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Some of the references below are generic, usually to Wikipedia and Cornell University. As this section is developed, they will be replaced by something more specific. You can also find a lot of useful information on growing vegetables on our video links page.

Here is a fact sheet with approximate planting times for common vegetables. Here is a guide to how much to plant so that you do not end up with too much of one and not enough of another. Also, you can find here a Planting and Harvesting Worksheet to assist you in working out a schedule for your garden.

Here is a spreadsheet that opens in excel. It helps you find appropriate spacing for intensive vegetable gardening. Also, here is information on companion plants.

  • Facts about Corn > and information about growing Corn.
  • Facts about Eggplant > and information about growing Eggplant.
  • Peppers > (fact sheet)
  • Radish > (fact sheet)
  • Rhubarb > (fact sheet)
  • Rutabaga > (fact sheet)
  • Facts about Spinach > and information about growing Spinach.
  • Facts about Swiss Chard > and information about growing Swiss Chard.
  • Facts about Pumpkins > and information about growing Pumpkin.
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