The Itch to Plant: How Early Is Too Early?
“It happens every year. The holiday ribbons are hardly packed away when the urges to plant start coming. When I go into the cool pantry to fetch oranges, I can almost hear little voices coming from my seed storage box, calling “Plant me! Plant me!” The itch to plant has no respect for the fact that winter has three months to go. At the same time, planting too early is fraught with pitfalls.”
Now that Christmas is over, who else is eagerly anticipating some time spent in the garden? While there are a variety of things that you can plant and grow in the wintertime, you still need to keep these guidelines in mind when the itch to get gardening sets in.