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Gardening has become an accessible hobby that most amateurs can pursue regardless of yard space. Because of this, more and more people are choosing to grow their own food in this sustainable way. Among the most popular vegetables to grow is broccoli, a hardy and nutritious plant related to cabbage and brussels sprouts. Growing broccoli from seed can be done successfully when you use the right tools, put in hard work, and arm yourself with a gardener's step-by-step guide.

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1. Broccoli Planting Tips

Broccoli usually likes cold weather and can be planted early in the year to harvest in the spring or later summer months for a fall harvest. Different varieties have a different maturity rate, so be sure to use a variety that will mature when temperatures are still cool and to the plant’s liking. Research your zone to learn more about the best planting time for your area.

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