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You Still Have Time to Plant Veggies | South Regional Report

Marketmore cucumbers. Photo: Steve Aitken

As hyped up as some people get in April about gardening in the South, you would think by late May you should have your gardening household in order. For those of us who work in the horticulture industry, April and early May slip by so quickly we hardly have time to worry about our own gardens. With a jam-packed spring schedule, it would be rare to see me plant much of a veggie garden until the latter half of May.

Even with June quickly approaching, you still have time to get edibles into the ground and reap a fruitful harvest. In fact, planting out a little bit later can even help with certain crops. So if you have been slow-playing spring, now is the time to get moving.

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