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November: What to plant in Northern California and Central Valley areas

Post  PNG_Grandma on 11/5/2011, 3:15 pm

Well, here we are again, the beginning of a new month! Hmmm, a few days into the new month, yeah, I'm late again!! Rolling Eyes
Here in the Central Valley we can plant quite a variety, and here's a quote from another thread...
@shannon1 wrote:
Colder temperatures (26-31F) may burn the foliage of, but will not kill, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, chard, lettuce, mustard, onion, radish, beets and leeks. In fact, some of these crops, as well as parsnips, Jerusalem artichokes and brussels sprouts actually produce the best flavor when they have had a touch of frost!
For gardeners located in warmer climates, you may find that crops such as spinach, lettuce, parsnips, carrots, parsley, kale and leeks may survive all winter long.
Thanks, Shannon1 !

Here is what we can plant this month:

Asparagus Plant in garden, or plant as crowns.
Harvest from 24 months

Chinese cabbage (also Wong bok, wong nga pak) Sow direct in the garden.
Harvest from March.

Pak Choy Sow in garden.
Harvest from February.

Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola) Sow in garden.
Harvest from February.

We can still plant a lot of the stuff from last month! Just keep remembering, we're in this unique micro-climate in the northern Central Valley, with all the moisture blowing in from the Delta. Take a look at what I posted for last month's planting guide for more ideas..

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