The ongoing arrival of seed catalogs is reminding me that no matter how cold it is outside, now’s the time to start planning the garden. This week’s Twice as Tasty column for the Flathead Beacon has a decidedly local spin, mentioning local sources for seed and local farms offering community-supported agriculture (CSA) shares. If you live outside the area, take these as reminders to look out your own back door for local seed and produce resources before they sell out. According to Axiom’s 2022 garden survey, 62% of respondents plan to plant more this year.
Narrowing down the choices of what to plant can be as challenging as finding time to tend the garden all season. Read on to find out how I try to resist planting more than I can manage.
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