Swiss Chard

Below is a photo of young Swiss chard plants taken last summer. A Swiss chard seedling emerges in the photo above. Swiss chard is of the Chenopodiaceae family, related to orach, beets, lamb’s-quarters, quinoa and spinach. Aside from being gorgeous and, in my opinion, a beautiful addition to the perennial garden, it’s an excellent source of vitamin…

Under Grow Lights

Most of the seeds for the 2010 CSA have been ordered and, as you can see, a few have already germinated! The seedlings pictured below will be transplanted into the cold frames next month.