Romanesco Broccoli is a variety of the species Brassica oleracea. It is a cool weather crop that enjoys a steady diet of nutrients. We fertilized with fish emulsion every other week. The beauty of Romanesco lies in its unique flower structure. When we consume Romanesco, other than the stems we are eating flower buds. These flower buds […]
When starting seeds indoors it is sometimes necessary to repot new seedlings into a bigger container rather than plant them immediately outdoors. We call this practice potting up. In the enclosed video I am potting up Broccoli into a peat pot which can then be transplanted at later date directly into the soil.
When we eat broccoli do you know what part of the plant we are eating? I’ll give you a hint, it’s the same part of the plant as when we eat artichokes. Here’s another hint, when we don’t pick broccoli in a timely manner this is what it looks like- We are currently harvesting broccoli, […]
I’m sure glad students will be returning next week. Peas are getting plump, broccoli heads are blossom tight, carrots are starting to push their shoulders from the ground and our lettuce patch needs thinning, not to mention all the weeding that needs to be done!