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Growing Mustard Greens.

It’s a Southern thing! Simmered with chunks of onion, ham hocks and a bit of crushed red pepper, mustard greens are a classic. Dress them up with cornmeal dumplings and you’ve got a meal. With massive amounts of vitamins K & A, they are not just delicious, they are one of the world’s healthiest foods. Simply sauté baby mustard greens with garlic and a tiny bit of brown mustard for a quick side dish.

Requiring little care, mustard green seeds can be directly seeded in the garden 3 weeks before the last spring frost. They do not do well in hot weather, so plant again mid to late summer for a fall crop. Plant 1/2″ deep and thin to 6″ to 12″ apart in rows 2′ wide. Mustard prefers loose, well drained soil and even moisture. To harvest, cut the outer leaves with a knife or scissors when they are 4″ to 6″ long.

Good companion crops are nasturtiums, dill, fennel and mint. Bad companion crops are sunflowers and beans.

Growing Mustard Greens.

It’s a Southern thing! Simmered with chunks of onion, ham hocks and a bit of crushed red pepper, mustard greens are a classic. Dress them up with cornmeal dumplings and you’ve got a meal. With massive amounts of vitamins K & A, they are not just delicious, they are one of the world’s healthiest foods. Simply sauté baby mustard greens with garlic and a tiny bit of brown mustard for a quick side dish.

Requiring little care, mustard green seeds can be directly seeded in the garden 3 weeks before the last spring frost. They do not do well in hot weather, so plant again mid to late summer for a fall crop. Plant 1/2″ deep and thin to 6″ to 12″ apart in rows 2′ wide. Mustard prefers loose, well drained soil and even moisture. To harvest, cut the outer leaves with a knife or scissors when they are 4″ to 6″ long.

Good companion crops are nasturtiums, dill, fennel and mint. Bad companion crops are sunflowers and beans.

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