What's Growing in the Early-April Edible Garden


| 4/4/2016 11:00:00 AM


Lettuce, Chives In Front, Potato Onions In Background, Tarragon On Left

Lettuce, chives in front, potato onions in background, tarragon on left.

It was a relatively mild winter with some cold snaps in the last month. So, what is popping up in this Midwest garden? A lot!

Fall-planted garlic, elephant garlic, arugula, French sorrel, blood-veined sorrel, kale, oregano, rosemary, cultivated dandelions, common chives, garlic chives, strawberries, onions, wild leeks, sage, dill, mint, rosemary, cultivated leeks, overwintered beets, overwintered carrots, newly planted peas, volunteer lettuce, catnip, lavender, newly planted lettuce, overwintered chard, tarragon, salad burnet, overwintered mustard, horseradish and thyme are all up and harvestable.

I also put on our covered deck a few weeks ago, our kumquat, overwintered eggplant and pepper plants, newly bought basil and dill. They are doing great, too.



The plants are growing well enough that we can pick leaves for salads now from both the garden lettuce, herbs and chard and the potted lettuce, kale, salad burnet, corn salad, arugula and Italian dandelions.





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