Topeka, KS

Spring vegetable planting guide for Topeka, KS: What to grow and when

Carla Paton

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If you're looking to add some fresh, homegrown vegetables to your diet this spring and summer, you've come to the right place. This little guide will tell you what you need to know about planting vegetables in Topeka, KS. So whether you're a veteran green thumb or a complete novice, this guide will help you get your vegetable garden off to a terrific start.

Topeka is known for its hot summers, so it's important to plant heat-loving vegetables like tomatoes, peppers, and squash. These can all be planted in early May or after the last frost has passed. You can find seeds and plants for all of these vegetables at your local nursery or garden center. Some other vegetables that grow well in Topeka are carrots, radishes, peas, and potatoes. The best time to plant these is late April or early May.

If you're searching for something new or different to grow, consider trying okra, eggplant, or artichokes. These vegetables can be planted in mid-May. Okra and eggplant seeds can be found at most nurseries and garden centers, but you may have to order artichoke plants online.

No matter what vegetables you decide to grow, remember to give them plenty of sunshine and water, and you'll be well on your way to a bountiful harvest. It is also important to space your seeds or plants correctly. Try this great garden spacing guide.

Happy planting!

What are some of your favorite Kansas vegetables to grow in the spring? Please let us know in the comments.

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