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April 2019

4 In The Garden

How to grow rhubarb

Plant it, watch it grow. Well that was the easiest and shortest post ever! But seriously, while it’s widely known as the plant you can’t kill. There are still many things you can do to ensure you have the biggest and best rhubarb harvest. It is definitely a hardy plant, it’s right up there with mint and horseradish. So if you’re not known for your green thumb then this is a great plant to start with! Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. What is rhubarb? At this point you’re like….duh a fruit. Which is what I would have said too, but then we would have both been wrong. Rhubarb is actually a perennial vegetable (say what?) that people use as a fruit. Mind blown, am I right? As long as you keep it healthy, these plants can be productive for as much as 10 years. Just make sure to resist the urge to harvest in the first year. This enables the plant to build up enough strength to be productive for many years to come. After the…

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