Cress, in various forms, has been around a long time. The Victorians had beautiful watercress gardens by their streams as a source of greens and nutrients in the winter months when little was available for fresh food. It was ideal for combatting scurvy and used in soups for those that were ill. There are… Read More Cress- a real super food?
For small space gardening and container gardens, sprouting broccoli is a must-have for a lovely and continuous food supply. Having a large container or two thickly planted will provide you with daily fresh greens for weeks or even months, depending on your weather. Like most broccolis and mustards, this type of vegetable loves cooler weather… Read More Raab Broccoli- A container-growing vegetable!
Mustard greens is a term that covers a wide variety of Asian and salad greens that fall into the Brassica family. The great thing about them is that, like most salad greens, they tend to like cooler weather, more moisture, and don’t actually like a lot of heat. Which makes them ideal for fall and… Read More Mizuna-King of Low-light Winter Greens!
Growing Garlic this Fall Garlic is one of the most loved/hated herbs on the planet. It is used in just about every cuisine on the planet. Flavorful and aromatic, it also touts a lot of health benefits too. Growing it is not as complicated as you might think, although to do it right will take… Read More Are You Planting Garlic this Fall?
A winter garden for healthy food! Most of us think of fall as the time the garden is finished. And for many things, that is true. However, there are also quite a few greens and veggies that will grow through the cooler weather, and indeed thrive in the wetter, chillier days, than through the hot.… Read More 10 Vegetables to Plant & Grow for Fall & Winter