I’ve Decided – I’m Gonna Grow Rhubarb Plants

  Why Did Grandma Grow Rhubarb Plants? I have fond memories of the deliciously unique taste of my grandmother’s famous rhubarb pies.  There was a special place in her backyard where she was always growing rhubarb plants. Since they were perennial plants – coming back year after year without the…

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Growing Collard Greens – Cousins Of Kale

  What’s Easier Than Falling Off A Log?  Growing Collard Greens! If you’re not growing collard greens, you should be – if you are partial to all the healthy nutrition that leafy vegetables have to offer. Originating in the Mediterranean region, Greeks were eating them along with kale a couple…

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Growing Celeriac – Or Growing Celery Root

  Is “Growing Celeriac” The Same As “Growing Celery Root?” Exactamundo!  Growing celeriac and growing celery root are precisely the same!  Known by other names – such as turnip rooted celery – or, knob celery – celeriac, is a celery-like veggie that produces an edible globular swelling as part of…

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Soil Analysis – Mid-Atlantic –United States

A Soil Analysis Of The Mid-Atlantic Area The first soil analysis installment covered the New England states.  Now, we are moving on to a soil analysis of the Mid-Atlantic states. It wouldn’t hurt to catch up on soil basic by checking out “Soil Analysis Across The Globe.”  This article covers…

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Jim’s February 2019 Garden Answers

February 2019 Garden Answers Find all the solutions here for the February 2019 Quiz.  Capture more detailed information by clicking the links for each answer and go directly to the articles – or, just travel around The Perfect Vegetable Garden for an exciting adventure!   Answer to Question #1 The…

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Jim’s February 2019 Garden Questions

February 2019 Garden Questions No muss – no fuss – just another slew of questions to pique your interest.  Jump right into the head scratchers below – all of which have answers hidden within the pages of The Perfect Vegetable Garden.  As always, a cheat sheet is available, February 2019…

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