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Lettuce blog post

Lettuce: How to Grow and When to Plant in Your Backyard or Patio Garden!

With all of the colors, shapes, and flavors of lettuce available, you can have a different salad every day of the week! Lettuce is adaptable to many different growing conditions but likes to stay in a cool 60 to 65 degrees. It will happily grow in the spring and fall, but you should plan to grow them in the shade during the hotter months to slow bolting.

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Kale blog post

Kale: How to Grow and When to Plant in Your Backyard or Patio Garden!

Kale is one of the things we grow the most. Its leaves are very nutritious, containing high levels of vitamins A, B, C, and K and large amounts of fiber, potassium, and calcium. It is also one of the few plants that we can grow all winter long. We plant it in the fall, and it typically grows all the way until the following summer.

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Broccoli blog post

Broccoli: How to Grow and When to Plant in Your Backyard or Patio Garden!

Broccoli is one of our favorite plants to grow in the spring and fall. Not only are the heads delicious, but the leaves add a wonderful dimension to stir fries and provide a lot of valuable nutrients. We like to plant broccoli densely directly by seed in the spring and fall then we thin them down as they grow until only the largest is left.

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Cabbage worms blog post

How to: Manage Cabbage Worms in Your Garden

Cabbage worms are the caterpillar of a white butterfly with black wing tips and black spots. You can distinguish them from the cabbage looper by looking for faint yellow stripes on its back. The eggs are cone shaped, whitish-yellow, and laid on the underside of the leaves.

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Broccoli, Cabbage, and Handling Pests for Both

This video shows us planting broccoli and cabbage and talks about strategies we use to deal with cabbage worms. They wreaked havoc on our garden last spring and we’re being more proactive about preventing them this year.  Here’s more information on how to use BT to prevent cabbage worm problems! We typically order it on Amazon in bulk and to save money.

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