Categories

Looking for something specific?
Here are some things I’ve written about. Search any of these
.
apples
apricots
artichokes
arugula
beets
blueberries
broccoli
carrots
cauliflower
celery
cool season garden
cucumbers
garlic
guavas
insects
kale
kohlrabi
kumquats
lettuce
limes
marionberries
mustard
oranges
organic
persimmons
poetry
pomegranates
radish
raised beds
rhubarb
scallions
snow peas
spinach
squash
strawberries
tangerines
tomatoes
warm season garden
zucchini
Something not here? Get in touch.

 

 

Signs of Fall--Planting Broccoli

September 11, 2013

image

Broccoli blends from Renee’s Garden and Fedco and ‘Premium Crop,’ planted mid-August. These produced well for me last year.

image

Seed starting mix from Gardens Alive gets my seedlings off to a great start. 

image

I’ve found milled sphagnum moss layered lightly on soil surface minimizes damping off of my seedlings. Seeds germinated four days after planting in a sunny kitchen window.

Tomorrow look for pictures of the seedlings transplanted over the weekend.

image

Dreaming of last year’s broccoli.

Signs of Fall--Growing Broccoli for Transplants

Attracting Beneficials Insects to the Garden