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Growing in Your Garden Now - Swiss Chard

It’s not too late to find Swiss chard starts in your favorite nursery.

This versatile plant comes in a rainbow range of colors – stalks can be red, yellow or pink and it can be eaten cooked or raw. It is easy to grow and thrives overwinter here. Now that the ground is damp from the first rains hurry out and get those starts in the ground.
For more ideas on what to grow now that the tomatoes are finished, read this article.

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