Information About Greens

Greens... we hated them as kids but respect and even enjoy their healthy benefits as adults. That said, what about growing greens in the garden? Never fear. Use the following information to learn more about the care of greens and how to grow different types of greens in the garden.

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Substitutes For Lettuce – Growing Alternative Salad Greens

By Amy Grant

Alternatives to lettuce are generally higher in nutrients and more flavorful. Click here for some ideas on what to use as substitutes for your lettuce.

Mibuna Mustard Greens: How To Grow Mibuna Greens

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Mibuna mustard is a highly nutritious Asian green with a mild, mustardy flavor. Wondering how to grow mibuna greens? Click here.

Autumn Crop Greens – When To Plant Greens In The Fall

By Amy Grant

You can easily grow greens in fall. Many leafy salad greens are cool season crops that prefer the autumn temperatures. Click here for more.

How To Harvest Leafy Greens – Picking Leafy Greens In The Garden

By Amy Grant

All leafy greens are easy to grow, rich in nutrients (although some more than others) and some can be eaten both fresh and cooked. Harvesting leafy greens is a simple matter as well. Click here if you’re interested in learning how and when to harvest garden greens.

Growing A Salad Bowl Garden: Learn How To Grow Greens In A Pot

By Amy Grant

Growing greens in containers allows you to select the types of greens you favor rather than settling for one of those supermarket mixes. They're also less expensive. A salad bowl garden is really a win/win. Click this article to find out how to grow greens in a pot.

Winter Salad Greens: Tips On Growing Greens In Winter

By Liz Baessler

If you get cold winters, you're not going to be picking tomatoes in February. You may, however, be picking any leafy greens you like. If you're growing in the winter, salad greens are the way to go. Learn how to grow greens over winter here.

Komatsuna Plant Care: Tips On Growing Komatsuna Greens

By Amy Grant

I dare say most of us have never heard of growing komatsuna greens; I hadn't. When I read about them, I began to wonder what does komatsuna taste like and how do you grow it. Read on to discover a wealth of interesting komatsuna facts.

Asian Mizuna Greens: How To Grow Mizuna Greens In The Garden

By Liz Baessler

Mizuna greens are a popular leafy vegetable from Asia that is used worldwide. Like many Asian greens, they are related to the more familiar mustard greens. For more information on growing mizuna greens, this article will help.

Leafy Garden Greens: Different Types Of Garden Greens

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

What are greens? Leafy garden greens are more than lettuce. The types of garden greens range from the tops of edible roots to ornamental plants. Growing greens is easy, and this article will help.

Tips On How To Grow Collard Greens

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

Growing collard greens is a southern tradition. Learning how to grow collard greens provides an abundant supply of this dark-green, leafy vegetable at other times of the year. Read here for more information.

Planting Mustard Greens – How To Grow Mustard Greens

By Heather Rhoades

Growing mustards is something that may be unfamiliar to many gardeners, but this spicy green is quick and easy to grow. Read here to learn how to plant mustard greens and the steps for mustard greens growing.

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