I have been getting a lot of growth in my planter box during the last couple of weeks. I had my first harvest of baby greens. The spinach, swiss chard and cilantro made a nice salad. I tossed the greens with some balsamic vinegar. According to growingyourgreens you should eat greens when they are young and tender.
I removed the rosemary that was growing to make room for some basil plants. I put the rosemary in a pot to see if it will keep growing. I don’t use rosemary very often when I cook because it is a harsher tasting herb. If it lives great if not oh well.
After the harvest for my salad, the swiss chard is still going strong with plenty of small shoots coming up.
The spinach on the other hand is coming back a little slower than the swiss chard. On this end of the box there is a small draft from the window. This could be the cause of lack of growth. However, eating the baby spinach taste great.
The cilantro is growing nicely. This herb is one of Megan’s favorite. The seeds are called coriander and the plant is called cilantro. I use both at the restaurant. “Just Thinking” feat. Chali 2na will put this post to a close. Spring is coming soon!