Spring planting ideas

Here we are, another day, another snow storm in the Black Hills. I think it's safe to say that most of the residents in Western South Dakota are ready to see the first signs of spring.

With warmer weather on the horizon, we encourage our customers to start planning their spring landscaping ideas and organizing their flower and produce planting list. If you aren't sure where to start this spring, don't worry. Below is a list of spring planting ideas based on our experience of landscaping in the Black Hills.


  • Onion
  • Broccoli
  • Potatoes
  • Carrots
  • Lettuce
  • Spinach
  • Beets
  • Kale
  • Cabbage
  • Celery
  • Peas


  • Melons
  • Blueberries
  • Strawberries
  • Cherries
  • Raspberries


  • Bloodroot
  • Lilac
  • Grape Hyacinth
  • Daffodil
  • Tulip
  • Pansy
  • Summer Snowflake
  • Double Rockrose

Planting Tip

It is best to start your planting your spring crop indoors six to eight weeks before the expected last frost date for the year. After the last of the frost and when the night low temperatures stay above 40 degrees, you can start planting your crop outdoors.

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