Backyard Produce Department
Grow a garden and save money on your grocery bill. Whether you have a small container or a large bed, the experts at Sunset can show you how easy it is to grow vegetables and herbs at home.
One of Sunset's editors once observed: "Starting a garden is like catching a train. If you’re late, you miss it."
Our chart shows when to plant so you'll be on track for fall and winter harvests. You can start cool-season vegetables from seeds if you sow early enough, or set out transplants later in the season.