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    March Vegetable Garden Roundup

    Sowing seed in the garden

    March is the month to start growing vegetables in earnest. Seed starting can begin outdoors in mild regions and indoors in cold regions. There are still six to eight weeks, maybe even ten weeks before warm-season plants can go into the garden in most cool- and cold-winter regions, but now, or soon, is the time […] More

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    Seed Starting Vegetables in March

    Biodegradable pots

    To get a head start on the growing season, start your vegetable seeds indoors. Cold soil and unsettled weather will challenge seeds sown directly in the garden in early spring. Cool-season crops that are the easiest to start from seed indoors are broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, leeks, and lettuce. Warm-season crops to start indoors […] More

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    March Garden in the Southern Hemisphere

    Tomato harvest

    Autumn will arrive in the Southern Hemisphere–Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Argentina, Uruguay, and Chile–on March 20. Here’s a roundup of planting, harvesting, and things to do during March in the Southern Hemisphere. Plant Autumn Crops Cool-season crops should be planted as soon as possible: beetroot Brussels sprouts, carrots, cauliflower, endive, leek, parsley, parsnip, potatoes, […] More

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    March Harvest in the Southern Hemisphere

    March is harvest time in the Southern Hemisphere. Autumn will come officially in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Argentina, Uruguay, and Chile on March 21. Beans are harvesting now. Tomatoes, cucumbers, and corn can be picked now. Your potato harvest can begin as soon as the foliage dies back. Pumpkins can be cut with the […] More

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    March Planting In The Southern Hemisphere

    Fall is just a week away in the Southern Hemisphere, so now is the last chance to get fall and winter crops into the garden before the cool weather arrives. Autumn weather in the Southern Hemisphere—Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Argentina, Uruguay and Chile—lasts from March until early June. Planting while the weather is still […] More