When is a good time to plant......

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I am a new gardener. Never was good at it growing up, but thought I would give it a try now that I am older.
Now I am wondering what I should be planting.
I planted a few different types of tomato that failed miserably. But the ones I put in my topsy turvy are producing fine.
My okra is beautiful. But my squash, bell peppers, and eggplant are withered or still not producing.
When is a good time to plant these?
And also, when is a good time to plant potatoes? Carrots? Turnips?
I'm trying to understand the almanac, but, it's a hard read!
Any help would be appreciated.

Mary :-}

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Joined: 2009-08-07
Well, the first question

Well, the first question would be to know what zone you live in?

YB
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Joined: 2009-08-07
To help you find your Zone..

Go to this site and type in your Zip Code. this will give you your zone.

http://www.jacksonandperkins.com/gardening/MP/zonemap

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Joined: 2013-05-10
I would suggest that the best

I would suggest that the best time to plant would be around March time to allow you to get a good summer crop.

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Joined: 2013-07-01
Fall cold crops

Its time to start fall cold crops....if that helps....

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