green, crinkled leaves that are quite delicious, very cold hardy, and rich in vitamin A.
Iowa: Vegetable Planting Calendar
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*Based on statistics there is a 10% chance that frost will occur before or after these dates. Watch your local weather for more accurate dates.
Iowa on average has approximately 160 days between the last and first frost. Use the planting schedules below for planning when to plant tomatoes, peppers and more.