Why Are My Cauliflowers Bolting? (Causes, Solution, & How to Prevent!) 

Why are my cauliflowers bolting?

Cauliflower (Brassica oleracea, Botrytis group) is a very popular vegetable to grow. However, it is somewhat temperamental and will bolt if conditions are not just right. Bolting means the flowers in the head begin to separate, and a flower stalk begins to grow.  Cauliflower just produces one head, so if it bolts, you have wasted … Read more

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