Karla Kean TSU Horticulture Agent gives Gardening Tips

Planning – and growing – a vegetable garden this spring

11:08 PM, Apr. 9, 2012

CLARKSVILLE, TENN.— The time is getting ripe to plant vegetable seedlings, but with one caveat: They have to be the right vegetables.

Yes, many people dream of having a kitchen garden from which they can mine peppers and tomatoes for salsa, tomatoes and cilantro for gazpacho and lettuces for summer salads. And certainly those people can plan. But for those who want something in the ground, right now, the cold weather vegetables are the safe bet.

Karla Kean is a Montgomery County horticulture extension agent for the Tennessee State University cooperate extension.

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