Winter Sowing Swiss Chard in Zone 6/7

Swiss chard is a great addition to the early spring and fall garden. While it is easy to start chard seeds in the garden in the fall, winter sowing Swiss chard in the early spring is another option. When winter sown, there's no need for grow lights or indoor seed starting. Like many other greens,…

Winter Sowing Kale in Zone 6/7

I know that the internet has made it super trendy, but I actually really love kale. Like peas and spinach, kale was really one of the first vegetables that helped me in my journey to make healthier food choices. As someone who used to eat fast food for dinner every single night, making the transition…

Winter Sowing Cabbage in Zone 6/7

I don't have the best record with growing cabbages. In fact, the whole process is still somewhat confusing to me. Do you plant it in the fall or do I start winter sowing cabbage? I've tried both methods of planting and have had mixed results. Fall planted cabbages are appealing in that the size is…

Winter Sowing Chickpeas in Zone 6/7

For me, one of the main reasons for growing a garden is to focus on the things that I love to eat. Winter sowing chickpeas is a great way to ensure that I'm able to do exactly that. While I don't have the healthiest eating habits, I absolutely love chickpeas in any form. From stews…

Spinach Seeds

Winter Sowing Spinach in Zone 6b/7

Winter Sowing Spinach Winter sowing spinach is awesome! I feel like I've mentioned it a thousand times, but I absolutely love spinach. As someone who doesn't have the healthiest of eating habits, spinach is delightful. From the texture to the inoffensive taste, spinach is a great choice for me and my journey to making better…