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Your Ultimate Garden Planting Guide

Gearing up for this garden season? Whether you’re a lifelong gardener or just taking up a new hobby, knowing the best planting schedules for your region is key to a thriving garden. And lucky for you, we've got all the insider tips for Zone 7a right here!

First things first, let's talk about what makes Zone 7a so special. According to the USDA Hardiness Zone Map, Zone 7a experiences mild winters and relatively long growing seasons, making it perfect for a wide variety of plants to thrive. Don’t live local to The Bloomery? Visit the USDA website for an interactive map to find your hardiness zone. Simply input your zip code, and you'll get personalized recommendations tailored to your specific growing zone. It couldn't be any easier!

Now, let's dive into the good stuff – planting schedules! Here's a quick rundown of when to plant some of your favorite flowers, vegetables, and herbs in Zone 7a:


- Early Spring (March-April): Daffodils, Tulips, Pansies

- Late Spring (May-June): Roses, Peonies, Lilies

- Summer (June-July): Zinnias, Sunflowers, Marigolds


- Early Spring (March-April): Lettuce, Spinach, Radishes

- Late Spring (May-June): Tomatoes, Peppers, Cucumbers

- Summer (June-July): Beans, Squash, Corn


- Early Spring (March-April): Parsley, Cilantro, Chives

- Late Spring (May-June): Basil, Sage, Thyme

- Summer (June-July): Rosemary, Mint, Lavender

You're ready to get busy gardening now! With this handy planting guide and the power of technology at your fingertips, you'll be well on your way to creating the garden of your dreams!

Did You Know?

The Bloomery sells and ships are large variety of plants, vegetables, and herbs on our website! These can be shipped to

anywhere in the continental U.S.! Get your garden going with

plants shipped straight to your door from the best voted nursery

in Western Kentucky for multiple years!

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