Getting a good crop of vegetables is always the goal when you plant in the spring, but the University of Missouri Extension wants to make sure you get off to a good start toward your goal.  Horticulture specialist Marlon Bates tells us that if you decide to go with transplants in your garden, there are certain things you need to look for when you’re out shopping.

Marlon Bates

Bates says planting vegetable transplants can save a lot of time, and also avoid problems with low soil temperature if you plant seeds.