Re: [gardeners] In the Garden

George Shirley (
Wed, 17 Dec 1997 19:20:52

At 11:13 AM 12/17/97 +0000, you wrote:
>Margaret Lauterbach <> wrote:
>> Well, Cheryl, what else is good about the souf is George, Liz and
>> Catharine.  But apart from that, if you'll pop for seeds for that Bright
>> Lights chard, build yourself a raised bed and a hoop and plastic cover, a
>> la a Conestoga wagon, I'll bet you'd have greens all winter too.  Margaret
>Which reminds me -- I've been meaning to brag about my chard.  It's 
>not nifty chard like Bright Lights -- just a plain old white variety 
>-- but it's going nuts in the garden.  The base of each plant is 
>almost a foot in diameter and the leaves are just gorgeous.  We're 
>having some for dinner tonight.
>I've got some planters that are about a foot deep, 8 inches wide and 
>4 feet long.  I've been debating dragging one inside and planting 
>some of the more cold tolerant salad stuff in it then sticking it on 
>the edge of the carport so that it gets the sun but experiences temps 
>in the 40's.  I figure I can drag it in if it looks like we're gonna 
>get some truly cold weather and put it under the fluorescents.  All I 
>want is something fresh to cut.  What do yall think?
Shoot, go for it, all you can lose is a container full of rabbit food.