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  • How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Celery

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    Celery is a cool-weather crop. It requires a long growing season–16 weeks of cool weather to come to harvest. Celery is a hardy biennial grown as an annual. It has a rosette of 12- to 18-inch (30-45cm)  stalks, topped with divided leaves. Celery is grown for its edible stalks, leaves, and seeds. Celery is the […] More

  • How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Onions

    How to Grow Onions

    Onions can be grown for their green immature stems or they can be grown for their mature bulbs. These strong-smelling plants have been extremely popular for centuries. Two main types of onions are grown in the home garden: the young, green or white, bunching sorts eaten fresh and before the mature bulb has formed, and […] More

  • How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Asparagus

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    Asparagus is a long-lived perennial vegetable that requires three to four years to become established and productive. Once established, an asparagus plant can produce spears for 15 to 20 years or more. It is best to grow asparagus in dedicated planting beds–often referred to as the “asparagus patch”. Asparagus grows from fleshy roots called crowns. […] More

  • How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Parsley


    Parsley is a biennial herb usually grown as an annual. There are two types of parsley: curly-leaf parsley has finely divided, ruffled leaves and grows from 8 to 12 inches tall; flat-leaf parsley has flat, bright, green leaves that resemble a celery stalk and grows 18 to 24 inches tall. Flat-leaf parsley is also called […] More

  • How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Kohlrabi

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    Kohlrabi is grown for its swollen base which is actually the plant’s stem. The globe-shaped base develops above the ground. Kohlrabi is a good choice for gardens that don’t have deep soils. Kohlrabi is a hardy biennial grown as an annual. Both the globe base and leaves can be eaten. Kohlrabi is a hardy biennial […] More

  • How to Plant and Grow Collards

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    Collards–also called collard greens–is a tall growing form of kale whose coarse leaves borne in tufts are eaten like greens. Collards are a cool season crop but they can stand more hot weather than cabbage or ordinary kale, and so are consequently grown in the South. Georgia collards are the standard variety grown mostly in […] More

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