Tip #1 Plant at the right time of year.
This is a major key in growing broccoli successfully. During head formation broccoli plants need cool days and cool nights. In most of the United States they can be grown either in the fall or in the spring.
Spring planting: Start seed indoors before 8 to 10 weeks before the average last frost. Transplant into the garden 3-4 weeks before the average last frost.
Fall planting: Start seed indoors 15 to 17 weeks before average first frost of fall. Transplant outdoors 10-12 weeks before average first frost of fall…Read More