The Ryahlie Garden

What to do in March for your Vegetable Garden

What to do in MARCH for your Vegetable Garden | Spring Time!

Do you know what to do each month when it comes to your Vegetable Garden? I didn’t when I first started to grow food, so here are some tips on things I’ve learned to do in March for the success of your Vegetable Garden. I will be posting a video on this series each month so come back for more tips! My goal is to help you have an abundance of home grown food.
***Check out February if you missed it here***

Make sure to check for your average last frost date here by plugging in your zip code.  My last frost date is March 9th and I garden in zone 9a.


  1. Clean (Patio, Raised Beds, Hanging Baskets, pull weeds)
    1. Also your Bird Houses
      1. Find the one I have here
  2. Prune before Spring growth (non-flowering)
  3. Plant flowers (annuals & perennials)
  4. Fertilize
    1. My favorite fertilizers are here
  5. Start Indoor seeds
  6. Harden Indoor seedlings
  7. Mulch
  8. Drip irrigation
    1. (check out this video on how I installed mine)


  1. Containers (for container gardens)
  2. Trellises (or make your own)
  3. Roses
  4. Milkweed (for butterfly garden)
  5. Raspberries
  6. Strawberries
  7. Blueberries
  8. AsparagusBulbs


  1. Potatoes – 3 wks BLF (95-110 days to harvest). Again in August
  2. Garlic – you can still plant (you just wont get very large bulbs)
  3. Lettuce
  4. Kale
  5. Kohl Rabi
  6. Mustards
  7. Nasturtiums
  8. Onions
  9. Peas
  10. Radishes
  11. Spinach
  12. Tomatoes
  13. Turnips
  14. Zucchini
  15. Arugula
  16. Beets
  17. Bok Choy
  18. Broccoli
  19. Cabbage
  20. Carrots
  21. Cauliflower
  22. Celery
  23. Collards
  24. Cucumbers
  25. Eggplant
  26. Herbs


Daylight savings is Sunday, March 14th and Spring starts Saturday, March 20th and goes through Sunday, June 20th.  

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