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Do this in front yard. Potager - Kitchen garden at Bolen residence. LOVE the use of the large pots to control the amount of water or nutrients herbs need as opposed to the vegetables! "This raised-bed kitchen garden was absolutely stunning and made great use of a narrow space that was formerly used as a dog enclosure. The space was designed by John Fluitt, an Oklahoma landscape designer."
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.