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By Phyllis Both
Contributing Writer 

Sauk County Gardener


April 19, 2018

“It was so cold today that I saw a dog chasing a cat, and the dog was walking,” - M. Rivers

Winter simply refuses to leave this year.  Snow depth is still a couple of inches in some of our areas and the ground is still frozen and too cold to plant at the usual time. As of now, planting is delayed about two weeks. I hope to start planting cool season crops (beets, broccoli, cabbage, horseradish, all greens, chard, spinach, kale, and radish) about April 20, but we have to see what Mother Nature has in store for us.

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