Some hate, some love it - either way broccoli growing is a simple task when you have a little gardening know how. That’s where we come in. In the articles that follow, you will learn how to care for broccoli plants in the garden and how to deal with common broccoli problems, including those hateful pests of broccoli. So read on for information on growing broccoli.
Many vegetables are actually enhanced by exposure to frost or cold temperatures. In fact, you may be surprised to learn the cold tolerance of some vegetables yields promising overwintering potential. Purple Sprouting broccoli is one example. Learn more here.
Different cultivars, each with different days to maturity, can easily prolong the harvest period of certain crops. Experimenting with different types of broccoli, for example, is just one way to make the most of your growing space throughout the year. Learn more here.
Those living in warm weather areas will need to pay special attention to heat tolerance when selecting broccoli varieties to grow. ‘Green Magic’ is especially adapted for growth throughout a wide range of temperatures. Click this article for more info.
By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden
If your weather is unpredictable and you sometimes have frost and hot temperatures in the same week, you might’ve just thrown up your hands when it comes to planting broccoli. But wait, Green Goliath broccoli plants may be just what you’re looking for. Learn more here.
Broccoli is sensitive to frost and can also be plagued by insects that like it just as much as we do. Protecting broccoli plants involves vigilance. Use the information found in this article to find out how to protect broccoli plants.
Almost all plants benefit from companion planting and using companion plants for broccoli is no exception. So what should you plant next to broccoli? Find out about the benefits of broccoli companion plants and which plants are suitable here.
Broccoli is very well suited to container life and is a cool weather crop that you can plant in late summer or autumn and still get to eat. For more tips, click this article and learn how to grow broccoli in containers.
Broccoli has a number of insects that enjoy the tasty head and is also susceptible to a number of diseases, but one of its major issues is broccoli that won?t head. Why is broccoli not producing heads and is there a remedy for this? Find out here.
Like any plant, broccoli plants may be afflicted with pests or diseases, and plagued by issues brought about by environmental stress too - like poor broccoli heads. If your broccoli plants are buttoning, then this article is for you.
Love your broccoli, but it?s not doing well in the garden? Perhaps the broccoli plants are buttoning or forming small heads. Or maybe heads are forming, but the results are broccoli with loose, bitter heads. Get answers here.
Brassica romanesco is a fun vegetable in the same family as cauliflower and cabbage. Planting romanesco broccoli is a great way of providing variety in your family?s diet. Learn more about this veggie here.
Saving seeds from broccoli plants is a great way to put those bolted broccoli plants to work since they?re really no good for much else. Read this article to learn how to save broccoli seeds in the garden.
Broccoli is a tasty crop that is easy to grow in the right conditions. Healthy plants can withstand light infestations of insects and some diseases. Help with treating broccoli issues can be found here.
Growing and harvesting broccoli is one of the more rewarding moments in the vegetable garden. You may be asking yourself when to pick broccoli. What are the signs that broccoli is ready to harvest? Click here for info.
Broccoli is a nutrient-rich vegetable which can be used in a variety of ways. Additionally, growing broccoli is not difficult as long as you follow a few simple broccoli growing tips. This article can help get you started with planting broccoli in your garden.
Although broccoli is one of the few plants least affected by pests, it is not uncommon to occasionally find worms on broccoli heads. If left unprotected, these broccoli worms can wreak havoc on your plants. Learn more here.
Broccoli is a cold weather crop, meaning that it will bolt or go to flower if it's too warm. To get tips for preventing bolting in broccoli plants and how to grow the crop in hot weather, read this article.