The Best Time to Plan Your Garden Is Winter

Even if it’s snowing outside your window or it’s absurdly cold outside, now is the time to think about your garden.

The Michigan State University expansion shares this quote from Liberty Hyde Bailey (founder of the Expansion Service in the 1800s):

A garden is half created when it is well planned. The best gardener is the one who does the most gardening around the winter fire.

This is a good time to decide what you want to grow and order the seeds you need, test the soil and deal with those weeds. The first gardener? Here are some of the easiest vegetables to grow .

Garden Checklist: Plan Your Garden Now | Expansion of Michigan State University


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