Category Archives: Chard

Breaking Ground for Cold Weather Crops

I still need to call the Rototiller guy and schedule and appointment, so for now I need to work the soil the old fashioned way: By hand. I [..]

Broccolli, Cabbage and Broccoli, Cauliflower, Chard, Strawberries , , , ,

No Need For A New Arc

The weather lately has been so rainy, that I’ve heard more then one joke about my chicken coop being the start of an arc. Now that the sun [..]

Chard, Peas, Weather ,

Chard: Under Cover

I’ve decided that 2011 will be the year I finally move my gardening habit into the cooler weather seasons. I’ve gotten a start from a row of Swiss [..]

Artichoke, Brussels Sprouts, Chard, Growing Season ,

It’s Begun

I’ve been waiting patiently, restraining myself from starting any seeds till the time is right, and that time is now. The season begins for me with Celery, which [..]

Celery, Chard, Cloning / Propogating, Fruit Trees, Grapes , , ,

Swiss Chard, Bio-Char and Haste is Waste

Even in the winter, I find my self walking around in the garden. I noticed the other day that my Swiss Chard is still alive,  so I started [..]

Bio-Char / Terra Preta, Chard, Growing Season, People, Things George has Broken , , , ,

Just Won’t Give Up…

This winter has had a few very cold days when the temperature was well below freezing, so I was sure everything in the garden had finally given in. Winter seemed [..]

Chard, Growing Season

Frosted Veggies

I’ve been watching patiently as my cool weather crops progress. After ignoring these plants for my first few years gardening, I’m quite surprized by there growth. I’ve been [..]

Cabbage and Broccoli, Chard , ,

Sauteed Swiss Shard

After chasing the chickens out of the greenhouse, I noticed a row of green in the garden. The Swiss Shard was still growing, and had not been killed [..]

Chard, Cooking from the Garden, Recipes

Plants That are New To My Garden

In the past when I planted beets, they never did too well. It may be because I never weeded past gardens nearly as well as this one. Swiss [..]

Beets, Chard, Kohlrabi, Okra , , ,