Some garden plants love cool weather. The gardening books say you can plant lettuce and peas “as soon as the soil can be worked.” I have never started my garden in March before, but the soil can now be worked, so yesterday I put the peas and some lettuce in.
It is a bit scary planting so early, but it has always worked out for me before, although the earliest I have previously planted was April 6th (last year), and that was unusually early. In 2013, I planted the peas on April 23rd.
The peas are now in the ground so all I can do now is wait with my fingers crossed.
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