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Growing Rhubarb

How to grow Rhubarb, "Everything you should know in growing rhubarb. We show you how to grow rhubarb and give you tips to make your rhubarb season a success."

Want to try something different in the garden? ... Darmera peltata... (Indian rhubarb or umbrella plant) Leaves can grow up to 24" wide. Can grow in moist or even boggy soil.

Popular and easy to grow in fall and spring: beets, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, chard, kale, lettuces, leeks, peas, radishes and spinach. For the connoisseur: arugula, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, celery, Chinese cabbage, collards, endive, fennel, garlic, onions, parsnips, salad greens and turnips. Surprising cool-season crops: including asparagus, potatoes and rhubarb.

Love rhubarb! I grew up with it growing in our (and every neighbor's) yard in Minnesota. Have a much harder time finding it in Texas now! I want to be in the situation of having TOO Much of the stuff!

Rhubarb: Planting, Growing, and Harvesting Rhubarb Plants. Sadly, our rhubarb plant did not make it through the winter. Planted a new one in a sunnier spot and hoping we'll see success next year!

Growing Rhubarb at Seven Springs Homestead

Such a cool cold frame/mini greenhouse I can picture this on my front porch!

Growing Rhubarb in an Edible Landscape by Rosalind Creasy "Rhubarb serves as a backdrop for low-growing herbs in the Denver Botanical Garden. The parsley and blooming oregano provide bright green accents against the red of the flowering amaranth and rhubarb stalks while the straw bee skep adds a rustic decorative touch."

If you're planting from root stock or crowns, plant or divide the roots/crowns in early spring while the plants are still dormant. This is the favored method for planting rhubarb, particularly in the Northern climates.

What you dont know about growing rhubarb, but probably should.

HOW to GROW RHUBARB - EASY!! FRUGAL FOOD IDEA - this veggie is sooo versatile and comes up every year - hardly needs ANY care!

Growing Rhubarb : How to to Grow Rhubarb – Plants, Seeds, Harvesting » The Homestead Survival

Great idea. Cloches made from vine and clematis branches - This would be a great garden idea to try for functionality (thinking of several veggies and flowers) and for decoration. I really like the look of these.

Darmera peltata… (Indian rhubarb or umbrella plant) Leaves can grow up to 24″ wide. /instead of elephants | Popular JPEG

Rhubarb - Growing Rhubarb in an Edible Landscape (NOTE: Rhubarb leaves are deadly poisonous if eaten)

8 Perennial Vegetables Anyone Can Grow - not sure we can do rhubarb as a perennial in FL, but the others and a few more in the comments are good challenges.

Growing asparagus. Perennial vegetable = only plant once! Good companions: rhubarb, strawberry, horseradish.