Can you smell it? Spring is in the air and it smells like mud. Lovely mud.
A regional gardening calender for the month of March can give you general tips on what to plant and what to wait for, but spring in the garden is unpredictable and won't be hurried. Gardeners will have to use some common sense. Take advantage of warm days, but don't trust your coddled seedlings to a weather report. And try not to do too much walking on wet soil. That will only compact it and make it harder for plant roots to breathe and grow. Here are some reminders of what you can be doing in the garden in March, now that winter is on its last legs.
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