Growing Guide for Salad Garden
Complete steps to grow 'cut-and-come-again' artisan lettuces
If you grow one thing, it should be salad greens.
1-Expensive in the stores
3-Even organic can be sprayed with many chemicals
You will learn how to easily and effortlessly produce your own mixed salads of flavor-filled artisan lettuces like buttercrunch, spring mix, redleaf and romaine.
Grow a range of leafy salads that can be cut and will keep growing so you can cut (come) again.
the young leaves
ensures several harvests of small, tender, leaves, rather than the entire head.
A range of leafy salad vegetables can be grown as cut and come again, including:
Amaranth, basil, beetroot, chicory, coriander, chard, corn salad, dandelion, endive, komatsuma, land cress, leaf celery, lettuce, mizuna, mustard, pak choi, parsley, purslane, radicchio, red kale, rocket, sorrel and spinach.
Veggies usually grown as root veggies such as beets, radish and turnips also have nourishing tasty leaves that are tasty for cut and come again.
Salad Gardens are especially popular in spring for school gardens, easy to grow, fun to harvest and nourishing energy.
When you join Bluebird CSA [Community Supported Agriculture], your membership in Farm to School BEE Academy is FREE.
10th Anniversary 2008-2018
Celebrating 10 Years of Local & Organic
Bluebird Community Supported Agriculture Program…
was Founded in 2008 as a sustainability initiative
community garden, local foods greenhouse and advocacy for Farm to
School. Our first organic community garden in 2009 was partnered with a
middle Georgia Montessori Edible Schoolyard program. In 2010, we held a
Farm to School fundraiser Festival on the square in Thomaston, Georgia.
Currently serving Spalding, Lamar, Upson and Middle Georgia with weekly
Farmers Choice, seasonal veggie farm box deliveries and Farm to School gardens.
Healthy Fresh with Bluebird
…like being first in line at your favorite farmers market