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Growing Kale in your garden

Growing Kale: Tips on How to grow kale in your garden Kale also known as borecole is a plant that belongs to the species Brassica Oleracea. Kale plant comes in green or purple leaves. Though it belongs to the same family of cabbage, Kale plant doesn’t form a head. Kale plant is very nutritious and […]

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Early Fall/Late Summer Garden – Pictures and Observations

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Tomatoes

All except one tomato plant gave up producing about 6 weeks sooner than usual. That means no tomatoes for me in December and/or January.

The most beautiful and most productive tomato plant was the one in the fence border close to my back door. It’s still producing! And it’s why I’ll have […]

Be More Like Kale – Homegrown Tacoma

The weather has been at best unpredictable here in the south Puget Sound. A couple weeks ago I threw a bunch of old Lacinato kale seeds in a tray to see what would happen. And despite the wind, snow, rain, and all the years that have passed since the sun shone on those pods I collected the seeds from, last Sunday I found sprouts in the tray.

Like many things in life Lacinato kale will will surprise you, but refreshingly for me it has always been with its reliability.

No matter what kale will sprout given time and just an inkling of the right circumstances. Plus it is immensely nourishing and versatile. I will gladly eat well prepared kale for ev….

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Getting Kale Ready to Thrive in the Fall: Whiteflies, Insects, Treatments & Edible Spring Flowers – TheBreakAway

Don’t yank your summer kale! Kale is hardy so if the roots don’t freeze, it will over-winter and you will have edible spring flowers. Here in Maryland Zone 7, kale is a 3 season crop. Come late summer I often have to freshen it up to get it rea….

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