Sunday, April 20, 2008

Shady Vegetables

Having a lot of shade doesn't preclude no vegetable plants in the garden for the rabbits to eat. Here is a list of plants that can deal with shady areas. Remember though they still need a few hours of sunlight. A green rule of thumb is if you are growing a plant for it's leaves,buds, or stems, it can deal with the sun glasses. We have planted different kinds of lettuce in with flowers successfully for interesting effects.
Salad Greens, such as leaf lettuce, arugula, endive, cress, and radicchio
Broccoli
Cauliflower
Peas
Beets
Brussels Sprouts
Radishes
Swiss Chard
Leafy Greens, such as collards, mustard greens, spinach, and kale
Beans
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1 comment:

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The information is really very useful for my kitchen garden.I will soon work on it.