2015 Garden Calendar

Garden Calendars are full of helpful and educational information!

Office Information

WVU Extension Service
Wood County Office
1 Courthouse Square, Suite 408
Parkersburg, WV 26101-7500

Phone: 304-424-1960
Fax: 304-424-1967
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30-4:30
Driving Directions

WVU Serving all 55 of West Virginia’s Counties

WVU Extension Service provides programs in Agriculture and Natural Resources, 4-H Youth Development, Families and Health, and Community, Economic, and Workforce Development with support from West Virginia University faculty and staff. The Extension Service also maintains a historic special-mission campus at WVU Jackson’s Mill State 4-H Camp near Weston, WV.

To meet and support the needs of local people and communities, county faculty and staff involve local residents in developing and leading specific programs and activities.

Part of the National Cooperative Extension System

With more than 3,000 county offices in the USA, Extension is the local front door for many citizens to their state land-grant institutions. Extension knowledge can also be found online anytime, through eXtension, a Web portal to the nation’s largest educational and informational system staffed by Extension experts.

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Plan to Make Your Garden Better Than Ever

2015 Garden Calendar Sign

Planning – some of us love it, some of us try to ignore it. But one thing is for certain, planning makes any undertaking more productive and goes a long way toward eliminating wasted effort.

Planning is key for producing an abundant and successful garden. This year, look at WVU’s Garden Calendar articles early to learn what good garden planning entails before you start your garden.

From pointers on plant selection, location, and soil preparation to tips about seeds, garden upkeep, and harvesting, this information will help you make your gardening experience both satisfying and productive.

Each month’s illustration depicts examples of vegetables that can be harvested in that month. Whether it is potatoes you stored for a February harvest; gathering corn, apples, and tomatoes in late summer; or collecting kale in December – planning will help you reap an abundant garden year-round.

Don’t forget our bonus article at the end of the calendar introducing two unexpected vegetables that you can try this gardening season for something new.

As always, the “by the date” garden information will help remind you when certain gardening chores should be done. For best results do the tasks around the suggested date – within a few days, either way, usually will work. Some tasks have an even longer implementation range that will still give you good results.

However, if you have any questions about timing or other gardening concerns, please contact your county’s WVU Extension Service office.

Enjoy this year’s Garden Calendar and may you have an abundant harvest!


About Vegetable Varieties

An additional counterpart to the Garden Calendar is About Vegetable Varieties featuring common vegetables with helpful information about:

  • Vegetable varieties
  • Days to maturity
  • Descriptive remarks
  • Resistance

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