Friday, 21 October 2011

Ornamental Kale

Family: Cruciferae (Mustard family)
Genus: Brassica
Species: oleracea
Ornamental Kale
A very beautiful five a day?
Ornamental kale 1
Andy says they are to grace our herbidacious border to bring a little colour to our winter garden …..
Ornamental Kale 3
…….  but we didn’t tell him that we’d already had a cheeky nibble ……. nom, nom, nom!

1 comment:

Mr. D said...

I hope the cabbage white caterpillars don't get at them. They ruined my attempts to grow kale to eat the one time I tried.
Maybe Darrell should take up sentry duty. He would have to be very still for hours - would that pose a problem?