Why Are My Peppers Turning Purple? (All Possible Answers)

Why Are My Peppers Turning Purple?

Planting peppers is a favorite pastime for gardeners (and salsa lovers) worldwide, but things don’t always go right. Sometimes your peppers turn purple! Why are my peppers turning purple? Your pepper plants may be turning purple because it is part of their natural ripening process, they are extra rich in iron, low in nutrients like … Read more

Can Cauliflower Grow in Summer? (Everything You Need to Know)

Can cauliflower grow in summer?

Cauliflower (Brassica oleracea var. Botrytis) is a popular vegetable right now. It is a Brassica, or Cole crop, related to cabbage, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, and kohlrabi. Because cauliflower is picky about its growing temperature, you may be wondering, “Can cauliflower grow in the summer?”  Cauliflower is one of the hardest Brassicas to grow. This guide … Read more

Can You Plant Broccoli Seeds Directly In The Ground? (Everything You Need To Know)

Can You Plant Broccoli Seeds Directly In The Ground?

Broccoli (Brassica oleracea var. italica) is a popular vegetable with home gardeners. It grows best at temperatures between 65-75 degrees F, so is considered a cool-season crop. Most people who grow broccoli in their garden buy transplants. However, you may be wondering “Can you plant broccoli seeds straight in the ground?”  Broccoli can be grown … Read more

Is Growing Broccoli Worth It? (Everything You Need To Know)


Broccoli (Brassica oleracea var. Botrytis) is a very nutrient dense food with lots of vitamin C, vitamin K, iron, potassium, and fiber. According to Dr. Heilig with the Michigan Extension Service, homegrown vegetables are higher in vitamins, which start to deteriorate as soon as the vegetable is picked. Because of this, you may be wondering … Read more