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As Winter Finally Melts Away, Here Are The Top 10 Best Veggies To Grow In Early Spring

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As the last frost days wane and the ground thaws, it’s time to turn your attention back to your beloved garden.

Early spring is a golden opportunity for gardeners to get a head start on the growing season because this period isn’t just about shaking off the winter chill– it’s also about planning and prepping for the months ahead.

Certain veggies thrive in the cool, damp days of early spring, too, making them perfect candidates for early planting. So, here are some of our top picks for early spring gardening.

Beets

Beets are not just known for their vibrant color and sweet, earthy flavor. They are also champions of the cool spring weather.

These root vegetables can be planted as soon as the soil is workable, thriving in the chilly weather of early spring.

For the best results, plant beet seeds one inch apart and about half an inch deep in well-drained soil. You should also ensure they receive plenty of sunlight and keep the soil consistently moist for a bountiful harvest.

Lettuce

The quintessential salad green, lettuce, thrives in the cool, forgiving temperatures of early spring. It’s also a fast grower, which means you’ll be harvesting fresh leaves in no time.

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