Category Archives: Vegetables

How to grow cauliflower?

A fresh, home-grown crown of cauliflower is a thing of beauty – crisp, nutritious, and intensely flavourful. Follow along with this handy How to Grow Cauliflower from seed guide and grow food. Latin Brassica oleracea var. botrytis Family: Brassicaceae Difficulty Moderately difficult Season & Zone Season: Cool season Exposure: Full-sun Zone: 3-10. Overwintered types are […]

How to grow Brussels Sprouts?

how to grow brussel sprouts

Brussels sprouts are a superb holiday treat. Like broccoli, these little “cabbages” are full of beta-carotene, vitamin C, and fibre. And after frost, they become sweet, as the plants create sugar for antifreeze! Keep your plants moist and well-mulched during the heat of summer, to ensure your supply of Brussels sprouts until the holidays. These […]

How to grow asparagus?

how to grow asparagus

Planting asparagus seeds need some patience, but the result is rewarding! Asparagus seeds germinate slowly, and the crowns take three seasons before they can handle being harvested. However, the grower’s patience is generously rewarded by early season harvests of asparagus with a flavor you will not find on store shelves anywhere. You will wish you […]