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8 Last-Minute Additions to a Summer Edible Garden

Been dawdling in summer’s delightful slowness? It’s not too late to get these vegetables and herbs going Full Story
     Comment   July 6, 2014
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Bonnie D Loubier
These crops sprout best when soil temperatures stay below 70F, but if you wait until the soil cools to plant them they may not have enough time to mature. Instead, start seeds indoors or in a shady place outside and set out the seedlings as soon as they show their first true leaf.
Try growing:
Chinese cabbage such as Bok Choy
Endive and escarole
July 11, 2014 at 8:55pm     
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Bonnie D Loubier
Signs of autumn are often apparent by the time the soil cools enough to grow the leafy greens that define many fall vegetable gardens. Cool temperatures tame flavors, so many gardeners wait until a frost or two have passed to harvest some of the crops in this group.
Lettuce varieties which are suitable for winter
Mache (also known as lamb’s lettuce or corn salad)
Turnips (for both greens and crunchy roots
July 11, 2014 at 8:56pm     
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