Category Archives: Brassicas

A little PSB, better than nothing

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Our first attempt at growing purple sprouting broccoli got me thinking it was easy. Despite hemming them in with romanesco plants planted far too close on either side, they grew to about 5ft tall, and produced a steady supply of … Continue reading

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Vegetable Traffic Jam

Cabbages

Recently, as sometimes happens, life has been getting in the way of allotmenting. Today I made it down to the plot for only the second time in a couple of months.

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A Broccoli Bouquet (not for Mothers’ Day)

A Broccoli Bouquet

I was brought up to ignore Mothers’ Day. I’m not sure of the precise reasoning, but I think that my feminist mother probably felt that society cynically chooses to spend one day patronising mothers so that it can spend the … Continue reading

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Broccoli Sprouting Purply!

Broccoli Sprouting Purply!

It’s almost a year since we sowed the seed, but our purple sprouting broccoli has finally become broccoli sprouting purply!

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