Category: vegetable spotlight

Homegrown Harvest Photo Share – Carrots

Welcome to this week’s Homegrown Harvest Photo Share where the focus is on carrots! We love carrots and love seeding the garden with a variety of carrots. Since we’ve been growing in raised garden beds are carrot have been much easier to grow and… Continue Reading “Homegrown Harvest Photo Share – Carrots”

Homegrown Harvest Photo Share- Cabbage

Our spotlight vegetable cabbage is this week’s photo share topic. Share with us photos of your cabbage you proudly grew and leave a link with your photos in the comment section. For more information about our Homegrown Harvest Photo Share page for more information… Continue Reading “Homegrown Harvest Photo Share- Cabbage”

Spotlight on Cabbage

Head cabbage originated in the Mediterranean region and was known to the ancients of both Greece and Rome, it was hailed for its medicinal purposes by both Cato and Elder. Ancient Egyptians and Romans ate large amounts of cabbage the night before drinking which allowed them to drink more.

Vegetable Spotlight on Broccoli

Broccoli loves cool weather and should be added to the garden either by seed or transplant anytime from late April to May or late July and August to get either an early summer harvest or fall crop respectively. Plants will thrive in a fertile rich, well-drained soil.