Planting « Root Cellars Rock

By: Root Cellars Rock  09-12-2011

Well, after complaining about the weather for the entire month of June, I’m here to complain about all the warmth and sunshine we’ve had so far in July. Kidding, kidding! The last week has been nothing short of glorious. My tomatoes are stretching toward the sun, my broad beans are blooming like crazy, and my snow peas are scrambling over one another to climb their repurposed-wicker-bookshelf trellis.

The sudden heat has had one adverse effect, though. I have bolting brassicas!

Bolted brassica bouquet: Chinese cabbage

“Bolting” is the term for what happens when a leafy plant [..]


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