What grows best and when? These are vegetables to plant in your garden in Charlotte, Piedmont

Gardening for a bargain

If you want to grow your own food in North Carolina, you’re in luck: Moderate temperatures allow for year-round gardening.

You just need to know what to plant when.

NC State University Cooperative Extension created a chart that explains specifically which vegetable to grow when across the state. Just make sure you don’t start planting outside until after April 15 —when the freeze risk is mostly dissipated in the area, according to experts.

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Below, you can find a breakdown of what to grow in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, which includes Charlotte.