Grow Your Own: A Vegetable Garden How-To Guide

Your Guide to Homegrown Fruits & Veggies

The days are getting longer, you’ve put your heavy coat away for
another year and that frozen tundra out back is beginning to resemble
your yard again. That’s right … spring is finally here and that means
it’s time to get your home garden going!


March and April are typically the best months to begin your vegetable garden as this is the time when the “last frost” occurs in most parts of the country. The last frost
date will vary depending on your location but it’s important to use it
as a guideline. If the soil is too cold, germination (early growth of
the seeds) is slowed; this makes the seeds vulnerable to fungus and
other diseases.

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