Spring gardening tips from Linton's Enchated Gardens
Spring gardening tips from Linton's Enchated Gardens. Posted: Sat 9:54 AM, Apr 21, 2018 |. Updated: Sat 9:56 AM, Apr 21, 2018. With the arrival of spring weather in Michiana, gardeners will start breaking out tools to tend to their flowers, vegetables …
Our gardening expert on the best way to eat this nutritious green
Perhaps it is a little perverse to talk about kale when the season is finally allowing us to look ahead to summer. Why talk of winter vegetables when you can start thinking of sweet lettuce hearts? But we surely need to stop seeing kale as being only for the winter; sure, it is a cold-weather vegetable, but it can be as tender as any lettuce.
Kale is ancient stuff: it’s considered to be far closer to wild cabbage than, say, brussels sprouts or broccoli. In case you missed the millennial memo, kale is king of nutrition. It’s certainly the most nutritious vegetable you can grow at home. It’s one of the best sources of vitamin K, a rich source of vitamins A, C, B6 and folate, and a good source of iron, calcium and vitamin E. It’s a multivitamin, without the plastic pot.
'Passion comes before profit – you won't get rich gardening …
Barry Lupton, a landscape gardener based in Dublin, does not recommend that anyone goes into the horticulture business for the wages.
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