Zone 9 Planting Guide: When To Plant Vegetables In Zone 9 Gardens

Rows Of Vegetables In The Garden
zone 9 veggies
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The weather is mild in USDA plant hardiness zone 9, and gardeners can grow nearly any delicious vegetable without worry of hard winter freezes. However, because the growing season is longer than most areas of the country and you can plant nearly year-round, establishing a zone 9 planting guide for your climate is essential. Read on for tips on planting a zone 9 vegetable garden.

When to Plant Vegetables in Zone 9

The growing season in zone 9 typically lasts from late February to early December. Planting season extends all the way to the end of the year if the days are mostly sunny. In light of those very garden-friendly parameters, here is a month-by-month guide that will carry you through an entire year of planting a zone 9 vegetable garden.

Zone 9 Planting Guide

Vegetable gardening for zone 9 takes place nearly year-round. Here is a general guideline for planting vegetables in this warm climate.

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Mary H. Dyer
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A Credentialed Garden Writer, Mary H. Dyer was with Gardening Know How in the very beginning, publishing articles as early as 2007.