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Swiss Chard babies
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My ruby swiss chard has just gone to seed and I am wondering if all the little babies growing at the base of each big leaf can be cut and transplanted as a new plant? Or are they just awesome to…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Judy Jul 15, 2014.

 

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Judy replied to Jana Banana's discussion Swiss Chard babies
"I haven't planted chard seeds in years as mine always reseed nicely. I do dig and transplant them to more desirable locations if need be and the seedlings are wonderful tossed into salads. I'm afraid I don't pay too much…"
Jul 15, 2014
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Swiss Chard babies

My ruby swiss chard has just gone to seed and I am wondering if all the little babies growing at the base of each big leaf can be cut and transplanted as a new plant? Or are they just awesome to eat?Also, I had heard that chard didn't produce seed until it had overwintered. I started mine last Oct/Nov and it produced giant lovely leaves until about 3-4 weeks ago when the long central stalk shot out and is now flowering. Is that considered over wintering? I ask because my friends garden seeded…See More
Jul 9, 2014
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"Thanks for joining the Valley Permaculture Alliance (VPA) website! VPA is a Phoenix-based 501c3 non-profit that offers classes, training, activities, tours, events and demonstrations on more about VPA on the ‘About Us’ page, and explore…"
Nov 6, 2013

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Just moved back to Phx, getting my fall/winter garden planted, artist-metal and neon, builder of things, real food eater, foodie, massage therapist, lover of the critters, like puttering in the dirt:)

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At 3:01pm on November 6, 2013, Class Coordinator said…

Thanks for joining the Valley Permaculture Alliance (VPA) website! VPA is a Phoenix-based 501c3 non-profit that offers classes, training, activities, tours, events and demonstrations on more about VPA on the ‘About Us’ page, and explore what this site has to offer. We hope that you will participate fully in the many groups, forums, and other resources on this site. Please take advantage of the wealth of knowledge readily shared by our members!

 

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