Regional Gardening Guide - Zone 3-4
February 1 to February 28-- Discover what you should be doing right now. Our experts share gardening advice, techniques, news, and ideas to make your garden the best ever.
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Lisa Colburn is a crazy gardener, great cook and author of The Maine Garden Journal.
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1.) Planting a vegetable garden this season.
1. Grow your own food with a little bit of planning.
2.) Guarantee success with your first vegetable garden.
2. Start with easy to grow plants
Salad GreensWith a mix of distinct, rich flavors and cold-hardy varieties, salad greens make perfect cool-season crops for your garden. Choose from our fast-growing lettuce, increasingly popular microgreens, appe
ScallionsBrowse our selection of high yield scallion seeds and other quality vegetable seeds available from Burpee seeds. Scallions, or green onions, are an essential ingredient in many gourmet dishes. Both the stalks and small bulbs are excellent either cooked or eaten raw in salads and dips. Scallion seeds in stock at Burpee.
3.) Learn to start your own plants from seed.
3. Starting your own plants from seed is easy and rewarding.
4.) Start these seeds by the end of February.
4. Start long-maturing plants from seed by the end of February or the beginning of March.
GeraniumsDepend on annual geraniums for big, vivid color in your beds and containers all summer long. Plant hardy geraniums for long-lasting beauty- as ground covers, front-of-the-border perennials and foliage
5.) What do you need to be successful with seed-starting?
5. A few basic supplies are all you need to start seeds at home.