What to do in your garden in March

Here's what to buy, plant, and watch for in your part of the West

Mache ranunculus
Photo: Kimberley Burch

Prime garden season is here. Time to get new plants to fill holes or add color to your garden, sow peas and potatoes, apply fertilizer, and get your planting beds ready.

As the weather warms up in Northern and Southern California, it's time again to start thinking about tomatoes.

In the Southwest, consider planting an unusually tough citrus tree, like an 'Improved Meyer' lemon

Northwest gardeners can focus on starting herbs and cool-season veggies.

And for a dash of color, Maché ranunculus (left) would brighten up a garden in any climate zone.

See what to do in your own region of the West:

Northern California

Southern California



Rocky Mountain States



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