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Gardening season will soon be here! The spring snowfalls are slowing down the process a bit so don’t be in a rush to get those plants in just yet!

Here is a handy guide to use to determine when plants can be planted based on soil temperature:

60 degrees: Tomatoes, corn, cabbage, turnip, spinach, radishes, lettuce, beets

65 degrees: Cucumbers, peppers, most flowers

70 degrees and up: Squash, beans, melons, pumpkins

The best way to check the soil temperature is use a soil thermometer. Just stick the thermometer into the ground a few inches and let it sit for 10 minutes. Once you have a reading you’ll know how warm your ground is!

While we may not be master gardeners we do love helping with your home projects! Have a project on your mind? Let us help!