Some Fruits & Vegetables are Best in the Early Growing Season of Spring.
Spring Fruits & Vegetables
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The following Fruits & Vegetables (in alphabetical order) are typically considered Spring produce. Depending on your geographic location and climate different fruits or vegetables may slide into or out of the strict, technical definition of Spring (March 23-June 22). Growing things like Spring Produce follow nature's calendar and not man's. Spring Produce may straddle a few seasons

Produce in season tends to be both abundant (meaning cheaper) and at the peak of its freshness and flavor. Consider cooking with fresh seasonal ingredients to improve your meals, your budget and your Flair, the 4th Lever of "Smart Kitchen's 4 Levers of Cooking.™"

If you want to learn more about the Spring fruits and Spring vegetables that are in season in the Spring in your Region or specific State, these two links go off site to About.com's resource on the subject.

Varieties

Spring Fruits

Apricots

Blackberries

Cherries

Grapefruit

Kiwis 

Kumquats

Lemons

Navel Oranges

Rhubarb

Strawberries

Spring Vegetables

Artichokes

Arugula 

Asparagus

Cardoons

Carrots

Chard

Fava Beans

Fennel

Fiddlehead Ferns

Garlic Scapes

Green Garlic

Green Onions / Scallions

Greens

Kohlrabi

Leeks

Lettuce

Mint

Morel Mushrooms

Nettles

Parsley

Pea Greens

Peas/Garden Peas

Peas/Snap Peas

Peas/Snow Peas

Radishes

Spinach

Spring Onions

Sweet Onions

Turnips

Watercress