5 Vegetables for Early-Spring Planting

If your inner gardener can’t wait to ditch the snow boots for garden clogs, rejoice, for planting season is upon us. Too cold, you say? Not for crops like lettuce, peas, and spinach, which grow best in the cool soil and air of early spring. Plant them in the next few weeks, and you’ll enjoy homegrown vegetables before Memorial Day.

Start from seed or buy transplants. Transplants are faster, but seed lets you choose the varieties you want. The ground should be thawed, and the soil t…

If your inner gardener can’t wait to ditch the snow boots for garden clogs, rejoice, for planting season is upon us. Too cold, you say? Not for crops like lettuce, peas, and spinach, which grow best in the cool soil and air of early spring. Plant them in the next few weeks, and you’ll enjoy homegrown vegetables before Memorial Day.

Start from seed or buy transplants. Transplants are faster, but seed lets you choose the varieties you want. The ground should be thawed, and the soil t…

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