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CountryGardens
Lewisville, MN
(Zone 4a)

January 2, 2012
11:45 AM

Post #8951521

We had a number of people move to this area after Katrina. So we were getting requests for Kale & Collards at our FM. Because we like to accommodate people, we started growing both. Collards never did take off, but, boy the Kale did. We grow Winterbor & pick the leaves off. Here that gives us production from early July until November. It is getting so popular, we will be planting a larger amount this coming year.
TexasTam
Plano, TX
(Zone 8a)

January 3, 2012
10:00 AM

Post #8952799

I guess greens such as kale and collards have been considered more "Southern" for a long time. Glad to see some of these Katrina transplants spreading the good word! You may want to also try growing Mustard greens - they are pretty hardy and very tasty.

CountryGardens

CountryGardens
Lewisville, MN
(Zone 4a)

January 3, 2012
2:07 PM

Post #8953197

There's an Asian man that grows that stuff.

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Other Article: Eat More Kale - But Make Sure It's Edible Kale Threads you might be interested in:

SubjectThread StarterRepliesLast Post
If one ate ornamental kale... vossner 3 Jan 3, 2012 6:54 PM
Kale is edible! ggardens 4 Jan 5, 2012 8:06 PM
Kale: Yes, it's all edible TexasTam 2 Jan 5, 2012 6:04 AM
Good info! Sundownr 4 Jan 10, 2012 3:15 PM
About Ornamental Kale. Orchid22 1 Jan 3, 2012 9:58 AM


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