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    When to Plant Collards

    Collards seedlings

    Collards are a hardy cool-weather crop. It can be grown in early spring and in mid to late autumn. Sow collards seeds in the garden 3 to 4 weeks before the last frost. Start transplants 6 to 8 weeks before setting out in the garden. Transplants can be set in the garden 4 weeks before […] More

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    Collards Growing Quick Tips

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    Sowing: Sow collard seeds in early spring for an early summer crop or in midsummer for a fall crop. In mild-winter regions, sow collards from fall to late winter. Sow seed outdoors 2-4 weeks before the last frost. Start seed indoors 10-8 weeks before transplanting seedlings to the garden. Sow seeds indoors in a warm, […] More

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    Five Ways to Cook and Serve Collards

    Fresh chopped or shredded collards can add a little spice to salads. As well, collards can be steamed, boiled, sauteed, and added to soups and stews. Collards are a good match for smoked pork. Combine collards with mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, or beans and puree.  Collards have a very strong cabbagey flavor and are considered […] More