Top 5 Leafy Green Vegetables that Thrive in the Summer Heat 100+

August 20, 2016

John from shares with you his top 5 leafy greens that will thrive in 100+ F degree weather for months in the summer.

First, in this episode, you will discover the benefits of eating leafy green vegetables in your diet and WHY John’s goal is to eat 2 pounds of leafy greens a day. You will also learn why it would probably be a good idea to increase up your leafy green consumption.

Next, John will take you on a tour around his garden and share with you the leafy green vegetables that grow the easiest in the hot summer heat.

You will learn about John’s experiences growing:
03:40 Egyptian Spinach (Corchorus olitorius)
06:02 Moringa (Moringa oleifera)
07:41 Malabar Spinach (basella rubra)
09:16 Surinam Spinach (Talinum triangulare)
10:28 Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa)

After watching this episode, you will know some of the best leafy green vegetables to grow in the hot summer that will thrive.

18 Common Vegetables That Have Delicious Edible Flowers

Source: GrowingYourGreens
July 8, 2016

John from shares with you 18 common vegetables and herbs in his garden he is growing that have edible flowers that he loves to eat on a regular basis.

In this episode, John takes you around a tour of his springtime garden and shares with you some of the bolting vegetables and how he likes to eat some of the flowers.

You will learn about some of the nutritional benefits from eating vegetables, herb and fruit flowers. You will also learn why some birds love to eat flowers as well and why bee pollen is really flower pollen.

In this episode John will introduce you to the following edible flowers: Radish, Citrus (kumquat), Collard Greens, Dandelion, Cucumber, Achira, Broccoli, Arugula, Onion, Basil, Cilantro, Sunflower, Fennel,, Parsley, Celery, Sage, Bee Balm, and Longevity Spinach.

After watching this episode, you will be more familiar with some common edible flowers that may be growing in your vegetable garden and why you should be eating them.