Tag Archives: Spring Vegetable Gardening

Spring Planting

Spring Planting by Wayne Bowman, Master Gardener. “In the spring I have counted one hundred and thirty-six different kinds of weather inside of four and twenty hours.” ~ Mark Twain Aside from the effects of Brother Clement’s weather, it’s never too early to plan this year’s garden. In our part of the country, we’re somewhere around six to eight weeks from the average date of the last frost. Note, I said AVERAGE! Last frost dates jump around like a cat on a hot stove. Last frosts have occured… Read More →

March Vegetable Gardening

March Vegetable Gardening by Byron Chitwood, Master Gardener. If you planted tomatoes, peppers and potatoes before the 14th of March, chances are that the vegetables suffered some frost damage.  I visited with a large nursery in Frisco yesterday and they said that people got in a hurry to plant these sorts of things because of the mild weather we were having.  I did have some tomato plants planted but they were in large pots and I have been putting in our warm garage overnight.  However, my potatoes were… Read More →