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By Alexandra Fitzgerald
The Times 

March in the Garden

Homegrown produce is on the horizon, but don't wait too long to start your seed!

 

March 11, 2021

Alexandra Fitzgerald

Buff the cat is very proud of his chard and brussel sprout starts.

Every year, spring sneaks up on me. February plunks along at a snail's pace, we get a few feet of snow, and I think there is plenty of time yet before spring. Then the snow melts off, and the yellow crocus are in full bloom less than a week later, and I realize I'm already behind. Every year never fails.

Word to the wise; if you're planning on growing some of your veggies from seed this year, you better purchase those seeds quickly. A somewhat positive trend from the pandemic is a huge surge in home gardening. The drawback is that many of the most popular varieties sell out quickly (my...



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