By Mindy McIntosh-Shetter
I have always associated the start of spring not by what is on the calendar but what I plant in the garden.
The planting of fresh spinach, and Bibb lettuce along with green onions has always marked the start of spring on my planting calendar.
But planting the first spring bed requires some tricks of the trade.
These beauties are easy to grow and are a vegetable to start with if you are a beginning vegetable gardener. I have never planted green onions in any area they did not grow.
A loamy soil mixed with compost is perfect. They can also be planted in containers but regardless of where you plant them there does exist a trick of the trade.
This trick goes against Read the rest of this entry »