June marks the start of the summer growing season in much of the U.S., and there is an abundance of crops you can plant to take advantage of long days of sunshine and warmer overnight temperatures. Baker Creek’s Shannie McCabe shares some of her picks for great heirloom varieties you can sow directly into the garden in June!
For more detailed planting information for your area, check out these resources:
Old Farmer’s Almanac: https://www.almanac.com/gardening/planting-calendar
University of Georgia Extension: https://extension.uga.edu/content/dam/extension-county-offices/forsyth-county/anr/vegetable_chart.pdf
Virginia Cooperative Extension: https://www.pubs.ext.vt.edu/426/426-331/426-331.html
You may also want to consult your local agricultural extension service. They’re a wealth of knowledge!