Plant Spring Seedlings Now
OSU Extension Service Urban Horticulturist Weston Miller showed Helen how to jump-start spring by sprouting seeds indoors.
• Use a soil thermometer to determine the right time to plant. Cool season crop seeds germinate quickly and transplants start growing rapidly when the soil temperature is about 50 degrees F, which usually occurs in late March – Early April. That is a great time to seed peas, carrots, beets, greens and potatoes and to transplant crops like lettuce, broccoli, and chard.
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