Collard Greens

Whats the Earliest for Both Collards and Swiss Chard?


Anonymous added on March 16, 2018 | Answered

We live on the East Coast about 30 minutes from Charlottesville, Virginia and we\\\'re about to put both collard greens and Swiss Chard out for our spring garden. I was wondering what would be the earliest time for both.


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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on March 18, 2018

It is almost certain you will not get frost after May 7 in your growing zone.

You can grow these crops in a cold frame and plant much sooner.

Here are some links with more information.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/greens/growing-collard-greens.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/swiss-chard/how-to-grow-swiss-chard.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/special/greenhouses/how-to-use-cold-frames.htm

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