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It's time to gear up for spring planting.

Daffodil mixed with tulips. (Photo by Lynn Ketchum.)

We bring good news for those of you itching to get dirt under your fingernails once more.

Fetch your tools and coordinate your planting schedule with research-based advice from the Oregon State University Extension Service. Start by scanning the monthly calendar.

Soil thermometer. (Photo by OSU's EESC.)

Make sure the soil is warm enough before you dig in with beans.

Beans. (Photo by Lynn Ketchum.)

If you're new to vegetable gardening, follow these tips.

Raised bed cloche. (Photo by Sam Angima)

It's a great time of year to plant cool-season crops such as cabbage.

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OSU Extension Gardening eNews, April 2014, Volume 13, No. 2


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