Saturday, September 16, 2017

September chard for Foliage Follow-Up

After sulking all summer, my Swiss chard has rebounded.


Right before the rain, I had scattered some cottonseed meal in the bed and topped it off with some compost.


Nitrogen, rainwater and a break from the heat and BOING! Chard's back on the menu. The new leaves are so baby-soft and fresh. What a treat!



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3 comments:

  1. Yum! My chard never recovered after an encounter with some baby bunnies early in the season. I re-sowed and dang it if the bunnies didn't get to that too. I only have one tiny plant (as in barely enough for an individual salad) that regrew but that's about it. Oh well, there's always next year!

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  2. That's looking tasty! Thanks for sharing for Foliage Follow-Up, Caroline.

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