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    'Sangre de Toro "de la remolacha

    Splendid Salads from Better Homes and Gardens

    Microgreens - Baby Greens harvested early

    Want to enjoy fresh salads through the hot months? Special heat tolerant lettuce mix - Summer Mix |

    Mizuna..Deeply lobed and fringed mizuna is an Asian green with a mild peppery flavor. Other common names for mizuna are Japanese mustard, spider mustard, and California peppergrass.

    'Bulls Blood' Beet. Decorative and, of course, edible.

    Tatsoi..Asian greens such as tatsoi may be used fresh in salads, stir-fried, or steamed. Tatsoi forms a deep green rosette with white stems. Harvest immature leaves for use in salads.


    Root Crop Storage Bin- root veggies like carrots and beets will stay fresh all winter and even grow sweeter in this storage bin. Just fill with layers of damp sand or sawdust, alternating with layers of carrots or beets, and put in a cool, dark place. Potatoes, turnips and squash can go right in the bin without sand.

    Growing and Using Greens covers lettuce family, mustard family (mustard greens, kale, collards, turnip, arugula, etc.), and beet family (beets, chard, spinach), for mesclun salad mixes and cooked greens. Permaculture principles like species diversity, inter-planting, and succession planting maximize yield and nutrition, and prevent pest problems. Transplanting, direct seeding, harvesting, and recipes.

    Power Perennials

    How to Grow Beets| roast beets in the oven wrapped in foil & drizzled with olive oil, salt & pepper.


    A Formal Salad Garden

    Salad tubs.

    Colorful Leaf Lettuce

    Simple Salad-Garden Containers-Grow a movable feast! Try your spring greens in an old wagon. It looks great anywhere in the yard.


    Butterhead Lettuce