Category Archive: Winter

Grow Poll Results

Do you plant a winter garden? The results:  100% say No, and instead like to hibernate and stay inside with a good book or watch TV.

Winter Wind-Down: Moving On

As I previously posted, the winter garden didn’t do very well this year.  The weather was simply too warm.  In the end, I was able to eke out a only few Romanesco and Broccoli… Continue reading

Insectopia and Other Apocalyptic Possibilities: Cole Crop Cabbagworm

I have never been a bug lover. As a kid, I ran willy-nilly from dive-bombing bees flailing my arms in an attempt to ward then off from stinging me. I was also known… Continue reading

The Harvesting of Broccoli: Finally!

All Good Things Come To Those Who Wait is an apt truism when it comes to growing and harvesting broccoli. Broccoli is not the type of vegetable to give you instant gratification.  Broccoli… Continue reading

Growing the Stuff: Broccoli

Did you know? Broccoli is the result of careful breeding of cultivated leafy cole crops in the Northern Mediterranean in about the 6th century BC.  It was brought to the United States by Italian… Continue reading

Chopping Broccoli

A little ditty to get you pumped. . .