Fresh Winter Food: Turnips

Most people don’t think of winter as a season in which you can garden, but here in Virginia, you certainly can–even without greenhouses or cold frames. One of the foods we planted last fall and haven’t had to protect all winter is turnips. Now, it’s true that the temperatures down in the twenties a couple…

Brussels Sprouts for This Fall

It’s hard to believe it’s already time to start planning for the fall and winter garden! We just brought in our first ripe tomato (of the extra-early variety Zarnitsa), and the early corn is just showing its first silks, but indeed it’s time to get some of the slow-maturing crops for this fall underway. Brussels…