By Mindy McIntosh-Shetter
Gardening year round is one way I keep my food budget low or at least my vegetable cost.
But I cannot grow everything year round without a greenhouse and pollinators.
Below is a list of my favorite vegetables to grow in the fall and early spring along with some of my favorite out of the season growing techniques.
- Bibb lettuce which is a wonderful addition to any salad and wilted with bacon, hard boiled eggs and a vinegar-based salad dressing.
- Kale which is a superb green that is highly nutritious and easy to fix. It makes a wonderful salad raw, steamed and/or wilted with bacon and apples.
- Spinach is another highly nutritious green that can be eaten raw, cooked, sautéed, and creamed.
The techniques for growing these wonderful greens abound but I have found 3 simple techniques that do not require special equipment and/or commitment.
- Growing in a pot. Greens are very Read the rest of this entry »