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  • Mon–Sat.: 8:00am–5:00pm
  • Sun: Closed
401 Crain Highway S.
Glen Burnie, MD 21061
410-766-6877

Growing Cool Season Crops in Your Garden

Vegetables need either warm or cool weather to be able to survive. If you have a garden in Glen Burnie, Maryland, the time to plant your cool season crops is now.

Growing cool season vegetables in the early spring has many benefits. In the early spring, there aren’t too many insects or other pests around that will destroy your crops which will yield a better harvest.Boy gardening with grandfather, portrait

What are cool weather vegetables?

  • Salad vegetables
  • Kale
  • Chard
  • Onion – shallots, leaks
  • Cabbage – broccoli, cauliflower

The best way to ensure all of your crops make it to harvesting, the best way to start them is indoors in Glen Burnie. You want to plant them in the soil though about two months before the last frost arrives. Make sure to warm the soil before planting in your garden to ensure your vegetables are protected from late season cold temperatures.

Many of the cool weather vegetables will survive a light frost, but be sure to tend for them in case a major cold snap does come back and threaten your vegetables.

Planting cool season crops in your garden is the best way to keep your dinner table full of hearty vegetables.

Our full list of gardening tips in Glen Burnie includes:

About Evergreen Genes

In 1954, Evergreen Gene’s opened its doors in Glen Burnie, MD. The store functioned as a garden center that offered landscaping, lawn maintenance and hardscaping services. When you walk into our store, the selection of trees, flowers and other shrubbery will amaze you. Our inventory has anything that a horticulturist like yourself could possibly want.

Evergreen Gene’s is conveniently located at 401 Crain Highway South, Glen Burnie, and is open during regular business hours. We are always happy to speak with our customers, so do not hesitate to give us a call at 410-766-6877.

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Source:

http://www.burpee.com/vegetables/start-your-garden-with-cool-season-vegetables-article10826.html

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