Why is My Broccoli Plant Wilting and Falling Over? (Causes, Solution, & How to Prevent!) 

Why is my broccoli plant wilting?

Broccoli tastes best when it is fresh from the garden. Growing your own is not hard, but sometimes diseases or pests can cause problems. One of these problems is wilting. You may wonder, “Why is my broccoli plant wilting and falling over?”  There are several different reasons broccoli wilts and falls over. This guide will … Read more

Why Does My Broccoli Have White Spots? (Causes, Solution, & How to Prevent!)

Why Does My Broccoli Have White Spots?

Broccoli (Brassica oleracea var. italica) is a popular vegetable to grow in home gardens. Broccoli is vulnerable to fungal diseases that cause white spots on the leaves, stem, or head. You may be wondering how to identify white spots on broccoli.  White spots are generally treatable if you know what disease you are dealing with. … 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)

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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

Is Broccoli Frost Tolerant? (Everything You Need To Know)

Is Broccoli Frost Tolerant

Broccoli (Brassica oleracea var. Botrytis) is considered a cool-season crop. In the spring, broccoli is frequently planted before the average date of the first frost, especially in climates with hot summers. In the fall, broccoli produces best when temperatures cool. You may wonder if broccoli is frost tolerant. Broccoli can tolerate periods of cold weather.  … Read more