April 12, 2011 :: Posted by - davidhimot :: Category - Arugula
, Broad Beans
, Broadcast Sowing
, Cold Frame
, Garden Structures
, Raised Bed
, Swiss Chard
So I let this domain lapse and had several people ask that I continue to post. I must say that it was quite gratifying. Anyhow, I had a discussion a couple of days ago with someone about what to plant this time of year. Well this is pretty early in the spring to plant anything that isn’t hardy. So here is a list of plants to put in during the early spring when frost is bound to visit.
Lettuce – most varieties are good
Broad Bean – Fava Beans
All of these plants will do great in the cold climates. If you want to make them grow quickly you can cover them with a duche of some sort. Or start them in a hot house or cold frame. If you do get them from the nursery put them in the cold frame to harden them off as they are pretty tender and may be damaged by frost.
Myself I just broadcast seeded, throw seeds everywhere, recently tilled beds. Regular water and a little bit of mother natures love and the spring crop should be a 8 weeks away.