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Kind hearts are the garden,

kind thoughts are the roots,

kind words are the blossoms,

kind deeds are the fruit.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

American Poet

Ornamental Kale

Ornamental Kale

Last year I grew ornamental kale for the first time.
Started from seed, it was slow to take off, but when it did–oh, my what impact it had in the garden!
I planted it directly into the edges of a few of my raised beds and bordering the edge of The Pickery.
This year I will be planting it into large pots, so that I can move it around the garden. It looks stunning long into the Fall.
The little kale seedlings are emerging and I’ve given them a pep talk–hope they live up to last years crop!