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Pleasant spring weather is a siren song for people who love their lawns. When the weather is beautiful, you might think, "it's a perfect day to get out the spreader and add fertilizer." It's not a good idea.
Warm season vegetables are usually planted after the danger of spring frost is past. Don't let the name of the group fool you. There is some variation to temperature sensitivity between different plants. For example, tomatoes can tolerate cooler temperatures than peppers or eggplant. As a group, they tend to grow deeper roots and so have varying degrees of drought tolerance.
Income tax preparation means navigating the twists and eddies of Internal Revenue Service Language such as earned income tax credit, married - filing jointly, W-2s, child and dependent care tax credit, education tax breaks and a morass of other terms and designations that can leave the average head swimming.