Whenever I want a tasty, healthy salad, all I have to do is head for my backyard salad bar. My wife and I planted several different types of lettuce and spinach in containers this year. This makes it a little easier to manage and keep track of what is growing.
The weather forecast calls for warm conditions through Memorial Day weekend, so it looks like it is safe to get your gardens planted. I have a garden at my home and another one at the radio station. We put plants that we started from seed in our home garden yesterday.
Despite the fact that our weather has returned to seasonal form for mid-April, it's okay to plant certain cold-hardy crops. One of my favorites is peas! Peas grow quickly (4-8 weeks) and you can plant them in the spring and the fall.
If you're like me, and like to plant lots of vegetables and fruits, you're probably wondering, "Is it too early to plant my garden?" For most of us in Michigan, the answer is "yes." With a few qualifications. First, this has been an abnormally warm year. The calendar shows that…