How to grow spinach  

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created by baltogardener 2010-02-24 09:20:36 am

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Spinach is a cool weather crop, so plan for both fall and spring harvest, but not summer.

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submitted by baltogardener 2010-02-24 09:20:36 am    

 



Spinach can over winter if the seedlings are at least one inch tall when the freeze comes.

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submitted by baltogardener 2010-02-24 09:20:56 am    


Spinach can grow in many types of soil but will do better if you add nitrogen to the garden bed.

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submitted by baltogardener 2010-02-24 09:21:35 am    


For a spring crop, sow spinach indoors at least 2 to 4 weeks before the last frost. Most varieties will be ready to harvest in 40-48 days.

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submitted by baltogardener 2010-02-24 09:21:55 am    


Space spinach seedlings about 6 inches apart in the garden bed. If they are too crowded, pull and eat the thinning.

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submitted by baltogardener 2010-02-24 09:22:10 am    

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