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VEGETABLE GROWING GUIDE Beginner’s edition Northern New York TABLE OF CONTENTS Asparagus Beans Beets Bok Choy Broccoli Brussels Sprouts Beans, Bush and Pole Cabbage Carrots Cauliflower Corn Cucumber Garlic Leeks Lettuce Melons Onions Peas Peppers Potatoes Radish Spinach Summer Squash Tomato Watermelon Winter Squash Diseases Pests Beneficial Insects Resources, Acknowledgements This Northern NY Growing Guide is a summary of just some of the information available on Cornell’s Home Gardening Web site: http://www.gardening.cornell.edu/homegardening/scene0391.html For complete growing information visit the Web site and consult the resources listed on the last page of this booklet. Tips • Avoid frost pockets as late killing frosts will damage spears. • For highest yields, plant all-male hybrids, such as the Jersey series from Rutgers Uni-versity (Jersey Giant, Jersey King, Jersey Knight). • If using older varieties, such as Martha Washington, you can identify the less pro-ductive female plant...