Shopping for specific fruit and vegetables by season will not only see you getting better value for money, but also better flavours from your produce.

Here are some of the best fruit,herbs and vegetables you can buy in Spring (March, April and May):


  • Apricots
  • Limes
  • Mangos
  • Oranges
  • Pineapples
  • Strawberries


  • Chickweed
  • Coltsfoot (medicinal use)
  • Nettles
  • Sorrel
  • Wild garlic


  • Artichokes
  • Asparagus
  • Beets
  • Broccoli
  • Fennel
  • Rhubarb
  • Snow peas
  • Spinach
  • Swiss chard
  • Vidalia onions
  • White asparagus

(Image via Wikimedia Commons/National Cancer Institute)

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