Preparing for Planting
California has a unique vegetable growing climate and can grow many different types of vegetable crops throughout the year. Crops are classified as warm-season or cool-season crops. Don't forget, it is very important that you plant at the right time of year for each crop for optimum yield!
After you have made a plan for your garden, you are ready to start preparing your garden for planting. As you prepare for planting you will want to consider the following:
- What garden tools do I need?
- Are you planting seeds or transplants?
- What type of soil do you have?
- When is the best time to plant for my climate zone?