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Kale is a biennial. Companion plants: beets, celery, lettuce, onions, potatoes & strawberries. These companions spread & provide shade for the soil, helping to keep the soil cool. Kale likes cool soil. Also apply a heavy mulch like shredded leaves. Feed monthly with fish emulsion or compost tea.
Apparently cucumbers tend to take over other plants, so they should be grown by themselves. Who knew? And more tips. Great article.
I usually wait and buy most of my plants in May because I never know when to start my seeds indoors. This handy little chart lets you know when to start seeds indoors as well as when to plant outdoors.