Growing and harvesting Parsley

Its rewarding to grow parsley in your own garden.
You can sow the seeds of italian parsley directly into the garden after danger of frost has passed.
If there are no heavy frosts in your area, you can sow the seeds from fall through early spring. Cover the seeds with 1/4 inch of fine soil. Make sure to keep moist until the seed starts to sprout. It will be about 14-21 days , depending on the soil and the weather conditions. Once growing a little, you can transplant the seedlings to be about 6 inches apart.

Plant italian parsley in full sun. They will grow to about 12-18 inches tall.

You can harvest Italian parsley throughout the growing season. Its great to use it fresh in your recipes. You can cut several stems and they will keep in water in your refrigerator for up to two weeks. They may also be frozen or dried.