Late spring and Swiss chard is still putting out leaves. We have more than we know what to do with. If you have any recipes please share. I put a notice out to some friends on Facebook and the response was wonderful. Some that I’ve tried include the following: 1. Soup, the easiest by far. […]
Beans are done; corn is done. Squash plants all have powdery mildew and it appears to be spreading to the cucumbers and tomatoes. Welcome to the dog days of summer. Usually during this time we not only harvest the remains of our summer crop but we also look forward to the fall and the new season […]
When harvesting Swiss chard remove the outer leaves and leave the smaller inner leaves intact for future growth. Swiss chard is a biennial which means it goes to seed after two years. Take good care of your crop and you can experience a very lengthy and productive growing season.
Swiss chard is having an identity crisis. Not as popular as carrots or as tasty as tomatoes, this prolific relative of spinach is in need of a good publicist. Being a biennial it will take two years to complete its lifecycle and go to seed. To the school gardener and the home gardener this means […]
We are thankful for our harvest of tasty greens and radishes. They will be great additions to our Thanksgiving meal. Anyone who wanted got to take home bagfuls of: lettuce, spinach, arugula, beets greens, swiss chard, mizuna, tatsoi, mustard, pak choi, cilantro and radishes. Beet Greens Cilantro Asian Greens (pak choi, mizuna, mustard, tat soi, […]