What to Plant in February

It’s February! That means it’s time for romance, chocolate, and squash!

Micanopy's Seed Library Catalog

Seed Library FAQ

Edibles to Plant in February

According to IFAS and the Farmer’s Almanac, February is the time to plant

  • Arugula
  • Beets
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Cantaloupes
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celery
  • Chinese Cabbage
  • Collards
  • Corn
  • Cucumbers
  • Eggplant
  • Endive
  • Kale
  • Kohlrabi
  • Lettuce
  • Mustard
  • Onion
  • Peas
  • Peppers
  • Potatoes
  • Radish
  • Spinach
  • Squash
  • Swiss Chard
  • Tomatoes
  • Turnip
  • Watermelon

Seed libraries are now available at 7 library locations: Alachua, Archer, Hawthorne, High Springs, Micanopy, Millhopper, and Tower Road. No library card is required to borrow seeds but if you’re interested in signing up for one, details can be found here. We have some excellent books on gardening we are happy to check out to you when you pick up your seeds!

Rodale's Basic Organic GardeningRodale's Basic Organic Gardening

The Vegetable Gardener's BibleThe Vegetable Gardener's Bible
(This title is also available on OverDrive)

The Flower Gardener's BibleThe Flower Gardener's Bible

Epic TomatoesEpic Tomatoes
(This title is also available on OverDrive)

Heirloom Vegetable GardeningHeirloom Vegetable Gardening

Saving Vegetable SeedsSaving Vegetable Seeds
(This title is also available on OverDrive)

We’d like to thank all those who’ve donated to the seed libraries in Alachua County. Recent donations have come from Garden Gate Nursery and Rural King, as well as several individual donations from seed library patrons. Thank you!

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Posted by NaomiB on February 4, 2019