by Connie Oswald Stofko
We still have wintry weather in Western New York, but you can begin sowing seeds now–or soon–for cool weather vegetables.
As their name implies, cool weather vegetables can withstand cooler temperatures in the air and soil. That means you can transplant cool weather seedlings outside weeks earlier than you can for tender vegetables, such as tomatoes and peppers.
In a previous article, Patti Jablonski-Dopkin, general manager of Urban Roots Cooperative Garden Market, 428 Rhode Island St., Buffalo, lays out what you need to know to get started.