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Zone 5: direct seed spring cool weather crops

Fairly new to cool weather crops... I rarely have my act together in time to get them in the ground and this year was no exception. I have lettuce that is coming up from last years random seeds... so that was a nice bonus... :-) unfortunately, I didn't get to plant additional lettuce, spinach, radishes, peas, beets and carrots.

My first question - When do you direct sow these seeds in the spring? I'm going to put an alert on my calendar so I can hopefully get them in on time next year. Second question - Is it too late to direct sow these veggies now? I'm assuming I'd need to wait until late Auguest / early Sept for fall crops. Thoughts?

Thanks in advance...

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