Luckily, spinach doesn’t attract many pests and those that it does get are fairly easy to manage!
If you like mustard, you’ll love mustard greens! It’s also one of the most beneficial things you can add to your diet to prevent cancer. They’ll thrive in cool weather and add a flavorful, spicy kick to your diet. This blog post talks about how you can grow your own mustard greens with our free From Seed to Spoon Mobile App.
Oregano is a very popular herb, often added to Italian dishes. Not only will this herb add an ornamental touch to your garden, but it will also be easy to use in the kitchen once it’s been harvested. Oregano is also known as one of the best companion plants for the garden, with its strong scent helping to keep pests away from other plants.
Brussel sprouts are a cool season, slow-growing crop. In warmer areas it is important to start these indoors so that they get a head start before it gets too warm.
Swiss Chard is a green, leafy vegetable that can be used in a variety of different ways in the kitchen. It is very easy to grow and is a healthy addition into your diet by growing in your backyard or container vegetable garden.
Celery is known to be one of the most difficult vegetables to grow in your garden. It takes a long time, but the reward will be quite tasty!
Garlic is one of our favorite things to grow and eat. We add it to almost every meal for both its flavor and its nutrients. Typically, it’s planted in the fall, will go dormant through the winter, and then will come back in the spring to be harvested in the summer! However, you can also plant it early in the spring if you missed planting in the fall. You may not end up with bulbs as large as fall-planted, but you’ll still get garlic!
This fast-growing, cool-season salad green (aka “Rocket”) – often ready to harvest as early as 4 weeks after seeding – adds a tangy, peppery or mustard-like flavor to salads and mesclun mixes. Arugula can be incredibly spicy as the temperature warms up, but sweetens as it cools.
Leaf miners that affect vegetables refers to a small gray-yellow fly. These flies lay tiny white eggs that turn into green maggots. These maggots can destroy the leaves of the plants in your garden.