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Beautiful, Bountiful Kale

This nutritious, flavorful crop is easy to grow, as long as you pay attention to timing

Fine Gardening - Issue 168

Kale’s popularity has taken off over the past decade, partly because it has been recognized by science as a “super food” but also because it is wonderfully delicious. It is now widely available in produce departments and on the menu at mainstream restaurants. If you buy kale on a regular basis, you will be delighted to discover that this crop is easy to grow at home, and that you can grow some beautiful and delicious varieties that you won’t find at the market.

Kale Step by Step

These easy greens love moist, rich soil and cool weather

1. Starts are worth the effort

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