How to plant cauliflower

 

 

Planting cauliflower. Not recommended for inexperienced gardeners. In the North cauliflower is a spring and autumn crop, as summer and winter present too severe weather. In the North it is a fall, winter, and spring crop. A considerable amount of warm weather is ruinous to cauliflower, causing failure to head.

Soil must be fertile and manure and commercial fertilizer are essential. Be careful to get good seed. Set the plants 18 inches apart in rows 30 inches apart. One or two dozen heads of cauliflower are sufficient for the average garden. Tie the leaves together when the heads begin to form, in order to keep the heads white.

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