How to grow... Brussels Sprouts
Rocket Growing Guides
Well, we all know how these can be the outcast of the vegetable world, but we rate them very highly indeed – stir fried with a little chopped up bacon and some garlic butter, you just can’t go wrong! They’re nice and easy to grow too.
- Planting Tips
- Growing advice
- Chef's Corner
The right site
Sprouts prefer firm soil in a sheltered spot.
Can be grown in....
Raised beds are ideal.
How far apart?
Looking after your plants....
Brassicas are fairly hassle free, and broccoli is no exception. Follow these tips and you’ll do just fine.
Firm up the soil
When you plant them, firm the soil up by pressing down on it with your foot. This will help the plants to stay standing up properly.
Water when it's dry
Water well during dry spells, other than that you can leave them to it.
Once harvested, leave the sprouts on their stems until you want to eat them.
Ways to cook
Don’t over cook them! That’s the golden rule of cooking sprouts. There are hundreds of ways to cook them – stir fry, steam, boil or even roast. And they are extra tasty with bacon or nuts.