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In the summer, cut the entire stem at the base before it goes to seed. In the winter, cut the outside leaves as you are ready to eat and allow the inside leaves to continue growing.
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Jill Harness has written on a variety of subjects for more than 10 years. Her work has appeared in various print and online publications, including "San Diego City Beat," "Mental Floss," Rue The Day! and Neatorama. Harness has a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from San Francisco State University.