Learn About Different Types Of Broccoli

Exploring different varieties of vegetables is an exciting way to extend the growing season. Different cultivars, each with different days to maturity, can easily prolong the harvest period of certain crops. This is especially true when it comes to planting cool season crops that are able to thrive when frost is a threat in the garden. Experimenting with different types of broccoli, for example, is just one way to make the most of your growing space throughout the year. Broccoli Plant Types It is no doubt that seasoned gardeners know the joy of early…

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How to prevent deformed carrots

Are your homegrown carrots forked, branching, twisted, or knobby? While they may make for amusing photos, these deformed vegetables can make food preparation a challenge – try turning a twisted carrot into carrot sticks!These odd-shaped vegetables can also be a sign of serious garden problems. But what causes these deformed veggies?There are many different factors that can cause twisted, forked, and asymmetrical roots – ranging from how you prepare your soil to nasty garden pests, and including several other unfavorable conditions.While you can’t straighten a carrot out once it gets wonky, you can learn how to prevent deformities and produce…

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