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All Hail Kale for 2017

All Hail Kale for 2017

The National Garden Bureau has spoken and named 2017 the Year of the Brassica. Now’s the time to start planning how to celebrate all the delicious nutritious cole crops in your vegetable garden this spring.

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Kale seed buy it early if you find it.

I had heard that Kale seed was going to be scarce this year as commercial growers had pretty well cornered the supply. The increased popularity of the plant was explained to be the source of the lack...

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Growing Lacinato Dinosaur Kale

Growing Lacinato "Dinosaur" Kale

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My first attempt at growing this beautiful and unusual kale and been a sweet success.

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Tangy Kale Slaw

Tangy Kale Slaw

It is the season for greens--and the cold weather has made them sweet and delicious. Here is a healthy and tasty recipe for kale that you will really enjoy! It is adapted from a recipe for a kale salad that I savored at the Green Restaurant in San Antonio, Texas.

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These Plants are Made for Walking

These Plants are Made for Walking

In May I wrote about planting a vegetable that could grow 7 feet in one season. Unfortunately, Denver's weather differs considerably from the climate of the Channel Islands of Jersey.

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Grow a 7-foot-tall Vegetable

Grow a 7-foot-tall Vegetable

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What vegetable looks a little like a palm tree, can grow 7-feet tall in one season, and has a stem so strong it can be used as a baseball bat?

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QUESTION: Least-Toxic Whitefly Solution

QUESTION: Least-Toxic Whitefly Solution

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I have a lot of white fly on my kale and broccoli plants. Does anyone have a non-chemical solution to this problem?

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Kale: The Aristocrat of Vegetables

Kale: The Aristocrat of Vegetables

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You'll never catch Kale tooting its own horn. Kale carries itself with so much quiet class, that you may not have even noticed it in a vegetable garden.

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Crispy Kale

Crispy Kale

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Here's a way to get your vitamin C and your daily recommended allowance of salt. Pretty delicious!

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Mashed Potatoes

Mashed Potatoes

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This basic recipe can be served as mashed potatoes or used to prepare other Irish side dishes: root vegetable mash, colcannon, and champ.

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Mashed Potatoes, Irish Style

Mashed Potatoes, Irish Style

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This basic recipe can be served as mashed potatoes or used to prepare other Irish side dishes: root vegetable mash, colcannon, and champ.

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