Video: How to Plant the Cabbage Family

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  • Members of the cabbage family, also called cole crops, include broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, collards, kale, and kohlrabi.
  • Plant these cool-season crops in spring and early fall in fertile soil.
  • Water plant in biodegradable pot, then cut label off pot and recycle plastic.
  • Peel off rim and bottom half of pot, and compost or bury pot pieces.
  • Remove a few lower leaves.
  • Plant about an inch deeper than the pot. Replace soil.
  • Water and fertilize.
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