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  • Why you should grow kale over winter

    10 days ago - By NZ Life & Leisure

    If you're a bit bored by cabbage for your winter garden, its ‘cousin' kale is a great-looking, great-tasting alternative.
    In Japanese gardens, kale is used as a winter ornamental due to its gorgeous looks and great frost-resistance. The prettiest pink, purple or red kale can be eaten, and it's very good for you, and considered a ‘super food' thanks to its high vitamin content , high calcium and other minerals, and high protein content.
    Grows : anywhere, very frost-resistant, especially plain-leafed and dwarf varieties
    Where : in full sun
    When : autumn for late winter/spring crop, late...
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