Now is the time to get serious about planting a spring vegetable garden! Vegetables that produce during the spring months are known as cool season crops, meaning they can tolerate some frost but do not like hot weather and should therefore be planted outside now to harvest before the heat of summer. Many cool season vegetables are currently readily available as seed or plants from local garden centers. These include broccoli, garden peas, carrots, cabbage, and lettuce. Before you plant, be sure to follow these tips to ensure you grow a healthy and bountiful vegetable garden this spring.
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