Tag Archives: Broccoli

Green Dragon & Purple Sprouting Broccoli

I pulled out my remaining mature broccoli plants (with one exception) to make room for the tomatoes I planted last weekend.  Thus it seems an ideal time to pontificate on the varieties I grew this year. Frankly, I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Battling the Aphids – Growing Broccoli

Apparently the name broccoli comes from Italian broccolo, which means something like: ‘the flowering top of a cabbage’.  I read this on Wikipedia – I love Wikipedia – I find that even if the info on there isn’t true its usually entertaining … Continue reading

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