Vegetables

A vegetable garden is healthy, economic and a whole lot of fun!  Here at O'Toole's, we've found that a lot of people would love to grow their own veggies but they just don't know where to begin. So we've compiled some simple tips and tricks to help you grow some of the most popular garden vegetables. From when to plant and when to harvest to care and feeding, these simple tips will have you growing tasty, healthy vegetables in no time!

 

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Broccoli

Plant 4 – 6 weeks before the last average frost date Companion plants – Carrots, Lettuce, Dill, Rosemary, Nasturtium, Spinach, Swiss Chard Harvest when the main head is 3” in diameter, this will encourage side heads Harvest before it flowers and then harvest 4 – 6” of the stem E- at fresh or blanch for 3 minutes. Then dunk in ice water and hand dry. Put in freezer bags.