Rising spring greens is a simple, satisfying undertaking that takes little or no time and little or no backyard area—you may even develop greens in containers! Homegrown spring greens can be more energizing than any you could find on the grocery retailer or farmer’s market, and you’ll attempt varieties that aren’t generally out there, like ‘Pink Streaked’ arugula, or ‘Tokyo Bekana’ Chinese language cabbage. If this episode evokes you to start out some seedlings of your personal, take a look at this text from Ira Wallace about choices that may lengthen your choices past the fundamental greens, and this text on rising your personal salad combine.
Professional visitor: Lucas Holman is director and lead horticulturist on the College of Tennessee’s Wilson County Agriculture Extension workplace in Lebanon, Tennessee.
‘Danyelle’ pink oakleaf lettuce
‘Pink Streaked’ arugula
‘Tokyo Bekana’ Chinese language cabbage (Brassica rapa var. chinensis ‘Tokyo Bekana’)
Swiss chard (Beta vulgaris ‘Ruby Pink’, ‘Vivid Yellow’, ‘Peppermint’, and ‘Oriole’)