By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden
Omero red cabbage is slow to bolt in the summer garden. This vibrant purple head can mature last in spring and go in the ground earlier in late summer. A great choice for sauerkraut, this cabbage is slightly sweet and peppery. Learn how to grow it in this article.
If you're looking for a variety of heirloom cabbage plants, you might want to consider growing Charleston Wakefield. Although the heat-tolerant cabbages can be grown in almost any climate, Charleston Wakefield was developed for southern U.S. gardens. Learn more here.
Red cabbage is a versatile and easy to grow vegetable. Ruby Ball purple cabbage is a great variety to try. It has a nice, sweet flavor and will stand in the garden for weeks without splitting, so you don’t have to harvest it all at once. For more information, click the following article.
There are a number of storage cabbage varieties, but the Storage No. 4 cabbage plant is a perennial favorite. It is true to its name and holds up well into early spring under proper conditions. If you are interested in growing this cabbage variety, click here for more info.
Napa cabbage is the best-known variety of the Chinese cabbages with large, full-size heads and good disease resistance. The oblong heads have pale green, crinkly outer leaves with creamy yellow inside. The Bilko cabbage variety is a good type of Napa to grow. Learn more here.
Caraflex hybrid cabbage is a small cabbage, weighing less than two pounds and has an unusual, somewhat pointed shape. This cabbage is somewhat sweeter than others and easy to grow too. For more information on the Caraflex cabbage variety, click here.
What is Chesnek Red garlic? It wins acclaim as one of the best tasting baking garlic available. Growing Chesnok Red garlic is not difficult and not very different than other types of garlic. For information on how to grow Chesnok Red garlic, click here.
Many vegetables are actually enhanced by exposure to frost or cold temperatures. In fact, you may be surprised to learn the cold tolerance of some vegetables yields promising overwintering potential. Purple Sprouting broccoli is one example. Learn more here.
The chocolate chip plant is a visually interesting succulent. The dark green foliage is dotted with attractive chocolate brown spots. The resemblance to chocolate chips gives the plant its name. To learn more about chocolate chip manfreda, click here.
Growing a rose from cuttings is a traditional, age-old method of rose propagation. Propagating a rose cutting under a jar isn’t completely foolproof, but it’s one of the easiest, most effective ways of growing a rose from cuttings. Click this article to learn more.
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