WHEN TO PLANT YOUR GARDEN VEGTIBLES?

Spring is here and one of the most cost efficient, healthy things you can do is plant your own fresh produce. If you are hesitant to garden because of space you may want to look at growing vegetables in containers or square foot gardening. Many communities are also developing “community gardens” so you may want to see if there is one in your area or contact your city and see if you could start one.

Once you choose to have a garden the question of when to plant comes in play. I found the following Iowa Growing Charts on www.almanac.com .