There may be no force in the
natural world more difficult to contain than the avid gardener awaiting the
arrival of spring! With the official start of spring on March 21, people are
anxious to take advantage of the first balmy day to dig and plant, eager to
reap their brightly-blooming rewards. While some cold-tolerant varieties may be
planted in early spring, much Mid-South planting should wait until after the average
frost date, April 15.
With this in mind,...