Spinach is an annual that grows to maturity in about 25-40 days. It is a hardy cool-season crop that does best at temperatures of 60 to 65ºF, but can withstand temperatures as low as 20ºF. That means that spinach thrives when planted early in the spring for a late spring harvest, and late in the summer for a fall harvest.Read More
Overwintering this cold-hardy green is easy! For successful overwintering, it is important that you thin your spinach to decrease competition between plants and increase air circulation. Once your spinach has developed 3 sets of leaves, thin seedlings to 4-6” apart. If you end up pulling out lots of healthy looking seedlings and have more room in your garden, transplant them to increase your fall and early spring harvest! You can always pull them out when you need to make room for spring crops.
Spinach is a annual that grows to maturity in about 40-50 days in the Pacific Northwest. It is a hardy cool-season crop that does best at temperatures of 60 to 65ºF, but can withstand temperatures as low as 20ºF.Read More