Spring & Summer Vegetables
From Broccoli to Zucchini
Milmont offers a wide variety of spring and summer vegetables in both seeds and plants. The categories below list all the vegetables we currently carry. To check stock, please call (540) 943-8408. And, be sure to check out our helpful articles about gardening, some of which are included below.
|Lettuce & Greens|
|Squash & Pumpkins|
Some vegetables prefer cooler weather and can be planted in early spring (such as peas, broccoli, cabbage, kale, spinach, lettuce, etc.). Others are warm weather vegetables and won't tolerate freezing temperatures (tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, melons, zucchini, etc.). The last frost date for this area is generally around May 10th.
- See Shenandoah Valley Planting Timetable for the best dates for planting in the Valley.
- When planning your garden, ask a few basic questions about time, space, preferences and how you will use the produce ... (Read Complete Article)
- The ideal soil for a vegetable garden is deep, friable, well-drained with a high organic matter content. Proper soil preparation provides the basis for good seed germination and growth of garden crops ... (Read Complete Article)
- Mulching is adaptable to nearly all home gardens. You simply to cover the soil around plants with a protective material, organic or inorganic. Mulches reduce weed growth, hep retain soil moisture and add nutrients ... (Read Complete Article)
- Soil moisture ... a healthy plant is 75 percent to 90 percent water. The plant needs that much water to carry out vital functions, including photosynthesis, support, transpiration and transportation of nutrients and sugars to various parts of the plant... (Read Complete Article)
- Article: Cucumbers, Melons & Squash
- Article: Leafy Green Vegetables
- Article: Specialty Crop - Pumpkins
- Article: About the Onion
- Article: A Short Course in Beans
- Article: Cole Crops or Brassicas