Tag: Spinach Varieties

Kitchen Gardening
// May 26, 2017
types of spinach

The humble spinach grows in many of our gardens. It’s a versatile vegetable that has a number of different uses and, while not being too difficult a plant to grow. Most of all, it’s used in cooking and making delicious, healthy, leafy dishes or even consumed raw in smoothies and shakes that are a favourite…

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Kitchen Gardening
// April 17, 2017
growing malabar spinach

Malabar Spinach is scientifically known as Basella alba and belongs to the Basellaceae family. It is available in – Green and Red varieties. The stem of the Basella alba is green and the stem of the cultivar Basella alba ‘Rubra’ is reddish-purple; the leaves of both the species are green. Malabar Spinach is very healthy…

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Kitchen Gardening
// February 20, 2017
spinach vegetable

One of the best things about having your own garden is that you can grow your own food! You can have all the healthy greens and delicious fruits that you have ever craved. But sometimes that list can get quite long and finding space in the garden can be an issue. And that’s where a…

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Kitchen Gardening
// May 28, 2016
growing spinach, spinach leaves

Growing Spinach: Spinach is renowned for high health benefits. It is used in salads and cooked too. It grows 25 cm high featuring arrow-shaped leaves. To grow well Spinach requires rich, fertile, well-drained soil that is rich in organic matter so that it does not dry in hot conditions. Traditionally it is a winter vegetable…

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