Is it snowing outside yet you are already making plans for the garden? Are you busy browsing the seed catalogs and making your list of new and old varieties you gotta plant? Let’s look at the earliest spring crops you can plant. They are cold hardy and many enjoy a light frost because it converts starch into sugar and sweetens them up. Cool season crops offer early harvests and delicious fresh produce.
These crops need cool temperatures to germinate, grow, develop fruit, and mature. Once the heat sets in the quality and taste of these crops declines. Here are the things that you need to remember.