John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ shares with you 16 leafy greens you can grow right now in zone 9a.
In this episode, John shares with you 16 leafy green vegetables that he is growing in his garden right now in the winter. These plants have been growing in temperatures between 30 and 50 degrees F. They even were able to handle 26 degrees have had many nights of 32-34 degrees without issue.
You will learn about the variety of leafy green vegetables you can grow as well as some of their health benefits and the best way to use the leafy greens you grow to get healthier.
You will discover how you can grow leafy greens even if you live somewhere where it snows outside by using a greenhouse, or hoophouse or by using compost to heat your greenhouse.
You will discover many common leafy greens and a few uncommon ones and how you can get one of these plants from your local grocery store!
Jump to the following parts of this episode:
00:15 Episode Starts
01:18 Increase Your Leafy Green Consumption
01:46 How many leafy greens do I eat in a day
07:44 Corvair Spinach
10:45 Tat Soi
12:17 Cruciferous Leafy Greens – Kale, Collards, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Brussel Sprouts
13:40 Ornamental Kale and Cabbage
15:25 Curley Parsley
16:30 Napa Cabbage
18:19 Sugar Magnolia Snap Pea Tendrils
19:30 Beet Greens
20:59 Swiss Chard
21:35 Tree Collards
22:10 Why You Should Eat the Stems of your Leafy greens
24:24 Cretan Rock Lettuce
26:20 How to Grow Leafy Greens if Your Not in Zone 9
29:15 Sorrel – Red Veined and French
30:26 Edible Viola Flower Petals
After watching this episode, you will learn about 16 different leafy green vegetables that you can grow in your garden right now in zone 9a. You will also learn some of the benefits of eating leafy green vegetables and the best way to eat them.
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