Every year, on Good Friday, people crowd their local garden shops in order to buy tomato, cucumber and pepper plants. And then again, as soon as you flip the calendar to August, gardeners are purchasing their fall plants such as broccoli, cabbage and collards. So what's wrong with this?
Plenty. There is plenty wrong with this. Good Friday 2018 fell on March 30th. That week saw night temperatures from the twenties to the thirties. The temperatures at night need to be no lower than fifty degrees for almost two weeks in order for the ground temperatures to rise.
It is very easy to get the early planting bug. Everyone's grandma planted on Good Friday. It's almost a law in So