|7 lbs harvested and more to come!|
|Look Close you can see them! 1 dark and 2 green!|
Broccoli is frequently plagued by these guys and other worms, but don't worry they won't hurt you! They will only really hurt your plants when they are vary small, once they get bigger they should be okay.
You should clean them real well after you harvest your heads. I did read of a way to get rid of them, if you don't want to just pick them off and eat them like I do, lol! Just kiddin! Bring your broccoli indoors and soak it in a water bath that is 1 part salt to 5 parts water, using cold water. Soak the broccoli for approximately 25 minutes and then rinse it under fast moving water. I tried it and it works great! I would recommend "swarshing" it back and forth. That is "Jethro Bodine" , for moving it back and forth in the water. Far dose of yall dat don't know why I callz myself Jethro sometimes, clink on da link given fur a good chuckle!
Here is a little history on "Broccoli" from Wikipedia:
Broccoli was derived from cultivated leafy cole crops in the Northern Mediterranean in about the 6th century BCE. Since the Roman Empire, broccoli has been considered a uniquely valuable food among Italians. Broccoli was bought to England from Antwerp in the mid-1700s by Peter Scheemakers. Broccoli was first introduced to the United States by Italian immigrants but did not become widely known until the 1920s.If you would like lots of Nutritional Facts on Broccoli Click Here!
Genesis 9:3 "Every moving thing that lives shall be food for you. And as I gave you the green plants, I give you everything."
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