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    Growing Fall Brassicas in the Northeast

    While many of us never really think or care about which species of brassicas we grow, there are some benefits, if not surprises, to knowing which is which, especially when…

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    Success With Brassicas in the Northeast

    Like tomatoes, brassica crops raised and picked at home are significantly tastier than those available in a supermarket. But as healthy and flavorful as homegrown brassicas can be, they seem…

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    Cole Play: Crops for Winter Gardening

    Let me tell you, we are eating some greens here in Maryland. We've had an extremely mild winter here in the Mid-Atlantic East Coast, so the cole crops, brassicas are…

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    Growing Lacinato “Dinosaur” Kale

    My first attempt at growing this beautiful and unusual kale and been a sweet success.

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    Brussels Sprouts

    Right now, is the best season for the brassicas, or members of the Cruciferae family. Although I love eating them in spring, when they are new and tender, this family…

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    Fall Planting of Cole Crops

    Just because fall is in the air, it doesn't mean that the gardening season is over. In fact, for some crops it has just begun. The Brassicas, which have been…