Cabbage is a hardy, leafy vegetable full of vitamins. By planning your growing season and providing diligent care, you may have two successful crops in one year, in both spring and fall. Here is our guide for planting, growing, and harvesting cabbage.
Mark Twain once said, “Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.” In fact, cabbage is no longer seen so poorly. We now know that this hardy vegetable is antioxidant- and nutrient-rich, and a great addition to any garden! See 5 reasons to eat cabbage.
That said, note that cabbage can be difficult to grow for the beginner gardener; it only likes cool temperatures and it can be a magnet for some types of garden pests. Rotating the cabbage crop every few years will help avoid a buildup of soilborne diseases.
Many varieties are available to suit both your growing conditions and taste preferences.