How to Grow Spinach

How to Grow Spinach


If you love spinach salads and eggs Florentine, you owe yourself a big patch of Popeye's favorite food. Spinach needs cool weather to thrive, but if you choose planting times carefully and look for heat-resistant varieties, you can grow it anywhere in the country.



Step One

Choose a site that gets full sun in cool weather and partial shade in warmer temperatures. Soil should be light, fertile and moisture-retentive, with a pH of 6.0 to 7.0.

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