Growing Spinach - Benefits and Instructions
Benefits of Growing Spinach
Medicinal- Spinach has been shown to improve oxidative stress, eye health, and blood pressure.
- Nutritional Profile - Spinach contains vitamins A,C and K and is very high in iron and calcium.
Use in: Soups, stews, curries, smoothies, fresh salads.
Cut as soon as leaves are big enough to eat. If spinach is looking old and tired, cut the entire plant back to 1 inch tall to stimulate young, tasty growth. If showing signs of bolting, harvest the whole crop.
Store your spinach in paper towel lined containers. By placing it in the colder compartments of the refrigerator you will retain freshness for up to a week longer than normal. Spinach can be frozen as whole leaves or as a puree.
Beans, Brassicas, celery, lettuce, onion, pea.