Calgary Herald

Best Veggies for Calgary:


Greens — lettuce, spinach, Swiss chard, mustard; ] ] arugula, mesclun mixes, Celery and celeriac; Brassicas — broccoli, kale, collards, kohlrabi, ] cabbage and cauliflowe­r; ] Legumes — peas (snap, snow, shelling) beans (broad bean, fava, pole, runner); ] Root crops — carrots, potatoes (for example, Norland, Yukon Gold), beets (Detroit red and gold, Early Wonder), radishes, onion; ] Summer squash — Patty pan. Summer squash have softer shells and mature faster than winter squash; ] Try some perennial crops, such as rhubarb, asparagus and garlic; ] Asian crops also do extremely well here, for instance bok choy. ] Edible flowers, for instance nasturtium­s, calendula, pansy and borage.

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