Using a thermometer to monitor the soil takes the guess work out of when to plant vegetables.
This publication discusses the many types of fertilizers and soil amendments available for organic plant production. Fertilizer formulations, nutrient availability, and application practices for common organic products are also explained. While the primary focus is on building and maintaining fertile soil, information about how to protect soil and water resources in this context is included.
Plant spinach when soil is cool, then other heat-tolerant greens in the summer.
Wait until your soil warms up about 70 degrees to plant cucumbers.
A few days of sunny weather isn't enough to warm the soil
You don't need soil to grow a productive garden
OSU Extension master gardener educates people about underused vegetables
If you have trouble getting other green beans to germinate in early May because of cold soil, try planting a patch of scarlet runner beans first before your pole and bush green beans.