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get behind me seitan!
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stuff to plant in feb and march

Now's the low desert planting time for a lot of stuff! you can still plant a spring crop of garbanzo beans, peas, lentils, faba beans, wheat till the end of february.

Good vegetables to plant now are common beans, long bean, beets, carrots, chiles, corn, cucumbers, melons, watermelons, chives, green onions, spinach, swiss chard, tomatoes, turnips, sugarsnap and snow peas, radishes and there's still time for fast maturing varieties of greens, chinese greens, broccoli, lettuce and mescaline and cabbage. now's the time to transplant tomatoes, asparagus, potatoes and artichokes.

You can also plant chamomile, parsley, cilantro, dill, lavender.

Flowers to plant now include begonias, rain lilies, geraniums, dianthus(edible), iceland poppies, johny-jump-ups(all of which like the shade) marigolds, zinnias, cosmos, globe amaranth, mexican sunflower, salvias, verbena, celosia, portulaca, geraniums, and nasturtiums(edible).

In March you can plant warm weather vegetable such as squashes, common beans, long bean, chiles, corn, cucumbers, melons, watermelons, amaranth, cotton, black-eyed-peas, gourds, herbs, sorghums, sunflower, okra, eggplant, tobacco, and tomatillo. March is the time for most herbs such as sage, thyme, mints, epazote, tansy, thyme, and lemonbalm.
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