Michigan Gardening To-Do List: March

If you are a Michigan gardener, March is the time to start seeds for prime gardening season. The vast majority of vegetable and herb seeds can be started indoors this month and the list of seeds that can be sown outside is growing. March is also the time to finalize those plans for a successful vegetable and flower gardening season.

It’s Time to Start Seeds!

Indoors

    • Broccoli – March 17 – 31
    • Brussels Sprouts – March 17 – 31
    • Cabbage – March 3 – March 31
    • Cauliflower –  March 17 – 31
    • Celery – March 1 – March 10
    • Chard – March 1 – March 17
    • Eggplant – March 17 – 31
    • Kale – March 3 – 17
    • Leeks – March 1 – March 10
    • Lettuce – March 10 – 24
    • Peppers – March 31 – April 14
    • Scallion – March 1 – March 17
    • Tomato – March 10 – April 7

Outdoors – as soon as the soil is not too soggy

    Note: All (with the exception of potato) can be started indoors throughout March.

    • Arugala
    • Beet
    • Carrot
    • Mache
    • Parsnip
    • Peas
    • Potato
    • Radish
    • Turnip