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  • How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Cauliflower

    Cauliflower in garden1

    Cauliflower is grown for its edible flower buds which form a solid head atop single stalks. Cauliflower is a cool-weather half-hardy biennial grown as an annual. It requires 55 to 100 days of cool, even temperatures to reach harvest. Cauliflower flower heads are sometimes called curds. Heads can be cream, white, purple, or green colored. […] More

  • How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Kale

    Lancinato kale, also known as Tuscan kale

    Kale is a leafy cool-weather crop that requires two months of cool weather to reach harvest. Kale is a biennial plant, a hardy member of the cabbage family. Kale can grow to 24 inches (60cm) tall; the most common leaf color is green, but kale also comes in shades of blue-green and in variegated shading […] More

  • How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Radishes

    Radish seedlings

    The radish is a cool-weather crop. Grow radishes in spring or fall for the best flavor and texture. Radishes Quick Growing Tips Sow radishes in the garden 2 to 3 weeks before the average date of the last frost in spring. Sow succession crops every 2 weeks in spring and in autumn. Radishes require 22 […] More

  • How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Chickpeas, Garbanzo Beans

    Garbanzo beans2

    The chickpea or garbanzo bean is a cool-season annual that requires about 100 days to reach harvest. Chickpeas, also called garbanzo beans and gram, are regarded as beans, but botanically are neither beans nor peas. Chickpea is a tender annual legume. Chickpea Quick Growing Tips Sow chickpeas in the garden about the date of the […] More

  • How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Artichokes

    Artichokes on plant 1

    The artichoke is an edible thistle flower bud that is eaten before it opens. Artichokes are tender perennials that grow from 3 to 4 feet (.9-1.2m) tall and to 6 feet 1.8m) across. Set out artichoke crowns or root divisions in spring about 2 weeks before the last frost. Yield. Grow 1 or 2 plants […] More

  • How to Plant, Grow, Prune, and Harvest Raspberry

    Raspberries on vine

    Raspberries are perhaps the most delicate fruit. This makes them a good choice for home growing and fresh picking. Just harvested raspberries quickly pass from ripe to overripe. It is difficult to find them just right at the market; they should be eaten within a day or two of picking, otherwise, they should be frozen […] More

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