Gardening Basics

Top 10 Rules for Spring Gardening

Help ensure your garden's success by heeding these dos and don'ts.

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Check seed packages for the number of days to harvest. Plant cool-season plants such as peas, onions, Swiss chard, spinach and lettuce in early spring so they mature before hot weather arrives. Delay planting warm-weather crops until you're safely past the last spring frost and the soil has warmed sufficiently.

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