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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.

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Top 22 Leafy Vegetables Projects

  1. 1. 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...

  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. How to Grow Broccoli

    Broccoli is a slow-growing cool-season crop that yields delicious edible flower buds.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  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 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
  6. 6. How to Grow Brussels Sprouts

    Properly cultivated and cooked, Brussels sprouts are an autumn treat. These tiny cabbages grow on a stalk and mature in late fall.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 7. 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
  8. 8. 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.

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

    Bok choi is an Asian green prized for its tender leaves and crunchy stalks. It is easily grown from seed in spring or fall.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  10. 10. 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
  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. 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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  13. 13. Brassicas: Brussels Sprouts, Kale, Kohlrabi and Asian Greens

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

  14. 14. How to Grow Cabbage

    Cabbage is a delightfully crunchy vegetable that is easily grown in spring and fall.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  15. 15. 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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