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By Terry Rice and Duane Pitts
WSU Grant-Adams Master Gardeners 

Start planting your spring garden today

 

Last updated 3/1/2022 at 8:23am

Photos contributed by WSU Grant-Adams Master Gardeners

Various plants potted in horizontally cut plastic jugs filled with potting soil.

That's right! Now is the time to start planting your spring garden, especially if you like playing in dirt!

We know, it is still cold, with occasional snow, ice, and nasty weather. But, yes, it is time to plant a spring garden. And it's okay to get your hands in the soil at this time of year. Let us explain.

Many seeds need at least 90 days of cold to germinate. Instead of using your refrigerator to cold stratify your seeds during the winter or early spring plant those seeds outside. Here's how.

NEEDS. You will need the following:

· clear plastic jugs or translucent milk jugs without caps...



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