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Oct 18, 2010 4:38 PM CST
Name: Carol Noel
Hawaii (near Hilo)
It's all about choices.

Chard is one of those vegies needing alot of legroom....the roots grow quite deeply and when they reach as far as they can, the plant starts growing a stalk. I fertilize with Fish Fertilizer or any other high nitrogen fertilizer...

While the Rainbow Chard is really colorful and a bit more tender, I prefer growing the larger leafed Fordhook variety as I have a small space in which to grow it so I want the best bang for my buck.

Instead of throwing out the stalks (I do the same with Kale and other vegies) I chop them up, cook them and give them to my dog (a labrador mix) along with other bits from cleaning the vegies. Thumbs up
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