Side-dress Brussels sprouts and cauliflower 3 to 4 weeks after transplanting. For broccoli, side-dress 3 to 4 weeks after transplanting and again after the central head is harvested. This will encourage small heads to form on side shoots.

You’ve decided what you want to grow. You know when to put your plants and seeds in the ground. Now what? Well, now it’s time to think about fertilizing those plants throughout the growing season.

As we often recommend, a soil test is the best way to know if your soil is ready to grow plants or if it needs some help. If you haven’t had a soil test done, there are some general suggestions to help you get the most out of your vegetable garden. First, keep in mind two important principals:

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