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Name: Trikes
Toloosa St (top) Hobart
Trikes
Nov 23, 2013 7:55 PM CST
Broccoli and Cauliflower started bolting earlier than expected. Is there a way to slow the plant(s) down to prolong harvesting times?
Name: Tara
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terrafirma
Nov 23, 2013 9:04 PM CST
Wow! I can't imagine that these are already bolting! I just planted mine! Where are you? What zone? How long have they been in the ground? I'm not familiar with Toloosa St/Hobart…More information may be very helpful...
Name: Ken Ramsey
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drdawg
Nov 24, 2013 10:48 AM CST
My broccoli was planted in September and it is how just getting large enough to begin putting on "heads". We have had several mornings with tempts in the mid-20's and the broccoli looks fine, as does all the onion and garlic plants. We have certainly had a lot more cold weather in the late fall than I can ever remember. I think it was mid-December last year before we even got down to freezing. We have now had 6 mornings in the 20's and will have (at least) two more mornings at or below freezing mid-week.
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Name: Evan
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eclayne
Nov 25, 2013 2:06 PM CST

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Are you in Hobart, Tasmania Trikes?
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