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Time to prepare, protect your seedlings | Tilling Times


Last updated 4/28/2021 at 2:14pm

It's nearly May and temperatures are improving. If you've planted seeds that do well in cold weather, such as lettuce, broccoli, radishes or spinach, you should have sprouts or may even be close to harvesting. Here are a few tips to consider:

Thinning – Seedlings growing too close together need to be thinned. Think of the size of the vegetable you hope to harvest. For example, if it's a beet that will grow to three inches in diameter, the beet top needs to be in the center of a three-inch space. It feels bad to pull out plants that look healthy, but it's necessary for a successful garden....

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