Veggie garden tasks for the northern Midwest (Zones 4 to 5)
• Plant cool-season annual edibles, such as parsley, cilantro, broccoli, cauliflower, onions, Brussels sprouts, perennial herbs and more.
• Plant radish and spinach seeds as soon as the soil is thawed and you can work it easily.
• Plant or transplant perennial edibles now, including strawberries, raspberries, rhubarb and asparagus.
• Plant potatoes. Good Friday is the traditional planting day in this part of the country.