Information About Broccoli

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.

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What Is Calabrese Broccoli – Information About Calabrese Sprouting Broccoli

By Laura Miller

Intro: Calabrese sprouting broccoli is a popular choice among gardeners. Click here to learn more about this broccoli variety.

Using Broccoli Leaves – Can You Eat Broccoli Leaves

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Did you know using broccoli leaves just like you would any other greens is a great way to perk up salads and other dishes? Learn more here.

Broccoli Plant Side Shoots – Best Broccoli For Side Shoot Harvesting

By Amy Grant

Did you know the side shoots on broccoli are just as delicious as the main florets? It’s true. Learn more about harvesting and using side shoots here.

Preserving Broccoli – How To Store Broccoli After Harvest

By Amy Grant

How do you preserve fresh broccoli? Click here for tips on what to do with your broccoli harvest so you can make the most of it.

Heat Tolerant Broccoli – What Is A Sun King Broccoli Plant

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

The Sun King broccoli plant provides the biggest heads and is certainly among the top producers of broccoli crops. A more heat-tolerant broccoli, you can harvest when the heads are ready, even during the heat of summer, if you must. Click here to learn more.

What Is Broccoli Di Ciccio: Growing Di Ciccio Broccoli Plants

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Heirloom vegetable varieties give home gardeners many options, more so than the average grocery store offers. If you enjoy growing broccoli, give Di Ciccio broccoli a try. This tasty Italian heirloom produces a continuous harvest. To learn more, click here.

Destiny Hybrid Broccoli – How To Grow Destiny Broccoli Plants

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Destiny hybrid broccoli is a compact, heat-tolerant, and cold-hardy plant that performs well in warmer climates. This flavorful vegetable isn’t difficult to grow given the right conditions. For more information on Destiny broccoli growing, click here.

What Is Belstar Broccoli: How To Care For Belstar Broccoli Variety

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Broccoli is a classic vegetable that offers plenty of nutrition and fits into many international cuisines. Belstar broccoli is a variety with tight heads and prolific flowering. Click the following article for more information about the delicious Belstar broccoli variety.

Waltham 29 Broccoli Plants – Growing Waltham 29 Broccoli In The Garden

By Amy Grant

Broccoli is a cool-season annual grown for its delicious green heads. Waltham 29 broccoli has long been a favorite variety. Seeds are open-pollinated and sought after for their incredible flavor and cold tolerance. To learn about growing this broccoli variety, click here.

Purple Broccoli Plants – Planting Purple Sprouting Broccoli Seeds

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

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.

Broccoli Varieties: Learn About Different Types Of Broccoli

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

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.

Green Magic Broccoli Variety: Growing Green Magic Broccoli Plants

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

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.

Growing Green Goliath Broccoli: How To Plant Green Goliath Broccoli Seeds

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.

Broccolini Information – How To Grow Baby Broccoli Plants

By Amy Grant

What is brocollini? It looks sort of like broccoli, but is it? How do you grow baby broccoli? Click the article that follows for broccolini information on growing broccolini and baby broccoli care.

Protecting Broccoli Plants: Keeping Broccoli Safe From Pests And Weather

By Amy Grant

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.

Companions To Broccoli: Suitable Companion Plants For Broccoli

By Amy Grant

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.

Container Growing Broccoli: Tips On Growing Broccoli In Pots

By Liz Baessler

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 Not Forming Heads: Reasons Why My Broccoli Has No Head

By Amy Grant

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.

Buttoning Of Broccoli: Why Broccoli Forms Small, Poorly Formed Heads

By Amy Grant

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.

Information About Loose Heads On Broccoli – Broccoli With Loose, Bitter Heads

By Amy Grant

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.

Romanesco Broccoli Care – How To Grow Romanesco Broccoli Plants

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

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.

Planting Broccoli Seed: How To Save Broccoli Seeds In The Garden

By Amy Grant

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 Growing Problems: Information About Common Broccoli Diseases And Pests

By Jackie Carroll

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.

How To Harvest Broccoli – When To Pick Broccoli

By Heather Rhoades

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.

How To Grow Broccoli – Growing Broccoli In Your Garden

By Laura Miller

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.

Worms In Broccoli – Caterpillars In The Broccoli Head

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious 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.

Bolting Broccoli: Growing Broccoli In Hot Weather

By Heather Rhoades

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.

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