Northwest offers opportunities for a long growing season | Tilling Times
Last updated 3/31/2021 at 11:56am
We don't want to throw cold water on anyone's garden dreams, but some restraint may serve you well. When you see blooming plants for sale or seed packets glowing with tasty-looking vegetables, it's tempting to dive right in. But if you plant some crops too early, and your plants die or your seeds never germinate, you may reinforce your belief that you "can't garden."
The Northwest offers ample rainfall, good soil, and moderate temperatures for a long growing season. As you plan your gardening year, think in terms of three waves of plants: cool weather crops (lettuce, carrots, cabbage), wa...