Tips From the Potting Bench (Time to Till?)

Is it time? That’s the big question in the spring garden. Is it time to rototill, is it time to plant this or that? These are the burning existential questions on every gardener’s mind these days. I’m not one to jump the gun and in most years I caution folks to wait until at least Mother’s Day if not Memorial Day before putting in their precious tomatoes and peppers, melons, summer and winter squashes, cukes, beans and corn. This years feels different though, I can’t explain it in any rational terms I just get the feeling the time is now. Read More →