Planting A Winter Greek Garden

by Mary Papoulias-Platis


Planting a winter garden might be something most people don’t do in many parts of our country, but after seeing my girlfriend’s garden last winter, I decided to try it for the first time. I gathered all my seeds and planned out my space according to what we need in our Greek cuisine to make many of our dishes.

In the first box I planted artichokes, broccoli, cauliflower, and green cabbage.  In between the main plants I added various lettuces and rapini.

In the middle box, I planted sugar snap peas, beets, green bibb lettuce, spinach, kale, lettuce, and parsley.

In the last box, snap peas to climb (because I love them), red lettuce, amaranth, mustard greens, arugula ,sage and marjoram .

Hopefully, if the weather behaves I will shoot current pictures as the plants mature.
So, give it a try, pick your favorite winter vegetables,  and most of all have fun!

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