Learn How to Grow Spinach

Learn how to grow spinach with this helpful guide. Choosing to grow crisp, delicious spinach of unique varieties in fall, winter and spring can lead to great nutritious eating right from your backyard. By knowing the basics of when and how to plant, you can produce a successful harvest. Includes tips on saving seeds for your next harvest, and pest and disease prevention tips.

Orach, a warm-weather spinach alternative, makes a great edible ornamental.
­­Orach, a warm-weather spinach alternative, makes a great edible ornamental.
Illustration by Keith Ward