Red, White and Broccoli
When summer is in full swing and Independence Day is right around the corner, believe it or not, it's time to turn your thoughts towards fall gardening. If you're already missing those crunchy heads of broccoli, you can ensure a supply during the fall by sowing some broccoli directly or in trays. Plant broccoli for a fall crop in July, for short season areas, and September, for long season areas. If you're wondering when, exactly, is a good time to plant your broccoli our Seed Planting Calculator is a great resource. Plug in your first frost date and the calculator will give you an estimated planting date for all of our cool season seeds. There are several types of broccoli: large head, sprouting, romanesco, raab and Chinese broccoli. Tricia shows you how to plant, grow, and fend off common pests in our video on growing broccoli.