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November Planting Guide

November 04, 2000|JULIE BAWDEN DAVIS

November is the last busy month in the garden before early spring. Although some days may be chilly and overcast, many days are warm, sunny and perfect for gardening.

This is a good month to clean up the garden and add collected debris to the compost pile.

A wide variety of cool-season vegetables and flowers thrive in November weather, including the following:

FLOWERS

Alyssum

Aster

Bachelor's button

Bromeliad

Calendula

California poppy

Carnation

Chrysanthemum

Cyclamen

Delphinium

Dianthus

English primrose

Forget-me-not

Foxglove

Geranium

Iceland poppy

Impatiens

Flowering kale

Lantana

Larkspur

Lupine

Nasturtium

Nemesia

Pansy

Scabiosa

Snapdragon

Schizanthus

Stock

Sweet pea

Sweet violet

Viola

Wildflowers

VEGETABLES

Artichoke

Arugula

Asparagus

Beet

Bok choy

Broccoli

Brussels sprouts

Cabbage

Carrot

Cauliflower

Celery

Chinese cabbage

Collards

Cornsalad

Cress

Endive

Escarole

Garlic

Horseradish

Kale

Kohlrabi

Leek

Lettuce

Mesclun

Mibuna

Mizuna

Mustard greens

Onion

Parsnip

Pea

Potato

Radish

Rhubarb

Rutabaga

Salsify

Spinach

Strawberry

Swiss chard

Turnip

BULBS and TUBERS

Allium

Anemone

Calla lily

Crocus (prechilled 8 weeks)

Daffodil

Dutch iris

Freesia

Gladiolus

Grape hyacinth

Hyacinth (prechilled 8 weeks)

Lily

Muscari

Narcissus

Ranunculus

Scilla

Tulip (prechilled 8 weeks)

Watsonia

HERBS

Bay laurel

Chamomile

Chervil

Chive

Cilantro

Dill

Mint

Oregano

Parsley

Rosemary

Sage

Salad burnet

Sweet marjoram

Winter savory

Thyme

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