Spinach

  • Article

    Jordan’s Mindful Garden

    Today we're visiting Jordan Mara's garden north of Vancouver, British Columbia. My garden is a little different than most—and that’s because my relationship with gardening had an unusual beginning. Rather…

  • Okra Size: 3 to 6 feet tall; some varieties up to 10 feet tall yield: Continual production if harvested daily Days to germinate: 10 to 15 Days to maturity: 55 to 75 Germination Conditions: Soak seeds in warm water for 24 hours prior to sowing. In cool regions with a short growing season, start seeds indoors eight to 10 weeks before the last frost. In warm climates, direct-sow in spring when the ground is warm and all danger of frost has passed. Growing instructions: Plant in full sun and in well-drained soil. Plant 18 inches apart in rows 3 feet apart. It requires temperatures to remain above 50°F. Seed Note: Okra seeds do not store well.
    How-To

    20 Great Edibles to Start From Seed

    Vegetables (and some fruits) are some of the easiest plants to start from seed. And that's a good thing, since a lot of us want to grow veggies from seed…

  • Design

    Find Out What Vegetables to Plant for Fall

    In my northern garden, the arrival of autumn doesn’t signal an end to the growing season. Instead, it’s a shift from the heat-loving vegetables of summer to the cool- and…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Why Do Greens Bolt?

    No matter what you do, when you grow lettuces and other greens in your garden, they will eventually start growing taller and blooming. Most people assume that it’s just high…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Beyond the Basic Greens

    Fresh-picked salad greens are among the most rewarding vegetables that a gardener can grow. What else yields tasty baby leaves in just 30 days from a few seeds sown in…

  • Design

    How to Plan a Vegetable Garden

    Grow more fruits, vegetables, and herbs by devoting a few hours each day to planning

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Growing Spinach in the Home Garden

    Spinach is a cool-season, annual crop that's east to grow. Make space for it in your fall or winter garden!

  • Article

    Grow this Frittata…and more

    “Grocery Gardening,” Jean Ann Van Krevelen’s newest book, is all about planting, preparing and preserving fresh food. It’s perfect for cooks who want to be better gardeners or gardeners who…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    How to Grow Spinach

    Harvest spinach longer with timely plantings and a mix of varieties.

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Succession Planting Guide for Spinach

    A good way to lengthen the harvest of this tasty green involves a combination of varieties and a nearly year-round approach to planting.