Attention Vegetable Gardeners!!! It’s Time to Plant Cool Weather Vegetable Seeds

In Madison, April 15th is generally considered the first day to plant cool weather vegetable seeds. Such plants as: Beets, Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Carrots, Collard Greens, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lettuce, Onion sets, Peas, Radish, Swiss Chard and Turnip all do well at this time of the season.

Keep in mind that the soil needs to be relatively dry to plant seeds. If not, there is a greater chance that the cool, wet conditions will cause the seeds to rot before they have   a chance to germinate.

If your planting conditions aren’t quite ready just savor the anticipation of planting the first seeds of the season.

Remember in a short amount of time you’ll be able to harvest the fruits of your labor and that is certainly worth the effort and anticipation.


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Madison 2013 Spring Leaf and Garden Waste Collection

Madison 2013 Spring Leaf and Garden Waste Collection has been delayed until April 15th. Originally collection had been scheduled for April 1st however due to the persistence of snow covered yards it has been postponed.

Brush collection began on April 1st and will continue until mid October. Brush collection corresponds to the same day of the week that refuse is collected in your area.

These City of Madison links are helpful.,

There is a free app for your smart phone called “My Waste” that has waste collection times and information for your area.

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