Ozark Christian Living

Family Life & Homemaker's Guide

Planting

Guide

She considereth a field, and buyeth it: with the fruit of her hands she planteth a vineyard.
Proverbs 31:16
   

Below is a Southwest Missouri Planting Guide

Plant 6 weeks before last frost

  • Onion bulbs:  spaced 4- 6", matures 100-150 days.
  • Peas:  spaced 2", matures 70 days.
  • Radishes:  spaced 2-3", matures 20-60 days.
  • Turnips:  spaced 4-6", matures 40-75 days.

Plant 4-6 weeks before last frost

  • Beets:  spaced 2- 6", matures 70 days.

Plant 4 weeks before last frost

  • Broccoli:  spaced 15- 18", matures 110 days.
  • Cabbage:  spaced 15- 18", matures 130 days.
  • Carrots:  spaced 2-3", matures 140 days.
  • Cauliflower:  spaced 15-18", matures 65-90 days.
  • Spinach:  spaced 4-6", matures 45-50 days.

Plant 2-4 weeks before last frost

  • Potatoes:  spaced 10-12", matures 80-140 days.

Plant 1 week  after last frost

  • Tomatoes:  spaced 18- 36", matures 120 days.
  • Zucchini:  spaced 24-26", matures 72-90 days.

Plant 1-2 weeks after last frost

  • Beans, snap:  spaced 3- 4", matures 45-65 days.

Plant 2 weeks after last frost

  • Eggplant:  spaced 18- 24", matures  90-150 days.
  • Peppers:  spaced 12- 15", matures 125 days.
  • Pumpkin:  spaced 24-36", matures 90-120 days.
  • Squash, winter:  spaced 24-36", matures 45-65 days.

Plant 2-4 weeks after last frost

  • Corn:  spaced 18-20", matures 120 days.