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How to Grow Curly Endive

Curly endive is a gourmet salad green with a distinctive texture and sharp taste. Start seeds indoors for a late-spring harvest.

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Top 22 Leafy Vegetables Projects

  1. 1. How to Grow Malabar Spinach

    Malabar spinach is a vining tropical plant that is grown for its edible stems and leaves. It is a great substitute for spinach when the...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  2. 2. How To Plant Vegetables for Sun

    These expert tips can help make container gardening easy and provide some eye-catching vegetables in your landscape.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  3. 3. Cut-and-Come-Again Window Box

    Cut-and-come-again salads are one of the quickest and easiest crops to grow from seed and, when grown in a window box, could not be mor...

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  4. 4. How to Grow Watercress

    As the name suggests, watercress is a water-loving plant. Give it the proper site and you’ll enjoy this peppery perennial green f...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  5. 5. How to Grow Mesclun Salad in a Container

    Salad greens grow great in containers. For a nice variety of lettuces, plant a mesclun mix, which contains a blend of seeds.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 6. Leafy Vegetables: Arugula, Chicory and Swiss Chard

    With dozens of leafy vegetable varieties to choose from, the right selection can mean the difference between success and disappointment...

  7. 7. How to Grow Greens

    Collard, mustard and turnip greens are all in the same family, but each has its own unique flavor. Grow them all to compare for yoursel...

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  8. 8. How to Grow Radicchio

    Radicchio is a gourmet green prized for its peppery bite. Plant a crop in early spring for an early summer treat.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 9. How to Grow Kale

    Kale is one of the hardiest plants around, making it a snap to grow in nearly every backyard garden.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  10. 10. How to Grow Swiss Chard

    Swiss chard is a cool-weather vegetable grown for its tasty leaves. The DIY Network garden experts show how to grow this tasty crop.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  11. 11. Salad and Leafy Vegetables: Lettuce, Spinach and Arugula

    With dozens of leafy, salad vegetable varieties to choose from, the right selection can mean the difference between success and disappo...

  12. 12. Growing Brassicas

    Brassicas are one of the hardiest winter crops, but also includes many summer favorites and Asian greens.

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  13. 13. How to Grow Cauliflower

    Cauliflower is a finicky cool-season vegetable. But with a little guidance, almost any backyard gardener can cultivate a bumper crop.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  14. 14. How to Grow Leafy Vegetables and Herbs

    Everyone has room for a little pot of herbs or a window box of salad leaves. They are so easy to grow that you'll wonder how you manage...

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  15. 15. How to Grow Arugula

    Arugula is a leafy green vegetable that is prized for its strong, peppery flavor. Like most lettuces, it is very easy to grow.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
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