Two Dozen Vegetables to Plant by mid-October in Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley

Two Dozen Vegetables to Plant by mid-October in Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley

Here are a variety of vegetables, legumes and herbs that will do well when planted by mid-October in Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley, listed in order of their harvesting periods:

  • Arugula, November to April
  • Bok Choy, December to February
  • Spinach, December to March
  • Radish, December to mid-March
  • Leaf Lettuce, December to April
  • Swiss Chard, December to April
  • Broccoli, January to March
  • Cilantro, January to March
  • Kale, January to March
  • Lentil, January to March
  • Chinese Cabbage, January to mid-March
  • Mustard Greens, January to mid-March
  • Beets, January to April
  • Fava Bean, January to April
  • Garbanzo Bean, January to April
  • Scallion, January to April
  • Standard Cabbage, January to April
  • Parsley, January to mid-April
  • Turnip, January to mid-April
  • English Peas, mid-January to mid-April
  • Snap Peas, mid-Jan January to mid-April
  • Snow Peas, mid-January to mid-April
  • Head Lettuce, February to April
  • Parsnip, February to April
  • Rutabaga, February to April
  • Leek, February to May
  • Bulb Onion, April to mid-June
  • Garlic, May to June

Happy Growing!

Source: Desert Horticultural Society and Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) This plan was introduced to gardeners here in the Coachella Valley at a past September Water Wise Conservation Event, led by Don Ackley and hosted by the Coachella Valley Water District.

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