There’s new babies in the house! Meet Georgia, Georgia, Morris, and Vates. All collard greens, but likely to be the last batch I start this spring. I start so many of my own because I’ve moved out of the South, a reality instantly apparent when I went to the grocery store and saw collards to be a novelty item, turnip greens unheard of, and grits had all been renamed “polenta”. I grow my own.
Collards take 60-80 days to really start rockin’ out in the garden, and we’ve come to the time horizon where how much bounty I receive in out of what I am planting is at the mercy of the summer heat waves. Historically pathetic through the summer, the stalks will start Continue reading