Updated: 04/18/2018 4:27 PM | Print Story |  Email

Spring Gardening Tips

Home and Garden Expert, Larry Pfarr has been swamped with spring planting questions. He shares his “ 6 dos and one important don’t” for your garden.

Do
Be patient
Stay off lawns until the soil isn’t spongy
Put down crabgrass control later than usual
Seed lawns once you can walk on soil
Plant cool season crops such as lettuce
As soon as snow melts, plant pansies and other cool weather flowers

Don’t
Plant warm-season crops
The soil must be warmed to about 60 degrees with night temps around 55 degrees.

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