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Evergreen White Bunching Nebuka Onions

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Latin Name:

Type:
Growing
Zone:

Soil: fertile, well-drained soil; prefer pH 6.5, moderately acid sandy soil – with plenty of humus or muck soils.

Sun: Full sun

Companion Plants:

Height: 12-16″ tall

Planting: Plant after danger of last heavy frost.

“Southern gardeners should select Short Day varieties; Northern gardeners do best with Long Day varieties; gardeners in the middle of the country should select Intermediate Day […]

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American Flag Leek

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Latin Name: Allium ampeloprasum

Type: Biennial
Growing
Zone: 3-9

Soil: fertile and well-drained; thrive with lots of nitrogen and consistent soil moisture.  If possible, add compost to the leek bed the season prior to planting.

Sun: Full Sun

Companion Plants:

Height: 15″-20″

Planting: Plant at a depth of 1/4″. 6″ spacing; Start onion seeds February-March indoors.

“To produce a succulent white stem, leeks must be blanched — in other words, covered or […]

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Worm Bin

Compost Tea

Compost

Arugula/Roquette

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Latin Name: Eruca sativa

Type: Perennial

Growing
Zone:

Soil: “A neutral soil pH of 6.0 to 6.8. is best, but arugula will grow just about anywhere. Arugula is fast growing and a soil rich in organic matter will produce lots of leaves.” (Source)

Sun: Full sun in spring/fall (cool); partial shade in summer

Companion Plants: Bush beans, celery, carrots, nasturtium, mint, dill, […]

Chicory

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Latin Name: Cichorium intybus

Type:  Perennial
Growing
Zone: 3-9

Soil: well drained soil with plenty of organic matter.

Sun: Sunny if growing for roots; partial shade if for leaves, likes cool.

Companion Plants: “If you have established stands of perennial clover, you can always improve them by incorporating chicory into them with a no-till drill or by very lightly disturbing the soil […]

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Sorrel

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Latin Name: Rumex acetosa

Type: Perennial
Growing
Zone: 4-9

Soil: Dry to medium-moisture soils; fertile soil; Wide range of PH but prefers slightly acidic; “soil rich in organic matter will give you lots of leafy ,green growth.” (Source)

Sun: Prefers full sun (tolerates late shade; “little partial shade will keep them going longer into summer.” – Source)

Companion Plants: Strawberries. Rosemary, Sage, Thyme (not tall […]

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Medium Red Clover

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Latin Name:

Type: Perennial
Growing
Zone: 3-8 (some sources say 4)

Soil: Loamy soil; “This crop is well-adapted a wide range of soil types and conditions. . . . It forms tap roots and is useful for remediation of compacted soils.” (hancockseed.com) “Red clover can be grown in poor soil too but for optimum growth soil should be […]

By |February 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments|