I’m a total cole crop newbie. Before this year’s planting, all I really knew about them is that they love colder weather and, in the case of broccoli, will “bolt” if it gets too hot, turning into a head of tiny yellow flowers. 149 more words
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Following up on last week’s post, this week, we decided to delve a little further into some of what we’ll potentially be harvesting later this month and next month (and beyond!) The things we’ve been getting since the late spring and early summer — greens, beans, kale, and peas — are still doing well enough. 680 more words
Last week, the question was: What is this weed?
This is common lambsquarters. This is a weed that can be very common in disturbed areas. Lambsquarters is not an overly aggressive weed like pigweed, but can produce stands thick enough to smother crops if left unchecked. 27 more words