The past few weeks have been in the 20’s at night and the next week is expected to be the same. Even so, the next two days (3/24-3/25) are good for starting above ground crops.
Here are a few ways to get a ‘jump start’ on your crops even if you don’t have a greenhouse.
Many crops can, not only be started, but grown in containers. This allows you the ability to start your crops early but bring them inside at night when weather isn’t warm enough.
Above ground crops with shallow roots can be planted in shallow pots. This reduces the amount of soil and the weight. However, that also means it can dry out more quickly so keep an eye on that.
Examples of shallow root crops include but are not limited to: